Housing Resources

There are variety of local agencies that can provide resources if you or a loved one is experiencing homelessness, is at risk of becoming homeless or needs help navigating housing resources.

Catholic Charities Higher Ground

422 Dorothy Day Place


Emergency shelter and temporary housing for singles experiencing homelessness.

Sign up for the lottery for male and female spaces at St. Paul Opportunity center (across the street from shelter) from 9AM-3PM, lottery is called at 3:30PM.

Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities

435 University Avenue East


24 hour housing services. Sign up for emergency shelter from 10:30AM – 3:30PM, must sign up daily. Mandatory service at 6:30PM. Daily showers are required. 3 meals a day are provided.

Safe Space Emergency Shelter

160 East Kellogg Boulevard


10PM – 9AM nightly. Referral is required, although space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. Referral can be obtained by Saint Paul Police Department, Outreach or Freedom House.

Dakota County Housing Resource Line


Press 1 to be directed to Dakota County Intake

Press 2 to be directed to The Link for youth services

Press 3 to be directed to 360 Communities’ Lewis House, a shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

Press 4 to be directed to the Community Action Partnership Agency (CAP) of Scott, Carver and Dakota counties

Washington County Housing Resource Line


M – F 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) provides access to services to assist individuals in becoming stably housed, as well as assist them with accessing other resources to meet their basic needs.

if this is a life threatening emergency,
call 911