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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.

Crisis Housing
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.
Itasca County:
Office: 218-999-0808
Email Gail Beckman or call 1-877-687-1163, (218) 999-0833
Email Robert Foster or call 1-877-687-1163, (218) 999-0832
Koochiching County:
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

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