Thursday, January 25, 2018

News from our social worker....

Project Community Connect - 2018
Project Community Connect will be held Friday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mayo High School, 1420 11th Ave., S.E. Sponsored by the Homeless Community Network of Olmsted County, everyone (including children) is invited to attend. Participants can learn more about local resources (MNsure Navigators, legal services, veteran services, employment assistance, housing) and access free services (free haircuts, free lunch, free HIV testing). Interpreters available. Free city bus to/from Mayo High School - just tell the driver that you are going to Project Community Connect. Call 732-7391 with questions or contact Folwell’s school social worker, Lindy Lange, 328-3243.

Community Food Response - 2018
Do you struggle with the cost of feeding your family or know someone who does? CFR provides prepared, fresh or frozen food for families to take home to eat. Food is donated by area grocery stores, restaurants and cafeterias. No financial or employment information is required to receive food and you may come to CFR every day that it is open. Two locations: Bethel Lutheran Church, 810 3rd Ave., S.E. Open M, W, F, 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Exchange, 3945 10th Ave., N.W., Open M and W, 5 to 6 p.m. For more information visit  www.communityfoodresponse.org or call or email Lindy Lange, Fowell’s school social worker, at 328-3243 or melange@rochester.k12.mn.us.


Energy Assistance - 2018
Energy Assistance provides funds to help pay heating/energy bills for eligible Olmsted County renters and homeowners. Applications are available now through Three Rivers Community Action, Inc, 732-8554,
www.threeriverscap.org/energy/energy-assistance. Questions? Call or email Lindy Lange, Fowell’s school social worker, at 328-3243 or melange@rochester.k12.mn.us.

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