Resource helpful hints & tips
- Have paper and pen ready to jot down contact names, costs, etc
- Before you call, have a list of what kind of auto help you need; repair, a vehicle, etc
- Always call to confirm dates, times, and location
Dakota County Technical College*
1300 145th St E., Rosemount, MN 55068
fill out a service request at:
Our Automotive program works periodically on “live” vehicles for the public. Please Note: Due to the high volume of demand on repair requests, responses will only be made if and when the request relates to the criteria listed below. We are not able to accommodate all requests for service, and you may not receive a response if your request does relate to the criteria listed below:
- Service must relate to the program curriculum
- Service must relate to the topics students are currently studying
*Services Suspended during pandemic
The Lift Garage
5925 Nicollet Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55419
612-866-5840 – Call for appointments
The Lift Garage aims to move people out of poverty and homelessness by:
- providing low-cost car repair
- free pre-purchase car inspections and honest advice
- skilled job training in the field of auto mechanics
- links customers to needed resources
Wheels for Women Program
2900 E Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis MN 55413
Eligibility: Resident of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington County.
- Transportation assistance program at nonprofit automotive technical school.
- Vehicles are provided at no cost to promising single working moms to help them.
- Apply online for a free car after reviewing the criteria using their secure website.