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.
|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.
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. Visit iocp.org/foodvisit to make an appointment. Bring your picture ID. Visit as often as every other week.
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.
Sign-up at email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and request an appointment with an Employment Services staff person to discuss your technology needs.
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
Assistance with Hennepin County Child Care Assistance
Hennepin County Child Care Assistance (CCAP) currently has no waitlist. If you are in need of childcare you can call 612-348-5937 to check your eligibility and begin the application process. Please let Caring for Kids staff know if you have any questions regarding this application process or any other child care related questions at email@example.com.
Caring for Kids staff will be holding “open office” hours via Zoom every Friday from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. if you would like to drop in to ask questions or receive assistance with anything related to childcare. Hope to see you there! Click here for Friday drop-ins.
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 provides pre-packaged bags of school supplies to client families with children entering Kindergarten through 12th grade who choose to participate. We are a supplemental program, so we are not able to fulfill your entire school supply list. Registration takes place in August.