Resources

Emergency Food Shelf, New Ulm

Hours: Mondays – 12-2:45pm and 6:30-7:45pm; Wednesdays – 12-2:45pm
Address: 1305 S. Valley St, New Ulm, MN 56073
Phone: 507-354-7668
Email: newulmfoodshelf@gmail.com

General Information

Senior Directory
Provided by the United Way of the Brown County Area
https://www.unitedwaybrowncountyarea.org/senior-directory


Medicare

Senior LinkAge Line
Information and Services on Medicare, Caregiving, and Aging in Place
Paulina Camacho, Information and Assistance Specialist
800-333-2433
507-387-6223 fax
pcamacho@mnraaa.org
www.MinnesotaHelp.info

Services – Utilities

Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program
Provides telephone equipment at no cost to eligible Minnesotans with disabilities.
MN Department of Human Services
800-657-3663
ted.program@state.mn.us
http://www.mn.gov/dhs/ted-program


Support Groups

The Compassionate Friends
Supporting Family After A Child Dies
South Central Minnesota Chapter
Regional Coordinator: Cathy Seehuetter 678-991-9954
Local Leader: Bernadette Schendel 507-381-8424
Co-Leader: Judy Kastman 507-359-2737
tcfsouthcentralmn@gmail.com
http://tcf-sc-mn.org/
http://www.compassionatefriends.org

The New Ulm Area Chapter meets at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 700 S. Broadway St, New Ulm, on the last Monday of each month except December; Candle-lighting ceremony is held on the second Sunday in December.

Volunteer Opportunities

Little Dresses Sewers
Volunteers sewing clothing for children in need all over the world.
Mary Warner, Little Dresses Sewers Coordinator
1326 N. German St.
New Ulm, MN 56073
507-359-1326

Lutheran Social Services
Looking for adults 55+ to support kids who have fallen behind in school – in person or virtually. Earn a tax-free stipend, plus mileage. Virtual training is provided. To learn more, please contact Gail Summerfelt from LSS at 507-530-2295 or email Gail.Summerfelt@lssmn.org.

Transportation

Heartland Express Bus Service
1900 N. Franklin St.
New Ulm, MN 56073
507-359-2717
http://www.co.brown.mn.us/heartland-express-transit

Free rides on the Heartland Express Bus Service has been extended to February 28, 2021! Please call the Brown County Heartland Express dispatch office, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am-3pm at 507-359-2717 to schedule your ride. Requests need to be made at least one business day in advance of your needed ride. Heartland Express buses operate in New Ulm, Monday through Friday from 6:15am until 5:45pm. Buses also operate in Sleepy Eye, Springfield and Comfrey, Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm


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