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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Help Paying for Basic Needs

2330 Sioux Trl NW, Prior Lake, MN, 55372-9077

Distance: 1049 Miles

(952) 496-6168


Service Details


Offers cash or other short term aid to people in a crisis that is affecting their access to basic needs

Emergency assistance can vary based upon eligibility and available funds.

Additional Information

They provide assistance to families in emergency situations, including:
* Help with first month's rent and/or damage deposit, rental assistance
* Emergency travel vouchers
* Baby supplies such as diapers and wipes
* Referrals to other appropriate agencies


  • Specialization
    • Family 
    • Native American Community 


Programs are open to American Indian Families who reside in Scott County and meet program guidelines. Members of the applying household are only eligible to receive emergency assistance once.

Application Instructions

Applicant must seek assistance from all other eligible programs. Whenever possible, applicant must bring in written denial from agencies. If partial assistance is provided by another agency, applicant must provide written verification of funds received.

The Family and Children Services department can be reached by email at

Area Served

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community members


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
General Information (952) 445-8900

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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