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Basilica St. Vincent de Paul Ministry

Help Paying for Basic Needs

1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55403-1741

Distance: 1040 Miles

(612) 317-3413


Service Details


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.

Additional Information

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


  • Specialization
    • Homeless 
    • People with low income 

Application Instructions

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

Area Served

Hennepin County

Some programs are limited to specific Minneapolis zip codes


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (612) 333-1381

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Other Locations

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