Mercy Ministry Resources

General Resources 

St. Stephen’s Handbook of the Streets (PDF) 
Comprehensive resource guide for those who are homeless or living in extreme poverty

Community Emergency Services
Phone: 612-870-1125
Food shelf, resources and programs for emergencies and ongoing needs

Community Resources for Free Meals
Lists various locations in the Twin Cities

Gardens of Praise
Phone: 612-201-5252
Community gardens

Jericho Road Ministries
Strengthening individuals and families through prayer support, direct-aid relief, advocacy, referral, and guidance, Jericho Road Ministries seeks to empower individuals and families to move beyond crisis to be financially stable, self-sustaining, emotionally healthy, and personally and spiritually growing.

United Way 2-1-1
Phone: 211 or 651-291-0211
Food & shelter info; referral to specific agencies

Shelters for Families With Children

Mary’s Place
401 North 7th Street
Phone: 612-338-4640

Provides shelter and transition resources for families with two or more children. The entire family must go to Sharing and Caring Hands (525 N. 7th St.) to apply for shelter at Mary’s Place.

Intake Hours: Monday through Thursday 10–11:30am and 1:30–3:30pm

Shelter Hotline
Metro Shelter Hotline

Phone: 1-888-234-1329 (toll free)
Provides information about emergency shelter and transitional housing for single adults, families and youth in the Metro area.

Shelters for Men and Women

Salvation Army Harbor Light Center
1010 Currie Avenue
Phone: 612-767-3100
Resource for shelter, clothing closet, free dinner, health care and spiritual care

Shelter Hotline
Metro Shelter Hotline

Phone: 1-888-234-1329 (toll free)
Provides information about emergency shelter and transitional housing for single adults, families and youth in the Metro area.

Shelters and Resources for Women

Battered Women’s Hotline
Phone: 866-223-1111

Philomena House
Phone: 651-488-9652
Shelter for pregnant women who are homeless

WIC Program (Women, Infants and Children)
Phone: 612-348-6100
Health and nutrition support for women, infants and children under 5 years old 

Substance and Alcohol Abuse Resources 

Urgent Care

Hennepin County Medical Center
730 South 8th Street
Phone: 612-873-3000

Urgent Care Hours: 8am–8pm Monday through Friday, 8am–6pm Saturday and Sunday.
Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, enter on South 8th St between Park Ave and Chicago Ave.
No appointment needed; MA and GAMC are accepted.

Downtown Campus

720 13th Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55415
Sundays: 7:30am, 9am & 11am

North Campus

5151 Program Ave, Mounds View, Minnesota, 55112
Sundays: 9am & 11am

South Campus

20700 Kenrick Ave, Lakeville, Minnesota, 55044
Sundays: 10:30am