Community Resource Connections (CRC) is a nonprofit membership organization serving Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater and Hubbard Counties.
MNsure Navigators: Application for Medical Assistance, Minnesota Care, and Qualified Health Plans offered through the state of Minnesota’s health exchange. CRC staff provide computer and internet access, and question by question guidance. No cost to you. Appointments required.
Service Access: Assistance finding the resources you need. CRC staff will educate you about your service options, assist you with service applications, and advocate for you when the system doesn’t work as you need it to work. No cost to you.
Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS): CRC’s Blackduck office site takes applications and serves as a dissemination point for food commodities provided through Second Harvest Food Bank. Eligibility is based on age (60+) and income (call for guidelines). Free monthly food boxes containing a $40 value of non-perishable food items.
Community Service Agency Membership: CRC works with community service agencies to organize and publish a hard copy resource directory as well as this electronic version. Other member services include: facilitation of networking meetings, cooperative marketing events, nonprofit start up guidance, and program support.
Community Resource Connections: 4 Locations:
Bemidji: 218-333-0880 (an auto voice attendant will request that you leave your name and telephone number: the first available staff member in either of our Bemidji office locations will return your call, usually within an hour or faster)
CRC at the Prime West Health Building: 3124 Hannah Ave NW, Bemidji, MN
CRC at the Northern Dental Access Center: 1405 Anne St NW, Bemidji, MN
Walkerbrook Bldg., 804 Central St W., #4, Bagley, MN 56621
Blackduck at the Blackduck Resource Center: 218-835-5768
#17 Main St. (Moon Drug Building), PO Box 414, Blackduck, MN 56630
Bemidji offices: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm