Community Connections

Often students have personal needs that can affect their ability to succeed in college. These might include financial needs beyond college expenses, homelessness, medical and mental health issues, legal issues and others. We want to assist you in locating resources in the community that can support these issues to help you to be able to be successful in your college and personal life.

The following community connections are resources you can explore to meet your individual needs:

Basic Needs

Child Care Resources


Legal Issues


  Emergency Contacts

  • United Way 211
    Dial 2-1-1 (651-291-0211)
    First call for help. Provides free and confidential health and human services information.
  • Crisis Connection
    Provides 24 hour counseling by telephone. 
  • Acute Psychiatric Services Hennepin County Medical Center
    Suicide Hotline 612-873-2222
    Crisis Intervention - 612-873-3161
    Provides 24 hour walk-in crisis intervention and treatment of behavioral emergencies.
    701 Park Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55415
  • NHCC Public Safety
    Provides immediate response to on-campus emergency concerns.

Another Helpful Link:

North Hennepin Community College does not assume responsibility for the quality of services provided by outside agencies or websites listed.  Inclusion on the list does not imply endorsement nor does omission indicate disapproval. Please use appropriate investigation of resources before consenting to services or entering into any professional or financial arrangement.