Metro Shelter hotline 1-888-234-1329


Single Adults

Dorothy Day Center

183 Old 6th St


Safe waiting space (a simple mat on the floor) for men from 9pm-6am; bunk beds available for women.  Must arrive between 8 and 10pm


Ramsey County Emergency Men’s Shelter

Mary Hall, 438 Main Street


Overnight shelter for men 18+. Doors open 7:15pm-8:00am.

Men needed to have resided in Ramsey County for the past 30 days to be eligible. They need to have no financial resources to house themselves. There is a total of 20 beds in the shelter.


Salvation Army Harbor light Center

1010 Currie Ave


Caters to homeless single adults who are receiving GA, social security or other benefits.  Open to Men and Women.

Booth Program: Shelter, personal hygiene items and meals for able-bodied adults who are employed or actively seeking employment. There is an $8/day co-pay to stay.

Sally’s Place: secure shelter and breakfast for single homeless women.  First come first served for beds.


Union Gospel Mission

435 E University Ave


Signup between 5 and 6 pm and attend evening service at 7:30.  Showers available. Evening meal and breakfast provided. Must leave by 7:30am, free clothing available 5:30-7pm.


Families, Single Men and Women

Family Place

224 10th St E


Intake M-F 6:30am-6:30pm Sat, Sun 8:30am-6:30pm

Call to see if there is space available.  Families are housed in Maplewood, single women at Dorothy Day, and single men at Mary Hall or Dorothy Day (but intake is still done atFamily Place)


Family Service Center

2001 Van Dyke Ave., Maplewood MN 55130


Provides housing for homeless families in RC.


Project Home

Program of the Saint Paul Area Council of Churches, works with dozens of area churches, synagogues and schools to provide 40-60 beds of emergency shelter for children and their parents in Ramsey County.

Office is at 1671 Summit Ave (beds are not); 651-646-8805


Battered Women

Day One

MN Domestic Violence Crisis Line


Provides immediate access to safety for domestic violence victims and their children.


Casa de Esperanza

Crisis/Intake phone 651-772-1611 24 hours

Safe shelter for battered women and children.  Support for lesbian-transgender people also available.

Will help women with apartment search and welfare application.  Community advocacy programs for Latinas also available, bilingual staff.


Dwelling Place

PO Box 75177

Saint Paul, MN 55106


Transitional housing for battered women and their children. (scattered sites)


Women of Nations—Eagle’s Nest Shelter

Crisis/intake 651-222-5836 or toll-free 1-877-209-1266

Safe shelter for 40 women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Can provide referrals if needed.

Community Advocacy Program provides assistance obtaining Orders for Protection, housing, food, support groups and children’s programs.


Women’s Advocates

588 Grand Ave, Saint Paul MN 55102

Crisis/intake 651-227-8284 or toll-free 1-866-223-1111

Women and children victims of domestic violence.  Shelter.

Services: Medical clinic; support groups for women and children; assistance in obtaining other housing; referrals for counseling.

Services are for residents only.


Youth Shelters

Ain Dah Yung

Shelter for runaway and homeless youths, ages 5-17. Space for 5 boys and 5 girls.  There are two separate programs.  One, for youth who refer themselves or are referred by family members, may stay up to 21 days.  Children referred by a county child welfare agency can stay longer.

In-house counseling is offered for both individuals and families of residents.  Aftercare services are also provided.



712 E Larpenteur Ave.

Saint Paul,MN55116



The Bridge

2200 Emerson Ave S


Open 24 hours

Space for 14 youth.  Call to see if there is space available.

Street outreach and youth support groups, individual and family counseling.  Up to 2 year stay.


Children’s Crisis Response

651-774-7000 (24 hours)

Crisis intervention for RC youth ages 0-18 and their families.  24-hour hotline and in-home interventions available.


Foyer Program (Salvation Army)

1471 Como Ave W,St. PaulMN55106


Transitional housing for Unaccompanied Youth 16-21 years.  Waitlist.


Life’s Missing Link: Linquist Apartments

1931 W Broadway Ave,MinneapolisMN55411


24 units of permanent supportive housing, ages 16 and up.  Single occupancy only.  Need to verify homelessness and a disability.  Waitlist, sobriety is expected.  Section 8 30% of income goes to rent.


Lutheran Social Services Safe House


Safe shelter for youth ages 16-20 (M+F) who do not have a safe place; referrals can be from community youth workers or by self-referral; open from 7pm-9am.  Call at 7pm.


Lutheran Social Services Rezek House

501 Asbury Street, Saint Paul, MN 55104


Ages 16-21 years

Come to informational meeting on 3rd Thursday of the month at 2 pm.  Two of the Rezek Houses apartments are reserved for parenting teens.


LSS Transitional Living Project

Same phone number and address as above; ages 16-21.  Scattered site apartments, youth pay 30% of rent for 6 months.  Come to informational meeting on 3rd Thursday of the month at 2pm.


Rose Center Home of the Good Shepherd

1435 Grand Ave,Saint Paul,MN55105


Women 18-24 years.


Seventh Landing

1360 West 7th St,Saint Paul,MN55102


Need to verify homelessness and a disability.  Expertise in mental health and permanent supportive housing.



Shelters Outside of Saint Paul:

Alexandra House

PO Box 49039,Blaine,MN55449



Domestic abuse shelter in Anoka County.

Ann Pierce Rogers

PO Box 38, Cottage Grove MN 55016


Domestic violence shelter for women and children in Washington County.


B. Robert Lewis House

4345 Nicols Road, Eagan, MN 55122


Domestic violence shelter for women and their children in Dakota County.


St. Joseph’s Home for Children

1121 E 46th St.Minneapolis, MN 55407



Youth emergency shelter in Hennepin County



1000 E 46th St. Bloomington, MN 55420


Domestic violence shelter for women and their children in Hennepin County.


Dakota County Woodlands

3430 Wescott Woodlands Eagan, MN 55123


Emergency housing for homeless women and children of Dakota County.


Families Moving Forward

1808 Emerson Ave N. Minneapolis, MN 55411


Emergency housing for families in Hennepin County.


Harriet Tubman Center

3111 1st AveS Minneapolis, MN 55408


Domestic violence shelter for women and their children in Hennepin County.


Hill Home

PO Box 28188 Oakdale, MN 55128


A domestic violence shelter for women and their children in Washington County.


Home Free

3405 E. Medicine Lake Blvd. Plymouth, MN 55441


A domestic violence shelter for women and their children in Hennepin County.


House of Peace

PO Box 6223 Minneapolis, MN 55406


A domestic violence shelter for women and their children in Hennepin County.


Sharing and Caring Hands

401 N. 7th St. Minneapolis MN 55405


A safety net organization that provides emergency housing.


People Serving People

614 3rd St S Minneapolis MN 55415


Emergency housing for families in Hennepin County.


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