Simpson United Methodist Church

2740 1st Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55408

Simpson Food Shelf

Hours: Tuesday–Friday from 9:30 am–12:15 pm.

Service Area: West of Portland Avenue, east of Lyndale Avenue, north of Lake Street, and south of Franklin Avenue.

Remarks: Must have proof of residence and piece of mail with name and address or medical card for self. Family members must have medical, school ID or birth certificate. Can be used once every 30 days.

Simpson Women's Shelter

Hours: 5 pm–9 am.

Intake: Must be referred through Adult Shelter Connect.

Provides: Overnight shelter for 22 women; hot dinner, a simple breakfast and a to-go lunch are served to guests; showers, laundry, storage, savings, health clinic, and advocacy are available.

Remarks: Women who agree to save a minimum of $400 of their income each month to be used toward housing will receive an extended stay. (Need pay stubs to verify employment or disability benefits.)

Simpson Men's Shelter

Hours: 5 pm–9 am; staff is available by appointment.

Intake: Must be referred through Adult Shelter Connect.

Provides: 44 beds for men for 28 days. Hot dinner, a simple breakfast and a to-go lunch are served to guests; showers, laundry, storage, savings, health clinic & advocacy.

Remarks: Simpson has a savings program which allows guests an extended stay if they are saving a minimum of $400 of their income each month toward housing. (Need pay stubs to verify employment or disability benefits.)

Phone Numbers:

Simpson Shelter

612-874-0306
  • Overnight Shelter

Simpson United Methodist Church

612-874-7741
  • Food Shelf