Individuals and families turning to Keystone often come in crisis and stay to build stability. Food and housing insecurity, medical crises, loss of a job or transportation and social isolation all weaken the stability of a household.
Keystone offers basic needs support, crisis assistance, ongoing case management, coaching and education. These services relieve immediate stress for low-income neighbors while also helping them build a more stable foundation for their future.
Support Families in Crisis
Get Crisis assistance support
Keystone connects people in crisis situations to resources for housing, utilities and other basic needs. Please contact our Community Support Services line at 651-917-3883. Your call will be returned within two business days to assess eligibility for one-time emergency help. Information and referrals for other community resources are also provided.
Keystone Community Services is able to provide assistance during business hours only. If you are in need of help during evening and weekend hours, please call 2-1-1/First Call for Help.
Additional Community Resources
2-1-1/First Call for Help is an extensive information and referral line. It is free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Cell phone users can call 651-291-0211 and toll free callers can dial 1-800-543-7709. Multilingual access is available for over 100 languages, including Spanish, Hmong, Somali and Russian.