360 Communities delivers safety and stability that improves lives. That is our mission. With three effective program areas and community partnerships, we build trusting relationships, break cycles of violence, and produce measurable success. We work holistically to ensure people have a solid foundation on which to build a successful future. With a new expansion […]
The strain of the recent federal government shutdown highlighted a critical truth that faces most Americans: many people are only a paycheck away from financial hardship and instability. This is a reality that 360 Communities sees daily. We exist to help people in their moment of crisis and provide hope for the future.
360 Communities […]
In late spring, the City of Rosemount will break ground on an expansion project for the Rosemount Family Resource Center. This comes as 360 Communities recently moved our home office in Burnsville to a larger space, allowing for more office space and expanded capacity for our Burnsville Food Shelf and Family Resource Center.
The project will take […]
360 Communities’ Child Care Aware staff train and support child care providers to earn their Parent Aware Star ratings. Child care providers can distinguish themselves by earning up to four stars. All star-rated programs go above and beyond licensing requirements to support school readiness. This work strengthens child care programs, better preparing children for […]
As a newly single mother of two children, Melissa needed help. Under financial and emotional strain, she struggled to stay afloat as she worked full-time and also tried to finish her collegedegree. “It was a very scary experience for me. I felt like I had failed as a mother, and that was very difficult […]
360 Communities and Farmington Lutheran Church have partnered to bring a shopping model food shelf to Farmington this fall. The existing food shelf is undergoing a transformation that will result in an increased ability to serve Farmington families with more healthy choices and additional support.
Over the past several years, 360 Communities increased its healthy […]
Giving back has been an essential part of John Lynch’s life for the past 40 years. To him, “it just feels right.” He started volunteering by helping coach Little League and high school baseball.
Lynch is also a Vietnam veteran and has volunteered to support veterans’ causes. He is retired but currently serves as the […]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in recognition of the month, 360 Communities wants to highlight the story of one survivor.
Deb survived a decades-long abusive marriage. Lewis House staff walked alongside her and her daughter as they reclaimed their lives and wrote their own successful future. Read Deb’s story, in her own words, about […]
By Jeff Mortensen
President & CEO
Thomas helps manage his chronic illnesses with fresh produce and other healthy options he finds at the 360 Communities Burnsville Food Shelf. He appreciates the variety of food and the shopping experience offered, and he finds engaging with 360 Communities staff and volunteers dignifying.
“Family and friends can start to pull […]
By Jeff Mortensen
President & CEO
The community landscape is ever-changing. Populations shift, new needs develop, and resources expand and contract. For more than 45 years, 360 Communities staff members have worked hard to understand clients holistically and provide customized support. Our mission reads: In the spirit of caring for our neighbors, 360 Communities provides hope […]