Community Resources - St. Louis County MN

Find additional resources to help support your family in St. Louis County, Minnesota. Below are other resources beyond your health care team for pregnancy, parents, newborns and young children. 

Resources

WIC Women, Infants, Children

320 W 2nd St #108
Duluth, MN
218-725-5211 or 800-450-9777
Services:

  • Breastfeeding support
  • Nutritious food for moms and children
  • Immunizations

St. Louis County Human Services

320 W 2nd St #108
Duluth, MN
218-725-5211
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm
Public Health Nurse 218-725-5210

Services:

  • Nurse-Family partnership program
    First time moms are paired with a public health nurse during pregnancy to age 2
  • Family Home Visit program
    Helps to improve the health status of children, youth, women and their families

Early Childhood Family Education

215 North 1st Ave East
Duluth, MN
218-336-8890
Program of information and support serves families with children from birth through age three. Program provides parent education discussion groups, early childhood education, parent-child activities, toy and book lending libraries, home visits, and off-site programs together with other agencies.

Lake Superior Regional Family Justice Center

Free and confidential
218-623-1000
https://www.familyjusticecenter.org/
Services:

  • Advocacy
  • Childcare
  • Clothing
  • Counseling
  • Emergency housing
  • Legal help - Child custody, divorce, restraining orders
  • Safety planning

Hotlines

Minnesota Parent Warmline

866-916-4316

Safe Place for Newborns

877-440-2229

Poison Control Center

800-222-1222

United Way Resource Information

Dial 2-1-1 or 800-543-7709
For Information Referrals and Services

Child Care Resources and Referral

320-629-5164 or 800-890-5399

ARC Northland

424 W Superior St,
Duluth, MN
218-726-4725
Extreme Parenting group
Support and training for parents dealing with children who have mental health or emotional issues.

Online Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Advice on child health and development, immunizations, safety, and books. https://www.aap.org/

Consumer Products Safety Commission

Safety alerts and recalls. 800-638-2772 https://www.cpsc.gov/

La Leche League

Breastfeeding resources. Find local mother-to-mother support, good books, and help in many languages. https://www.llli.org/

March of Dimes

Information on pregnancy health and on preventing birth defects. https://www.marchofdimes.org/
888-663-4637

Prevent Child Abuse America

Local parent support groups and trusted parenting resources from the Child and Family WebGuide. https://preventchildabuse.org/

North American Quitline Consortium

Links you to experts who can help you stop smoking. https://www.naquitline.org/

Other Resources

Barnes Early Childhood Center - HeadStart

2102 N Blackman Avenue
Duluth, MN
218-336-8815 Ext. 2297
Services for children 0-5 years in early childhood education, health and nutrition, parent involvement, meeting special needs, and family support. Preschool children (3 & 4 years old) attend center-based programs and meet four days a week, Monday -Thursday, for 3 ½ hours per day.

Lake Superior Life Care Center

101 West 2nd Street
Duluth, MN
218-727-3399
Services:

  • Pregnancy resources, information and counseling
  • Childbirth preparation clinic
  • Confidential, no-cost family planning services

Lutheran Social Services

424 West Superior Street Suite 105
Duluth, MN
218-529-2246
https://www.lsswis.org/
First and Second Year program
Education and support for first time parents to promote healthy relationships and enhance children’s development from birth-2
Explore program
Support, information, and family fun nights for parents and their children of all ages
Bethany Crisis Nursery 218-302-6879
Temporary emergency care for children, infants through age 12, and support services for parents in times of crisis.

Planned Parenthood

1001 East Central Entrance
Duluth, MN
218-722-0833
Services:

  • Pregnancy resources
  • Confidential, no-cost family planning services
  • Counselors
  • LGBT services

Damiano Center

206 West 4th Street
Duluth, MN
218-336-1033
https://www.damianocenter.org/
Kid’s Café
Healthy meals, nutrition education, activities and events. Kids under 5 must be with parent.
School year Mon-Thu 4 - 5:30 pm
Summer Mon-Fri 11:30 am - 1 pm

Salvation Army

215 South 27th Avenue West
Duluth, MN
218-722-7934
Services:

  • Thrift Store
  • Social services support

Mommy and Me program
Informal play, support, and educational group for moms and young children. Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 12:30 pm.

Life House Positive Parenting

102 West 1st
Duluth, MN
218-722-7431
https://lifehouseduluth.org/
Parenting support, education, & recreation, as well as housing support for parents under 20 yrs.

Center for American Indian Resources (CAIR)

Fond du Lac
211 West 4th Street
Duluth, MN
218-726-1370
Services:

  • Public health nurse
  • Family services
  • Health education
  • Resources and support