Provides low-cost school supplies to children in our community. ACE also coordinates language learning programs, social events, and job training programs for teens in our neighborhood.
An interfaith collaboration of seventeen Minneapolis churches, synagogues, and mosques and people who have experienced homelessness working together to address homelessness and poverty. They focus on shifting from an immediate-needs approach to long-term solutions in the area of housing and fighting poverty through education, advocacy, and action.
A collaborative of congregations united to create homes and advocate for equitable housing at the local and statewide level.
A drop-in center for people in downtown Minneapolis experiencing homelessness and poverty. The Restoration Center provides emergency rental assistance, employment services, clothing, meals, free-use computers, and health care.
Works to alleviate hunger and food insecurity in South Minneapolis and beyond through an on-site food shelf, food delivery programs, and a partnership with Meals on Wheels.
Formerly called Sheridan Story, Every Meal coordinates the delivery of food to families struggling with food insecurity through partnership schools throughout Minnesota.
Lake Street Council
Serves and advocates for the Lake Street business community, working to ensure diversity and prosperity for all businesses, small and large, operating in the corridor. They do this through community events, clean-energy retrofit projects, strategic planning, employee recruitment, and more.
A broad-based social service organization that operates more than twenty programs throughout the state of Minnesota. Services include housing, financial services, counseling, senior care programs, refugee resettlement, disaster recovery, and assistance for those with disabilities.
Seeks to create and foster relationships between faith communities for common good in our community.
Operates a shelter for adults experiencing homelessness, transitional housing for women who have experienced domestic abuse, and permanent supportive housing for men and women who live with a mental illness, physical disability, and/or substance use disorder. Mount Olive volunteers provide meals at the Our Saviour’s shelter twice a month.
Works to enhance the lives of residents in our neighborhood through special events, community-based publications, and advocacy on issues such as housing, economic equity, safety, and security.
Brings together residents and victims with adults and youth who have committed crimes in their area. Together they participate in a “community conference,” an alternative sentencing option and restorative justice process that strengthens accountability and opens a line of communication between the offender and those harmed.
Runs a food shelf, a clothing closet, before- and after-school programs and several educational and job training programs. In addition, they host Hennepin County Social Services, a Montessori childcare center, Grammy-Award-winning musical group Sounds of Blackness, and many other community improvement organizations.
Provides an emergency shelter, single-adult supportive housing, and family supportive housing across the Twin Cities metro area. In addition, Simpson operates the Adult Shelter Connect program for the City of Minneapolis, providing a single point of contact for those seeking shelter in the city.
Helps “women, men, children and families struggling with relationship violence, substance abuse, mental health, and other forms of trauma. Throughout the Twin Cities, Tubman provides safe shelter, legal services, counseling, elder care resources, youth programming, and community education.”
Provides “free, easily accessible mental health counseling to people with urgent needs and few service options.” Counselors work with people struggling with depression, anxiety, chemical dependency, domestic violence, and many other emotional and interpersonal concerns.