Adult Shelter Connect at St. Olaf Church

215 S. 8th St. (enter 2nd Av. side near 8th St.)
Single adults access all Minneapolis shelters through this office.
Phone: 612-248-2350 M-F 9 am-5:30 pm; Sat & Sun 1-5:30 pm.
After Hours: Call 211 (651-291-0211 on a cell phone).

Canvas Health Crisis Connection

24-hour crisis counseling
Phone: 612-379-6363 or toll-free 1-866-379-6363

COPE (Community Outreach for Psychiatric Emergencies)

Phone: 612-596-1223
Provides: Call COPE when a severe disturbance of mood or thinking threatens a person’s safety or the safety of others.


24-Hour Crisis Phone: 952-884-0330 or toll-free 1-866-223-1111
Provides: Crisis advocates and trained volunteers are available to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, sexual violence or human trafficking.

HCMC Acute Psychiatric Services

Phone: 612-873-3161

Metro Shelter Hotline

Information and referral to metro-area shelter/housing
Phone: 1-888-234-1329

Minnesota Food Helpline

Phone: 1-888-711-1151 (Multilingual assistance is also available)
Provides: Helps locate food resources (food shelves, hot meals).

National Runaway Switchboard

Phone: 1-800-621-4000
Referral to Safe Shelter

PRIDE – The Family Partnership

Phone: 612-728-2062 or toll-free 1-888-PRIDE99
Crisis line for women & sexually-exploited youth who are victims of sex trafficking/exploitation.

Suicide Prevention

Phone: 612-873-2222


Phone: 612-873-2222

United Way 2-1-1

Phone: 211 or 651-291-0211 (on a cellphone)
Food & shelter Info; referral to specific agencies