Our Homeless Response System

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Central MN CoC Matrix: Resources by county

Adult Mental Health Resource Guild: Mental Health Treatment resource

Minnesota Help Online: Local resources for people in crisis.

United Way 2-1-1: Local helpline that connects people to services.

HUD Exchange: Get updates on HUD policy developments, training, and other information.

MN HMIS: Learn more about Minnesota's HMIS (Homeless Management Information System).

Heading Home MN: Learn more about the State's plan to end homelessness.

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency: Details on MHFA's efforts to end homelessness.

Law Help Guild: A guild to walk you through one problem at a time.

Self-Help Library:

There are many resources on many topics in the Self-Help Library. (in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Somali): 


Providers and Clinics:

You can find free legal clinics and organizations statewide: https://www.lawhelpmn.org/providers-and-clinics

For example, if you select the legal topic “Housing” and service type “Clinic” you will get a list of clinics, such as eviction expungement clinics, housing court clinics. This is a statewide list of resources.


They also provide a live chat option, so if you are not sure where exactly to find the information you need, you can live chat with a librarian. The chat button appears in the lower right corner of the page. It is also now possible to “Ask A Librarian” after hours of live chat, by creating a ticket, and they will get back to you with their response.

Other Legal Help

Free or low-cost legal resources: https://www.mnlegaladvice.org/other-legal-resources

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If you are experiencing Homelessness please call our Call to Connect tollfree number to connect you to resources in your area 1-866-560-7464


Click here for current vacancies that CMHP offers

Welcome to the Central CoC Coordinated Entry site!

Here you'll find all the assessment and referral tools used by Coordinated Entry providers in Cass, Wadena, Crow Wing, Todd, Morrison, Mille Lacs, Kanabec, Pine, Isanti, Chisago, Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, and Wright counties, as well as some "getting,  started" information for those new to Coordinated Assessment.

     Assessor tools

Release of Information Form

COC Coordinated Entry System Memorandum of Understanding Effective 05.01.17

Coordinated Entry Participation Agreement Effective 05.01.17

Documenting Homeless Status & Eligibility - HUD Form

Self-Verification Long-Term Homeless Housing Status - MHFA Form

MN CES Coordinated Entry Referral Denial/Housing Form--Fillable

Housing provider referral request form: