In Minnesota, the county is responsible for providing public mental health services. The Licensing Division of the Department of Human Services provides a list of mental health centers and clinics that provide low cost/sliding fee services throughout the state.
Click here to find programs and services available in Minnesota. This site also provides a link to mental health emergency services and mental health crisis response phone numbers, listed by county.
United Way – First Call for Help
It’s free, confidential and available 24/7. Multi-lingual access available for over 100 languages including Spanish, Hmong, Somali and Russian. Trained information specialists and volunteers can connect you to community resources.
Casa de Esperanza
Based in St. Paul, Casa de Esperanza has provided safety, support, education and opportunities to the local community for over 30 years. Use this searchable community resource to connect with organizations in Minnesota that can help with a wide range of challenges from mental health, domestic violence, employment, daycare, clothing assistance and more.
Center for Africans Now in America
A team of cross-cultural mental health professionals specializing in providing culturally sensitive mental health services to multiple cultural groups. They have interpreters available in several languages. Offers services on a sliding fee basis.
6000 Bass Lake Road #206
Center for Victims of Torture
Advocates for the protection of torture and war survivors.
649 Dayton Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104
CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio)
Offers individual and family counseling and support groups for the Latino population. They provide diagnostic assessments, youth case management, a sexual assault program, and community outreach and advocacy.
24 hour crisis line: (612) 379-6363
This mental health clinic provides translators in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, Hmong, Cambodian. They provide both medical and mental health services. Sliding fee scale available. No one is turned away based on inability to pay.
2001 Bloomington Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55404
Crisis Text Line
Crisis Text Line is offering Text-based suicide prevention and mental health crisis services across Minnesota. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a counselor who will help defuse the crisis and connect the texter to local resources.
Text MN to 741741
Culture Care Connection
Has information on cultures (many that live in Minnesota) and their history, health, religious and mental health beliefs.
Cultural Therapy Specialists
Minnesota Psychological Association has compiled a list of mental health professionals that work with several cultures. Find the list on their website.
The Family Partnership
Other locations also available. Sliding fee scale available. Provides services in English, Spanish and Hmong. Counseling for families and individuals.
414 S. 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 728-2061 English
(612) 728-2089 Español
(763) 569-2625 Hmoob
Mental health assessment and treatment for adults, particularly the under-served and those who are unable to afford the full cost of care.
Healing Resources for Refugees
This website offers a database of information about services, programs, activities and places that can help a refugee when he/she has emotional, psychological or spiritual healing needs. Therapists provide services in many different languages.
Indian Health Board of Minneapolis, Inc.
Provides behavioral health, dental services, family health, family planning, mental health, primary health care, social services and substance abuse services.
1315 E. 24th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Indian Health Services
To find an Indian Health Service, tribal or Urban Indian Health Program facility, you can go to the following site to find behavioral health facilitites by location.
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Managing Stress to Improve Learning – World Education
To equip learners in adult basic education programs with strategies for managing a high level of chronic stress that interferes with effective learning and the ability to reach life improvement goals for themselves and their families.
Minnesota Department of Health
Health Resources Directory for Diverse Cultural Communities. Provides health and mental health service providers for refugees and immigrants throughout the state. Many offer low cost care options such as reduced fees for sliding fees.
Minnesota Warmline – Mental Health Minnesota
The Minnesota Warmline provides a peer-to-peer approach to mental health recovery, support and wellness. Calls are answered by our team of professionally trained Certified Peer Specialists, who have first hand experience living with a mental health condition.
Monday-Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Text “Support” to 85511
MORE Mental Health Program
Participants are supported in managing life’s myriad of issues and complexities. Especially important is helping access and/or maintain resources that promote financial stability and overall well being.
96 E. Wheelock Parkway
St. Paul, MN 55117
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Minnesota
Offers education, support and advocacy. There is a list of support groups and classes about various mental health challenges on their website.
For handouts about specific mental health challenges, go to: http://www.namihelps.org/education/fact-sheets.html
Neighborhood Health Care Network
Provides information on community clinics with sliding fee scales and flexible payment schedules for people without health insurance. Most community clinics offer case management services to connect people with social and economic safety net resources. Also has on-call interpreters.
North Psychology Clinic
This clinic is staffed by several psychologists experienced in assessing and treating symptoms of ADHD and psychologists experienced in treating anxiety and depression among recent refugees.
5615 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Northpoint Health and Wellness Center
A multi-specialty medical, dental and mental health center and human service agency located. Provides services to uninsured individuals, including eye exams.
1313 Penn Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
SEED (Supportive Experiential Education)
Through the St. Paul Public Schools – offers community education classes that support mental health needs and lifelong learning of adults.
2780 West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55116
Suicide Prevention Lifeline (National)
Supports 24/7 free and confidential support for anybody in distress. Tele-interpreter service supports over 150 languages.
En Español (888) 628-9454
Deaf and Hard of Hearing TTY (800) 799-4889
The Trevor Project is the nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning young people ages 13 to 24.
Call for access to shelters and other resources for those who are in domestic abuse situations.
Counseling, support groups, anger management, domestic violence, etc.
432 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Crisis hotline: (612) 825-0000
The Union Gospel Mission
Twin Cities Health and Wellness Center
Mental Health services include individual and group counseling, intelligence, learning, neuro-cognitive and personality testing, and medication management.
Veterans Crisis Line
Connects veterans in crisis with Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential 24/7 lifeline. 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
Walk-In Counseling Center
Free crisis and short term counseling for individuals, couples and families. Limited hours, first come, first served basis. Donations encouraged.
2421 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Also see ELL Applications in the Mental Health Section for additional resources.
Statewide Resource Locations
Fairbault – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Resource center and supportive service for mental health consumers.
212 Central Avenue North, Unit B
Faribault, MN, 55021-5213
Fairmont – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Drop-in center where adults meet other adults, most of whom struggle with stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health disorders.
104 E 5th Street
Fairmont, MN, 56031-2701
Gaylord – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Drop-in recreational center serving persons who are diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness.
212 3rd St, Gaylord, MN, 55334-2288
Le Center – Adult Mental Health Community Support Program
Offers a variety of groups, activities, resources, and support to people with persistent mental illness.
181 W Minnesota Street
Le Center, MN, 56057-1205
St. James – Adult Mental Health Resource Center
A community based program serving consumers with serious persistent mental illness.
1510 7th Avenue South
St. James, MN, 56081-2435