Help & Assistance Programs For Seniors

Chore Services

H.O.M.E. (Household and Outside Maintenance for Elderly) provides help with indoor and outdoor household chores and minor home repairs for people age 60 and older. Call 952-746-4046.

Senior Linkage Line

This telephone information and referral service helps senior citizens and family members of Hennepin County locate needed services close to home such as home meal programs, congregate dining, counseling, transportation, reassurance, day care centers, volunteer opportunities, and health services. Trained volunteers and staff answer phones between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday. Call 1-800-333-2433.

Senior Outreach

Senior Outreach helps seniors in suburban Hennepin County remain independent by linking them with a broad range of services and programs. Staff meets with seniors (and often families) in their own homes to explore the most appropriate and cost-effective services available to them. This program of Senior Community Services also provides support groups for seniors and caregivers. Call 952-746-4028.

Widow Assistance

A widow support group meets Saturdays at the New Hope Country Kitchen (42nd & Winnetka) at 2 pm, and the first Thursday of the month at Evans Nordby Funeral Home (60th & Brooklyn Blvd) at 1:30 pm. New people are always welcome!