Engaging men and women, age 55 and older, in meaningful volunteer service. RSVP volunteers serve at 22 agencies in Beltrami County including health-care facilities, schools, food shelves and thrift stores, government and nonprofit organizations.
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Our Mission: The Bemidji Community Food Shelf is a faith-based, caring place that listens to those who are experiencing food insecurity. We work with our partners to be inclusive and to provide fresh, nourishing foods for those living in Beltrami County and the Bemidji School District.
Households may make one visit per calendar month which will provide about 10 meals, or 3-5 days of food per household. Services are based on income eligibility. We are also a distribution site for Nutrition Assistance Program for Sneiors (NAPS) boxes for income eligible seniors 60 and over. Applications are available at the food shelf.
For service, we will need a current ID, the names and birthdates of household members and the gross income for the household.
Bemidji Community Food Shelf (BCFS) is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
The Bemidji Community Soup Kitchen organizes three meals a week at two are churches to anyone who is hungry, there are no income guidelines or forms required. The meal is free to anyone who comes through our doors. Thus an open table!
Dine with us Mondays and Tuesdays from 5-6pm (doors open at 4:30pm) at:
Mount Zion 414 Lincoln Ave SE Bemidji
Dine with us Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5-6pm (doors open at 4:30pm) at:
United Methodist Church 902 Beltrami Ave NW Bemidji
We strive to promote people’s potential by providing supportive employment opportunities, as well as social and recreational experiences, to adults with developmental disabilities.
Paul Bunyan Transit provides public transportation for Beltrami County and the city of Bemidji. Roseau County the cities of Roseau and Warroad. Lake of the Woods County and Baudette. We are now one system to better serve you, the passenger. Our Service Area in Bemidji is a 10 mile radius of City Hall. In the Roseau and Warroad communities the Service Area is a 4 mile radius of the center of each town. In Baudette we provide service to the Lakes Road and to the Clementson area.
Paul Bunyan Transit provides rides in the Summer from June thru August at no change for K-12 Students in Bemidji, Baudette, Roseau and Warroad. Call our Dispatchers to see if you are in the Service Area to provide transportation to your Summer Activities.
Cost to Ride in Bemidji
|Adult||Child 3-9 yrs old||Less than 3 yrs|
(*If accompanied by an adult; otherwise regular rates apply)
Each additional stop will cost an additional fare.
Exact fare is required. Drivers do not make change.
Bus Passes in Bemidji
Bus passes may be purchased from the bus driver or at 706 Railroad Street SE, for the following rates:
|Rides for work only during the month the pass is purchased.||10 rides for the general public.||10 rides for senior citizens (60 years of age and older).|
* If you are purchasing passes at our office, please call in advance to let us know you will be coming.
Also, when you call, please let us know if you will be needing a receipt.
Routes to Waskish Areas
Rides from Waskish, Kelliher, Blackduck, Tenstrike and Turtle River to Bemidji are available the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month.
These routes leave in the morning to pick up passengers and return to Bemidji. Return trips to these areas leave Bemidji in the afternoon. Please call to reserve your spot by Wednesday of that week.
Cost per person:
Volunteer Driver Program
The Volunteer Driver Program provides safe, reliable transportation to individuals who are on assistance or have needs that can not be met by our public transit systems. Paul Bunyan Transit works in cooperation with Beltrami County, MNDOT and private pay individuals to transport customers to doctor’s appointments, clinics, treatment centers and home visits. Each year, our volunteer drivers travel over 300,000 miles while providing this valuable service.
We are the ticket agent for Jefferson Lines. The ticket agent hours are Monday-Friday from 9am-2:00pm. No tickets sales are available on Saturday or Sunday. If you have questions or wish to buy a ticket please call 218-751-8765 (Ext 1 then 3). If no one answers, please leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible.
The Holiday Station in Bemidji is the pickup and drop off site for Jefferson Lines Buses.
Jefferson Lines Bus goes to Minneapolis Daily (Sunday-Saturday) Leaving the Holiday Station at 11:30 am.
Jefferson Lines Bus goes to Fargo Daily (Sunday-Saturday) Leaving the Holiday Station at 4:40 pm.
From our home in America’s heartland, we connect people with places. Our transportation company provides scheduled service and a full range of group travel services. We earn our customer’s business by understanding what they value and require when traveling with us. Then we provide service that exceeds their expectations.
Gym Bin: Gymnastics instruction for all levels from 3 years to Level 9 Aerials. Home of the Bemidji High School Gymnastics Team.
Kindiland Learning Center: A licensed day care for toddlers, preschool children and school aged children. Open from 6:45am – 6:00pm each week day. Full or part time options. Family rates available. Drop in care is offered based on availability and the completion of required paperwork.
Gym Bin Goals:
- Help gymnasts reach their full potential as a gymnast and as an individual.
- Help gymnasts develop fitness for now and for the future.
- Help gymnasts develop their self-confidence.
- Help gymnasts know that they are a gift from God.
We offer help with basic reading and math, and we provide support for those seeking GED’s, the Standard Adult Diploma, citizenship, English language, computer skills and more!
ODC provides job opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other employment barriers. For those with a diagnosed, verifiable disability.
Individual Placement Services provides job opportunities for people who have been diagnosed with a serious and persistent mental illness. For those with a diagnosed, verifiable disability.
Northwest Technical College prepares students for fulfilling careers in highly skilled, sought-after fields. Our certificate, diploma and degree programs are carefully designed to serve graduates and employers in northern Minnesota.
Adult Day Services of Bemidji offers a reliable, caring and supportive environment where Seniors of varying abilities can go for socialization, healthy meals, health observation, and recreation. Seniors and their caregivers may choose Adult Day Services as a respite option or as a place for the Senior to be while the caregiver is at work all day. Support services are available for the caregivers as they transition their family member into higher degrees of service.
Adult Day Services has handicap buses available to transport Seniors to and from their homes within a 10 mile radius of Bemidji. The buses are available for use by the public if the drivers participate in training, have appropriate licensure and insurance and are approved by ADS. Funding is provided by United Way and CADI. ADS clients are charged 50 cents per mile, billable to MA.
A church led ministry and emergency program organized to provide short term assistance for those who fall through the cracks and who need immediate help and have nowhere else to turn in the short run. In addition to providing financial aid for food, gas, rent, and utility payments, Churches United also assists individuals and families through counseling and referrals to other community agencies and resources.
Individual mental health therapy and assessment for adults.
Michael T. Hill: PhD, LP
Areas of Interest: Anxiety and Depression, Adult relationship issues for men and women, and life’s transition issues.
Retail Consignment – a batch of goods (we have clothes, furniture, and trinkets for everyone) destined for or delivered to Value Smart
Great River Rescue is dedicated to operating an animal shelter for the purpose of finding a quality forever home for each animal we serve, encouraging a community of responsible companion animal guardians, eliminating the community’s need to euthanize dogs and cats as a means of population control, and promoting a society where companion animals become more valued.
General information: email@example.com
Adoption information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Intake questions and kennel coordinator: email@example.com
Modsquad questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing Adult & Adolescent Therapeutic Services
Treatment specialization includes:
Certified EMDR Therapy
Holistic Healing Integration
Addiction & Recovery
We work with a wide range of behavioral and emotional issues providing therapeutic services that span from treating depression and anxiety to trauma-focused counseling and beyond. In a supportive and comfortable atmosphere, we offer a personalized approach to attain the growth you’re striving for.
A health initiative dedicated to cultural transformation promoting the health and well-being of all residents in the Northwest Minnesota region.
We’re 2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world.
Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
We, Jessica Saucedo, Rocky Carpenter, and Saul Saucedo, have a vision for Bemidji. We know our city is progressive in the ability to foster
innovation and investment with a simple and open approach that allows for growth and change. Similar in mission to the Rail River Folk School, we created a separate parent company, Local 303 Co., to manage the Warehouse. We opened it up to other entrepreneurs and local professionals who support partnership and sustainability.
Managed by Local 303 Co., the Warehouse provides a centralized space for the local producer/organizer to develop, plan, create, and promote their durable goods and services through both the non-profit and for-profit sectors.
Located on Lake Irvine, drive in through the private gate to reach your boat slip. Shaded parking, picnic area, and a large level space are available for special events, reception tents, and lawn games. Visit Bemidjimarina.com
Home to Shifting Gears and our Contractor Services expert, Rocky Carpenter, the garages are a separate building with concrete flooring, high ceilings, and plenty of room for a niche trade or craft.
The Beltrami County Historical Society operates out of the Beltrami County History Center in the historic Great Northern Depot. They feature multiple, interactive exhibit galleries; a unique gift shop; and a research room and archives available to the public. Visit to show off your telegraphy skills, test your rural schoolteacher knowledge, listen to Native American flute music, and experience local history through our exhibits, events and programs.
$5 – Adults
$4 – Seniors
$3/adult – Groups of 5 or more
$1 – Children 6-12
FREE – Children 5 & under
FREE – Members of BCHS