Connecting People Without Phones to Opportunity
Open Access Connections provides essential communications resources and civic engagement opportunities to homeless and low-income Minnesotans to encourage self-determination, enhance dignity and provide people with independence.
We offer free voicemail services which enables our clients to access housing, employment, healthcare, safety resources, and more. We partner with over 300 community organizations across Minnesota to distribute our these essential voicemail services.
We’re an official partner and consumer advocate for the federal Lifeline cell phone program, which provides subsidized smartphones and a free monthly plan to eligible participants.
Our Generation 50+ Group is led by its members, who set the agenda, engage in civic advocacy programs, and serve as important links for one another to housing, healthcare services, community-building, and other supports.