When you're hurting, it's difficult to focus on any other than the pain
Whether it's a conflict in your marriage, an addiction, a death in the family, or another emotionally difficult issue, life can quickly become unmanageable. We're here to provide assistance for the seasons when you need someone to lean on. For after-hours emergency pastoral care call 952-854-1100 and press 2.
Below is a list of the Support Groups and Programs we offer.
Alcohol & Drug Recovery
DivorceCare for Adults
DivorceCare for Kids
Money Management (Financial Peace University)
A Community Food Pantry
Provided by Food in the Hood & Cedar Valley Church
1st & 3rd Tuesday, Monthly
5–7 p.m. | Atrium
Our food program is a client-choice food shelf—come on in and choose the items you need. Receive high-quality essential grocery items and a delicious meal on the spot. We also provide health, nutritional, and advocacy support. In addition to our food service and support services, we also offer foot care services.
There is no income requirement to receive food—simply fill out a form when you arrive.
The Food in the ‘Hood program operates client-choice food shelves and hot meal programs in Bloomington and North Minneapolis, serving 2,500 individuals each month.
For Funerals, hospital visits, homebound visits, and benevolence contacts, please email the person below.
Funerals | Pastor Hillary at firstname.lastname@example.org
We're only able to host funerals/memorials for those who are associated with Cedar Valley.
Hospital Visits | Pastor Dan at email@example.com
Homebound Visits | Pastor Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org
Benevolence | David at email@example.com
Prayer & Godly Counsel
Isolation, uncertainty from lack of employment, pandemic, social upheaval, and just loneliness has taken a toll. We're here to provide prayer and support when you need it the most.
If you or someone you know would benefit from meeting with someone who can listen, pray, and help by mentoring you through an issue, check out our Prayer Support ministry today.
Your church family is here to weather the storms and celebrate the victories with you through prayer.
If you're in need of someone to pray for you or you would like to provide prayer to others, visit our Prayer Wall.
BLOOMINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington MN 55431 | 952-563-4900
201 W 87th St, Bloomington, MN 55420 | 952-888-1105 | bridging.org
Assistance with furniture needs. Referral required. Contact Tony Thomas at 952-854-1100 to request a referral.
CEAP (Community Emergency Assistance Programs)
7051 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429 | 763-566-9600
201 89th Ave NE, Suite 130, Blaine, MN 55434 | 763-783-4930
Food support, transportation resources, family services, and more for northwest Hennepin and Anoka counties.
CHAP (Caring, Helping, and Providing)
2020 E Hwy 13, Burnsville, MN 55337 | 952-890-8222 | thechapstore.com
Providing a “hand-up” for those in need in Burnsville and the surrounding communities through food, furniture, clothing, and household items.
COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF SUBURBAN HENNEPIN
8800 Hwy 7, Suite 401, St. Louis Park MN 55426 | 952-933-9639 | capsh.org
Employment services, energy assistance, financial counseling, food support (SNAP), foreclosure prevention counseling, homebuyer education, home maintenance, repair & rehab, legal service clinics, MNsure application assistance, reverse mortgage counseling, and tax assistance.
866-223-1111 | cornerstonemn.org
Help and resources for adults and kids who are affected by domestic violence.
Crisis Line | 866-223-1111
Crisis Text Line | 612-399-9995
Support for those who are experiencing or affected by domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and/or sexual exploitation.
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Learn how to stop living paycheck to paycheck and gain control of your personal finances. Find a local class or learn online. Note: Financial Peace University is not free.
612-728-5767 | homelinemn.org
Free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services that enable tenants to solve their rental housing problems.
LOAVES AND FISHES
Creekside Community Center
9801 Penn Ave S, Bloomington, MN | 952-948-0746 | loavesandfishesmn.org
Nutritious meals for people in the Twin Cities metro.
MN ADULT AND TEEN CHALLENGE
612-373-3366 | mntc.org
Treatment and recovery programs for adults and teens with chemical addictions.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS––MINNESOTA
Online resource for mental health services, education, and support groups.
NEW LIFE FAMILY SERVICES
1515 E 66th St, Richfield, MN 55423 | 612-866-7643 | nlfs.org
A variety of pregnancy resources.
UNITED WAY 2–1–1
Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-543-7709
Free and confidential community helpline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help navigate the ever-increasing and complex array of human services.
9600 Aldrich Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55420 |952-888-9616 | veapvolunteers.org
Programs include a food shelf, social services, transportation, and seasonal programs. Serves SW Hennepin County residents in Bloomington, Richfield, Edina, and South Minneapolis.