Health and Human Services

American Red Cross
American Red Cross
421 E. Hickory St.
Suite 403
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Leah Pockrandt

Angels of Breast Cancer
Angels of Breast Cancer
2105 N. Broad Ct.
Mankato, MN 56001
To support women and their families who are undergoing the emotional and financial toll of breast cancer through a community of people.

Beyond Brink
Beyond Brink
314 Chestnut St
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: wecovery@beyondbrink.com
A Recovery Community offering Peer Recovery Specialist Services, Recovery Housing, Recovery Coach Academy, supporting all pathways to recovery!

Birthright of Mankato
Birthright of Mankato
330 Stadium Rd.
Suite 201
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: socialmedia@birthright.org
Birthright is unique and committed to offering free, non-judgmental help to women facing unplanned pregnancies.

CADA, Inc.
CADA, Inc.
P.O. Box 466
100 Stadium Ct.
Mankato, MN 56002
Email: info@cadamn.org
CADA’s mission is to provide safety and support to victims of domestic and sexual violence through education, advocacy, and shelter.

Camp Sweet Life Adventures Inc
Camp Sweet Life Adventures Inc
26486 Sioux Trail
Madison Lake, MN 56063
Email: info@campsweetlife.org
To connect, empower and transform kids with Type 1 Diabetes, while providing a traditional camp experience and endless fun.

Child and Family Advocacy Center of South Central Minnesota
Child and Family Advocacy Center of South Central Minnesota
PO Box 4176
Mankato, MN 56002-4176
Email: info@cfacsouthcentralmn.org
A safe, neutral, and child-friendly place for children and adolescents who have experienced abuse, neglect, or who have witnessed a violent crime.

Child Protection League
Child Protection League
PO Box 463
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: contact@cplaction.com
Committed to promoting the welfare of children and protecting them from exploitation, indoctrination and violence.

Children's Grief Connection
Children's Grief Connection
320 N. Front St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: hope@childrensgriefconnection.com
Bringing hope and healing to grieving children and families.

Connections Ministry
Connections Ministry
220 E. Hickory St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: pastorcollette@connectionsshelter.org
Walking with individuals and families experiencing homelessness by extending a radical welcome that provides dignity, shelter, and community.

ECHO Food Shelf
ECHO Food Shelf
1014 S. Front St.
PO Box 3212
Mankato, MN 56002-3212
Email: echofoodshelf@yahoo.com
The Emergency Community Help Organization (ECHO) provides emergency food assistance to people in Blue Earth County and North Mankato.

Ecumen Pathstone
Ecumen Pathstone
718 Mound Ave.
Mankato, MN 56001
To advocate for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services in support of connected, fulfilled lives.

Fasting for Friends
Fasting for Friends
PO Box 322
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: fastingforfriends@gmail.com
Fasting For Friends aims to assist communities locally and globally in hunger relief, and increase youth involvement in addressing the issue of hunger

Feeding Every Baby Inc.
Feeding Every Baby Inc.
103 Country Manor Ct.
Eagle Lake, MN 56024
Email: feedingeverybaby@gmail.com
Feeding Every Baby Inc provides formula, breastfeeding supplies and diapers to families in need.

Feeding Our Communities Partners
Feeding Our Communities Partners
2120 Howard Dr. W.
Suite F
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: focp.admin@feedingandfueling.org
Feeding Our Communities Partners has a mission to engage our community in solving youth hunger.

Food For All and Neighborhood Thrift Store
Food For All and Neighborhood Thrift Store
105 W. Lind St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: nts.mankato@gmail.com
Through PACT (People And Christ Together) Ministries, Inc. the store’s profits buy fresh produce for families at a monthly Food For All distribution.

Greater Mankato Area United Way
Greater Mankato Area United Way
127 S. Second St.
#190
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: barbk@mankatounitedway.org
Greater Mankato Area United Way's mission is to unite the community to secure and invest resources to improve people's lives.

Grow Thailand
Grow Thailand
PO Box 951
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: growthaiorg@gmail.com
To provide safety, nutrition, clean water, medical care, education and the message of hope of Jesus Christ to orphaned children in northern Thailand.

Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota
Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota
1730 Bassett Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: hfhscmn@hickorytech.net
Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live.

Harry Meyering Center
Harry Meyering Center
109 Homestead Rd.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: lleiding@harrymeyeringcenter.org
We provide individuals with developmental disabilities with services that encourage dreams, focus on independence and foster community connections.

Horizon Homes, Inc.
Horizon Homes, Inc.
PO Box 3032
Mankato, MN 56002-3032
Offering mental health services ranging from a regional crisis center, 90 day intensive residential treatment, and long term care -- all for adults.

Horn of Africa Aid and Rehabilitation Action Network
Horn of Africa Aid and Rehabilitation Action Network
424 12 S. Minnesota Ave.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@haaaran.org
Horn of Africa Aid and Rehabilitation Action Network (HAARAN) is working to fight against poverty amongst the disabled in Northern Kenya and Somalia.

House of Hope, Inc.
House of Hope, Inc.
1618 3rd Ave.
Mankato, MN 56001
An adult treatment facility that provides a safe environment for those who want to develop a recovery program from chemical and mental health issues.

Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund
Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund
212 E. Walnut St., Suite 1
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Maureen Gustafson
Email: maureen@mankatoareafoundation.com
The JZ Cancer Fund, a donor advised fund of the Mankato Area Foundation, was established in 2017 to build community cancer awareness and support.

LA Leche League International Inc
LA Leche League International Inc
Email: mankatolll@gmail.com
La Leche League of Mankato/St. Peter provides support to anyone interested in feeding their children human milk.

Lasting Imprint Inc.
Lasting Imprint Inc.
PO Box 261
Mankato, MN 56002-0261
Email: web@lastingimprint.org
A community that inspires people to join in the fight against congenital heart defects through education, research, and assistance to heart families.

Leo A Hoffman Center Inc.
Leo A Hoffman Center Inc.
PO Box 60
Saint Peter, MN 56082
The mission of the Leo A. Hoffmann Center is to provide quality mental health and human services in a safe and structured environment.

Life Work Planning Center Board Inc
Life Work Planning Center Board Inc
127 S. 2nd St. #210
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@lwpc.org
Life-Work Planning Center is a Pre-Employment Program for Women in Transition and a Minnesota Family Resiliency Partnership.

Lifeworks Services, Inc.
Lifeworks Services, Inc.
424 N. Riverfront Dr.
Suite 300
Mankato, MN 56001
We envision a community where people with disabilities are broadly valued, hired by employers, and receiving support.

Lutheran Social Service of MN
Lutheran Social Service of MN
710 S. Second St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: samantha.haseltine@lssmn.org
Lutheran Social Service of MN expresses the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives and builds community.

Mankato Clinic Foundation, Inc.
Mankato Clinic Foundation, Inc.
1230 E. Main St.
PO Box 8674
Mankato, MN 56002-8674
Email: marciab@mankato-clinic.com
Aspiring to build a healthier tomorrow by providing resources specific to the medical field to the greater community.

Maple River Loaves & Fishes Food Shelf
Maple River Loaves & Fishes Food Shelf
PO Box 227
104 N. Central St.
Mapleton, MN 56065
Email: loavesandfishes@hickorytech.net
Maple Rivers Loaves & Fish Food Shelf is open to anyone facing food insecurity and believes no one deserves to starve due to their income.

Mapleton Community Home
Mapleton Community Home
301 Troendle St. S.W.
Mapleton, MN 56065
Email: info@mapletoncommunityhome.com
To provide elderly and handicapped people with housing facilities and nursing services, as well as meeting physical, psychological, and social needs.

Minnesota Doctors for People
Minnesota Doctors for People
PO Box 4304
Mankato, MN 56002-4304
Email: minnesotadoctorsforpeople@gmail.com
Teams of Medical Doctors, Nurses, Interpreters, and Pharmacy Assistants who open free clinics in Guatemala, Central America, and southern Mexico.

Minnesota Head Start Association
Minnesota Head Start Association
706 N. Victory Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: executivedirector@mnheadstart.org
To empower the Head Start programs as a united voice in speaking and acting on issues affecting low-income children and families.

Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging
Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging
201 N. Broad St.
Suite 102
Mankato, MN 56001
MNRAAA builds communities where older adults live with dignity, mutual respect and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures.

Minnesota Valley Action Council
Minnesota Valley Action Council
706 N. Victory Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: lynn@mnvac.org
Helping those in need secure affordable housing, viable transportation, employment and training, and educational opportunities for children.

MRCI
MRCI
1750 Energy Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Tami Reuter
Email: lcownie@mymrci.org
MRCI focuses on individuals with disabilities and disadvantages by providing a menu of person-centered services for home, work and in the community.

My Happy Haven - Mankato Inc
My Happy Haven - Mankato Inc
720 Lakeview Ave.
North Mankato, MN 56003
Email: mhhmankato@gmail.com
MHH serves the Greater Mankato Area women who are battling cancer with a bedroom makeover.

One Bright Star
One Bright Star
PO Box 1084
Mankato, MN 56002-1084
Focuses on the creation of memorial pendants for parents grieving the loss of a child.

Open Door Health Center
Open Door Health Center
309 Holly Lane
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: spann.heather@odhc.org
Providing quality and affordable medical, dental, and behavioral health care to all people in Southern Minnesota.

Options for Women Mankato
Options for Women Mankato
11 Civic Center Plaza
Suite 011
Mankato, MN 56001
Exists to help the women of Mankato and surrounding areas with the support, assistance and guidance they need when facing an unplanned pregnancy.

Partners for Housing
Partners for Housing
12 Civic Center Plaza
Suite 2145
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@partnersforhousing.org
We are experienced in serving housing needs for people facing homelessness. The organization operates a number of housing sites that provide options.

Power Up Clubhouse
Power Up Clubhouse
123 S. Minnesota Ave.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: powerupclubhouse@gmail.com
To enable adults with mental health needs to achieve and maintain their highest level of functioning and independence.

Pro Se Alliance
Pro Se Alliance
PO Box 301
Madison Lake, MN 56063
Email: contact@prosealliance.org
Pro Se Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring justice for all Americans who seek it.

Puppy Love Therapy Dogs
Puppy Love Therapy Dogs
57240 Juniper Rd.
Good Thunder, MN 56037
Email: pltdi@hickorytech.net
We are a group of volunteers who take their dogs to any place where a visit from our dogs would brighten someone's day. All visits are free of charge.

Saint Peter Area Foodshelf Inc
Saint Peter Area Foodshelf Inc
201 S. 3rd St. #B
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: info@stpeterfoodshelf.com
Providing emergency and supplemental food to those living in School District #508 or in rural Nicollet County who are not served by other food shelves

Saint Peter Community Free Clinic
Saint Peter Community Free Clinic
201 S. 3rd St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: stpeterfreeclinic@gmail.com
Serving patients who don't currently have health insurance and those who live below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level. Services are free of charge.

Saint Peter State Hospital Museum
Saint Peter State Hospital Museum
100 Freeman Dr.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: dhs.sp.state.hospitalmuseum@state.mn.us
The museum showcases the history of Minnesota’s first and oldest state hospital, which opened in 1866 to serve the mentally ill and dangerous.

Seeds of Hope
Seeds of Hope
1400 Madison Ave.
Suite 208
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: info@seedsofhopekids.org
To provide a week-long opportunity for these vulnerable children to create new memories. A place where being a child is celebrated royally.

Sharing Inc of Minnesota
Sharing Inc of Minnesota
525 N. 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Email: info@sharingandcaringhands.org
A compassionate response to the needs of the poor. We are set up to be a safety-net organization to help with whatever needs are not being met.

SMILES Center for Independent Living
SMILES Center for Independent Living
709 S. Front St.
Suite 7
Mankato, MN 56001
A nonprofit founded in 1988 by consumers, professionals, and community advocates to serve people with any type of disability and people of all ages.

South Central Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
South Central Beyond the Yellow Ribbon
1120 Swift St.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Unites three counties in a comprehensive network that connects organizations in order to proactively support Service members and military families.

Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition
Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition
PO Box 4421
Mankato, MN 56002
Provides anyone affected by autism with support, access to resources, and opportunities to learn more about living with autism.

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership
140 Homestead Rd.
Mankato, MN 56001
Contact: Chad Adams
The Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is a non-profit community and affordable housing development corporation serving 30 Minnesota counties.

S.S. Boutique
S.S. Boutique
60122 132nd St.
Mapleton, MN 56065
Email: ssboutiquemn@gmail.com
Working to serve those in need, cliental will email a list of requested items which SS Boutique will do their best to fulfill at zero cost.

The REACH Resource Center
The REACH Resource Center
% Lutheran Social Services
125 E. Liberty St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: mankatoyouth@lssmn.org
The REACH Resource Center is a safe and non-judgmental place for young people to come and receive assistance to get back on their feet.

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
700 S. Riverfront Dr.
Mankato, MN 56001
The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its mission is to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Tourette Association of America Inc
Tourette Association of America Inc
PO 4266
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: tsaofmn@gmail.com
A volunteer led, nonprofit organization supporting the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders.

VINE Faith in Action
VINE Faith in Action
421 E. Hickory St.
Mankato, MN 56001
Email: vine@vinevolunteers.com
VINE is redefining aging and promoting the wellbeing of aging adults through programming, services, and community engagement.

Volunteer Council of Saint Peter Regional Treatment Center
Volunteer Council of Saint Peter Regional Treatment Center
100 Freeman Dr.
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Email: prtccouncil@gmail.com
Supports volunteer service to patients of the Minnesota Department of Human Services - Forensic Mental Health Program.

Wings of Hope Mankato
Wings of Hope Mankato
15590 615th Ave.
Mapleton, MN 56065
Email: wingsofhopemankato@gmail.com
A place where families who have experienced pregnancy loss and newborn death can go to remember the lives of their children.