BTYR Community Resources

McLeod County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

Resource list
The following resources are not endorsements or referrals by McLeod County. They are businesses/organizations that have claimed to be veteran, service member, and military family friendly. To search for a specific service, use the "search" option at the top right corner of the spreadsheet and type in a key word (ie: dental, plumbing, etc.).

If you would like to have your business/organization added to this list or taken off of this list, please contact McLeod County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon at mcleodbtyr@gmail.com or 320-864-1454 or the resources manager, Chris Sonju, at 320-864-2498.




Resource/ Service Provided Organization Point of Contact Additional Notes Email Phone
Auto Repair & Maintenance Full Throttle Services Full Throttle Services Provides a military discount info@fullthrottlemn.com 320-395-2831
Care Giver Relief Lutheran Social Services Sarah Doering Provides short-term relief for caregivers sarah.doering@lssmn.org 320-894-0479
Financial Assistance Common Cup Ministry Additional services- Coat Drive, School Supplies, Diapers, Laundry, Food, Utility, Lodging, Transportation commoncupmn@gmail.com 320-587-2213
Energy Assistance United Community Action Partnership Serves McLeod County Area 320-587-5244
Death & Burial Benefits McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veteran@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Dental Assistance (Routine & Dentures) McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
DJ Services Only Toons DJ Dave Kempkes Discount rates for military personnel onlytoonsdj@charter.net 612-760-4557
Domestic Violence Victim Assistance McLeod Alliance for Victims of Domestic Violence Free and confidential services for those experience domestic violence in McLeod County advocate@hutchtel.net 1-800-934-0851
Education (Early Childhood) United Community Action Partnership Education for children age birth to 5 years 800-992-1710
Education Benefits McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Financial Assistance McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Employment Services MN WorkForce Center Ron Kellen - Veterans Employment Representative ron.kellen@state.mn.us 320-587-4740
Financial Counseling Dollar Works Fransisca Mendoza Help gain control of your finances mendo024@umn.edu 320-234-4348
Food Assistance Hunger Free McLeod Glencoe Location (808 E 12th Street); Monday-Friday 8:30-12:30 320-864-2088
Food Assistance Hunger Free McLeod Hutchinson Location (105 2nd Ave SW); Monday-Friday 8:30-12:30 320-587-4796
Health Care for Veterans, Retirees & Families McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Health Care Services (In-Home) Allina Health Monica Stanton monica.stanton@allina.com 320-484-9201
Health Care Service (In-Home) Prairie River Home Care Works with and provides home care to veterans. hutchinson@prhc.com 320-587-5162
Home Loan Guarantees McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Hospice Care Allina Health Monica Stanton monica.stanton@allina.com 320-484-9201
Housing Assistance United Community Action Partnership Serving McLeod County Area info@unitedcapmn.org 320-587-5244
Landscaping & Snow Removal MKM Dirt and Turf Mark Johnson Normal contract loader rate is $75 per hour, our loader rate is $50 per hour 320-234-6485
Food Program WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) McLeod County Public Health Supplemental for income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women and children birth to 5 years 320-864-3185
Photography Creek View Images John Graupmann Family Portrait session and 2-5x7 Portraits  ($110 value) at no cost for Active Duty Personnel or those whose duty took them to Iraq or Afghanistan. john@creekviewimages.com 612-817-6530
Plumbing, Heating, HVAC, Flat Roofing Gag Sheet Metal Inc Tim Burley Can provide a discount to veterans experiencing a financial hardship. timburley@newulmtel.net 320-292-9947
Plumbing & Heating Plumbing and Heating by Craig Nate Johnson nate@phcraig.com 320-587-7437
Plumbing & Heating TEK Mechanical Services Jeff Woods tek@hutchtel.net 320-587-2779
Furniture Mary's Wish Provides low cost and no cost furniture and houshold goods to those in critical need. https://www.facebook.com/maryswishfd 952-442-2268
Legal Services Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services 1-888-575-2954
Long Term Care (MN Veterans Homes) McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Military Retiree Issues McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Optical Assistance McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Computer Services PCs for People Nonprofit striving to bridge the digital divide by providing the necessary tools to put a functional computer into the hands of low-income individuals and get them online. info@pcsforpeople.org 651-354-2552
Disability Application (Service-Connected) McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Senior Citizen Assistance Senior LinkAge Line Free service which makes it easy for older adults and their families to find community services or plan for their future. 1-800-333-2433
Therapeutic Horsemanship Lessons Equul Access Marsha Anderson WWP Veterans can receive free lessons - Partial scholarship to all veterans marsha@equulaccess.org 320-234-7895
Transportation Services DAV Chapter 37 DAV Chapter 37 Volunteers can bring veterans and their family members to scheduled medical appointment when needed. dav37@nutelecom 230-587-1000
Transportation Services McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan For VA scheduled appointments only. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Survivor Benefits McLeod County Veteran Services Jim Lauer or Cassandra Carrigan Assistance with federal, state, and local veteran survivor benefits. mcleod.veterans@co.mcleod.mn.us 320-864-1268
Housing Assistance Crow River Habitat for Humanity Michele Meis We build affordable homes for families and individuals that are in need of decent & affordable homes. michele@crhfh.org 320-587-8868
Message Therapy & Emotion Code Alternative Health Specialties Stephanie Certified Emotion Code Practioner - Offers 10% discount to military members stephanie@alternativehealthspecialties.com 320-296-0936