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Youth Shelter

Temporary emergency shelter for children or youth


Temporary place to stay for homeless youth who have run away or are at risk in their homes

Additional Information

The Passageways Shelter and Housing Program provides emergency shelter beds for youth who have been victims of sex trafficking.

The program is inclusive of all gender identities and the housing program can also serve parenting youth with one child.

The program also provides many on-site services specific to sexual exploitation that include:

  • Case management
  • Mental health therapy
  • Education programming
  • Life skills training
  • A survivor mentor program
  • Health care services
  • Positive youth development activities

Dignity House

  • Emergency shelter for youth of all gender identities between the ages of 10 and 17 who have run away from home, are experiencing homelessness and/or who are involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems
  • Dignity House is located in Hennepin County but can accept referrals from any geographic jurisdiction


  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources
  • Specialization
    • Homeless
    • People with low income


Shelter for youth aged 12 - 17

Application Instructions

To find out more regarding Passageways Emergency Shelter please contact the West Metro Regional Navigator at: (612) 232-5428. To make a referral to Dignity House, call (763) 703-3434.


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Area Served

Hennepin, Scott and Carver counties

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 612-232-5428


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