Basilica St. Vincent de Paul Ministry
Help Paying for Basic Needs
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403-1741
Distance: 1115 Miles
Travel Information: Located on Hennepin Avenue between 16th & 17th Streets in downtown Minneapolis, MN.
Offers cash or other short term aid to people in a crisis that is affecting their access to basic needs
Emergency assistance can vary based upon eligibility and available funds.
Volunteers provide hospitality, support, listening, and prayer with guests.
Other types of material and financial assistance is provided once every 12 months:
* Bus cards for those with new jobs (letter from employer required)
* Gas cards (valid driver's license required)
* Thrift store vouchers for clothing and housewares
* Identification fees (driver's license, state identification cards, and birth certificates)
* Referrals to other agencies, as needed
* One-way bus ticket to an out-of-town funeral for an immediate family member
- People with low income
Apply in person in the lower level of The Basilica on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 9:30am - 11:30am. Assistance is provided on a first come first serve basis.
Applicants should bring:
* Picture ID
* Proof of residency in the city of Minneapolis, such as a piece of mail or a letter from a Minneapolis shelter
Some programs are limited to specific Minneapolis zip codes
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BT-8300.1000Bus Fare Definition
Programs that provide cash or tokens for individuals who have no personal means of transportation and are unable to use public transportation (or a taxi service) for necessary local travel without assistance with the fare. Also included are programs that provide bus fare for people who need to travel out of town (e.g., for a funeral) but do not have the means to do so.
BT-8300.2500Gas Money Definition
Programs that provide money or vouchers to purchase gasoline, most frequently for individuals who need their automobile for necessary local or out-of-town travel but cannot afford to run their vehicle without assistance, but occasionally for people driving through the local area who have become stranded.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.