Community Organizations

Acorn Academy Preschool
Acorn Academy Preschool is licensed by the state of Minnesota and is located at 1555 Constance Blvd NE.  For more information contact Katie Jo Whitney at 763-434-6013.

Alcoholics Anonymous/ALANO
Meetings of a local chapter of AA are held every Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Blaine Methodist Church, 621 – 115th Avenue, Blaine.

The Blaine Alano provides a fellowship of men and women who share their experience strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. Meetings are held at 13536 Hwy. 65 NE. For more information contact the Blaine Alano.

Call: (763) 757-9917

INTO ACTION A.A. Meeting at Glen Cary Church, 15531 Central Avenue NE, Ham Lake, MN - Monday nights 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

American Legion Post 2000
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.

Contact: Commander Dean Baron, (763) 434-7762

Andover YMCA
Everything about the YMCA is unique. And your results will be far different than you’ll find at any other health facility in your community.  The Y is where you really belong. The Y cares about you as a person and as a valuable member of this community. The Y’s difference is its commitment to helping you bring together your most powerful trio – body, mind and spirit – to realize your wellness and personal balance goals.

Contact: LaChelle Williams, 763-230-6525

Anoka-Champlin Meals on Wheels
A hot, home-delivered meal is available Monday through Friday to persons 60 years of age or older who are unable to prepare a daily nutritious meal for themselves, or to those under 60 who are disabled.

Contact: Beth Shanley, (763) 236-8718

Anoka-Hennepin Community Education Preschool
Anoka-Hennepin Community Education Preschool Program, licensed by the State of Minnesota has five groups for 3, 4, and 5 year olds at its Ham Lake location. Registration usually begins in April for the following September - May school year.

Cub Scouts - Pack 508
Pack 508 has provided the boys of Ham Lake with 40 years of "Fun with a Purpose". Pack 508 is Chartered by the Ham Lake Lions and meets at McKinley Elementary School.

Dan Skamser, 763-208-8278

Cub Scouts - Pack 509
Providing a quality year-round family program designed for boys who are in the first grade through fifth grade. Pack 509 meets at Glen Cary Lutheran Church, 15531 Central Avenue, Ham Lake.

Contact: Gene or Jody Kimball, (763) 434-2504

Ham Lake Chamber of Commerce
The Ham Lake Chamber of Commerce is an association of area businesses and anyone interested in the business climate of the City. It represents, supports and advocates the individual and collective needs of businesses in the Ham Lake area. Membership meetings on the second Wednesday of each month are open to the public.

Contact: Shana Schmitz, (763) 434-3011

Ham Lake Development Company (HLDC)
The Ham Lake Development Company (HLDC) is a non-profit (501C3) organization that helps businesses by making low-interest loans to those wanting to expand or move to the Ham Lake Community. The HLDC was formed in 1982 to encourage and promote the growth, expansion and development of industrial, commercial, retail, and other small business concerns in the city of Ham Lake. To date the HLDC has helped over 24 businesses with loans totaling over three-quarter of a million dollars and creating 63 new jobs in the city. The HLDC board of directors meets monthly to consider new business requests and follow up on ongoing projects. If you would like more information about the HLDC, please call the Ham Lake Chamber of Commerce office.

Ham Lake Lake Association - A non-profit 501(c)3 organization formed by lake shore owners on Ham Lake in Ham Lake, Anoka County, MN to preserve and maintain the health of the lake.  Learn more by visiting their Facebook page or following them on Twitter.

Ham Lake Lions Club -
For over 45 years, the Lions Club has been actively serving the civic interests of the community and promoting the welfare of individuals through physical and monetary assistance. A nonprofit organization, the Lions Club hosts annual fundraisers, and participates in or sponsors activities like the Seniors' Christmas Party, Adopt-A-Highway, Snowmobile Safety, Youth Camps and Youth Exchange, Eyebank leader and hearing dogs, and donates to local schools and fire departments.

Contact: Marv Buchholz, (763) 755-2689

Ham Lake Sportsmans Club
The Ham Lake Sportsmans Club, organized in 1951 for the purpose of the improvement of the general area with emphasis in promoting conservation, is a contributor to the cost of the aeration of Ham Lake. The Club also sponsors Boy Scout Troop 506, youth hunter safety classes each fall, and the Adopt-A-Highway program along Constance Boulevard. A shotgun trap league meets during the summer on Wednesday and Thursday nights. It provides open shooting to nonmembers and four open turkey shoots.

Licensed Child Care Providers of Anoka County
For daycare provider referrals in Ham Lake.

Contact: Michelle Anderson, (763) 753-4209

Mercy Hospital
Mercy Hospital, located in Coon Rapids, Minn., is a 271-bed non-profit hospital that serves the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.  Mercy is a mix of elements -- leading edge technology, equipment, procedures, renovations and expansions, highly skilled professionals and a humanity that transcends the daily task of caring for sick patients.

North Anoka County Emergency FoodShelf and Clothing Closet (NACE)
NACE provides food and clothing to people in need through the generosity of our community.  The FoodShelf and clothing closet are open Monday 9 am to Noon, Tuesday 5-8 pm, Wednesday 1 pm to 4:00 pm and Thursday 8-11 am.  NACE serves all residents of Ham Lake who are welcome to visit once a month up to 12 times per year.  Donations are accepted during business hours.  NACE is located at 18511 Highway 65 NE, P.O. Box 2, East Bethel, MN 55011

Community Development NACE Foodshelf and Clothing Closet        

Contact: or (763) 434-7685

North Metro Community Volunteers
North Metro Community Volunteers is a group of local women who get together to promote community service, offer personal growth opportunities, and provide fellowship.  Meetings are held once a month at the Majestic Oaks Restaurant to plan events and may include speakers on topics of interest to women.  A variety of social events is also planned throughout the year.  For further information, call 763-434-7464.

Our Saviour's Preschool
Our Saviour's Preschool, a Christian-oriented preschool open to all, meets at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 19001 Jackson Street NE, East Bethel. It goes from September - May for ages 3 1/2 to Kindergarten.

Contact: Terry Fischer, (763) 434-6117
Places of Worship

  • Cedar United Methodist Church - 17540 NE Jefferson Street

  • Church of Saint Paul - 1740 Bunker Lake Boulevard NE

  • Glen Cary Lutheran Church (ELCA) - 15531 Central Avenue NE

  • Horizon Community Church - 1503 157th Avenue NE

  • Oak Haven Church - 1555 NE Constance Boulevard

  • Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church (LCMS) - 2749 NE Bunker Lake Boulevard

  • Triumphant Faith Church Center - 13850 Lincoln Street NE

  • Radisson Road Baptist Church - 13627 Radisson Road NE

  • Family of Christ Lutheran Church - 16345 Polk Street NE

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses Ham Lake Congregation - 16154 Central Avenue NE

  • Open Range Cowboy Church - 17525 Highway 65 NE

Rotary Club of Blaine and Ham Lake
Meets every Wednesday morning 7:30 a.m. at Majestic Oaks.

Contact: Cathy Montain, (612) 991-4910

Second Harvest Heartland

FREE, nutritious food for seniors 60+

Who is eligible?  Men and women 60 years and older.

Eligibility also determined by household size and income (at or below 130% of the poverty level).

Please call Second Harvest Heartland - NAPS at

Metro: 651.484.8241

Toll Free: 1.800.365.0270

The Way of the Shepherd Catholic Montessori School

The Way of the Shepherd School combines the best of Catholic faith formation through the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd and the best of Montessori with fully trained Montessori guides who help children age 3 through 6th grade grow to their full potential.  Contact the school at 763-862-9110 for more information regarding tours and enrollment.  We are licensed by the State of Minnesota and are located on the border of Ham Lake and Blaine at 13200 Central Avenue NE in Blaine.