Community Support Resources

Financial Help for Single Mothers

Helps financially struggling single mothers with finding grants and government assistance programs.
The service is free of cost.

Legal Assistance of Olmstead County

1700 N Broadway, Suite 124
Rochester, MN 55906

(507) 287-2036

Free civil legal services to low income residents of Olmstead County.

Mental Health Hotlines

Olmstead County Crisis Line
(507) 861-6248

SE MN Warmline (NAMI): Non-crisis phone line for people with mental illness
(507) 287-7161 or (888) 334-7754; Thursday-Sunday 4 P.M.-8 P.M.

Suicide Prevention Hotline (24/7)
(800) 273-8255

Purdue University

Sensory activities for children with autism spectrum disorders.

Rochester Area Family YMCA

709 1st Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902

Standpoint

General Line: (612) 343-9842
Toll Free: (800) 313-2666

Attorneys %26 Advocates against domestics %26 sexual violence.

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (CST)

Von Wald Group Home

4435 SE Bamber Valley Road
Rochester, MN 55904

(507) 280-0110

A safe place for at-risk teens from Rochester and communities across southeastern Minnesota.
Offers a structured and nurturing environment for youth ages 10-18 years to help youth heal from trauma, develop pro-social skills, build community connections, and develop life skills.

Adult and Family Literacy (RPS)

Hawthorne Education Center
700 4th Ave Se
Rochester, MN 55904

(507) 287-1475

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County

Patricia A. Eibon, Outreach Coordinator

122 W. Franklin Ave., Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55404

(952) 999-4421

Strengthening Community, Eliminating Barriers %26 Creating Opportunity.

Families First of Minnesota

126 Woodlake Drive SE
Rochester, MN 55904

P. (507) 287-2020
F. (507) 287-2411

FFPSA Resource Page

FFPSA Resource Page features a wealth of resources, including articles about the legislation's requirement that Qualified Residential Treatment Programs (QRTPs) become nationally accredited, the timing required for accreditation, comparisons of the three approved accrediting bodies, and much more.

Maryville University

About postpartum depression.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

903 W Center St. Suite 202
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 287-1692

Rochester International Film Group

P.O. Box 6803
Rochester, MN 55903-6803

Salvation Army

20 1st Ave NE
Rochester, MN 55906

(507) 288-3663

Teach.com

Digital resources for students with autism.

WellShare International

122 West Franklin Ave. Suite 510
Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 871-3759

The Arc Southeastern Minnesota

6301 Bandel Rd NW, Suite 605
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 287-2032

For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Community Dental Care

Crystal Yang

(651) 925-8410

Free dental care and preventive education.

Family Service Rochester

1110 6th St NW
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 287-2010

Habitat for Humanity

1530 Greenview Dr SW, Suite 107
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 252-0849

Mediation and Conflict Resolution

3510 8th St NW, Suite 300
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 288-6653

MCS provides low cost dispute resolution to resolve differences without filing a lawsuit.

Olmstead County Access Initiative

Tara Nelson

300 11th Ave NW, Suite 110
Rochester, MN 55901-2739

(507) 289-5960 ext. 102

Promotes healthcare access for immigrants

Rochester Public Library

101 2nd St Se
Rochester, MN 55904

(507) 328-2300

Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 - 9 P.M.
Fri.-Sat. 9:30 - 5:30 P.M.
Sun. 1:30 - 5:30 P.M.

Sensory Overload Resource (Online)

Guide to living with sensory overload: what it is, why it is experienced, how to protect and prevent.

United Way

903 W Center St, Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 287-2000

Zumbro Valley Health Center

343 35th St SE
Rochester, MN 55904

(507) 289-2089

Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 A.M. - 7 P.M.
FRI. 7:30 A.M. - 12 P.M.

Autism Resource Center

American Academy of Child %26 Adolescent Psychiatry

Community Health Services, Inc.

1926 Collegeview Rd SE
Rochester, MN 55904

(507) 529-0503

Provides care for every physical and mental health need.

IMAA - Intercultural Mutual Assistance Association

Armin Budlimic

2500 Valleyhigh Dr NW
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 289-5960

Medication Management for People with Disabilitiees

Online Resource - Article by SingleCare.

Project Legacy

Karen Edmonds

Developing support systems for youth of color.

Rochester Senior Center

121 North Broadway
Rochester, MN 55906

(507) 287-1404

Southeastern MN Regional Legal Services

903 West Center Street, Suite 230
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 292-0080

Victim Services

(507) 289-0636
Toll free: (877) 289-0636

24 hour sexual assault crisis line.

Addiction Center

Free online information about drug abuse recovery options: where to find the best one for your needs and the benefits of committing to a recovery program.

Autism Support Network

An online community to connect with other families and individuals touched by ASD.

Elder Network

1130 1/2 7th St NW, Suite 205
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 285-5272

Serving individuals 55+ and their families

Rochester Public Schools

Minority Liaisons & Equity Specialists 

Friedall Middle School

Zeynab Dahir

1200 S Broadway
Rochester, MN 55904

(507) 328-5639

Rose-Martine Haglund (Equity Specialist)

Edison Building
615 7th St SW
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 328-5400

John Adams Middle School

Ramona Norwood

1525 31st St NW
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 328-5753

Toby Taylor (Equity Specialist)

Edison Building
615 7th St SW
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 328-5246

Kellogg Middle School

Abdi Nur

503 17th St NE
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 328-5800

Willie Tipton (Equity Specialist)

Edison Building
615 7th St SW
Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 328-5885

John Marshall High School

Terrelle Wilson (Equity Specialist)

1510 14th St NW
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 328-5400