"It is support that sustains us on this journey we've started"
Community Pathways of Steele County, Inc. provides other services for emergency needs and networks with other non-profit associations to assist the overall community.
Available at Community Pathways
Let's Smile, Inc.
Provides preventive professional dental health care services to children and adolescents using a collaborative dental hygienist.
Holly Jorgensen visits Community Pathways every Wednesday! If you are uninsured or covered by state assistance, your children qualify for services. All dental services are provided at no charge to the families.
To schedule an appointment
Call or text 507-393-3023
Steele County Transitional Housing is an interfaith nonprofit organization that responds to people with housing needs in Steele County Minnesota.
Transitional Housing serves people who become homeless by helping them to locate affordable housing and providing the first month's rent and deposit for rental housing.
They continue to support families and individuals in need through rent subsidies based on a sliding scale for up to 18 months.
Funds are available to assist clients with boots and clothing for new employment opportunities if the item is not available in our store Unique Finds. Proof of employment is required for voucher distribution.
Funds are available to assist with one time emergency laundry needs. Need is determined by staff.
HealthFinders is a community based organization that works to provide quality healthcare, advocacy, and wellness education for people with limited healthcare alternatives.
Programs and services include Medication Assistance, Community Health Workers, Primary Care Services (Medical Care, Dental Care and Mental Health) , Patient Advocacy, Teen Services, Diabetes Program, Pura Vida Program, Community Services and Opiate Addiction Therapy.
Fernbrook Family Center
2575 Harvest Lane NW
Owatonna, Minnesota 55060
Fernbrook family center offers a variety of services including, but no limited to Therapy, skills work, psychiatric medication prescribing, early childhood mental health, school linked mental health, children's mental health targeted case management, assessments, day treatment, trainings and consultations.
The SNAP program ( Food Support ) helps low-income Minnesotans as well as those in need of temporary assistance to get an adequate and balanced food supply. The program offers an EBT ( Electronic Benefits Transfer )
card that contains money for food which can be used to purchase items at most food stores.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
Tri-Valley Opportunity Council
Head Start provides comprehensive family-oriented child development services designed to meet diverse needs of low-income children and their families. Services provided include early childhood education, medical, and dental examinations, immunizations, vision, and hearing screenings, developmental screenings, disabilities services, home visits, referrals and parent education.
NAPS/CSFP is a food program for seniors living on a fixed income. Qualifying Minnesotans receive a balanced and healthy package of shelf-stable foods that include grains, vegetables, fruit, dairy and proteins.
To enroll or inquire about qualifications
Senior Diner's Club
Enroll in SEMCAC's dining club for seniors to receive a meal card for a freshly prepared, nutritious lunch or dinner in cooperation with Hy-vee!
Meals are served 7 days a week. Anyone 60 years of age or a spouse of someone 60 years of age, are eligible. Enrollment sessions are on the 2nd Monday and 4th Wednesday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm of every month.
Minnesota Prairie County Alliance
630 Florence Ave.
Owatonna, MN 55060
Minnesota Prairie Alliance is a human services agency that has a wide array of programs, such as health care coverage, income and food assistance, child support, children and family services, mental health services, substance abuse services, disability services, senior services, burial assistance, and childcare assistance program CCAP.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am & Sundays 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church has open community showers. Guests are asked to sign in and out at their main office or welcome center. Toiletries and towels are available for guest use.
Cedardale Coin Laundry
201 22nd St SE
Free laundry services provided by First Lutheran Church of Hope. Machine run free and laundry essentials are provided.
When: The 3rd Monday of every month
Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit that aims to help families maintain their homes. From moving furniture, hanging framed prints, or shelving, or installing drywall or hanging a new screen door, habitat staff will be there to make your life easier, safer and happier by ensuring that your project is done is right and in a timely manner.
Habitat offers both a low income and a mainstream pricing structure, something to suit various budgets and income levels.
Applications are available on their website as well as at their office and ReStore locations.
Operating under the auspices of the St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVDP), Furnishing Hope is a non-profit organization formed to help neighbors in need to furnish their homes.
We maintain a warehouse stocked with gently-used, donated furniture. Our all-volunteer staff welcomes clients and patrons to our warehouse during limited hours and by appointment only.
545 Dunnell Dr
Owatonna, MN 55060
The goal of SEMCAC is to empower and advocate for people to enhance their self-sufficiency by maximizing community resources. Semcac offers a variety of programs and services including a Clinic, Emergency Assistance, Energy Assistance, Head start, Housing, Senior Services and Transportation.
St. Vincent DePaul Society
512 S Elm Ave
Owatonna, MN 55060
St. Vincent's is able to assist with food, gas vouchers/hotel vouchers, rent and utility assistance, miscellaneous needs, referrals to local agencies, and free take-out meals on Tuesday nights (St. Vincent's Table 5:30 - 6:30 pm)