COVID-19 Community Resources

Financial assistance for renters

Washington County has assistance for renters who have been affected by the pandemic. 

General Resources

Food Resources

  • Need assistance finding food support? Contact Washington County's Food Support Line at 651-430-6688 Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • The Department of Human Services is offering on-line EBT availability to SNAP recipients. See information HERE on how to make Online EBT Purchases through Amazon and Walmart. Participants cannot use cash assistance dollars – only SNAP for online purchasing. Participants will need to pay for delivery fees and taxes, if applicable, with another payment source (credit card or debit card, PayPal)).
  • Free Meal Delivery Service / Emergency Food Pack Delivery
  • SNAP Assistance from Second Harvest Heartland. SNAP information and application assistance available over the telephone at 844-764-5513 or 651-209-7963
  • Hunger Solutions: Find Help Map or call the Helpline at 1-888-711-1151
  • Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS): Second Harvest Heartland provides a box of nutritious food each month to low-income seniors 60 years and older
  • Meals on Wheels: Meal delivery service for older adults
  • Free Grocery Delivery: Washington County, local food shelves, and Transit Link are partnering to deliver free emergency food packs.
  • Food Saving Tips: How to reduce food waste
  • How to prepare a 2-week emergency food supply

Mental Health Support

Physical distancing and other measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 are necessary, but can leave many feeling isolated, lonely, and anxious. It’s important to find new ways to connect with family and friends during this time. Find resources to support your mental health and wellbeing.