MCH Member Organizations

MCH Leadership Updates: Interim Executive Director

đź“ť A note from our Interim Executive DirectorWe have selected our Interim Executive Director! After a few discussions as a team, we decided an in-house interim would serve our organization best through the end of the year. Welcome, Matt Traynor! Find a note from Matt here: Hello! If you do not already know me, my name […]


MCH Member Job Postings

MCH has over 70 members from across the state. To learn more about our membership program,  check out our website. Check out the job openings for some of our members: This list is as of 2/7/2024. If you are a member and want to feature your open positions email us at: info@mnhomelesscoalition.org 


Passing the Baton: Farewell, Rhonda Otteson, and Thank You!

2024 greetings to you on behalf of the board and staff of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless! I’m writing today to share some big news: an announcement from our Executive Director, Rhonda Otteson and a note of thanks from the board. Rhonda’s Message: A Goodbye and Thank You Good morning friends and colleagues, Since […]


Emergency shelters, encampments and needed investments

Housing instability affects Minnesotans across urban, suburban and rural areas of the state. On any given night, there are 20,000 Minnesotans experiencing homelessness with significant over-representation of Black, Indigenous and People of Color. With advocates, partners and members organizations, together we are making progress across the state to increase the availability of temporary and permanent […]


TweetChat – Homeless Day(s) on the Hill

Join us on day three of Homeless Day on the Hill for a TweetChat! Click here for other virtual events happening for #MCHDOTH Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm 12:00pm – 12:30pm = advocates answer our prepared questions 12:30pm – 1:00pm = lawmakers answer our prepared questions Location: Twitter @MNHomelessCo Contact for […]


7th Special Session Recap w/ Zack

Hello Advocates, This is my very first update from the Capitol for all of you, and it is a Special Session Recap!  Last Monday, 12/14/2020 was the seventh Special Session of the Minnesota Legislature since they adjourned in May.  They have been called back into session to reup the Governor’s Peacetime Emergency.  Each time the […]


Funding Opportunity w/ MHF Grants

Hi Advocates, Good news! Sue Haigh from the Minnesota Homeless Fund has clarified that the fund will accept proposals submitted on 1/7/2020 for funding through this project. Check out the website for more information: www.spmcf.org/minnesota-homeless-fund If you would like to submit a project proposal to expand shelter and outreach this winter, please submit your form online through January 7, […]


Welcome, Rhonda Otteson

MCH Welcomes New Executive Director  We are pleased to welcome our newest team member and executive director, Rhonda Otteson! Rhonda joins us from Willmar, Minnesota and will start on October 1st. She will be at the second day of the MCH Annual Conference (September 18); if you’re attending stop and say hello. About Rhonda: Rhonda […]


Thank you, and Farewell!

May 21, 2019 Good Afternoon, After eight years with the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, four as a Board member and four as executive director, it is time for me to move on. My last day at MCH is Thursday, May 23. It has been my great honor and privilege to work with amazing people, […]


Navigation Center info with Simpson Housing Services

What is the Navigation Center? The Navigation Center is a Native-led, collaborative community response. Red Lake Nation, Metropolitan Urban Indian Directors, Hennepin County, the State of Minnesota, shelter providers in the Minneapolis shelter collaborative, including Simpson Housing Services (#MCHMember), and several other organizations united to provide outreach to the primarily Native American community living at […]