If you don’t have any place to stay tonight and it’s difficult to pay to stay somewhere, an emergency shelter can help you. Contact any of these organizations in Minneapolis to find out if they have space available. Services are free.
Ain Dah Yung Center
1089 Portland Avenue South
Saint Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (651) 227-4184
Services: Offers emergency shelter for American Indian children and teens in the Twin Cities that have run away or are homeless. Provides support services such as counseling, community education, and information and referrals. Also offers a transitional housing program, Youth Lodge, for American Indian teens and young adults, ages 16 – 21. The program includes education and adult living skills classes. Learn more about the Ain Dah Yung Center.
2200 Emerson Avenue South (at the corner of 22nd Street and Emerson Avenue)
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Get directions to The Bridge.
Emergency Help Line: (612) 377-8800 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Office Phone: (612) 377-8800
Services: Offers emergency shelter for youth, ages 10 – 17 who are homeless or have run away from home. Provides a transitional living program and permanent housing that includes support services for homeless young people, ages 16 – 21. Also offers family counseling. Learn more about The Bridge.
Hope Street Shelter
Saint Joseph’s Home for Children
1121 46th Street East
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Phone: (612) 827-6241
Services: Provides emergency shelter for teens, ages 16 – 19, who have run away or are homeless.
Shelter hours: Everyday, 7 pm - 11 am
Project Foundation North
1708 Oak Park Ave North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Phone: (612) 522-1690
Services: Provides emergency and transitional housing for teens and young people, ages 14 – 20 who are homeless. Also offers life skills classes.
Project Off Streets
41 North 12th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: (612) 252-1200
Services: Provides emergency shelter for young people ages 15 – 21.
Hours: Drop-in from 3 pm – 8 pm except on Wednesdays.
Lutheran Social Services (LSS) Housing Services
2414 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 644-7739
Services: Provides an emergency shelter for teens and young adults, ages 16 – 20, in the Merriam Park neighborhood. Also offers support services and referrals to help young people move into permanent housing. Learn about all the services that Lutheran Social Services offers.
Shelter hours: Everyday, 7 pm – 9 am. You need to call before 7 pm if you need emergency shelter.
Find more emergency shelters in the Twin Cities
TCCVM Metro Shelter Hotline
Phone: (888) 234-1329 (toll-free)
Services: The Twin Cities Community Voice Mail (TCCVM) provides recorded information on current emergency shelters and transitional housing programs.
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week