Direct Service


Do you need assistance with:

  • housing applications
  • electricity, phone or water shut offs
  • MFIP childcare reimbursement (for family providers)
  • legal issues such as affidavits to substantiate marriage, birth, death, custody
  • juvenile court proceedings
  • health care issues
  • immigration
  • employment
  • children in school
  • job search
  • etc.

The Minnesota African Women’s Association, MAWA, offers direct services to West African refugees and asylees who have lived in the United States for 5 years and less (arrived after 2000) in the Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center and North Minneapolis neighborhoods.

Stop by the location nearest you and see our refugee advocates for assistance.

Park Haven Apartments
6917 76th Ave. No., Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Hours of Availability:
Tuesday & Thursdays, 9am – 1PM, Wednesday, 12-4PM
Onsite Contact:
Phone: 763- 566-6360, ask for the MAWA refugee advocate

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