Seeking Emergency Shelter:
Single adults who are 22 years or older and seeking immediate shelter can call Catholic Charities - Higher Ground (formerly the Dorothy Day Center) at 651-647-2350 - option #7 or Union Gospel Mission at 651-292-1721 (Shelter for men only). Catholic Charities - Higher Ground has a daily lottery for their shelter beds; people can call or show up in-person daily from 9am to 3:30pm (starting 9/7/2020). Names are then drawn through a lottery system at 4pm each day (starting 9/7/2020). Additional shelter beds are available at Safe Space emergency shelter (these beds are by referral only).
Single adults seeking to access the Ramsey County emergency hotel shelter referral leads can email the Adult Hotel Shelter team at [email protected]
Seeking Coordinated Entry:
Single adults who are 25 years or older, currently experiencing homelessness and staying in a shelter, will need to complete a housing assessment via coordinated entry (CE) to determine long-term housing options. Contact the Catholic Charities - Higher Ground housing assessor at 651-404-6406 for an assessment over the phone, or by attending CROP (Community Resource Outreach Project) on Wednesdays from 1pm-3pm (first come, first serve basis) at George Latimer Central Library, 90 West 4th Street, St. Paul, MN 55102 (Otto Bremer Community Room, 1st Floor).
Single adults who are 25 years or older, currently experiencing homelessness and not staying in shelter, will need to complete a housing assessment via CE to determine long-term housing options. Single adults not staying in shelter can contact Caroline with Minnesota Community Care. All assessments are being done over the phone currently.
Phone: 651-602-7549 Email: [email protected].