Programs and Services
Who HFS Serves...
Hastings Family Service provides services for person(s) who live within Independent School District 200, this area includes:
The cities of: Hastings, Hampton, New Tier, Miesville and Vermillion and portions of these townships: Denmark, Douglas, Hampton, Marshan, Nininger, Ravenna and Vermillion Townships.

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What HFS Provides...

Food Shelf
Provides groceries to people in need of emergency, short-term assistance. In addition to a five-seven day supply of groceries, persons receive a voucher to a local grocery store for perishables.
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Emergency Assistance 
Grants for individuals and families in an emergency situation.

Emergency Clothing
Clean, seasonal, and carefully inspected used clothing and household items at no cost to those in need.

Meals On Wheels
In partnership with Regina Medical Center, this program provides hot meals and a safety check for the elderly and people living with a disability.

Just Friends

Just Friends is a volunteer program working to maintain the dignity and enhance the quality of life for those with needs that are often outside their physical capabilities because of illness, age, disability, or life circumstances.

Holiday Assistance
Holiday Assistance provides: clothing, gifts, and groceries to those in need at Christmas. HFS acts as a "clearing house" to organize many volunteer efforts by local businesses, churches, schools, and organizations.  Confidentiality is assured for both donors and recipients.

School Supply Assistance
Supplies available for children at all grade levels who need them.

Furniture Bank
Matches requests with offers of donated furniture. Arrangements to transfer furniture items are made between the donor and the recipient. Furniture is not stored on-site.

Rivertown Treasures - Your Hometown Thrift Store
Rivertown Treasures is open to the public and is both a source of revenue for Hastings Family Service and a source of items provided at no cost to those in need.  

Business Center Services

Use of phone, internet, fax, copy, and computer available for those that need it. Helpful for submitting job applications and printing necessary paperwork for appointments. Time limits may be enforced depending on demand.

How do I know if I live within the boundaries of Independent School District 200?
Call Hastings Family Service at 651-437-7134 & we can help determine what school district you live in.


If you do not live within the boundaries of Independent School District 200 call or visit the following websites:

(651) 455-1508
Serves: Inver Grove Heights, South St Paul, West St Paul, Lilydale, Mendota, & Mendota Heights

360 Communities
(952) 985-5300

Eagan or Lakeville Resource Center

United Way -  First Call for help
Dial 211 from a land-line or (651)291-0211 from a cell phone, they will help you find the service provider in your area.