Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter - Minneapolis, MN

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2740 1st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
: Phone: 612.874.0306
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Office Hours are Monday – Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

* Reservations for shelter are required!  Click here for information or call the Adult Shelter Connect Office at  612.248.2350

Our mission is to house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness.

We know that with close, individual advocacy and support, men, women and families experiencing homelessness achieve housing stability. We are committed to Housing First: house people quickly, then provide services as needed.

We provide a full continuum of supportive housing services tot those experiencing homelessness, which is unique in the Twin Cities metro.

Overnight shelter
Every night in our overnight shelter, Simpson offers a bed, a warm meal, a hot shower, laundry services, advocacy and the dignity of being addressed by name to 66 people experiencing homelessness.
Overnight Shelter
2740 1st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
office hours: Mon thru Fri, 3 to 5 pm

Family Housing
The Simpson Family Housing program provides subsidized, supportive rental housing for families with children. Families receive assistance in finding housing and support in developing the skills to maintain stability more

Single Adult Housing
Our Single Adult programs work with long-term homeless adults who are referred to us by local shelters. Through our five Collaboration of Housing Resources (COHR) teams, we serve over 200 additional people. Simpson also participates in the Currie Avenue Partnership, an initiative to house 150 adults experiencing homelessness, who have disabilities

Volunteers Requests by Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter: Without our faithful force of volunteers, we quite simply would not be able to do what we do. We need your partnership to help ease the impact of homelessness on members of our community.Every year Simpson volunteers contribute over 32,000 hours of their time to help people experiencing homelsessness. This is the equivalent of 14 full-time employees.Visit to learn more.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

User Questions & Answers

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Simpson Housing Services Overnight Emergency Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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