homeless outreach

2021 Hearings: Virtual Testimony Recordings

March 16th, 2021 Testifying in support of our $15M base increase to the Emergency Services Program (SF455) in the Senate Human Services Reform Finance and Policy Julie with Stepping Stone Emergency Housing in Anoka County February 11th, 2021 Overview of homelessness in Greater MN in the House Housing Finance and Policy Committee Rhonda with MCH […]

Homeless Day on the Hill Registration is OPEN!

Join us for Homeless Day on the Hill! Schedule of Homeless Day on the Hill 8:00 am | Registration Opens 9:00 am | Program and Training Location: Central Presbyterian Church – 500 Cedar St, St Paul, MN 55101 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Advocacy Location: State Capitol – 75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King […]

Observations of a First-Time Wilder Survey Interviewer

Wilder Research has conducted a statewide study of homelessness since 1991. The study is a point-in-time survey of people throughout the state who meet the federal definition of homelessness. It includes counts and estimates of the number of people who are homeless and a survey of homeless people with volunteers from across the state. This year, […]

Heading Home Together Reflection

The Heading Home Together Leadership Circle had a meeting on Tuesday, April 10. Allison Streich and Senta Leff (Homes for All Co-Chairs) are representing Homes for All on the Heading HomeTogether Leadership Circle. The new Heading Home Together Leadership Circle will radically change how we identify and solve problems. It will fully leverage the commitments and contributions of all. Heading Home Together Leadership Circle Allison Streich shares her experience with the […]

Dangerous Cold Spell – Who to Call for Help

The weather is dangerously cold. If you see someone who needs help, please call 911. You could save a life. If you live in the Duluth or Minneapolis area, you can also contact a street outreach worker. From CHUM (Duluth): Outreach hotline if you’re experiencing homelessness or have a tip 218-461-8505 From St. Stephen’s Human Services (Minneapolis): Colder weather […]

Homeless outreach during deadly cold snap

Outreach workers are asking for help to find the homeless during the deadly cold snap headed to Minnesota. Homeless people often find refuge hidden from the public – living in the woods, parks, shacks, even cars.  In the face of such dangerous temperatures, outreach workers need tips to find where people are staying. If anyone […]