Resources for Seniors


  • Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging

    Phone: 651-641-8612
  • National Council on Aging

  • Senior Information Line of Anoka County

    Phone: 763-783-4707 or 800-333-2433
  • Senior Outreach, Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP)

    Seniors age 60+-access to services to live independently
    Phone: 763-783-4741
  • Senior Resource

    Housing options and information
  • Senior Services in Anoka County

    Phone: 763-576-2000
  • United Way 2-1-1

    24 hour information and referral service
    Phone: 2-1-1 or 651-291-0211 or 800-543-7709


  • Anoka County Transit

    Phone: 763-422-7075
  • Anoka County Volunteer Transportation

    For seniors 60 plus for medical, dental and social service appointments.
    Phone: 763-422-7087
  • Mary Ann Young Senior Center Volunteer Transportation

    To and from the Senior Center for activities, meals, etc. Monday through Friday at designated times.
    Phone: 763-786-9375
  • Metro Mobility

    Subsidized, door-to-door for eligible people who are disabled. Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4pm.
    Phone: 651-602-1111
  • Minnesota Non-Emergency Transportation (MNET)

    Phone: 866-467-1724
  • R and D Transportation, Inc.

    Medical appointments
    Phone: 763-767-1804


  • Volunteers of America Senior Dining

    Mary Ann Young Senior Center - Monday through Friday at noon. Call 3 business days ahead for a reservation.
    Phone: 763-780-4318
  • Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)

    For home bound persons age 60 plus or those with a disability.
    Phone: Coon Rapids and Blaine - 763-755-8400 or 763-489-3608
  • SNAP Food Support (ACCAP)

    Screening and one on one application assistance to help stretch your food budget.
    Phone: 763-783-4929 

Home Services

  • Anoka County Chores and More (ACCAP)

    For persons 60+, various household services.
    Phone: 763-783-4767
  • Family Caregiver Connection

    Caregiver support throughout Anoka County
    Phone: 763-422-6960

Crime Prevention

The following resources are helpful for Seniors in the community:
  • Anoka County Senior Population Resource

    Anoka County senior resources information page.
  • Attorney General's Office

  • Beware of Scams Targeting Grandparents

    Web Download (PDF)
  • Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information

  • Minnesota Elder Justice Center

  • Senior Safety Fair

    Each year, the Blaine Police Department, in partnership with the Mary Ann Young Senior Center, the Spring Lake Park Parks and Recreation Department, and SBM Fire put together a one day safety and wellness fair for the senior population in Blaine and Anoka County. The program is typically held in April or May.

Health and Wellness

  • Health Insurance Counseling Program Senior Linkage Line

    Confidential help with Medicare questions, supplemental insurance, medical bills and more. Can schedule an appointment for one-on-one assistance at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center.
    Phone: 800-333-2433 
  • State Services for the Blind

    Call to schedule an appointment for one-on-one assistance at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center.
    Phone: 651-539-2300
  • Telephone Equipment Distribution (TED) Program

    Providing a telephone at no cost to eligible Minnesotans.
    Phone: 800-657-3663 or 651-431-5945 
  • AARP Driver Safety Course

    Discounts on car insurance premiums.
    Phone: 800-350-7025
    For refresher courses at the Mary Ann Young Senior Center, call 763-786-9375.