In the Building:

Ramsey County Public Health

      Mary Rose, Community Health Nurse (x3045)

Ramsey County Human Services - MFIP Financial Workers

      Laurie Isaacson, (651) 247-7204

      Peggy Swearingen, (651) 247-7203

      MFIP Financial Worker Fax # (651) 793-3920

Community Partners and Other Resources:

Ain Dah Yung (www.aindahyung.com)

Ain Dah Yung serves American Indian youth and families in St Paul and the surrounding area with the following services:  Shelter, youth programming in aftercare, family support services, mental health servcies, and ICWA legal advocacy project, and a transitional living program for older teens and young adults.  Ain Dah Yung is an important partner in the Medicine Wheel Collaborative with the American Indian Family Center. Please follow the link for more information.

St Paul Public Schools American Indian Education Program (www.indianeducation.spps.org)

The American Indian Education Program offered through the Saint Paul Public Schools District 625 are in exisitence to preserve and present the unique political, sovereign, cultural, traditional and spiritual values of American Indian nations through education.  We asist American Indian students in graduating from high school with a quality education and positive cultural/personal identity.  Indian Education provides direct service to youth in school.  They also support information related to post secondary options and scholarship information at their website.

American Indian Family and Children Services (www.aifacs.org)

Since 1985, AIFACS has recruited, licensed, trained, supervised and supported American Indian foster homes.  AIFACS believes in the right of American Indian children to grow up among their own people.  As an organization and a community supporter, AIFACS strives to find temporary homes for American Indian children.  If you are interested in becoming a foster provider please call (651) 223-8526.

American Indian Magnet School (www.aims.spps.org)

The American Indian Magnet School is a K-6 school with a four year old program.  They are one of three programs designed to meet the unique needs of the American Indian student of the St Paul Public School American Indian Studies Program.  The American Indian Studies Program strives to provide an embeded curriculum that reflects the language and culture of the American Indian community into all curriculum content areas.  The American Indian Magnet School is located at 1075 Earl Street in St Paul.  The phone number is (651) 778-3100.  Brenda Peltier is the Principal.   Battle Creek Middle School  houses the second program and is located at 2121 North Park Dr and can be reached at (651) 293-8960.  Harding High School houses the third program and is located at 1540 E Sixth St and can be reached at (651) 793-4700.  

American Indian Policy Center (www.americanindianpolicycenter.org)

The mission of the AIPC is to provide government leaders, policy maker and the public with accurate information about the legal and political history of American Indian nations, and the contemporary situation for American Indians.  By providing knowledge and educaiton, we hope to foster better-informed and cultrually-sensitive responses to the challenges of American Indian life.  The AIPC is located at 1463 Hewitt Ave, St Paul and can be reached at (651) 644-1728.

St Paul Council of Churches, Department of Indian Work (www.spacc.org)

The Department of Indian Work (DIW) addresses the needs and issues of the American Indian comunity, respecting the cultural and spiritual diversity of the people it serves.  DIW develope and coordinates programs wich empower AmericanIndian people toward self determination.  Services include food shelf, clothing shelf and emergency services.  They are located at 1671  Summit Ave, St Paul and can be reached at (651) 644-2768.

Ramsey County (www.co.ramsey.mn.us)

Ramsey County has partnered with the American Indian community to provide various services onsite in our building including a Community Health Nurse, Financial Workers, Children's Mental Health Case Manager, and a Social Worker.

Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), St Paul Public Schools (www.ecfe.spps.org)

The mission of is to strengthen families through educaiton and support of all parents in providing the best possible environemnt for the healthy growth and development of their children.  You are your child's most important teacher!  ECFE offers many opportunities at many locations.  ECFE also partners with the American Indian community to provide an American Indian ECFE class.  This class is usually hosted at the Crossroads ECFE site.  There are two semesters each year, fall and spring. Class size in limited.  Crossroads ECFE can be reached at (651) 767-8555. 

Eliminating Health Disparities (EHDI). 

(http://www.health.state.mn.us/ommh/grants/ehdi/index.html)


Indian Health Board (www.ihb-mpls.org)

Indian Health Board provides clinic and dental services.  They are located at 1315 E 24th St, Minneapolis and can be reached at (612) 721-9800.

Native American Community Clinic (www.nacc-healthcare.org)

NACC provides clinic services.  They are located at 1213 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis and can be reached at (612) 872-8086.

Tribal Outreach Offices

     Ho Chunk Nation:

     St Paul (651) 641-1801

     Leech Lake Urban Office:

     1113 E Franklin Ave. Suite 210, Mnpls,(612)729-0554

     Mille Lacs Band Urban Office:

      404 E Franklin Ave, Mnpls  (612) 746-4800

     Red Lake Urban Embassy:

     2929 Bloomington Ave, Mnpls (612) 874-9588

     White Earth Urban Office:

     1308 Franklin Ave. Suite 210  (612) 872-8388

     Bureau of Indian Affairs:

     331 South Second Ave. Minneapolis 1- (612) 373-1000

 
   
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