Community Resources

Project FINE 
Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education
202 West 3rd Street Winona, MN 55987
(located in the Winona County Office Building)
Phone: (507) 452-4500
www.projectfine.org  
The mission of project FINE is to strengthen and enrich our community by facilitating the integration of people who are ethnically diverse. Their vision is to create a respectful and welcoming community. They work to build bridges across cultures, to build respect and trust in the community, to carry out our work with passion, and to honor partnership and collaboration.
Programs & Services: Interpreting, advocacy & Information referrals, legal assistance, employment services, Welcoming Table gatherings, Healthy Connections, Diversity Training, Empowering Youth Programs.

Domestic Violence Resources

The Bridge to Hope
2110 4th Avenue NE
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: (715) 235-9074
thebridgetohope.org
Free and confidential services to victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking in Dunn and Pepin Counties

Bolton Refuge House, Inc.
PO Box 482   Eau Claire, WI 54702
Eau Claire County Phone: (715) 834-9748
Jackson County Phone: (715) 333-2350
Buffalo County Phone: (715) 926-6080
www.boltonrefuge.org

Bolton Refuge House, Inc. creates safe space through programs and services for all persons impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault, and advocates for social change.

Buffalo County Outreach
Phone: (608) 685-2424
Free & Confidential Services

Women’s Resource Center-Winona, MN
100 Latch Square #201
Winona, MN
Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm call: (507) 452-4440
After hours Line: (507) 452-4453
www.wrcofwinona.org
Their trained advocates provide immediate and on-going needs of victims of sexual assault and domestic violence 24 hours a day.

Haven of Hope- Goodhue and Wabasha Counties, Minnesota

Wabasha
611 Broadway Ave, Suite 30
Wabasha, MN 55981
651-565-4112

Red Wing
321 West Ave.
Red Wing, MN 55066
651-388-9360

24 hour Crisis and Support Help Lines
Domestic Violence: 1-800-369-5214
Sexual Assault: 1-800-519-6690
www.hope-coalition.org
Provides support and shelter if needed, for those facing trauma to help them rebuild their lives and restore hope.

State Resources for Migrant and Seasonal Workers

A US passport for your Child

If your child was born in the US and you would like to obtain a passport for him or her, you will need the following information/documents:

  • Fill out this application
  • Passport photos (You can get them taken at Walgreens or Wal-Mart)
  • Birth Certificate-2 certified copies
  • Official Identification for each parent- matricula card is considered an official ID
  • Proof of Residence
  • Check or Money Order to pay for the passport cash or a written check for the local clerk of court to process the information. Fee information here.

Gather all of this information and take it to the Local Clerk of Court in your county of Residence. The child and both parents need to be present. 

Resources for Learning English

Buffalo/Pepin Counties WI
Buffalo Pepin Literacy Alliance (BPLA)
Individual Tutoring Available. Contact Debra bplaorg@gmail.com
Website

Rochester, MN
Hawthorne Education Center
700 4th Ave SE
Rochester, MN
(507) 328-4440
Website

Winona, MN
Wesley United Methodist Church
114 W. Broadway
Winona, MN 55987
Dates: September-May Monday-Thursday 8:30am-11:30am
Phone: (507) 494-0900
Classes are free and child care is provided
Call Community Education with the Winona Area Public Schools at (507) 494-0900 for more information

Local Libraries and Resources of Where to find literature in Spanish

Libraries offer a multitude of resources. In addition to books and magazines, there are DVDs, digital audiobooks or audiobooks on CD, music on CD, and children’s CDs with accompanying books. Online resources include access to eBooks and downloadable audiobooks through apps like Overdrive. They also have reference materials such as the Chilton auto repair manuals. 

You can access these resources with a local library card. To apply for a library card, go to the library that serves the area where you live and bring in any official form of ID (your license, a matricula card, or a passport works) and an official piece of mail with your local address on it. 

Buffalo County

Alma
312 N. Main Street
Alma, WI 54610
Website

Mondovi
146 W. Hudson Street
Mondovi, WI 54755
Website

Pepin County

Pepin
510 2nd Street
Pepin, WI 54759
Website

Durand
604 7th Avenue
Durand, WI 54736
Website

Trempealeau County

Trempealeau County
Link to all Trempealeau County libraries

Arcadia
406 E. Main Street
Arcadia, WI 54612
Website

Blair
122 Urberg Avenue
Blair, WI 54616
Website

Ettrick
15570 School Street
Ettrick, WI 54627
Website

Galesville
South Main Street
Galesville, WI
Website

Independence
23688 Adams St.
Independence, WI
Website

Trempealeau
1455 Fremont Street
Trempealeau, WI
Website

Strum
114 5th Avenue South
Strum, WI 5477
Website

Whitehall
36351 Main Street
Whitehall, WI 54773
Website

Wabasha County

Wabasha
168 Alleghany Avenue
Wabasha, MN
Website

Plainview
345 1st Avenue NW
Plainview, MN 55964
Website

Lake City
201 S High Street
Lake City, MN
Website

Winona County

St. Charles Public Library
125W. 11th Street
St. Charles, MN 55972
Website

Winona
151 W. 5th Street
Winona, MN 55987
Website

Olmsted County

Rochester
101 2nd Street SE
Rochester, MN 55904
Website

Stewartville
110 2nd Street SE
Stewartville, MN 55976
Website

Houston County

Caledonia
231 E Main Street
Caledonia, MN
Website

Houston
202 E Cedar
Houston, MN
Website

Hokah
57 Main St.
Hokah, MN
Website

Fillmore County

Chatfield
314 S Main Street
Chatfield, MN 55923
Website

Harmony
225 3rd Ave SW
Harmony, MN 55939
Website

Lanesboro
202 Parkway Ave S
Lanesboro, MN 55949
Website

Mabel Public Library
110 E. Newburg
Mabel, MN 55954
Website

Preston
101 St. Paul St NW
Preston, MN 55965
Website

Rushford
101 Mill St N
Rushford, MN 55971
Website

Spring Valley
121 West Jefferson St
Spring Valley, MN 55975
Website

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