Call us, we’re here to help. 952.888.9616
VEAP is taking proactive measures amid the pandemic and is currently running a hybrid model. Learn more.
Facing financial uncertainty is overwhelming. We’re here to help. Your first step, whether you need food, resources for your children, or simply to speak with our Social Services team is to call us at 952-888-9616. Volunteers will gather information and explain VEAP’s programs. Our call intake center is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
In order to access VEAP’s Food Pantry and Social Services, you must live in the area that includes Bloomington, Edina, Richfield and the portion of south Minneapolis that includes zip codes of 55410, 55419 and 55417. A photo ID and a piece of current official mail, like a utility bill or cell phone bill, will be asked during your first visit. We do not ask for proof of income. Get answers to other frequently asked questions.
Para hablar con alguien en español, llame al 952.888.9616 x 1. Чтобы поговорить с кем-то по-русски, звоните 952.888.9616 x 2. Interpreters can be made available for other languages as well.
VEAP works to ensure everyone in our community has access to healthy, nutritious food. Our Food & Basic Needs program includes a fully-stocked Food Pantry with fresh produce, dairy, meat, and other staples. For those who don’t have easy access to a car or the bus, VEAP’s volunteers make home deliveries of groceries. Learn more.
If you can’t make it into the pantry or need additional food, VEAP’s Mobile Food Pantry also conveniently makes regular visits to several different sites across our service area. Everyone is welcome.
In addition, VEAP also offers student food support in partnership with local area schools, and birthday bags for children during their birthday month.
VEAP offers caring, professional support to help you stabilize your housing and financial situation and create an individualized plan to access resources. You will work with members of our Social Services team to identify the steps to take to reach and maintain financial stability. Our staff can collaboratively work with you on how to best prioritize your rent or mortgage payment, discuss solutions to barriers like transportation, and provide overall support to make a plan for your future. Learn more.
Please note, VEAP is co-located with Hennepin Country. Due to VEAP’s data privacy guidelines, VEAP does not share your personal information nor access case information without your written permission. If you have questions, please contact [email protected]