Food Access Resources

Local Food Resources in Chisago County (PDF) - Listed by City with Links and Complete Details - Printable

Women, Infant and Children (WIC)

Is a resource for food assistance to those that qualify. For more information, please visit the WIC Page of our website.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) / Food Stamps 

Eligibility is based on monthly income and household size.

Second Harvest Heartland is working hard to register those eligible for SNAP to ensure that everyone who needs these benefits, which will be especially important during this time, can access them. To find out if you are eligible for SNAP benefits you can contact an outreach specialist, Rahsa Bale by email.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES 

  • Catholic Charities continues to meet the needs of those 60 and older through their meal delivery system (meals on wheels).
  • Catholic Charities is offering 10 meals per person twice a month, exceptions can be made on a case by case basis.
  • Individuals 60 and older wanting to participate should register by calling the Chisago County Senior Center at 651-674-1956.

FAMILY PATHWAYS

Chisago City

10586 Liberty Lane - Chisago City, MN 55013

Phone:  651-257-1308

Hours:Monday9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thursday9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


North Branch

6381 Main Street - North Branch, MN 55056

Phone:  651-674-8313

Hours:MondayNoon - 5:00 p.m.

WednesdayNoon - 5:00 p.m.

FridayNoon - 5:00 p.m.


CHISAGO COUNTY SCHOOLS 

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it is extending several flexibilities that will allow school districts to continue providing students free meals. For Chisago Lakes, North Branch and Rush City Schools all student meals are free of charge regardless of income for the upcoming 2021 - 2022 school year. This means that ALL students will receive free school breakfasts and lunches regardless of their free/reduced status.

For more information about the USDA extension for FREE meals for all students.