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Health and Medical Resources for Families
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Fairview Pond Health Clinic

  • Brings affordable medical services to the Bloomington. The Clinic's medical, dental and mental health partners provide family-centered care at no cost or low cost to Bloomington and Richfield children, infancy through high school. Other clinic services include assistance with accessing health insurance, immunizations, physicals and health education.
  • Click here for more information and clinic hours

VVE Health Associate:  Bryna Lester, 952-681-5708
VVE Psychologist:  Sara Becker, 952-681-5747
VVE Social Workers:
Carol Nanneman, 952-681-5779
Sara Peik:  952-681-5746
Sarah Lightner, 952-681-5710
Human Services (for Bloomington residents):  952-563-4957
     Call for help providing food, housing and medical care

Medical Assistance - Hennepin County:  612-596-1300 (
     Call to discuss eligibility for MN Health Care Programs and get an application

Minnesota Care:  651-297-3862 (
     Low-cost medical insurance for individuals who meet income guidelines and have not had insurance for 4 months

Crisis Connection:  612-379-6363 (
     Call for crisis and general counseling, operates 24 hours/day

Family and Children’s Services
612-728-2089 English, 612-728-2089 Espanol
     Call about counseling for children, adolescents and adults

Children’s Defense Fund MN Low-Cost Health Care Directory
651-227-6121 (
     Searchable directories of health and dental care options for uninsured or poorly insured families with children

United Way 211:  651-291-0211
     Free, confidential information and referral service that links people to social services, healthcare, and more
     Interpreter services available upon request

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance:  612-596-1900
     Short term assistance for families with minor children in financial crisis

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