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These services are available to Interfaith Outreach clients. To learn about how to become a client, visit  How to Begin.


Low-Cost Dental Clinic July 25

Children’s Dental Services will be at myHealth clinic (15 8th Ave S Hopkins, MN 55343) on Wednesday, July 25 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Dental services are for children from birth to age 26 and pregnant women. Please call Children’s Dental Services at 612-746-1530 to set up your appointment. Ask to have your appointment at the myHeath for Teens & Young Adults location.


Lake Minnetonka Trolly – Free Rides

Enjoy the nostalgia of a Lake Minnetonka Trolley ride through downtown Wayzata through Aug. 30. The trolley runs on the hour Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Click here for more information on trolley stop times. Brochures are also available in the Interfaith Outreach lobby.


Free Summer YMCA Membership for Teens

The YMCA is offering a free summer membership (Get Summer Program!) from June 4 – Aug. 31, 2018, for high school students starting grades 9-12 in the fall. Learn more about what this membership includes and how to sign up.


Free Summer Camp – YMCA Lake Exploration

The YMCA is partnering with Lake Effect Conservancy, Wayzata Community Sailing, W.P.S. and the City of Wayzata to send 36 youth to the new Lake Exploration Camp. This is a FREE opportunity for youth who are referred by Wayzata Public School staff or Interfaith Outreach staff.

Campers will learn about local lake ecology through fishing, sailing, STEM and water study. This camp will go on a daily field trip to area Lake Minnetonka sites to enjoy on-the-water programming.

Camp Exploration Dates:

  • Week of July 23 for entering 7-9th graders
  • Week of Aug. 6 for entering 4-6th graders

For more information on how to register, please contact your Interfaith Outreach Case Manager or Client Service Coordinator.


St. Paul Public Housing Waiting List

The St. Paul Public Housing Agency will accept online applications for family apartments with 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms, continuing until further notice.

Click here for more information.


Mental Health Crisis Text Line

With support from the MN Department of Human Services, the Crisis Text Line is offering text-based suicide prevention 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. Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Click here for more information.


2018-19 PRESCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Do you live in the Wayzata Public School district? Are you interested in part-time preschool for your 2, 3, or 4-year-old? Peppermint Fence, Wayzata Public Schools’ preschool program, is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2018/19 school year! Visit the Wayzata Early Learning School website to learn more.

You can also contact: Jessica Jirele, Peppermint Fence Program Manager, at jessica.jirele@wayzataschools.org or 763-745-5294.


FREE FINANCIAL COACHING

Are you ready to take the next step toward fiancial stability and prosperity? Money Matters, a program of Prepare and Prosper, is now taking applications. Money Matters is an individualized approach with peer support that helps people take action to reach their financial goals.

A financial coach will work with you to:

  • Help you get organized and create a plan
  • Help you stick to your plan
  • Make change happen

For more information on how to apply, visit Prepare and Prosper’s website. You can also email your case manager directly or call our Client Services Volunteer to connect with a case manager over the phone at 763-489-7500.


Health Insurance Assistance

Portico Healthnet is here! Portico was designed to help you find out if you are eligible for affordable health care coverage and to help you apply. They also provide information about where to find low cost medical, dental and mental health services in the community, as well as other services as needed.

Portico will be present at Interfaith Outreach on Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Layla, Health Navigator, welcomes walk-in and scheduled appointments.

Please call 651-489-CARE (2273) to schedule an appointment or walk in during the above hours Portico is present.


Transit Assistance Program (TAP)

Metro Transit is offering an enrollment for a new program that allows anyone who is receiving EBT (food assistance) to apply for the Transit Assistance Program (TAP). Fares increased on Oct. 1, 2017. So, someone taking the bus every day could now save $3/day, $60/month, and $700/year during peak hours with this plan.

Find more information and apply here.


LEGAL ADVICE

A number of local agencies provide no cost or low cost legal help. We have compiled a general Legal Resources flyer, as well as a Travel Ban Resources flyer.

For more information, please contact your case manager.