Resources for new arrivals

Find shelter, housing, legal services, food, help enrolling in school, childcare and more for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Welcome to Minneapolis

We're happy you're here. If you're new to our city and country, here is some basic information to help you get settled.

Contact 311 if you have questions about this list or need other assistance.

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To meet you and your families' basic needs, Hennepin County's Office of Multicultural Services helps you sign up for programs and find resources in over 20 different languages.

Other basic resources

Culturally specific resources and community groups

Contact us

Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

Neighborhood & Community Relations




Crown Roller Mill
105 Fifth Ave., Room 425
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Meet the staff


Minneapolis 311


Office hours

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday