As part of Ready North’s COVID-19 response, you can find community resources operating within the pandemic here, and local mental health resources here.


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211 / United Way

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The United Way supports a free service: Call 2-1-1 to speak to a specialist who will assist you to locate services in your area (cell phone users call 800-543-7709). All phone calls are free and confidential.


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CHUM is Duluth’s primary safety-net organization where people who are homeless or who have very low incomes can come for assistance and a welcoming, safe community. CHUM operates Duluth’s largest food shelf and provides emergency shelter and supportive services for homeless individuals and families. We help people find housing and employment, access public benefits, and receive basic medical care. A

City of Duluth

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The official website for the City of Duluth, MN includes resources for residents.

City of Superior/Douglas County

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Resources for residents of Superior, WI and Douglas County

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City of Superior
Douglas County/Superior

Do 1 Thing

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Being prepared for disasters and emergencies can seem like a big task. The Do 1 Thing program allows you to take small steps that make a big difference in an emergency or disaster. It is a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies or disasters.

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals

Emergency Preparedness for Businesses


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FEMA supports citizens and communities in disaster.

Be prepared for a power outage.


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The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management helps Minnesotans prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and works to keep Minnesota secure from acts of terrorism.

Luthern Social Service

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Helps Minnesota families rebuild their lives after initial recovery efforts end.

Disaster Recovery
Community Support

MN 511

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MN 511 provides up-to-date road conditions.

Download MN 511 App on iTunes or Google Play

MN Department of Health

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The Minnesota Department of Health Center for Emergency preparedness and response fosters integrated preparedness, response, and recovery planning among state, local, and tribal public health and health care partners.

Minnesota Power

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Be prepared for a power outage.

Outage Center

Minnesota Power Outage App

Minnesota Sea Grant

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Through scientific research and public education programs, Minnesota Sea Grant works to enhance Minnesota's coastal environment and economy. As part of this, Minnesota Sea Grant helps communities adapt to increasing extreme weather events and a changing climate to build resilient, weather-ready communities in Minnesota. Some examples of Minnesota Sea Grant's program and projects include:

Assessing and Building Capacity of North Shore Communities to Adapt to Climate Change
Green Infrastructure''s Role in Reducing Flooding in Chester Creek
Flood Impacts on Streams and Lake Superior
Toolkit for Reducing Runoff


National Weather Service

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The National Weather Service has weather, water and climate data, forecasts and warnings for protection of life and property.

Park Point Beach

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Real time data for the Lake Superior Beaches of Park Point provides accurate and timely information to the public about the conditions of Park Point Beach on Lake Superior in Duluth, MN.

Ready MN

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A National public service campaign designed to educate and empower American people to prepare for, respond to, and mitigate emergencies. Click for Minnesota or Wisconsin information. Be Informed

American Red Cross

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From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, the American Red Cross goes wherever we’re needed, so people can have clean water, safe shelter and hot meals when they need them most. Providing emergency financial assistance in the immediate aftermath of a disaster.

Disaster Relief  | Flood  | Winter Storm  | Wildfire

Be Red Cross Ready
Home Fire Safety
Volunteer with the American Red Cross

Salvation Army

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The Salvation Army Northern Division serves anyone in need without discrimination. Whether it’s a hot meal, help paying a bill or a more long-term solution, every county in Minnesota and North Dakota has either a Salvation Army operation center or field representative ready to help.

We’re here to help
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Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank

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Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank is the region's only "food bank" and rescuer of nationally and regionally donated food to 180 non-profit charitible feeding programs (food shelves, soup kitchens, etc.) throughout NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin. In addition, Second Harvest along with it national affiliate, Feeding America, provide emergency food supplies during disasters.

St. Louis County

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Information and news from St. Louis County in Minnesota.

St. Louis County serves its citizens, businesses and visitors on multiple fronts before, during and after an emergency situation. For example:

  • The Sheriff’s Office, beyond responding to emergencies, has an Emergency Management Division focused on emergency preparedness and hazard mitigation plan.
  • The Public Health Division works toward emergency preparedness, plus responds when emergency shelters or mass dispensing of vaccines are needed.
  • The Assessor’s Office helps property owners following a disaster by appraising when a property may be eligible for tax relief.