EMERGENCY & TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Resources for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

CLC has developed a comprehensive resource guide for youth experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness.  This guidebook contains information about the various organizations that provide services for youth, including legal services, shelter, housing, medical services, clothing, food, mental health services, and advocacy.  The Resources for Youth Experiencing Homelessness guide can be downloaded here.

EMERGENCY YOUTH SHELTERS

  • HOPE STREET SHELTER: Average stay 30 nights, but longer stays are available if needed; Ages 16-20 (612)204-8211
  • LSS Safehouse: Maximum stay 30 nights; Ages 16-20 (651)644-7739
  • Project Foundation Homeway: Maximum stay varies; Ages 14-20 (612) 871-7598
  • Avenues for Youth: Ages 16-21 (612)522-1690
  • THE BRIDGE for Youth: Maximum stay 5 nights; Ages 10-17 (612)377-8800
  • Metro shelter hotline: (888)234-1329

Transitional Housing Programs

HEALTHY TRANSITIONS TO ADULTHOOD GRANT

Provides funding for a number of transitional services, including rental assistance.

  • Contact Kathleen Hiniker at (651) 431-4707

THE BRIDGE FOR YOUTH

Offers subsidized housing & rental assistance to youth ages 16-20.

LINDQUIST APARTMENTS

Provides affordable housing for single youth.

  • Contact Erin Wixsten at (612) 287-1672

PROJECT SOLO

Provides transitional housing to youth ages 16-20 who reside in Hennepin County.

REZEK HOUSE

Offers transitional housing for homeless youth ages 16-21 who are from Ramsey County.

  • Contact Susan Phillips at (651) 644-7739

THE ARCHDALE

Offers apartments for homeless youth ages 16-20.

  • Call (612) 879-0661

SAFEZONE TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Helps homeless youth leave the streets, obtain safe housing, and transition to self-sufficient living. Located in downtown St. Paul and for youth 14-20.

BOOTH BROWN HOUSE FOYER PROGRAM

A housing program designed to help youth ages 16-21 who are making the transition from dependence to independence.

SEVENTH LANDING

Provides apartment living to youth who have been in out-of-home care.

ST. BARNABAS APARTMENTS

Offers housing to youth ages 16-21 whose families are unable or unwilling to care for them.

  • Call (612) 341-3148

YOUTHLINK HOUSING

Offers independent, stable housing services for youth in the Twin Cities.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FOR UNIQUE POPULATIONS

BEVERLY A. BENJAMIN YOUTH LODGE / AIN DAH YUNG

Offers transitional living services, emergency shelter, and supportive group living for Native American youth ages 16-20.

BREAKING FREE

Provides transitional housing and rental assistance to teens and women involved in, and attempting to escape from, prostitution and domestic violence.

  • Contact Kelina Suggs at (651)645-6557

CORNERSTONE ADVOCACY PROJECT

Offers a transitional living program in Bloomington for women ages 17 and up, with children, who are survivors of domestic violence.

JEREMIAH PROGRAM

Provides transitional housing and support services to single mothers (age 18 and up) and their children.

  • Call (612)692-8711

PRIDE

Serves victims of prostitution by providing transitional housing to girls and women who want to get off the streets.

  • Visit the PRIDE website
  • Call (612)455-5167
  • Call the crisis hotline: (612) 728-2062 OR 1-888-774-3399

PROJECT OFFSTREETS

Provides transitional housing for 16 to 21 year-old GLBT homeless youth in voluntary, adult homes.

  • Contact Raquel Simoes at (612)252-1205