Community Support Services

Support for community:
individuals and families with young children

 

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Services and experiences that lift families to their fullest potential.

Free Shelf

What is it? A support service to families with young children–one visit per month to pick up necessities such as diapers, toiletries, and household supplies, free of charge.

When is it available: Tuesday- Friday 10 am – 1 pm

Where: Grace Place, 66 E. 2nd St., Winona, MN

Requirements: Must have children in the home and complete an application.
Call 507-474-9323 to schedule an appointment.
Shop Free

What is it: Free items from our Winona or Rushford Thrift Stores to help meet your practical needs

Who can use it: Anyone!

How often: Once a month

When is it available: Tuesday- Friday 10 am – 1 pm

Details: Each member of your household is eligible for 6 practical items of $5.00 value or less. Example: 4 people in your household = 24 practical items. Practical items include clothing, shoes, kitchen items, bedding, etc… If an item exceeds $5.00 you can pay the difference.

Requirements: Must complete an application collecting basic information.

Call 507-474-9323 to schedule an appointment.
Benevolence

What is it: Assistance for expenses up to $200

Who can use it: All are considered. Priority given to individuals with children.

How often: Individuals can be a recipient once a year.

When is it available: Tuesday- Friday 10 am – 1 pm.

Details: When the application is complete and all requested documents are attached, they are submitted to to director for review. If approved, money goes directly for the item or service, not to the individual. Grace Place is limited to gifting up to $200 per month. Once that $200 is met, we do not accept any requests until the following month.

Requirements: Must complete an application collecting basic information. Must provide documentation of the need. For example: a phone bill, quote for new tires, letter from landlord, etc… You can complete the application at your scheduled appointment at Grace Place.

Call 507-474-9323 to schedule an appointment.

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