Family Basic Needs
- Health Insurance
- Affordable Housing & Temporary Shelter
- Scholarship Application for Free / Reduced School Fees
Chaska Bountiful Basket
Fare for all
Free/Reduced Lunch (ECCS Program)
People Reaching out to People (PROP)
Waconia United Food Shelf
Weekend Food Program (ECCS Program)
His House Foundation
CAP Thrift Store
Grace Church (Eden Prairie Campus)
RAK Thrift Store
Shoe Away Hunger - Mobile Shoe bus
Description: Mobile bus with shoes available to purchase. Adult shoes are $10 for new and $5 for gently used, kids shoes are $5 for new and $2 for gently used.
Location: It’s mobile, To find the next stop, visit: http://goodinthehood.org/our-programs/shoe-away-hunger/
Threads for Teens
Contact: Submit a referral online by visiting: https://threadsforteens.org/
Financial Assistance Programs:
Carver County residents can apply for services (food assistance, general assistance, etc) by calling Carver County Health and Human Services at 952-361-1600 and request to speak with Finical Assistance Intake, they will mail out an application. You can visit the Health and Human in person Carver County Government Center, 602 East Fourth St, Chaska 55318 to pick up an application.
Visit the MN Unemployment Insurance webpage to find out more and how to apply: https://www.uimn.org/applicants/needtoknow/news-updates/covid-19.j
Beacon - Families Moving Forward
Description: Southwest location, takes 4 families at a time. Provides temporary shelter in local churches; families move to a different church weekly. Assists families with finding long-term housing.
Contact: 952-767-0708 http://www.beaconinterfaith.org/what-we-do/families-moving-forward
Carver County Community Development Agency
Description: Offers support and resources to find affordable housing. Manages the family and adult coordinated entry point for the homeless. Assists with affordable housing units in Carver County. Offers budgeting education, foreclosure assistance and first time home buyer classes -- no income limit to attend.
Contact: 952-448-7715 https://carvercda.org/
Location: 705 N Walnut Street Chaska, MN 55318
Description: Short term, safe care for children whose parents are experiencing a crisis. Coordinated by CAP agency.
Contact: 24 hour crisis line 612-839-5101
Description: Offers entry to youth, 18-25 living in Carver and Scott counties, who are homeless and do not have minor children. Offers ongoing support, mentoring, food pantry and other resources for those aged 18-29.
Contact: Call 952-856-0195 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: 110 W. 2nd St. Chaska 55318
Description: Emergency shelter for youth 14-19 located in Chanhassen
Contact: (612) 900-2077 https://www.180degrees.org/hope-house.html
Online database to search for affordable housing https://www.housinglink.org/Home