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Community Action Center (CAC) of Northfield and Faribault

Help Paying for Basic Needs

Community Action Center (CAC) of Northfield

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

(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 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


  • Area Served by County
    • Rice County 
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Specialization
    • People with low income 


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

9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

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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