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Housing Resources

Housing Resources

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General Housing & Shelter Resources

United Way 211 (First Call for Help)

Comprehensive, multilingual access to community resources across Minnesota

Metro Shelter Hotline

24/7 access to automated voicemail and information about housing in specific area. Call 1-888-234-1329

County Housing Assistance Resources

Catholic Charities-Twin Cities

Housing services including emergency shelter as well as affordable housing and transitional housing resources as well as other supportive services. Visit the Catholic Charities website for more info.

Youth Services Network

Resource directory to search for shelters, basic needs drop in centers and other resources for youth up to 24 years old including up to date information on beds available in shelters based on age, gender, and location. Visit the Youth Services website for more info.

MAC-V (Minnesota Assistance Council For Veterans)

Emergency and transitional housing assistance for veterans call 651-291-8756 or visit the MAC-V website for more info.

Jeremiah Program

Housing and supportive services including child care for low income, single mothers with children under 5 years old who are enrolled in college. Visit the Jeremiah Program website for more info.


Drop In Center provides a place for youth who are at-risk of or are currently experiencing homelessness to get help with basic needs (food, clothes, shower, laundry, etc.) and connections to case management and longer term services such as housing. Visit the C.O.R.E. website for more info.

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Shelters


Offers help finding emergency shelter and connection to additional community resources for victims of domestic violence. Call 24 hour crisis line 612-825-000 for help finding safe shelter. Visit the Tubman website for more info.

360 Communities Lewis House (Eagan & Hastings)

Provides emergency housing and shelter to individuals escaping domestic or sexual violence. Also offers outreach and support groups. Visit the 360 Communities website for more info.

  • Sexual Assault Hotline: 651-405-1500
  • Lewis House in Eagan: 651-452-7288
  • Lewis House in Hastings: 651-437-1291

Furniture and Household Goods


Bridging provides a basic home setup to those who need most items necessary to create a comfortable and functioning home. Generally includes gently-used upholstered furniture, a kitchen table and chairs, a mattress and box spring, linens, dishes, etc. Referral required. Visit the Bridging website for more info.

Mission Outpost-Prince of Peace

Mission Outpost provides food, clothing, linens, household items, hygiene items, and community resources. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 952-898-9311. Visit the Prince of Peace website for more info.