St. Joseph's Home for Children

St. Joseph's Home for Children, a program of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, serves children and their families by addressing immediate needs for shelter and stability and offering long-term solutions to emotional and behavioral issues with quality mental health care.


Residential Treatment

St. Joe's Residential Treatment program offers quality mental health treatment, individual and family therapy for children ages 6 - 17 who have serious emotional challenges. Go to Residential Treatment

Day Treatment

St. Joe's Day Treatment program offers comprehensive mental health and education services to children in kindergarten through eighth grade with severe emotional and behavioral disturbances. Go to Day Treatment

Central Intake

St. Joe's Central Intake provides basic needs and emergency shelter placement for children from birth to 17-years-old who are referred by a county worker, police, probation officer or the court.  Go to Central Intake

Emergency Shelter

St. Joe’s Emergency Shelter provides 24-hour emergency shelter for youths 6 to 17-years-old who have been removed from a situation of crisis, abuse or neglect. Go to Emergency Shelter

Mental Health Case Management

St. Joe's Mental Health Case Management serves children younger than 18-years-old who have severe emotional disturbances with case management needs. Go to Mental Health

Community Health Clinic

St. Joe's Community Health Clinic in South Minneapolis is for children—newborns to 20-years-old —most of whom participate in Catholic Charities' Children's Services Division. Go to Community Health Clinic


Treatment Philosphy and Accreditation

Every child has inherent skills and strengths. St. Joe’s helps every child uncover his or her inner strengths and cope with issues such as mental illness, abuse or neglect. Go to Treatment Philosophy and Accreditation


Parents' Frequently Asked Questions about St. Joe's Day and Residential Treatment programs. Go to FAQs

About Us


Staff biographies and contact information. Go to Staff


St. Joseph’s Home for Children’s 12-acre campus offers personalized attention and many onsite opportunities. Go to Amenities


When land was bought for the Minneapolis Catholic Boys' Home in 1885, the intersection of 46th Street and Chicago Avenue was a half-day's ride from the city. Go to History of St. Joseph’s Home for Children

Contact Us

St. Joseph's Home for Children
1121 46th Street East
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612.827.7954 fax

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St. Joseph's Home for Children

Contact Us

St. Joseph's Home for Children
1121 46th Street East
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612.827.7954 fax

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