FOOD SHELF IS NOW A SUPERSHELF
Our food shelf is now open for you to shop inside the building and choose what items work best for you. To shop you must make an appointment at iocp.org/foodvisit. You can schedule an appointment once every 2 weeks. We will not be able to take in-person drop-ins; appointments are required.
|you have general questions, are looking for resources or are wondering how Interfaith could help…||Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 763-489-7500|
|you need food…||Visit iocp.staging.wpengine.com/foodvisit or call 763-489-7500 to schedule an in-building food shelf appointment|
|you are looking for financial assistance…||Email us at email@example.com or call 763-489-7500|
|you are looking for a job or want to increase your income…||Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 763-489-7500|
|You are looking for child care for your 0-5yr old, child care assistance or information about early childhood development…||Email us at CFKteam@iocp.org
or call 763-489-7500
Information about holiday and seasonal programs will be here on our website and in our regular client emails.
We have a team of staff and volunteers who can:
Staff and volunteers are at the front desk to connect in-person briefly.
We can help:
Front desk hours are: Click Here
Our intention is to continue to meet community needs while prioritizing health and safety. If you are sick, please stay home and continue to access services remotely.
Face masks are now required in our building. Cloth/reusable and disposable masks are available. Ask us at the front desk or in the food shelf.
The food shelf reopened on Monday September 20 – visit iocp.org/foodvisit to make an appointment. The food shelf provides no-cost food and household essentials to help you stretch your budget. We now have even more options, including gluten free items, kid friendly snacks, halal meats, a variety of drinks and dried beans.
Bring your picture ID. Visit as often as every other week.
Food Shelf Schedule
Food Shelf schedule: Click Here
Do you need a winter coat? Resale Select will have a limited number of coat coupons at the front desk available for those clients in need of a coat starting 10/15/21 – 11/30/21. Adults that received a coat last year will be put on a wait list. Resale will contact you if a coat becomes available.
COVID-related rent and utilities support
Additional rent assistance is available for families whose income has been affected by COVID. In some cases assistance is available with back rent owed and multiple months of rent. Initial applications are taken at www.renthelpmn.org
Employment Express Services
It’s free. It’s easy. You choose. You sign-up.
Job search support: Help with resumes, finding in-demand jobs, online applications or interview prep.
Digital Literacy Tutoring: Learn basic computer skills, Microsoft programs, email, internet, typing and more.
Events & Workshops: Attend in-person or virtual networking events, job fairs or jobseeker workshops.
Employment Technology Assistance
Are you in need of a laptop or affordable internet to support your job search or employment training goals? We might be able to help. Call us at 763-489-7504 or email email@example.com and request an appointment with an Employment Services staff person to discuss your technology needs.
Job Seeker Workshops
Monthly workshops are being held this summer. They are being presented in collaboration with therapists from Relate Counseling Center and other partners. Summer workshops will focus on managing the stress of the job search, communication in the workplace, and dealing with rejection.
October 2021 Events
Why should I attend?
What are the dates/times employers will be onsite? Which employers will be represented?
What if I can’t make it on the day a recruiter I want to talk to is scheduled to be in the lobby?
November 2021 Events
For More Employment Resources: Click HERE
Self-Care and Emotional Support
Interfaith staff work with staff from Washburn Center for Children, Relate Counseling Center and Metro Behavioral Health to provide access to support and counseling to children, adults and families. More information: Click Here https://iocp.org/outreach-services/get-help/on-site-services/
Caring for Kids Baby Layettes
Expecting a new baby in your family? Baby Layettes are available through Caring for Kids staff. Layettes include baby blankets, clothing, toys, bottles, nooks and other new baby essentials. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 763-489-7500 to request a layette.
Neighborhood Program staff are currently available via phone, text, email, or safely in-person by special arrangement.
Families who are celebrating a birthday of a child (1-18 yrs.) living in their household are invited to use the Interfaith Outreach birthday shelf. To access the birthday shelf, stop by our front desk during regular business hours with a photo ID.
Assistance in the form of gifts or gift cards is available for those celebrating Christmas, Chanukah or Eid al-Fitr. Register in October for assistance in December (Christmas/Chanukah) or before the month of Ramadan for assistance at Eid al-Fitr.
Back to School
Through the support of our community, Interfaith Outreach will once again provide a pre-packaged bag of school supplies to client families with children entering Kindergarten – 12 grade who choose to participate. We are a supplemental program, so we are not able to fulfill your entire school supply list.
Pre-registration for this program has ended. If you would still like to register your student please contact BTSVolunteer@iocp.org or call 763.489.7505 and a volunteer or staff member will provide information on how and when you can pick up school supplies.