Minnesota Know/Help

Minnesota Parents Know

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) announces the MNParentsKnow.info Web site has been expanded to include research-based information for parents of children from birth through age 5.

The expansion of Minnesota Parents Know supports Minnesota’s continued commitment to supporting parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.

The Minnesota Parents Know Web site, which offers Minnesota parents a convenient source for trusted knowledge on their child’s health, learning, development and safety. The information added for ages 1 through 5 is in addition to the infant information already available on the Web site. Ultimately, the department plans to include information through grade 12.

MNParentsKnow.info is hosted by the MDE and was developed as part of the Educate Parents Partnership, an early childhood initiative of Gov. Tim Pawlenty funded by the 2006 Legislature. The Web site was developed by the Department of Education in collaboration with the Department of Health, Department of Human Services and many other public and private organizations.

Minnesota Help Info

Information not found in this directory, may be found by going to www.MinnesotaHelp.Info

Emergency Numbers

MinnesotaHelp.info is an online directory of services designed to help people in Minnesota find human services, information and referral, financial assistance, and other forms of help. It is especially rich in resource information for seniors and their caregivers; people with disabilities and their caregivers; parents and families; and low income people.

Ambulance – Fire – Police – Sheriff – 911

Woodland Centers

Phone: (800)992-1716

Western Mental Health Center
Phone: (800)658-2429
TTY: (800)787-3224
Project Turnabout
Phone: (800)862-1453
Poison Control
Phone: (800)222-1222
AID Hotline
Phone: (800)227-8922
American Heart Association
Phone: (800)AHA-USA1
American Red Cross
Phone: (800)733-2767
Arson Hotline
Phone: (800)723-2020
Child Care Aware
Phone: (800)424-2246
Child Support Information
Phone: (800)657-3954
Family Planning & STD Hotline
Phone: (800)78-FACTS
Gambling Hotline
Phone: (800)333-HOPE
Housing Discrimination
Phone: (800)669-9777
Gambling Hotline
Phone: (800)333-HOPE
National Child Abuse Hotline
Phone: (800)422-4453
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (800)799-7233 
TTY: (800)787-3224
National Runaway Hotline
Phone: (800)RUN-AWAY
National Substance Abuse Helpline
Phone: (800)662-HELP
Road Information
Phone: (800)657-3774
Safe Drinking Water Hotline
Phone: (800)426-4791
Social Security Administration
Phone: (800)772-1213 
TTY: (800)325-0778
Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry
Phone: (800)342-5354 
TTY: (651)297-4198
MN Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone: (866)223-1111
Someplace Safe Crisis Line
Phone: (800)974-3359