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*updated 6-8-2020

We are incredibly thankful fo our community and the meaningful impact being made in Washington County for 70 years!

Residents across Minnesota can call 211, text your zip code to 898211 or visit our website and chat at For information and updates specific to coronavirus, you can text MNCOVID to 898211.

As you learn of local testing sites, food distribution sites for kids home from school or other active response measures in your area, please share with 211 staff via our contact form

There are several ways you can donate! Please consider donating to our local United Way to help support our 18 partner agencies and the critical work they are doing during this difficult time. Visit to donate.

The Valley Wide COVID-19 Response Fund Distributed Nearly $340,000! Learn more about the relief fund here!  The Response Fund was also featured on KSTP! 

We are also proud to provide an additional giving option: The COVID-19 Response Fund for the St. Croix Valley. The St. Croix Valley Foundation, United Way St. Croix Valley and United Way Washington County East have partnered to establish a COVID-19 Response Fund for the St. Croix Valley. For more information:

For HealthPartners Valley Community Resources click here

Food Resources
Online:  Find Help Map
Phone: Call the MN Helpline Phone Number (interpreters are available), 1-888-711-1151
Free Meals for kids while they’re out of school: Hunger Solutions will continue to update this.


For direct information from the Minnesota Department of Health click here


For direct information regarding Minnesota Unemployement click here


If you are interested in becoming an AmeriCorps Emergency Response Member click here. As an AmeriCorps Member, you will help organizations respond to significant needs in their community related to COVID–19. Service could include a combination of several response tasks such as emergency food distribution, distance learning, support for the homeless and older, and more.


"In support of the hospitality industry during this COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Stillwater is allowing each restaurant Downtown to reserve two on-street parking spaces near their front door for take-out customers. We will be allowing this as long as the Governor’s closure order remains in place. If you are offering take-out service and would like the on-street parking spaces, please contact Bill Turnblad at 651.430-8821 or"

Second Harvest Heartland along with many restaurants in our great metro area are teaming up to help feed those in need during these trying times. If your business is in a position to help, Washington and Ramsey Counties want to work with you to help support donations of excess food, space or time to help those in need within our communities.
As concerns around COVID-19 grow, Minnesotans are cooking and eating at home and the hospitality industry is left with an abundance of food and teams with little work. Second Harvest Heartland and a growing group of local restaurateurs are getting creative about the problem, using the quiet kitchens to feed Minnesotans in need. See the full story here.
“The coronavirus has put stress on our industry, so we’re in touch with what it means to go without," said Alex Roberts, Chef-Owner and Alma Café, Hotel & Restaurant. "We don’t have customers for the time-being, but we do have food, we do have chefs, we do have line cooks. Let’s use them to feed folks who need a good meal as we face down the virus. I challenge my many great local restaurant and hospitality partners to join me.”

  • Restaurants with available food should use Meal Connect to donate food to local hunger relief efforts at Second Harvest will pick up the food, providing a pick-up time window. Donations are tax-deductible.
  • Restaurants with available food and/or kitchen space, teams and talent interested in participating should contact Dianne Wortz at
  • Businesses that want to donate packaging, cleaning/sanitizing supplies and other non-food items should email
  • Individuals who want to volunteer their time and cooking expertise should express their interest with an email to

If your restaurant is offering free meals in the community, separately from this effort, please update this map with your site’s information.
Please see our Ramsey County Website for updates on COVID-19.


Community Thread Reopening Plan


Community Thread is committed to keeping our community engaged, enriched and connected. We have taken thoughtful steps to ensure that we can provide a safe and healthy environment for our employees, volunteers and visitors.

Below you will find important details about our re-opening plan. In addition to these protocols, Community Thread continues to follow daily sanitizing and infection prevention recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), as well as federal OSHA standards related to COVID-19.

We will continue to revise and update this plan as recommendations change. In the meantime, please review the messages below and call us at 651-439-7434 with any questions. We can’t wait to see you!


Community Thread’s building will reopen on May 18 with the following accommodations:
· All visitors will be required to undergo a health screening prior to entering the building.
· No one with a temperature of 100.4 or higher or who responds positively to the questions on the health screening will be allowed to enter.
· Visitors will be tracked on a daily log to support contact tracing efforts if a positive case emerges.
· All visitors who enter our facility for more than 10 minutes will be required to wear a protective mask.


Community Thread will resume Older Adult Programs that can practice social distancing effective June 1 with the following accommodations:

· Pre-registration is required for all activities with payment accepted electronically.
· Activities will be limited to a 10-person maximum.
· No outside food or drink will be allowed.
· Check-in will be done at the front desk. The self-check kiosk will be closed.
· Participants will be required to wear a protective mask during activities.
· Rooms will be arranged to create 6 feet of social distance.
· Activities that can be offered online will be scheduled and communicated.

Several existing programs are cancelled until further guidelines are received. Cancelled activities include:

· Bingo
· Card games: 500, Bridge, Bunco, Hand & Foot, Mahjong, Pinochle
· Card-making
· Cribbage
· Dominoes
· Hot in the Kitchen
· Men’s Waffle Breakfast


We continue to offer in-home chore services and rides to medical appointments. Volunteers and recipients will be provided with guidelines and practices to help ensure the safety of all.



Partnering Agency Response to COVID- 19
Phone:(651) 777-5222
Clinics continue to be open and providing services to individual's
Consider online therapy sessions using telehealth system. 
 In this difficult time, we want you to know that Canvas Health is OPEN and here for you and your family. You can talk with a therapist from the comfort of your own home via computer, tablet, or phone with camera capabilities. Take care of your mental health and substance use needs! We are here for you! 
Phone: (651) 439- 7434
Community Thread offices will remain closed until May 18th. 
Tax aide services suspended
Older adults' programs cancelled
Fare for all postponed
Volunteers available to help residents needing assistance

Community Thread is matching volunteers to people in the Stillwater Area School District (#834) who are requesting assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Support may include transportation to essential medical appointments.

Community Thread Connector Loop

The Community Thread Connector Loop bus service continues to operate every Monday from 10 am – 3 pm with the following changes:

Only one passenger will be allowed on the bus at a time. Riders will be taken directly to their destination and the driver will set a return pickup time.

All riders are asked to schedule a ride in advance. Please call 651-455-1560 between 7:30am – 4pm Monday thru Friday to schedule your trip.

Some stops have changed.


Phone: (651) 241-3820
Suspending all non-essential/non-urgent visits in clinics until further notice.
Using an urgency ranking system to determine which currently scheduled surgeries and procedures will proceed.
We are closed until further notice for classes, stay fit, and independent use of the pools and fitness center.  For therapy, we are seeing urgent patients only.
Phone: (651) 439-2446

EVOLVE Family Services is here for you.  Although our offices are closed, staff are working remotely. We are providing our services virtually for all our clients through video conferencing or telehealth and we are moving our trainings to be provided through Zoom. We continue to accept new clients during this time.

Phone: (651) 439-4840

FamilyMeans offices are closed to clients, volunteers, and all visitors. Adminsitration functions continue.

In-home respite services are also temporarily suspended.

Client coaching & consultation sessions offered via telephone or online session (no in-person meetings).

Caregiving& Aging, Counseling & Therapy, Center for Grief and Loss and financial solutions- offered via telephone or online session

Non- Agency community groups using facilities have been postponed though 2020

All events postponed

Older Adult programming temporarily suspended

Youth programming in Cimarron and Laandfall postponed

Both Cimarron and Landfall sites are distribution centers for "Free Meals of Kids", which provides 7 days of dinner and snacks to any youth ages 0-18. Meals are distributed on Wednesdays. Sign-up and get more information using the app "Free Meals for Kids" (free in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store).
Phone: (651) 789-7605
Limiting services to emergency care only.
 A patient having a dental emergency would be someone experiencing pain and/or swelling needing care right away. Phone lines are open 8am-3pm.
Phone: (651) 351-0496
Monetary donations appreciated
Phone: (651) 439-5330
Lakeview Community Health
Phone: (651) 439-8734
Lakeview Health Foundation (Financial Contributions)
Phone: (651) 439-4556 
Lakeview Homecare, Hospice and Palliative Care
Phone: (651) 439-3320
Lakeview Hospital
Phone: (651) 439-5330
Stillwater Medical Group
Phone: (651) 439-1234
Phone : (651) 439-2609

Two Meal Tuesday at Our Community Kitchen.

Breakfast will be ready curbside from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Check out the menu here!

Out Community Kitchen has also added a lunch pick up for June. Check out the menu here!

Pre-order available, but not required, online.

Phone : (651) 489-2273
Suspended all in-person appointments
Phone: (612) 333-7740
The website offers tools to help make and practice a preparedness plan.
AmeriCorps members who are currently with our Reading Corps and Math Corps programs in Washington County East may be available to fill volunteer needs and opportunities while area schools are closed.
Phone:(651) 773-8401


Phone: (651) 222-5836


SMRLS is asking that clients contact them via email or phone rather than come into the SMRLS offices. Thank you.

Phone:(651) 762-9124
Our building and services are closed to the public, however our help line and emails are continuing to be monitored and responded to. We invite folks to continue to call 651.762.9124 and leave a message to let us know what your needs are. Based on this, we will make plans to continue to serve our neighbors in need. Shelter and rental assistance will continue to be offered, however we are not receiving any new shelter intakes at this time

We are excited to announce that we are giving out dry goods, bread/eggs/milk, and basic needs supplies from 11 am -1 pm every Thursday! Come by 900 Stillwater Rd, Mahtomedi, 55115 for curbside pickup. ALL ARE WELCOME! If you have any questions, please call 651-762-9124.

Phone:(612) 825-0000

Services that remain open include:

Tubman's 24-hour resource line;

Our family violence shelter;

Housing for youth victims of violence and exploitation;

and emergency legal services, including Orders for Protection.

Please call our 24-hour resource line at 612.825.0000 to connect with these services.

The following Tubman services are continuing but will be done remotely as much as possible:

Individual mental and chemical health sessions will continue through telehealth options. If you are a client, contact your individual provider with questions about rescheduling appointments to a telehealth option.

Legal services, including writing Orders for Protection, will continue, done remotely as much as possible and using electronic signatures on forms when possible. Our staff continues to work with the court system on hearings.

Hennepin County Family Violence Waivers for MFIP are being done remotely, and Jobs, Education, and Finance (JEF) assistance is being done remotely.

Voices in Prevention (VIP) is working with teachers to adapt their curriculum for distance learning while schools are closed, and providing direct services to youth remotely.

Currently, the following Tubman services are paused until further notice.

The NorthStar Youth Outreach Center at Maplewood Mall is closed until March 29, as the Maplewood Mall is closed until that time. We plan to resume Wednesday hours on April 1, unless the mall remains closed.

Group services for mental health and substance use disorder treatment are suspended through March 27, 2020. We will update this notice if suspension must be continued beyond that date. If you are a client in one of these groups, please contact your individual provider or group facilitator with any questions or concerns.

Harriet's Closet, our community clothing closet with locations at Tubman East and Tubman West, is closed.

The Pieces of Peace drop-in support group is suspended.

The March Express Good youth event has been postponed.

The Relationship Violence Intervention Program (RVIP) group for people who have used violence that meets at the St. Paul Public Library has been cancelled for the next two weeks, effective March 16.

Our childcare services during regular programming for the community are not currently being offered.

Movement for Violence Prevention (MVP) is paused.

Kids in Transition (KIT) groups are paused.

The following changes regarding in-kind donations are now in effect until further notice:

We are limiting what items we will accept for donations at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for thinking of Tubman. We are focused on maintaining high quality, essential services at this time, and want to support our staff and volunteers by focusing on only the most critical items.

We are not accepting any clothing donations for Harriet's Closet at this time.


Phone: (651) 430-2739
Building closed to the public.
-Food provided through drive up service model, with no appointment needed, during regular walk in hours.
For resource assistance, financial assistance or for any other service-related needs, call main line (651-430-2739)

Effective Monday, March 30, we will no longer accept drive-up food and personal care item donations – for the time being.

Please visit for general information and ways to help.
Phone: (651) 342-1266

Beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Youth Advantage will be open to our clients and donors by appointment only to ensure we meet social distancing spacing requirements as set forth by the Minnesota government.

Phone: (651) 439-8800
Youth Services Bureau is now offering telehealth for clients and families during this time. Please call our office at 651-439-8800 for more details.

Delivery Services:

Phone:  (651) 642-1892
8441 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 160, Golden Valley, MN 55426 
Our Store To Door grocery assistance, home support and transportation services provide help with in-home tasks and chores.
Phone: (651) 439- 7434
2300 Orleans Street W, Stillwater, MN 55082
Community Thread is matching volunteers to people in the Stillwater Area School District (#834) who are requesting assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Support may include grocery, meal or medication delivery.
Cub offers Online Grocery Shopping with Grocery Delivery Services! We’ll deliver your groceries in as little as 1 hour to your home or office seven days a week. Plus, get free delivery on your first grocery order of $35 or more.
How it works: Shop Walmart’s food selection online anytime, anywhere. You can even use the Walmart Grocery App and start shopping now. Then, choose a convenient pickup or delivery time.
We know you have your go-to products from your favorite stores. That’s why we deliver from
local and national retailers people love – like Target, Petco, or CVS.
Just for Prime members — skip the lines, skip the traffic and get your Whole Foods Market favorites delivered with Prime. Getting your groceries is easy. Shop with Prime. Exclusively for Prime members in select ZIP codes.
*Uses Shipt for delivery
Certified Metro Mobility customers can now order groceries and household essentials online from a store that has online shopping and local pick up. Metro Mobility will pick your order up and deliver to your house.

Additional Food Resources

Meals for kids while they’re out of school: Hunger Solutions will continue to update this.
Hudson Food Shelf
Phone:  (715) 338-0332
Address:  1500 Vine Street, Hudson, WI 54016
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-12:30pm and Tuesday 4-6pm
Or call for an appointment


Phone: (715) 246-5255
Address:  144 3rd Street, Unit D, New Richmond, WI 54017
Distribution Update due to COVID-19
To follow the guidelines of social distancing, we will be going to a curbside pick-up system. ​When arriving to Five Loaves, please park and stay in your car.  A volunteer will bring you a shopping list.  Please make the selections you would like on the shopping list.  A volunteer will then shop, pack your food for you, and bring it to your car.  ​
We will still follow our normal distribution hours:
Monday 6-7:30 pm
Tuesday 10- Noon
Wednesday 2-4 pm
Thursday 6-7:30 pm
Cub Foods
Phone: (651) 430-2350- Main
Phone: (651) 430-2362- Pharmacy
1801 Market Drive, Stillwater, MN 55082
Store Open 24 hrs.  Pharmacy open 6am-10pm
We ask for your help in taking care of all of our neighbors. We welcome health care professionals, first responders, the elderly and high risk customers to shop from 6-7 a.m. to provide proper social distancing. We ask that all others wait to shop until after 7 a.m. to help keep everyone safe.
Wal-Mart-Oak Park Heights
Phone: (651) 439-7476
5815 Norell Ave N, Oak Park Heights, MN, 55082
To better support customers age 60 and up, our stores will host a special shopping hour from 6 am to 7 am every Tuesday, Mar. 24 through Apr. 28. It will start one hour before stores open to the public, and pharmacies will be available during this time, as well. Vision centers will also be open to help with emergency and essential needs only. 

Additional Resources

St Paul Lutheran Church Gentle Tai Chi online
Daily at 10am. Special Fan Tai Chi on Monday, Friday and Saturday at 9:15 before regular class.
Via the Zoom app on computer, tablet or phone. Either go to Zoom website, then enter class ID 492-126-506. 
Or go to this link  
If it's your first time, you will be prompted to download the app. Say yes to questions about audio & video to allow you to see and hear friends. Instructor will control audio/visual after class starts. Prop up your phone, line up your screens. If your desktop computer doesn't have a camera - you can still see and hear the class, we just might not see you!
Virtual room will be open 15 minutes before class.  Monday, Friday and Saturday starts earlier with Fan Tai Chi 9:15--9:45am before regular class.
Feel free to forward this information to anyone you think may enjoy joining the classes.


Phone:  (651) 642-1892
8441 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 160, Golden Valley, MN 55426
Help At Your Door is a nonprofit serving seniors and individuals with disabilities across Minnesota’s seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area
Our Store To Door grocery assistance, home support and transportation services provide help with in-home tasks and chores
Help at Your Door has been monitoring the recent developments around the spread of the coronavirus infection, COVID-19, and has determined that it will continue to offer grocery assistance and delivery, transportation, and home support services to seniors during this difficult time period


We are here to support you and our community!