Community/Regional/National Resources

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Sexual Violence

COMMITTEE AGAINST DOMESTIC ABUSE, INC. (CADA)

507-625-8688 (Mankato CADA office)

800-477-0466 (crisis line)

  • Serving Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan counties.
  • Providing victim advocacy and emergency shelter.
  • Offering free and confidential services to all victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
Visit CADA

 

 

MANKATO POLICE DEPARTMENT

911 (Emergency)
507-387-8780 (non-emergency)

Visit Mankato Police Department

 

 

Central Minnesota Sexual Assault Center

320-251-4357 or 800-237-5090

  • CMSAC provides free and confidential services to all survivors/victims and concerned persons of sexual violence.
Visit Central Minnesota Sexual Assault Center

 

 

Sexual Violence Center (Minneapolis)

612-871-5111

  • Challenging the systems and individuals that promote privilege, oppression, and domination.
  • Educating advocates and supporting people who have been victimized and enabling them to thrive.
Visit Sexual Violence Center (Minneapolis)

 

 

SOS Sexual Violence Services (Saint Paul)

651-266-1000 (24-hour helpline)

  • Offering free and confidential support and counseling for victims of sexual violence, their partners, families, friends, and concerned parties.
Visit SOS Sexual Violence Services (Saint Paul)

 

 

Cornerstone (Minneapolis)

Phone: 866-223-1111 (24-hour helpline)

  • Working towards eliminating domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and general crime.
  • Implementing trauma-informed support services.
Visit Cornerstone (Minneapolis)

 

 

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

651-209-9993

  • Provides advocacy support, prevention resources, public policy and system change advocacy, and medical forensic resources.
Visit Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault

 

 

Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline

866-223-1111 (Crisis Line)

612-399-9995 (Text)

  • Day One is a statewide network of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, youth-and community-advocacy programs in Minnesota. 
Visit Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline

 

 

Food Assistance

Echo Food Shelf

1014 South Front Street
Mankato, MN 56001
507-345-7508
echofoodshelf@yahoo.com

  • The Emergency Community Help Organization (ECHO) provides emergency food assistance to people in Blue Earth County and North Mankato.
Visit Echo Food Shelf

 

 

Housing Assistance

City of Mankato Public Housing (Subsidized)

311

507-387-8600

  • Public housing assists low-income people and families to live in subsidized housing managed by the City of Mankato.
Visit City of Mankato Public Housing

 

 

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

507-345-8252 or 833-222-6228
724 Madison Avenue

Mankato, MN 56001

  • Veteran-focused nonprofit organization providing services and support to end Veteran homelessness in Minnesota.
Visit MACV

 

 

The Reach Youth Drop-In Center

507-381-6670 (Youth Info line)
507-720-0331 (REACH Representative)
125 East Liberty Street,

Mankato, MN 56001

  • The REACH Drop-In Center supports youth who are at-risk, experiencing homelessness or have run away.
Visit The Reach

 

 

MINNESOTA VALLEY ACTION COUNCIL (MVAC)

507-345-6822 (Blue Earth County)
800-767-7139 (Toll Free)

706 North Victory Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

  • The Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC) is a Community Action Agency helping those in need secure affordable housing, viable transportation, employment and training for employment, as well as creating educational opportunities for children. 
Visit MVAC

 

 

Health and Mental Health Assistance

Open Door Health Center

507-388-2120
309 Holly Lane

Mankato, MN 56001

  • Open Door providers offer quality medical, dental, and behavioral health care all in one place. Open Door also offers insurance enrollment, legal assistance, and pharmacy services onsite at the main clinic in Mankato.
Visit Open Door Health Center

 

 

COUNSELING SERVICES OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA

507-931-8040
226 N Broad Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Other location: Saint Peter

  • Skilled, caring counselors, therapists, and psychologists provide premium care to individuals, couples, and families in St. Peter and the greater Mankato area.
Visit Counseling Services of Southern Minnesota

 

 

Financial and Legal Assistance

SOUTHERN MINNESOTA REGIONAL LEGAL SERVICES

507-396-6815
888-575-2954 (toll free)
12 Civic Center Plaza Suite 3000

Mankato, MN 56001

  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services provides free, high-quality legal help to low-income people in critical civil matters. 
Visit SOUTHERN MINNESOTA REGIONAL LEGAL SERVICES

 

 

Childcare Assistance

BLUE EARTH COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES/SOCIAL SERVICES

507-304-4222
410 S 5th Street

Mankato, MN 56001

  • The Human Services Department’s mission is to effectively and efficiently deliver essential services to families and individuals so they can achieve their potential through active community participation.
Visit BLUE EARTH COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES