Local Support Agencies

Agencies
Locations
American Red Cross Phone: 800-RED-CROSS Phone: 800-733-2767
Minneapolis Phone: 612-871-7676
ARES (HAM Radio)
Ed LaPlante
W: 651-257-1313
H: 651-257-6117
Duane Lundsford
H: 651-462-8859
Bret Hedrington
W: 612-669-7547
H/O: 651-213-0064 x201
Toll Free: 888-277-5289
Communication Assistance
Sign Language Assistance
Phone: 800-456-2021
Adaptive Visual Devices
Phone: 800-657-3821
Assistive Telephone Devices
Phone: 800-571-4292
Community/Senior Centers
Chisago County Senior Center 38790 - 6th Avenue North Branch, MN 55056
Phone: 651-674-8658
Rush City Senior Dining Center 720 W. 14th Street Rush city, MN 55069
Phone: 320-358-3611
Food Stamps/Services
Chisago County Human Service Agency
Phone: 651-257-1300 or Phone: 651-213-5600
Minnesota Food Bank
Phone: 612-486-9860 ext. 11
Minnesota Food Shelf
Phone: 800-782-6372
Second Harvest Food Bank
Phone: 612-484-5117
Hazelden Foundation
General Information
Phone: 651-257-4010
Information Center
Phone: 866-926-2609
Law Enforcement
Phone: 651-257-4100Emergency 911
Legal Aid
Farm Law Project
Phone: 651-233-5333
Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Phone: 800-657-3787
Minnesota State Bar Assn Attorney Reference Service
Phone: 800-292-4152
Miscellaneous 
Senior LinkAge Line
Phone: 800-333-2433
Insurance Helpline/Department of Commerce
Phone: 800-657-3602
Minnesota 2-1-1 (United Way)
Phone: 800-543-7709 Website
Pet/Animal Resources
Northwoods Humane Society
Phone: 651-982-0240 Website

Salvation Army
Minneapolis
Phone: 800-569-0541

Transportation
Arrowhead Transit
702 3rd Avenue South
Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 800-862-0175, option 13
Chisago County School District Garages:
Chisago Lakes 651-213-2020
North Branch 651-674-1030
Rush City Phone: 320-358-3562