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Life House

Program Description

Resource for homeless and street youth ages 14-24 offering a youth drop-in center, housing assistance, mental health and wellness programs, education and employment assistance, and sex trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation housing and programming.

  • Youth Drop-In Center-Provides hot meals, showers, lockers, laundry, basic need supplies, WiFi, groups, activities and group meetings. For youth ages 14 to 20, hours are Monday through Friday from 3pm-6pm. For adults ages 18 to 24, hours are 11 am – 1:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Hours are 12pm – 1:30pm on Wednesdays.
  • Mental Health & Wellness-Provides daily support and on-going services to improve physical, mental and spiritual wellness. Intensive case management is used to help youth improve health while obtaining life skills, stable housing, employment, education, parenting education, and connections to community resources. Licensed alcohol and drug counselors are also available to provide chemical health support.
  • Futures Program-Voluntary program available to all Life House youth that may have been expelled or dropped out of school, who have little to no job experience, or who want to further their education and employment skills.
  • Education-Offers online GED preparation, assists with high school enrollment/transfer paperwork and provides tutoring. Assists with entire college process (applications, meetings, tours, supplies, tutoring).
  • Legitimate Hustle Program-Program targets youth who have multiple barriers to obtaining economic self-sufficiency. Provides comprehensive case management and job training in an environment that helps youth to gain essential employment skills, become stable in their recovery or overall well-being, and transition into career opportunities. The Transitional Employment Case Manager assists our youth with resume building, interview skills, transportation to and from interviews, connecting with local businesses, and any additional ways of assisting with pursuing employment opportunities.


  • Life House Housing Program-Subsidized housing with supportive case management for adults ages 18 to 24.
  • 2001 Apartments-Housing for adults ages 18 to 24, many of whom suffer with addiction and/or mental illness.
  • Northern Lights-8 unit Safe Harbor supportive, transitional housing program for young adults ages 18 to 24.
  • Gateway Tower-Mixed population building for adults ages 18 to 24 who live on a dedicated floor.
  • Sol House-House for survivors of sexual exploitation (ages 15-20).
  • Loft Emergency Shelter-10 bed emergency shelter for youth ages 15-19. Located at 102 W First Street, Duluth. Contact the Residential Program Manager at 218-722-7431, ext. 125.

  • 218-722-7431
  • Youth Safeline: 800-786-2929

  • 102 West First Street
    Duluth, MN 55802