Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Teen Parent Assistance
Helps prepare young parents with classes or other educational programs and support
Parenting education program that works with parenting and pregnant youth to help them succeed.
Education for teen parents can include classes, workshops or alternative learning settings.
The Resources for Youth program helps young people connect with available services.
Services can help you to:
- Apply for assistance - with applications for health insurance, food assistance, and other state programs
- Get health care - helps you apply for medical assistance, and find health clinics with services aimed at youth
- Earn your diploma or degree - will help you get back into school, earn your General Educational Development (GED), and explore options for college
- Teen parents education and support - find out about county assistance programs, food vouchers, parenting, and child care assistance
- Legal help - connects you with legal advice and advocacy services
- Transitioning out of foster care - can help you plan for living independently, set goals, and find support
- Drop-in centers
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
Varies by program based on income and asset limits
To apply for assistance, call (612) 596-1300 or toll free (844) 803-8466 to apply for assistance.
Pregnant Teens and Teen Parents: Call Hennepin Health Families at (612) 596-7537 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Public Health Nursing at (612) 617-4600.
300 S 6th St, Government Center, Minneapolis, MN, 55487
- Primary Contact for this program: 612-596-1300
- Main: 612-348-4111
- Main - After Hours Homeless Resources: 612-673-9138
- Main - Crisis Line - Adult Mental Health Response: 612-596-1223
- Central-Northeast Minneapolis Human Service Center 525 Portland Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55415
- YouthLink (Health Care for the Homeless) 41 N 12th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55403
- North Minneapolis Human Service Center 1001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, 55411
- West Broadway 1250 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55411
- Northwest Family Human Service Center 7051 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN, 55429
- South Suburban Human Service Center 9600 Aldrich Ave S, Bloomington, MN, 55420
Other Services at this Location
- Apply for Waiver Programs Accepts applications for Medical Assistance/Medicaid waiver programs
- Child and Teen Checkups Well-child care and screenings for eligible newborns, children and young adults
- Children's Mental Health Crisis Response Services (CRS) Professional help 24/7 for children or youth experiencing a mental health crisis to help the child be safe, stay in their home, and get connected to support.
- County Programs for Families Apply for county programs that provide financial assistance and supportive resources to families
- County Programs for Food Support Apply for county programs that help pay for food
- County Programs for Income Assistance Apply for county programs that help pay for basic needs
- County Programs for People with Disabilities Apply for county programs that serve people with disabilities
- Family Home Visiting - Hennepin Healthy Families, Family Ties, Nurse Family Partnership Expectant parents, parents, or guardians of children five years old and younger can get in-home coaching with parenting skills and connections to community resources
- Follow Along Program Program that helps to make sure children are learning and growing appropriately for their age
- Housing Stabilization Services (HSS) Medical Assistance benefit to help people with disabilities and seniors find and keep housing
- Mental Health Crisis Response Services - Adult Immediate help for people having urgent problems with depression, panic, anxiety, delusions, or other mood or behavior disorders.
- WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program Healthy eating and breastfeeding support program for women, infants and children. Benefits include nutrition information, healthy food you purchase using your card, and other health or community program referrals.