KOOTASCA CRISIS SERVICES
First Call For Help:
24 hour Help Line 218-326-8565 or 1-800-442-8565 or 2-1-1
The Itasca Area Crisis Nursery
A family support program in our community designed to provide emergency or short-term care for children 0-12 years while families address crisis situations. A family crisis can be; work related, financial, due to housing issues, marital issues, or physical or mental health problems.
Contact: Email Linda Reed or call 1-877-687-1163, 999-0831.
Transitional housing projects are supportive housing for homeless
families. Shelter projects are short-term supportive housing for homeless individuals or families. Family Homeless Prevention (FHPAP) project is to prevent homelessness for families and individuals in both Itasca and Koochiching Counties.
Email Gail Beckman or call 1-877-687-1163, (218) 999-0833
Email Robert Foster or call 1-877-687-1163, (218) 999-0832
Email Paula Valentine or call 1-800-283-5225
Energy Assistance Program (EAP)
Minnesota Department of Commerce - The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs. Households with the lowest incomes and highest energy costs receive the greatest benefit.
Contact: During business hours call 1-877-687-1163 or 999-0824, nights and weekends call 1-888-249-8879