COVID-19 UPDATE: Our family shelters have reopened with a COVID-safe plan in place. 


Emergency Family Shelters are available to FAMILIES with minor children in Washington County and families with children who attend school in the Forest Lake school district #831. Ramsey County families with children going to school in the White Bear Lake district #624 and N. St. Paul/Maplewood/Oakdale district #622 are also eligible. We provide off-site shelter at two locations in Washington County with ongoing supportive case management with the goal of stable housing for the family.

Call our help line to learn more about our program and to see if this is an option for your family: 651.762.9124.

If you are a SINGLE in Washington County seeking shelter, please call Washington County HOST Team at 651.430.6433. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm.


United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential health and human services information for people in Minnesota. They are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to connect you with the resources and information you need. Whether you are in crisis, or need a little support, we’re here to help. Updated resource information from United Way

Toll Free: 800-543-7709
Local: 651-291-0211