help and hope

since 1970

​​Programs and Services


FOOD SHELF- The Market

Hastings Family Service provides people in need of emergency, short-term assistance with a seven-day supply of groceries.  In addition, individuals may receive a voucher to a local grocery store for perishable items or to address special dietary needs. Emergency bags of food for 1,2, or 3 days are also provided.  


EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Hastings Family Service provides grants and vouchers to individuals and families in emergency situations.  Grants and vouchers may be provided to assist with some expenses such as housing, utilities, automobile repairs, gas, prescriptions, diapers, formula, and household items.


MEALS ON WHEELS

In partnership with Allina Health Regina Hospital this program provides hot meals and a safety check for the elderly, people living with a disability or recovering from surgery.


JUST FRIENDS

Just Friends provides transportation, friendly visits, and grocery shopping to enhance the quality of life for people in the Hastings community.


PROJECT SHARE

Families in need receive food, gifts, and toys during the Holidays.  Businesses, churches, schools, and individuals make donations, fundraise, adopt families, host gift trees, and participate in toy and food drives to help their neighbors.


SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Hastings Family Service provides a backpack filled with school supplies at the beginning of the school year for children at all grade levels who are in need.


RIVERTOWN TREASURES- Your Hometown Thrift Store

Clean, seasonal, carefully inspected, gently used clothing and household items are provided at no cost to those who need assistance.  Merchandise is also available for sale to the public and all store revenue supports HFS programs.  100% of the inventory is donated by the community.


BUSINESS CENTER

Hastings Family Service provides faxing, copying, use of a computer and phone free of charge for business purposes.


HOMELESSNESS ASSISTANCE

Hastings Family Service provides help with emergency needs of those experiencing homelessness.


WHO WE SERVE


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.