Seeking Emergency Shelter:
Single adults who are 22 years old or older and seeking immediate shelter can call Catholic Charities - Higher Ground (formerly the Dorothy Day Center) at 651-647-2350 - option #7 or Union Gospel Mission at 651-292-1721 (Shelter for men only). Catholic Charities - Higher Ground has a daily lottery for their shelter beds; people can call or show up in-person daily from 9am to 3:30pm (starting 9/7/2020). Names are then drawn through a lottery system at 4pm each day (starting 9/7/2020). Additional shelter beds are available at Safe Space emergency shelter (these beds are by referral only).
Seeking Coordinated Entry:
Single adults who are 25 years or older, currently experiencing homelessness and staying in a shelter, will need to complete a housing assessment via coordinated entry (CE) to determine long-term housing options. Contact the Catholic Charities housing assessors at the St. Paul Opportunity Center (SPOC) Service Desk at 651-404-6406 for an assessment over the phone.
Single adults who are 25 years or older, currently experiencing homelessness and not staying in shelter, will need to complete a housing assessment via CE to determine long-term housing options. Single adults not staying in shelter can contact Caroline with Minnesota Community Care. Assessments are being done over the phone or by appointment at Healthcare for the Homeless, 424 Dorothy Day Place, St. Paul. Caroline can be reached by phone: 651-793-2219 or email: [email protected]. Caroline holds walk-in hours for CE assessments at the following locations:
- Tuesdays from 1pm-3pm at Healthcare for the Homeless
- Thursdays from 1pm -4pm at the George Latimer Library, 2nd floor
- Fridays from 9am - 12pm at Union Gospel Mission Clinic
Seeking Outreach Teams for resources only:
Single adults in need of homeless resources can attend CROP (Community Resource Outreach Project) on Wednesdays from 1pm - 3pm at SPOC or on Thursdays from 10am - 12pm at the George Lattimer Library.
Radias Health Homeless Services: 651-783-5427 or email: [email protected]
People, Inc. Homeless Services: 651-774-0011