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ECSP Project- Resources in Morrison County

Pick up an Invest Early Brochure from today (the brochure includes all the resources below)- or 320-631-0402


To find a daycare near you please go to:

Hands of Hope– Parent resource for free services for individuals who have been affected by child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault and other general crimes
Crisis Lines: 320-632-4878 or 1-800-682-4547
Phone: 320-632-1657

Mental Health Services– Social Services: 320-632-2951 or 1-800-269-1464
MACMH (MN Association for Children’s Mental Health): 1-800-528-4511
Crisis Text Line: Text MN to 741741

Food: Oasis Share a Meal – Free meal on Thursday nights at First Lutheran Church at 6:00p.m.
Fare for All– One Monday of every month from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Please see flyer for cost. Located at Bethel Lutheran Church in Little Falls. 320-632-9140
Food shelves– Morrison County:
-Hours: Tuesday – 10 a.m. – 12 Noon; Wednesday 10 a.m. – 12 Noon; Thursday 6 – 8 p.m.
-Hours: ONLY Monday 9 – 11 a.m., 5 – 7 p.m.
Ruby’s Pantry– Hours: Fourth Monday of each month from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. – located at Little Falls old Crestliner Building sponsored by the Alliance Church. 320-632-3047
Living Bread Pantry– Hours: Fourth Saturday of the month 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Located at Gottwalt Masonry Shops, 19450 255th Ave., Pierz. 320-468-2140
Food Support Program– Minnesota’s name for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is designed to help people with low incomes buy nutritious foods. Can help take some financial burden off their hands and bring them closer to financial self-sufficiency as well as a healthier life-style.

Education: Prenatal Classes (CHI St. Gabriel’s Health). 320-631-5612
Teen Parents– Moms’ ages 14-24 who are pregnant or have children up to kindergarten age. 320-616-6240
TCC Head Start:
-Center Based: Serving children 3-5 years old in classroom setting 4 days per week. Comprehensive education, health, nutrition and parent involvement.
-Home Based: Serving children birth-5 years old. Home visits involving parent and child 1-1/2 hours 1 day per week. Classroom experience 3 hours 2 days per month.
-Combination: Serving children 3-5 years old in classroom setting 2 half days per week in Randall area. Home visits involving parent and child 1-1/2 hours 2 days per month.
-Early Head Start (EHS): Home visits for mothers; prenatal education and support. 320-632-3691
-EHS Center Based: Full day center based care for infants and toddlers.
-Child Care Partnership: Partnering with area child care providers to provide enhanced services. 320-632-3691
Love and Logic– Parenting Support: The Love and Logic Institute is dedicated to making parenting fun and rewarding, instead of stressful and chaotic. Provides practical tools and techniques that help adults achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children and help them prepare their kids for the real world. To attend a class see contact MCICC Coordinator: 320-631-0402
Circle of Parents– Parent Group: Free class for parents to attend. Must register children if you need child-care. To register your child and find out schedule please call 320-360-9870
Help Me Grow:
-Birth to 3 years of age for children experiencing delays. These services are offered at no cost to families. 320-631-2537 or 1-866-693-4769
Early Childhood Screening– A brief simple procedure used to identify potential health or developmental problems. Ages 3 1/2 –4 need to be screened for preschool and kindergarten. This is offered at no cost for families. Contact information: Little Falls 320-616-6240; Mid-state 320-631-2505 (Pierz, Royalton, Swanville, Upsala)
ARC Mid-State- nonprofit membership organization offering advocacy, resources and connections to individuals with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and their families.

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