St. Olaf Samaritan Ministry
Help Paying for Basic Needs
St. Olaf Ministries
215 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55402
Distance: 1063 Miles
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.
Limited transportation assistance for medical appointments and jobs. Bus tokens, bus cards and gas cards.
Limited assistance with rent, utility payments and medical co-pays.
- People with low income
Must live in Minneapolis. For use for employment and medical appointments. Proper documentation required.
Walk-ins are welcome 9:00am - 11:00am, Monday - Wednesday.
9:30am - 12:00pm, Monday - Wednesday, walk ins and appointments
1:00pm - 2:00pm, Monday - Wednesday, appointments only
City of Minneapolis
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.
BV-8900.9300Utility Service Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that pay all or a portion of the utility bills of people whose utilities have been or are at risk of being shut off including any reconnection fees that may apply. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance, generally in the form of a credit, for low-income households that apply. The assistance is usually available once per calendar year (or heating season). Utility bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
LH-5100.5000Medical Care Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that pay the hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitation service bills, laboratory expenses or other health care expenses of people who are unable to obtain necessary health care without assistance. Also included are programs that provide vouchers which enable eligible individuals to obtain medical care. Medical bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
YL-3300.6500Poverty Level Definition
People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.
YL-3500.9400Workers Needing Transportation Definition
Individuals who currently have jobs or who could have a job, generally at a low-income level, but are at risk of becoming or remaining unemployed because they do not have a reliable means of transportation.