Adult Day Services
620 Carr Lake Road SE | Bemidji, MN 56601 | (218) 751-1324 | Director: April Collman | firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Day Services promotes healthy aging with the focus to improve and enhance overall wellness. Through a system of supportive services in one location the program cost effectively assists people experiencing isolation due to physical and psychosocial demands, to maintain and/or increase independence, and remain an active part of family and community. Life quality is enhanced when experienced with others.
Bemidji Community Soup Kitchen
PO Box 1584 | Bemidji, MN 56619 | (218) 760-6934 | Contact: George Stowe | email@example.com
Provides free meals from 5:00 - 6:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays each week to those who are hungry, no questions asked.
Monday & Tuesday: @ Mt. Zion Church | 414 Lincoln Avenue | Bemidji, MN
Thursdays: @ United Methodist Church | 9th Street and Beltrami Avenue | Bemidji, MN
The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The club desires to see Club youth have positive self-identities, be educationally, occupationally, socially, emotionally, and culturally competent, be involved in their community, be physically healthy, and have a moral compass. Programs are designed to support the accomplishment of these goals. Programs and activities are offered in the areas of Character and Leadership, Education and Career, Health and Life Skills, the Arts, and Sports, Fitness and Recreation. A new Teen Center for high school teens will be opening in the fall of 2009. The Teen Center will be in the existing Club but in a separate area and designated space for high school teens only. It will have a lounge, computer/tutoring lab, media room and snack area.
Three mandated components: Cadet Programs, Emergency Services and Aerospace Education. Civil Air Patrol is a leadership laboratory for young people to learn self esteem and confidence while becoming leaders. The squadron has the additional goal of being a strong community partner through educating the youth about community service, serving other agencies in need of manpower support and providing hands on assistance at large community events.
Community Resource Connections (CRC) is a membership organization serving the needs of nonprofits, and the clients they serve, in Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater and Hubbard counties. CRC offers information, advocacy and assistance to residents of the service area from offices in Blackduck, at the Blackduck Resource Center and from a Bemidji office located within Northern Dental Access Center. CRC staff educate about area services, provide assistance in completing applications for all public health programs (MA, MnCare, MnSure, and Medicare), provide guidance through the Social Security Disability applicaton process and assist the public and area professionals in navigating service systems. Services are free and confidential. CRC also provides online access to a resource directory and volunteer management site at www.crcinform.org.
610 Patriot Drive NW | PO Box 662 | Bemidji, MN 56619 | Executive Director: Becky Schueller | (218) 308-9008 | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.evergreenyfs.org
Evergreen Youth Crisis Shelter – All services are free to youth and families. Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for youth ages 9-17 who are homeless, runaways, or experiencing personal or family crisis. Family counseling provides support to families in crisis, offering parenting support and training in skills that are necessary for families to work through their immediate difficulties and to establish healthy patterns of conflict resolution that will help prevent future crises. Tribal Family Support Services are available on-site on the Red Lake and Leech Lake Reservations to support youth and parents through coaching and education and case management to access mental, chemical, dental and physical health services. The Suicide Prevention Program trains 9th graders in all county schools, including Red Lake, in suicide prevention training. There is a monthly survivor support group for adult family members/friends and the Headwaters Alliance for Suicide Prevention, a community-based taskforce, provides planning and information on suicide prevention monthly.
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Promotes and provides educational programming for girls and young women ages 5-17 to help them build character and life skills to be successful adults.
The Headwaters Science Center provides intellectual stimulation and enjoyment for all children and adults with scientific and technological interactive displays, exhibits, programs and activities which enhance and supplement educational programs.
North Country Food Bank was established in 1983, and is the sole distributor of surplus food products to over 155 charitable food programs, including soup kitchens, food shelves and homeless shelters. Other recipients include low-income individuals in need of supplemental assistance, group homes, senior programs, youth programs, addiction treatment centers and domestic abuse prevention programs. As a non-profit food bank, our primary role is to provide food to the front-line charitable agencies that feed the hungry. North Country distributes over 2.1 million pounds of food in our 21 county service area annually.
Provides dental care and other family service referrals to low income families enrolled in Medical Assistance or Minnesota Care in the Bemidji and surrounding areas. We provide dental exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions, root canals, and dentures on site; and provide referrals for specialty care needs to a variety of providers throughout the state. With Beltrami County Health and Human Services on site, child and teen exams, immunizations and other family service referrals are available.
Northwoods Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers (NICE) is a volunteer-based organization that provides services for seniors and other special needs individuals and families. Through many dedicated volunteers, NICE provides transportation to medical appointments, shopping assistance, friendly visiting, and respite care for seniors and children. With the help of United Way and so many important caregivers, Northwoods Interfaith enables independent living and ensures to improve the quality of life for those with disabilities or special needs. In addition. Northwoods Interfaith’s First City Visitation Services program offers a positive, safe, child friendly and neutral site where children and parents can be assured that supervised visitation or exchange will be safe and conflict free.
Provides crisis shelter, victim-centered advocacy and supportive servies for victims of intimate partner violence.
Provides temporary emergency shelter for families with dependent children and single pregnant women experiencing homelessness. Services include a private family room, three nutritionally balanced meals each day, and supportive services that assist guests in achieving and maintaining housing stability.
Primary prevention programs and activities that promote conflict management and other cooperative life skills to assist children, adults and families to lead responsible, violence free lives and see themselves as valuable, contributing members of our community.
The Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center ensures that seniors who need assistance, information and referral are assisted. The Center’s programming teaches seniors to advocate for themselves, provide opportunities for continuing education of interest to seniors, social interaction to decrease isolation, and volunteer opportunities to maintain vitality and a sense of meaning in their lives. The Center houses the Senior Creations Craft Shop, Volunteer Income Tax Preparation, AARP Driver Safety Program, and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and America Reads Program, all of which give seniors volunteer opportunities as well as much needed services. The Center also houses the LSS Nutrition Project, serving five nutritious meals each week, and the Meals On Wheels Program that reaches out to seniors unable to come to the Center. There is no age limit for becoming a member or to participate. A person does not have to be a member to enjoy our services but membership does have benefits.
234 Gerald Lane NW | PO Box 371 | Bemidji, MN 56601 | (218) 766-9997 | Regional Director: Steve Hanson | email@example.com | www.timberbay.org
For 36 years, Bemidji Area Timber Bay, a non-profit organization, has provided hundreds of at risk children and their families with strong Christian mentors who assist them in successfully reaching adulthood and beyond. As a Christian referral agency, we work directly with others to provide assistance both during crisis and long term. We own and operate Timber Bay Camp, “the camp that comes home with the kids”, year around. We have a local Timber Bay House where children experience a “healthy home”, both during the day and after school. Our goal is to have a caring adult in the life of every child who would benefit from another adult advocating, affirming, encouraging and supporting them.
Upper Mississippi Mental Health Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit community mental health center committed to providing high quality and comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services to people needing to gain control in one or more areas of their lives. A comprehensive set of services are provided for individuals and families with a range of behavioral health problems and conditions in order to ameliorate existing problems and prevent future problems that may impede the ability to live a full, active and productive life. UMMHC serve primarily clients who do not have private insurance, are on public assistance, or have no resources. United Way supports the Child and Adolescent Therapeutic Services program which provides case management and skills education to Beltrami County children diagnosed as emotionally disturbed or seriously emotionally disturbed. The program also provides therapeutic intervention, family therapy and skills training to improve coping and social skills, as well as individual and couples work as needed and parenting education. The primary goal is to prevent out-of-home placements.