St. Joseph’s Home for Children 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. Children are often referred by Hennepin County First Response. Referrals from other counties are also welcome.

Approximately 350 children are cared for in Emergency Shelter each year. All youth see a health care professional upon entering the shelter.


  • 12-bed shelter
  • Care and emotional support for youth separated from primary caregivers
  • Medical care, food, shelter and other basic needs
  • Staff work with county services to find the best living arrangement for each child
  • St. Joe's Community Health Clinic onsite

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St. Joseph's Home for Children

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

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