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Adult Foster Care Homes

At Home Living-Cottage A                          At Home Living-Cottage B

828 13th Avenue                                              832 13th Avenue

Two Harbors, MN 55616                               Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-728-1189                                     Phone: 218-728-1189

*Primarily serve persons with mental health or brain injury diagnosis*

 

DRCC-Cedar                         DRCC-Burlington                 DRCC-Silver Creek

421 4th Avenue                        1531 15th Street                      1815 Highway 61

Two Harbors, MN 55616       Two Harbors, MN 55616       Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-722-8180

 

Maple View Adult Foster Care

1729 9th Avenue

Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-834-8853



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American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO)

Provides housing services for people suffering from long-term homelessness, transitional housing for survivors of domestic abuse, and a 10-bed domestic violence shelter.



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  • 218-722-7225

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  • 202 West 2nd Street Duluth, MN 55802

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  • (no email address available)
Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA)

  • Housing-Offers assistance to find and/or keep stable housing, counseling and financial support.
  • FAIM-Money match program for low income eligible persons who want to purchase a home, pursue higher education or start a small business.
  • Lives in Transition-Offers life/career planning services to eligible low-income individuals.
  • Senior Community Service Employment-Promotes part time, temporary employment to income eligible adults over the age of 55.
  • FAIM-Money match program for those who want to purchase a home, pursue higher education, or start a small business. Must meet income and employment qualifications.
  • Energy Assistance-Emergency funds may be available for monthly heating bills, along with assisting with energy related repairs. Provided October 1st to May 31st.
  • Homeownership-Provides down payment/closing cost assistance to income eligible buyers.
  • Foreclosure Prevention-Provides one-on-one counseling over the phone or in person to help those in the mortgage foreclosure process. Provides guidance to homeowners who are seeking agreements from their lender if they are moving towards foreclosure.
  • Housing Assistance-Offers counseling, financial support and assistance with finding or keeping stable housing.
  • Weatherization-Audit of home for energy efficiency. Free to low income individuals that qualify.
  • Single Family Rehabilitation-Offers many loan programs to help improve the condition of an existing home. https://www.aeoa.org/housing/single-family-rehabilitation 



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  • 218-834-2280

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  • Norlen Industrial Park
    2124 10th Street
    Two Harbors, MN 55616

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  • (no email address available)
Assisted Living Facilities

Barross Manor

414 1st Avenue

Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-834-6174

Barross Cottage                                Barross Cottage II

401 South Avenue                              806 13th Avenue

Two Harbors, MN 55616                   Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-834-8018                         Phone: 218-834-8098

Carefree Living

36 Bell Circle

Silver Bay, MN 55614

Phone: 218-226-3524

www.spectrumhealthcos.com

 

Waterview Shores

409 13th Avenue

Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-834-0849

https://monarchmn.com/the-waterview-shores/



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Bayview Terrace

Income-based housing for elderly and/or individuals with disabilities. Obtain an application on-site. Apartments are unfurnished but have stove and refrigerator and community laundry. Operated through the Two Harbors Housing and Redevelopment Authority.



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  • 218-834-2728

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  • 505 1st Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Budd House Board and Lodge

Board and Lodge with Special Services.



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  • 218-834-0712

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  • 426 1st Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Churches United in Ministry (CHUM)

Offers emergency shelter, advocacy and support for individuals and families.



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  • 218-720-6521

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  • 102 West 2nd Street Duluth, MN 55802

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CommonBond Communities

Search for housing with immediate availability.



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Damiano Center

Community Services

  • Community Services-Offering area resources in situations of homelessness, chemical dependency, domestic abuse, unemployment and mental health. No case management commitment; use as often or as little as needed.  Assistance with hygiene products, household goods and bus tickets and gas vouchers (for work or medical appointments). Open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 9am-3pm.
  • Health Realizations-Cognitive skills-based program that helps individuals manage stress in a positive way. Open to all individuals on Wednesdays at 7pm in the Community Kitchen; women’s meetings are Sundays at 7pm in room 205; men’s meetings are Mondays at noon in room 205.
Clothing and Household
  • Clothes that Work-Free clothing for low income individuals that are seeking employment or are employed and need clothing (must provide proof of employment). Also provides accessories, hygiene and beauty products. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-3pm.
  • Free Store: Free clothing and household goods. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-3pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.
Food Community Kitchen:  Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Continental Breakfast 8:30am-9:30am
  • Lunch 11:30am-1pm
  • Dinner 5pm-6pm (Friday, Saturday and Sunday only)
Kids’ Kitchen: Kids ages 6+, no adult needed. Provides healthy meals and food to take home on the weekends, nutritional education, safe place for kids after school and during the summer. Monday through Thursday 3pm-6pm (meal is served at 5pm). Go to the 2nd Avenue West entrance of the Damiano Center and ring the doorbell.



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  • 218-722-8708

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  • 206 West 4th Street Duluth, MN

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Harbor Point Apartments

Subsidized housing (Section 8) for elderly (62+) or individuals with disabilities. Offering four, two-bedroom units and 37 one-bedroom units. Apartments are unfurnished, but come with a stove, refrigerator and community laundry. Rent is 30% of adjusted income, plus electric. Security deposit is 30% adjusted income. Applications available on-site. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8am-12:30pm



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  • 218-834-5441

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  • 101 3rd Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Hearth Connection

Works with qualified social service agencies to provide coordinated support services along with rental assistance support. The goal is to break the cycle of long-term homelessness and achieve housing stability.



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  • 651-645-0676

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  • Suite 150 2446 University Avenue West St. Paul, MN 55114

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HOME Line

A non-profit Minnesota tenant advocacy organization. Confidential, free and lost-cost legal, educational, and advocacy service so tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems.



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  • 612-728-5767
  • 866-866-3546

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Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Duluth

Owns, operates and administers Section 8 programs in Lake County.



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  • 218-529-6300

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  • 222 East 2nd Street, 1st Floor Duluth, MN 55816

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Housing Benefits 101

Find help for creating housing plans for families. Information on how to stay in current housing, or plan for a change in housing, are provided. Minnesota’s Coordinated Entry System resources for those who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, are listed by county. Click on the Are you Homeless? tab.



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Housing Link

Search for housing using filters such as distance from a certain point, amount of rent, number of bedrooms, building type, accessibility, and whether pets are allowed. You may also limit searches to subsidized housing or housing for seniors, persons with a disability or veterans.



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Lutheran Social Services

Housing

  • Bethany Runaway & Homeless Youth Program-Offers Bethany Crisis Shelter for youth 17 years and younger and provides access to therapy to explore issues. Referral by county social worker, court, or law enforcement.
  • Loft Shelter-10 bed emergency shelter for youth ages 15-19. Located at 102 W First Street, Duluth.
  • Host Homes-Program that matches young people ages 18-24 with caring and consistent adults who have a spare bedroom to offer.
  • Another Door Emergency Housing Program-Program for young adults age 18-24 experiencing homelessness, offers short term housing and support to develop a plan.
  • LSS Renaissance-Transitional housing (up to 18 months) for youth 16-21 years old.
  • Supportive Apartments-Offers low-income, long-term housing paired with supportive services for youth who are experiencing homelessness.
  • Center for Changing Lives-Located at 1422 East Superior Street, Duluth. Phone 218-529-2230. Offers many options to youth with regards to homelessness.

Health Care 

  • Teen Health Clinic-Offers free walk-in wellness services including health screenings for teens and young adults who are 13-24 years old. Located at The Center for Changing Lives Duluth, 1422 East Superior Street, Duluth.

Education

  • Oh No Eighteen! (ONE) Independent Living Skills-Group training and individual transition planning and services for youth 16-21 that have been in care during their teen years for at least 30 days, including foster care, residential treatment programs, group homes, and other residential care services.

Children’s Services

  • Supervised Visits-Conducts supervised visits for families referred by counties and courts, as well as providing fee-based supervised visits for families who seek them independently. Flexible scheduling at various locations throughout Duluth and surrounding area. Phone 218-391-9561 for more information or see http://www.lssmn.org/youth/duluth/supervised-visits/.
  • Bethany Crisis Nursery-Located at 1 East 1st Street, Suite 301 (phone: 218-302-6879) or see http://www.lssmn.org/crisisnursery/
  • Clothing Room-Offers baby clothes (newborn to size 7 in kids), diapers/wipes, blankets, hygiene products and other baby equipment (items are donated, so selection varies) to those in need free of charge. Call ahead to schedule a same day appointment. Open Monday through Friday 8am-4pm.
  • Child Care-Temporary, emergency care for up to three days for children infancy through 12 years. Available day and night.

Groups

  • Together for Youth-An inclusive, supportive and welcoming group for LGBTQ12S youth ages 14-20. The group meets Wednesdays from 4pm-6pm at The Center for Changing Lives Duluth, 1422 East Superior Street.

Financial

  • Working with families and individuals to solve debt and financial problems. Assists in setting up a realistic budget and payment plan to fit individual needs.



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  • 218-529-2222
  • 888-577-2227 (financial line)

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  • Suite 600
    424 West Superior Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

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Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

Offers housing services, outreach, emergency assistance, civil legal assistance, and advocacy to veterans.



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  • 218-722-8763

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  • 5209 Ramsey Street
    Duluth, MN 55807

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Minnesota Department of Health, Housing

Find Safe Harbor shelters and housing programs across the state for sexually exploited youth.



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Minnesota Help

A web-based means of finding information about social services including education, housing, health care, jobs and money management.



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Minnesota Housing Partnership

Offers Crisis Housing Fund, a short-term housing assistance program for those with a serious mental illness.



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Minnesota Veterans Home

Provides high quality skilled nursing care to eligible veterans or spouses of veterans. Nursing care, physician services, therapies, transportation, mental health services, dietary, recreational and chaplain services. Special care unit for dementia.



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  • 218-353-8700

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  • 56 Outer Drive
    Silver Bay, MN 55614

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National Homeless Veteran Call Center

Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program-Improves access for homeless Veterans.



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  • 877-424-3838

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North Shore Horizons

Offering emergency housing, transitional and supportive housing, support groups, supervised visitation, advocacy, law enforcement and medical appointment accompaniment, clothing, bedding, household items, transportation, and information and referrals. The Crisis Intervention Service provides help for individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. 24-hour hotline for support, information and referrals.

  • The Supervised Visitation Program allows parents in high conflict or high-risk situations access to their children in a safe and supervised environment. The program is used to protect children from potentially dangerous situations while allowing parental access and providing support for the parent child relationship. The Supervised Exchange Program service allows the child to be exchanged from one parent to the other without being exposed to the conflict of the parents. Monitoring is limited to the actual exchange with the remainder of the visit occurring unsupervised.
  • Stronger Together is a support group for people who have experienced harmful relationships. Focus is on self-empowerment, healing, coping strategies, and making healthy changes. Group meets Tuesdays from 6pm-7pm at North Shore Horizons.
  • Crisis Intervention Services provides help for individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. 24-hour hotline for support, information and referrals.

Also offers clothing, bedding and household items.



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  • 218-834-5924
  • 800-834-5923 (sexual assult/domestic violence only)
  • 866-223-1111 (crisis line)

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  • 127 7th Street
    Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Nursing Homes

The Waterview Shores

409 13th Avenue

Two Harbors, MN 55616

Phone: 218-834-8374

https://monarchmn.com/the-waterview-shores/

Minnesota Veterans Home

56 Outer Drive

Silver Bay, MN 55614

Phone: 218-353-8700

https://mn.gov/mdva/homes/silver-bay/



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Rustic Creek Townhomes

Income-based (Section 8) housing for families. Applications taken on site. Offering two-bedroom (minimum two people, max four persons, no more than 2 adults) and three-bedroom (minimum 3 people, maximum six people, no more than two adults) occupancy. Two handicap units (one level) available.  All other units are two levels with upstairs bathroom. Apartments are unfurnished, but come with a stove, refrigerator and washer/dryer hookups. Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-12pm



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  • 218-595-1018

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  • 1425 9th Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center

Safe Haven provides services to women, children and all survivors whose lives have been affected by physical, emotional, sexual and economic abuse. Provides an emergency shelter, legal advocacy, safely planning, self-sufficiency, support groups and community education.



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  • 218-623-1000

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  • 414 W 1st Street Duluth, MN 55802

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Thunderbird/Wren House

Substance abuse treatment, transitional housing or halfway house for Native American young adults and adults. Must have tribal affiliation.



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  • (218) 727-7699
  • (218) 722-2703

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  • 229 N 4th Ave W Duluth, MN 55806

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Two Harbors Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA)

Owns, operates and develops public housing (Bayview Terrace).  Applications available on-site. Does not provide Section 8 vouchers; contact the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Duluth to apply.



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  • 218-834-2728

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  • 505 1st Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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