Community Resource Center

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Providing help and hope to our neighbors in need

We seek to transform lives through Christ’s love by equipping families and individuals with resources that lead to housing stability.

Community Resource Center
Inside St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church

900 Stillwater Road
Corner of Hilton Trail and Stillwater Road
Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Located in the Great Hall Building, Door #6
Phone: 651.762.9124
Fax: 651.332.8881    Driving directions

 Hours of operation:

Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Emergency shelter is provided to families in Washington County and suburban Ramsey County residents. We provide off-site shelter with direct and ongoing case management services until stable housing is achieved. Call our help line to schedule an intake appointment: 651.762.9124

Rental assistance is provided to prevent an episode of homelessness for qualified families living in zip codes 55001, 55003, 55016, 55042, 55128, 55047, 55043, 55055, 55071, 55082, 55083, 55090, 55115, 55125, 55129, 55038, 55106, 55109, 55110, 55117, 55119, 55127, 55130. Call to verify qualifications and to schedule an appointment.

Employment mentoring is a three-stage mentoring service for those who are either unemployed or under-employed. Identify your skill sets, receive help writing a resume, getting interviews, and practice interview skills. Call 651.762.9158 to get connected with an employment mentor.

Food Kits. If you have visited your food shelf in the past 30 days and need additional help putting meals on the table, you are welcome to come into the Community Resource Center anytime during business hours. No appointment necessary.

Basic needs items are available to people who are struggling to purchase cleaning supplies, diapers, shampoo, razors, deodorant, and other personal hygiene items. No appointment necessary.

Counselor on campus. John Koester, a counselor from Lutheran Social Services, is on campus Thursdays noon – 7 p.m.  Read more about John and how to make an appointment.

Computer access is available for job/housing searches during our business hours. All are welcome.

Connection to other resources is our highest priority if there is a need that we cannot accommodate. Please call for information: 651.762.9124

Spiritual guidance is available for those wanting to meet with a pastor. Either call or come in to arrange a meeting.

clotheslineNEW!! Clothesline Clothing Distribution – A clothing resource for families and individuals in school districts 832 and 622. Please call to set up an appointment with a personal shopper:  651.762.9124.  Shopping hours Mondays and Thursdays,  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Where to find us:


Liz Schreier, Executive Director
Ally Rydel, Case Manager
Cheryl Peterson, Case Manager
Debbie Larson, Volunteer Coordinator
Jen Thompson, Help Line

Please join us for free Community Meal every Thursday at 6 p.m. (except holidays)

The community is invited to enjoy food and fellowship together every Thursday night in our Great Hall. Your faith or financial situation doesn’t matter – just join us.  Bring friends and family.


We are a United Way partner.



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