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Community Action Center (CAC) of Northfield

Help Paying for Basic Needs

1651 Jefferson Pkwy, Ste HS-200, Northfield, MN, 55057-2760

Distance: 1113 Miles

(507) 664-3550


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

Can help with transportation issues:
* Gas vouchers
* Bus tokens for Hiawathaland Transit

Can help prevent having power shutoff by connecting people with help through:
* Energy Assistance (through Three Rivers Community Action)
* Heat Share (through the Salvation Army)
* Emergency Assistance (through Rice County Social Services or Catholic Charities Rural Outreach)
* If enough help is not available, Community Action Center may provide an interest free loan or a small grant from another funding source for utility payments


  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 


Within income limits and resident of the Northfield School District

Application Instructions

Intake Procedure: Call for appointment. Bring current proof of residence and income

Business Hours

Office: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday (Tuesday and Thursday until 7:00pm)

Food Shelf: 11:00am - 5:00pm, Monday and Friday; 11:00pm - 7:00pm, Tuesday; 12:00pm - 7:00pm, Thursday

Area Served

Northfield School District #659


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
General Information (507) 664-3550

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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