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 North Country 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: Locations:
Staff are available by telephone at 218-333-0880 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Calls ring into all office locations – the first person available will respond.
NOTE: Not all office locations are available to take walk-ins. We strongly encourage you to call ahead to make an appointment.
1. CRC Headquarters: 750 Paul Bunyan Dr NW, Unit #12 Bemidji, MN 56601
2. CRC at Beltrami County Community Services Building: 616 America Avenue NW Bemidji MN 56601 Suite 220
3. CRC at the Blackduck Resource Center: #17 Main St. (Moon Drug Building), PO Box 414, Blackduck, MN 56630
4. CRC at Walker-based BI-CAP: Call to schedule an appointment to be seen
Staff are available by telephone at 218-333-0880 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Office hours vary; PLEASE call ahead for an appointment