Community Connections

Staff at Pine work with students individually to connect and refer students to community agencies based on their needs. Below are frequent resources students often find helpful as they balance going to college and needs outside of the classroom.

Community Resource Guide for Students (PDF)
Local listings for Food Equity & Access, Housing, Mental Health Resources, Social Services, Transportation and Utilities

Lakes and Pines Community Action Council's mission is to build prosperous communities by serving local families and individuals in the pursuit of self-reliance.

Family Pathways works alongside people to enhance lives through a continuum of essential services and-together with the community- champion’s positive social change. 

Twin Cities Mobile Market finder 
This mobile bus market conveniently brings affordable and fresh fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy, grains and other high-quality groceries directly into neighborhoods around Saint Paul and Minneapolis.  

Fare For All
Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality, nutritious food. They buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and frozen meat in bulk to save customers up to 40% off grocery store prices.

Below is a map of the area food shelves and grocery stores near Pine. Visit the Twin Cities Mobile Market finder for metro locations. We encourage all students to visit local food pantry websites for updated hours and use guidelines. 

COVID Related Emergency Resources

MN COVID-19 Response resources website

MN COVID-19 housing resources website

WI COVID-19 Resource resource website


For more information contact

Erin White
Student Success Advisor
320.629.4574  |
Student Success Suite | Office 81

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