Community Services

KCFA is one of many organizations offering support to people in Koochiching County. We encourage all of our shoppers to utilize as many resources as possible given their specific circumstances. For help navigating the landscape of assistance, please contact our office. We are available to help connect you to additional resources, including those that will help you reach your food and nutritional needs.


Community Resource Specialists are available 24/7 for free and confidential assistance for health and human service information including food/ housing support and mental health resources.

SNAP/ Koochiching County Public Health & Human Services

(218) 283-7000;  1000 5th St. International Falls; 

WIC (Women, Infants & Children, Supplemental Nutrition & Breastfeeding Program

(218) 283-7070;  1000 5th St. International Falls

Community Cafe

Tuesday & Thursday  5-6pm. 900 5th St.
Call (218) 285-7225 to reserve a meal.

Servants of Shelter

Emergency housing services, safe warm shelter, Permanent Supportive Housing and many other services to people experiencing homelessness.
(218) 1602 2nd Ave. West International Falls


Head Start, early childhood education for ages 0-5;  homebuyer services, crisis housing services, heating assistance;
2232 E. 2nd Avenue International Falls, MN 56649;  218-283-9491

Arrowhead Transit

Dial-A-Ride public transit;  (800) 862-0175, option 5

Friends Against Abuse

Provides services and support to victims of crime in Koochiching and Lake of the Woods Counties
24/7 Crisis Line 1-888-344-3264
407 7th St. International Falls

Koochiching Aging Options

Serving older adults and those who care for them through support services, resource referral and education.
1000 5th St. International Falls

Salvation Army

Food, bus tickets, medical needs, utility bills, rent/ mortgage and emergency lodging.
1301 3rd Ave. International Falls

Northland Mobile Mental Health Crisis Response

988 or 1-844-772-4724; 
Provides immediate, free, short-term intensive mental health assessments and services during a mental health crisis.
Can also be accessed 24 hours a day by calling 211;  

Koochiching County Veterans Services

407 3rd St. International Falls

JET (Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training)

Services include career planning and exploration, personalized job search strategies, funding for postsecondary education, and financial resources to support job search activities.
(218) 735-6130;

Borderland Alano Club

Saving Lives One Day at a Time by Providing a Safe, Chemically Free Environment; Hosts AA and NA meetings;
410 5th Ave International Falls

Rainy River Recovery & Counseling

Intensive outpatient facility licensed for chemical dependency treatment.
345 6th Ave. International Falls

Meals of Wheels and Senior Dining (AEOA)

International Falls Senior Center 307 4th St, Senior Center, International Falls;
(218) 728-3346 or (800) 662-5711 Ext: 6899;


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