your job as a parent can feel very difficult during COVID-19, and you need support.
Here are a list of key resources put together by experts across different fields serving parents in MN to help. Take a deep breath, and remember you are doing a great job!
MN Parent and Family Public Health Guidance to support families this summer in keeping children active, social and healthy.
minnesota department of health informational videos
COVID-19 safety information
mindfulness practices and mental well-being resources for families:
info for new parents and COVID-19
activities and virtual/distance learning
helping your child deal with loss and grief:
COVID-19 Resources for Children and Families resource guide (Hmong, Somali and Spanish) aimed at helping families find supports related to COVID-19, including economic, child care, mental health, and other supports.
United Way 2-1-1: Provides free and confidential help with things like financial assistance, food programs, finding housing or legal advice. Call 800-543-7709 or visit www.211unitedway.org.
Grocery shopping online with SNAP EBT
SNAP participants and those receiving Minnesota Family Investment Program food benefits can now purchase eligible food items online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Amazon and Walmart are currently the only two approved online retailers in Minnesota, but if additional retailers are approved, they will be listed on this page. Only EBT food benefits can be used online at this time; EBT cash benefits cannot be used online. EBT food or cash benefits cannot be used to pay for delivery costs or any fees. Learn more on this webpage with frequently asked questions about Online EBT.