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ESNS Mission and History:

“Fostering the development and well being of individuals and families while strengthening our diverse community.”

East Side Neighborhood Services is a nonprofit human services agency that provides basic needs resources and social services to individuals, families and neighborhoods primarily located in Northeast and Southeast Minneapolis. Its purpose is to assist people of all ages and backgrounds in realizing a higher quality of life. 

Since 1915, East Side Neighborhood Services has served immigrant, refugee and low income individuals and families.  In 2010 East Side Neighborhood Services served over 11,500 individuals through its broad range of community-based social services.

These services address access to basic needs and issues of family violence, housing, effective parenting, adolescent pregnancy, truancy and school performance, legal problems, mental health, divorce/separation, school readiness and literacy, employment and aging. Services are available at its main building and several off-site locations.

Check out the ESNS website.