Aveyron Homes
133 2nd Ave. SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350
(320) 587-6277
Services for developmentally disabled persons, including seniors.

Central Minnesota Council on Aging - Senior Linkage Line
600 S. 25th Ave., Suite 201
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 253-9349
Fax: (320) 253-9576
E-mail:ann@cmcoa.org, peggy@cmcoa.org
Contact person: Ann Dorsey, Peggy Reiland
Senior Linkage Line is a toll-free number available to older people and their family members to answer questions and connect people to community services, or match people with an individual volunteer who can help people remain at home. It also offers help with the state health insurance program - reviewing Medicare supplement policies, long term care insurance, provide information on Medicare, help Medicare beneficiaries file appeals, and help caregivers/Medicare beneficiaries explore other assistance programs.

Central Minnesota Foster Grandparent Program
PO Box 78
Sunburg, MN 56289
(320) 264-5545
Toll-free: 888-205-3770
Contact person: Diane
The CMFGP needs volunteers age 60 or older to share their talents and skills and establish relationships with children having exceptional, emotional, and/or special needs. Volunteers provide support to professional staff by encouraging learning skills, interacting with individual children and giving emotional support and unconditional love in community agencies including schools, early education programs, residential facilities, and social service agencies.

Central Minnesota Mental Health Center
308 12th Ave. S.
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 682-4400
Toll-free: 800-635-8008 (24 hr. crisis hotline)
Fax: (763) 682-1353
The CMMH offers help in crisis situations (such as suicide), a detox response center for alcohol abuse, and counseling services (depression, spouse battery, etc.)

Cokato Manor Community Fitness
182 Sunset Ave.
Cokato, MN 55321
(320) 286-2158
Fax: (320) 286-2031
Flexible hours, with a trainer available. State of the art equipment for all ages.

Lutheran Social Services
2485 Como Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108
(651) 842-5990
Toll-free: 800-582-5260, 888-205-3770 - senior companion/foster grandparent line
Fax: (651) 969-2360
E-mail: ptillquist@lssmn.org

8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55437
(952) 838-9000
Toll-free: 800-537-2237
Fax: (952) 838-0199
E-mail: pacer@pacer.org
Pacer is a non-profit organization, its services include an advocacy group for seniors with disabilities, and technical assistance advocates for families, including a grandparent program for grandparents with grandchildren with disabilities.

Rivers of Hope
PO Box 511
Monticello,MN 55362
(763) 295-3433
Toll-free: 800-439-2642
Rivers of Hope assists in support and advocacy for victims of domestic abuse. This includes legal advocacy. There is a support group that meets every Thursday.

Senior Connections
602 4th St. W.
Maple Lake, MN 55358
(320) 963-5302 or (320) 963-3170
Senior Connection activities include: reading, story telling, social gathering, dinners, interviews, demonstrations and celebrations. No one is too old or too young, too fast, or too slow to have a valuable purpose. Call and become involved with others, both young and old, while enriching and enjoying another generation.

St. Cloud Area Legal Services (Wright Co.)
830 W. St. Germain St., Suite 300
PO Box 886
St. Cloud, MN 56302
(320) 253-0121
Toll free 888-360-2889
Fax: (320) 253-5794
www.mnlegalservices.org (This is a listing of all legal services listed by county)
Includes help with non-criminal cases, such as protection from abuse, divorce, evictions, and unpaid medical bills.

Senior Companion/Foster Grandparent Programs
2414 Park Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Toll-free: 888-205-3770
Fax: (612) 879-5220
E-mail: asmith@lssmn.org
Contact person: Alice Smith
Volunteers needed to help others – young and old – in your community. Help children as a foster grandparent in schools, Head Start, daycares, or serve as a Senior Companion friendly visitor assisting older persons to remain in their own homes. Receive a small financial payment to cover the cost of volunteering and transportation. Call for more information.

Senior Linkage Line - McLeod County
323 W. Schlieman Ave.
Appleton, MN 56208
(320) 289-1981
Toll-free: 800-333-2433
Fax: (320) 289-1983
E-mail: reg6waaa@umvrdc.org
Contact person: Karen Erickson
Information and assistance, community services, health insurance counseling, transportation, and home care caregiver support.

Wright County Community Action
130 W. Division St.
POBox 787
Maple Lake, MN55358
(320) 963-6500
Fax: (320) 963-5745
Services include weatherization for energy audit/efficiency, energy assistance, or home rehabilitation deferred loans for major repairs needed on house, if eligible.

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PO Box 129
Winsted, MN 55395
Metro (320) 485-2535


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