MN Community Resource List

Twin Cities Metro Area Resources

People/parents of Color
Resources for people of color and other cultures. For resources in other languages, click here.

New Mom Mental Health Checklist– Black/African Diaspora
Use this checklist to
help your healthcare provider know how you have been feeling after having a baby.It can be a good way to let someone know whether you might need help or support


Sista Midwife, Black midwives and doulas directory
Our goal is to connect black birth workers with each other and the families who need them.

Perinatal support resources

Black Moms Breastfeeding Support Group (Facebook)

a mom-to-mom breastfeeding support group. We offer encouragement, support and evidence based information through community and friendship to help expectant and nursing moms to reach their breastfeeding goals.

Chosen Vessels Midwifery Service

"Culturally specific services: “Chocolate Milk Club” breastfeeding support for African-American women."Join the Facebook group or join them for support on the first Monday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m.

DIVA (Dynamic Involved Valued African-American) Moms

D.I.V.A Moms is an African-American led prenatal program designed especially for pregnant U.S. born African American moms. Support, events and groups, as well as a Facebook page. If you do not have Facebook, but would like to speak to someone about this group, contact

Hatch Life! Mama Adventures Support Group 

RSVP 952-994-2756 - Thursdays 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

"The Hatch Life program is a place where you can feel comfortable discussing life topics surrounding parenting in a small group setting." - for pregnant and parenting women. Children ages 0-2 are welcome to attend. Topics include- anxiety and mood difficulties, breastfeeding, mother-infant relationship, sleep schedules and more! Free Lunch included!

Minneapolis Indigenous Breastfeeding Circle

Boozhoo everyone! This Facebook group is dedicated to supporting the Indigenous breastfeeding mother, chest feeding folx, their partners, pregnant women, doulas and supporters. We meet bi-monthly, usually on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 4-6 pm. We will discuss our trials and tribulations of breastfeeding; learn about breastfeeding from each other; there will be at least one Indigenous breastfeeding counselor on hand each meeting.  Meet at 2438 18th Ave. S. Minneapolis. Contact:  612/999-0265

Nubian Moms- Open Cities Health

A program dedicated to providing a personal care navigator to African American mothers with high risk pregnancies, postpartum depression and premature births. The personal care navigator helps provide mothers with community resources to guide them through a healthy, nurturing, and empowering experience.
Drop-In Service
Tuesday, 3-6pm Thursday, 10am-1pm (St. Paul). To schedule an appointment call (651) 290-9258 or email

Tiempo Para Bebe- Faribault & Northfield

Support and information for Spanish speaking parents about healthy pregnancy and taking care of baby 0 12 months; Free sibling care provided! Parent Facilitator Present and Public Health Nurse. Spanish Interpreter available. For more information call Rice County Public Health (507) 332-6111 or Elodia at (507) 210-6457 (Faribault) or Gabriela Nieves at (507) 301-2146 (Northfield). 

Faribault: Fridays, 10:30 am to noon. McKinley Early Childhood Center930 4th Avenue NW
: Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 PM. Northfield Community Resources Center, 1651 Jefferson Parkway

Sisters Parenting Support Circle- Club ICM (Islamic Center of MN)

For Muslim mothers. Join us the 1st Saturday each month at 11 am for a discussion with certified therapist Roun Said. 1413 Gardena Ave. NE, Fridley.

Wakhtiga Carrurta - Faribault

Support and information for Somali speaking parents about healthy pregnancy and taking care of children, 0 5 yrs old (sibling care provided). McKinley Early Childhood Center- 930 4th Ave.NW. Mondays: 10:30 a.m. 12 noon. Free! Parent Facilitator Present, Lactation Consultant, and Public Health Nurse, Somali Interpreter available. For more information call Rice County Public Health (507) 332-6111. 

Pregnancy & infant loss resources

The Black Infant Remembrance Memorial (online support community)

The Black Infant Remembrance Memorial is an interactive virtual community of solace for families looking to keep the memories of their young babies alive. Share your story, and connect with parents who understand.

Chemical Dependency Resources
Mis-Qua-Mi-Saga-Eh-Ganing Pregnant Women & Families Program 
Chemical Dependency Program for Native American Women, Red Lake, MN. Red Lake Nation. Shelley English, (218) 679-3331

Mental Health Emergency?  
  Go to the nearest Emergency Room
       Call 911      NAMI MN Crisis Resources (click here).

PPSM (PSI-MN) Mailing address:
701 Washington Ave N
Ste 111-167
Minneapolis 55401

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