If you are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless and between the ages of 16-23*, we are here for you! Our Drop-In Center is open Monday-Friday from 2-7 p.m. or by appointment.

 *If you are under 16 and need help, call our Drop-In Center.

HOPE 4 Youth wants all youth to feel safe, valued, and supported while reaching their full potential. This begins with meeting their basic needs and leads to giving them the tools to thrive.


Get Involved 

“Volunteering at HOPE 4 Youth allows me to give back in a very small way for me while impacting someone else’s life in a huge way. I love how HOPE 4 Youth is helping the youth in our community build a foundation to get a fresh start in their lives and fulfill their dreams!” Ashley, HOPE 4 Youth Volunteer

Learn more about how you can get involved in changing the lives of young people experiencing homelessness.


Youth Served


Visits to the
Drop-In Center


Times Youth Accessed the Food Pantry and Clothing Closet or Ate a Hot Meal


Referrals via our Housing Navigation Program
(Permanent, Transitional, Shelters)


Referrals to Providers via our Opening Doors Program (Education, Employment, etc.)


Visits to HOPE Clinic


Youth Living
at HOPE Place

Statistics are based on 2018 data.

HOPEful Youth Moving Forward

Dear Friends and Supporters,

Thank you for your continued support of HOPE 4 Youth during COVID-19. Your on-going gifts of time, talent, and treasure are greatly needed and appreciated as we continue to serve youth experiencing homelessness during this unprecedented time.

On any given night in Minnesota, 6,000 youth are without a

Shop. Donate. Volunteer. hope’s closet is a trendy resale boutique filled with high-quality, gently-used, donated women’s clothing, accessories and shoes, small-household decor and gift items with 100% of the profits going back to HOPE 4 Youth!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  1. The Darkest Night of Your Life 4k

    May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. A Look Inside HOPE

    May 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  3. A Look Inside HOPE

    May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Inspiring HOPE Breakfast

    June 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
COVID-19 Update

Please note that due to the COVID-19 crisis the HOPE 4 Youth Administrative Offices, Donation Center, and hope’s closet will be temporarily closed beginning March 23, 2020. HOPE Place will remain open for residents only. The Drop-In Center will be open by appointment only. Incoming calls will continue to be answered by staff M-F 9 am – 7 pm and the Crisis # 612.849.2561 will be answered 24 hours.

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