Division of Indian Work

Transitional Housing - American Indian Youth

Time-limited housing and support services for individuals and/or families

Description

Provides housing and supportive services to individuals and families who are homeless or in need of safe housing.

Transitional housing helps people live independently, address issues that led to homelessness or kept them homeless, rebuild their support network and transition into permanent housing.

The length of time a person can use the program is limited.

Additional Information

Healing Spirit House provides supportive, safe, positive, drug-free, alcohol-free environment and in-house services.

Residents learn independent living skills through group meetings and daily experiential learning such as assigned household chores and planning and preparing nightly house dinners.

Staff coordinate educational and vocational services, including enrollment in GED services and setting educational and career goals.

When a youth nears his time to age out of the system, the Case Manager assists him to find housing, connects him to resources that provide jobs skills training, additional education, or other employment opportunities depending on which direction the youth wants to go. The Case Manager stays in close contact with youth to smooth the transition into independent living.

Features

  • Specialization
    • Homeless
    • Native American Community
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Serves long-term foster care American Indian males aged 16-21.

Location

1001 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN, 55407

Area Served

Twin Cities Metro, primarily Hennepin County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 612-279-6333
  • Main: 612-722-8722

Email

mloud@diw-mn.org

Business Hours

9:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday

Websites

Other Services at this Location

Last Update

2/1/2023