The following information is intended to support students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic and any time there is a mental health need.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
If this is an emergency call: 9-1-1
FirstLink: Call 211 or text 701-235-7335;
Receive free, confidential support, referrals to resources, and crisis intervention including access to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Rape & Abuse Crisis Center: 701-293-7273; 800-344-7273; firstname.lastname@example.org
Services victims of domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and child sexual abuse
Recovery Support: 1-844-44TALK2
Connect with a trained support specialist who has experienced addiction similar to the caller
Prairie St. John's: Call 701-476-7200
Providing a full continuum of care for all ages living with mental health and substance use challenges
Text A Tip: 701-730-8859
Report crime information anonymously
Ask A Nurse (Sanford): 701-234-5000
Essentia Health: 701-364-8000; essentiahealth.org
Sanford Health: 701-417-2100; sanfordhealth.org
Available Weekdays 8:00am–5:00pm
Southeast Human Service Center: 701-298-4500 (ask for RIS Team)
Homeless Support: Stepping Stones Resource Center (SSRC): 701-356-8585
Fargo Cass Public Health: 701-241-1360
Family HealthCare: 701-271-3344
ND Department of Health: 866-207-2880
Project Renew: 701-223-1510; email@example.com
Available Weekdays 5:00pm–8:00am & Weekends 24 hours a day
Mobile Mental Health Team: 701-298-4500
Works to respond within 30-minutes to resolve a crisis and prevent hospitalization
Resources as of 3/30/2020; subject to change
Dorothy Day West
2820 Bluestem Dr., West Fargo
Premade food box distribution
Distribution: Mondays & Wednesdays 3 – 4 p.m.
1636 42nd St. S., Fargo
Call ahead: 701-293-3000
FREE Sack lunches for children while supplies last; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Limit = 6 lunches per family
Kittsona (women’s clothing store)
23 8th St. S., Fargo; 701-936-0608
FREE sack lunches; call for drop off delivery
Faith United Methodist
Faith 4 Hope Food Pantry
909 19th Ave. N. Fargo; 701-232-6844
Curbside grocery distribution
Distribution: 1st & 3rd Fridays 2 – 3 p.m.
Charism Family Center
Grocery Assistance Program
622 23rd St. S. Fargo; 701-241-9385
Located next to playground east of the 23rd Street parking lot
Distribution: Tuesdays 4 – 5 p.m. & Fridays 10 – 11 a.m.
Emergency Food Pantry
1101 4th Ave. N. Fargo; 701-237-9337
Distribution: Monday-Thursday 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Adult ID required
Check-in near the front door and wait in car; Food baskets will be brought to parking lot
YMCA of Cass-Clay Counties
Supper and Snack Distribution
Distribution: Weekdays 4:15 p.m. or 5:15 p.m. at select locations
See website for locations and information.
McMerty Food Pantry
630 7th Ave. N. Fargo; (701) 235-4289
Distribution: Saturdays 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.