The following website links have been compiled by African Families Development Network Resources. Our agency is not directly affiliated with these organizations however we have gathered this information as we believe they are all very useful agencies that can provide resources and assistance to you. Please visit their websites for more information on Housing, Legal Assistance and Medical Care.
If you would like our help navigating these websites or understanding the information please call today for an appointment 612.724.0000
|Click Here American Refugee Committee (ARC)|
|Click Here Disabled Immigrant Association (DIA)
DIA supports disabled immigrants and their career development through the provision of information, referrals, education regarding rights, peer support, and guidance in navigating through complex barriers to receiving supports, services and jobs.
|Click Here International Institute of Minnesota (IIMN)
Each year, the International Institute assists over 1,000 refugees, asylees and immigrants to navigate the process of permanent residency, citizenship and other immigration procedures.
|Click Here Minnesota Council of Churches Refugee Services (MCC)|
|United Way: Call 211 for various resources|
|Click Here Housing Link
What is Section 8 Housing? Section 8 is a government-funded program that helps low-income households pay the rent on private, market-rate rental units.
|Click Here Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA)
Minnesota Housing finances and advances affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate income Minnesotans to enhance quality of life and foster strong communities.
|Click Here Minnesota Public Housing Authority (MPH)
“The mission of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) is to promote and deliver quality, well-managed homes to a diverse low income population and, as a valued partner, contribute to the well-being of the individuals, families and community we serve.”
|Click Here St. Paul Public Housing
Providing Safe Affordable Housing to Low Income Residents
|Click Here Advocates for Human Rights
The Advocates provides access to free legal services in approximately 1000 immigration cases annually.
|Click Here Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis
Providing direct legal assistance to low income people through a network of local offices and programs.
|Click Here CAPI
To guide refugees and immigrants in the journey toward self-determination and social equality.
|Click Here Children’s Dental Services
Dedicated to improving oral health of children and families with low incomes by providing accessible treatment and education to our diverse MN community.
|Click Here Community University Healthcare Center
Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) opened its doors in 1966 to provide primary care services to children and low income families in South Minneapolis.
|Click Here Crown Medical Support Services
Crown Medical Support Services is a 501(c)(3) organization created as a vehicle to provide adequate medical services to those who are without sufficient resources to pay for them via insurance or otherwise.
|Click Here Minnesota International Health Volunteers
International Health Volunteers (IHVO) is an independent, not for profit, humanitarian medical aid organization whose primary purpose is to establish an accessible repository of physicians, dentists and other medical experts who have the requisite skills and interest to assist in domestic and international short term medical relief projects.
Translation and Interpreting
|Click Here Somali Translation & Interpreting
Professional Somali translations to discerning clients across the world. With proven methods to produce all Somali Transalation and interpreting to the highest possible linguistic standards, we are the only partner you will need to enable you to communicate effectively to your Somali clients.