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Basic Needs Guide for Saint Paul and Ramsey County Residents: Medical Needs

Find resources such as phone numbers, addresses, websites, and hotlines to help meet basic needs in Saint Paul and Ramsey County.

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Medical Care

St. Mary's Health Clinics provide free high quality care to low-income, uninsured men, women, and children in the greater metropolitan area of St. Paul/Minneapolis. Call (651) 287-7777 with questions or to schedule appointment. Hours for phone line are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday (Spanish-speaking schedulers available)


Portico Healthnet helps uninsured individuals and families apply to health care programs and they offer a primary and preventive health care access program for some who are ineligible for public programs.

(651) 489-2273


Minnesota Community Care provides heath services by physicians, social workers, dentists, nurse practitioners, and health educators.

(651) 602-7500


St. Joseph's Home for Children provides direct health care to children, newborns to 24-years-old, including immunizations & screenings, health & injury consultation, developmental screenings.

Community Health Clinic
1121 46th Street East Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 204-8250

Merck Manuals

Merck Manuals is a great resource to find information about medical topics and to help prepare for a doctor's appointment. 

Dental Care

Century College Dental Clinic provides low-cost dental services. Call for more information or to make an appointment.

3330 Century Ave. N.,
White Bear Lake, MN   
(651) 779-5787


Children's Dental Services works with low income families to provide access to dental care as well as working to educate families on proper hygiene. Children from birth to age 18 and pregnant women are eligible. Various locations are offered.

(612) 746-1530


Community Dental Care provides dental care and preventative educational programs. 

1670 Beam Ave.,
Maplewood, MN  55109
(651) 925-8400

828 Hawthorne Avenue East
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 774-2959


United Way Brighter Smiles is a school-based preventive and restorative dental program that provides care for uninsured and underinsured children. The program improves the oral health and well-being for patients from birth to 100+ years of age by providing cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants right within the school by way of a mobile dental unit. 

(218) 254-3329

Family Tree Clinic