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


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 TAX PREPARATION ASSISTANCE

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County (CAP-HC) is offering free tax assistance to individuals and families in Hennepin County. Taxes are prepared and electronically filed free of charge by certified volunteers.

Registration is required. Individuals and families must contact CAP-HC directly at 952-697-1414 to sign-up for an appointment. The CAP-HC website provides additional information on what important documents to bring to the appointment, as well as a list of locations that CAP-HC is providing this service.


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.