Past Partnerships: “Invisible”

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative

2610 University Ave. W., Suite 100, St. Paul, MN 55114

Beacon calls for solutions to homelessness in our communities, creates affordable housing and coordinates families. Their transitional housing for teens includes Nicollet Square in Minneapolis and (currently in development) 66 West in Edina.

Bridge For Youth

The Bridge for Youth is dedicated to providing the connection between the current realities of homelessness and a brighter, safer, more stable future.

The Bridge is a safe and welcoming place for youth ages 10-17 in the Twin Cities who have no one to turn to, nowhere to go. With a dedicated staff and strong support from the community, we help hundreds of youth get off the street, into safe shelter, and on to a better life. Our welcoming, residential setting is unique among programs for runaway and homeless youth, providing services at no charge, 24/7/365.

Cherish All Children

Cherish All Children is an ELCA ministry that equips congregations to prevent child sexual exploitation.

Community Action Partnership

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin
8800 Highway 7, Ste. 401 , St. Louis Park, Minnesota 55426

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (CAPSH) is a community action agency working in all of suburban Hennepin County to improve the lives of low-income people.We offer services to individuals through outreach, energy assistance programs, homeownership services, food support, free tax assistance, legal services,  employment counseling, and financial counseling.


1000 E. 80th St., Bloomington, MN 55420

Cornerstone’s ultimate goal is to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking. Healthy futures are possible when they coordinate an effective response, implement trauma-informed support services, mitigate the impact of violence on children and youth and confront the roots of violence.

ICA Food Shelf

12990 St. David’s Road, Minnetonka, MN 55305

ICA’s mission is to offer hope as they provide assistance to their neighbors in need. Their vision is to uphold the dignity of their neighbors striving for self-sufficiency, and to share the ongoing work of assisting their neighbors in partnership with the congregations, organizations, businesses and individuals in our communities. They believe that their presence in their communities makes their neighborhoods more stable and secure.

 Launch Ministries

115 E. 4th St., Chaska, MN 55318

Who We Are

Launch Ministry is a faith-based non-profit organization established to expose young adults between 18-29 years old to opportunities that will promote healthy, productive transitions into adulthood. At Launch Ministry, we assist young people in a holistic transition by providing them with tools to develop life skills, opportunities to lead and serve, and by promoting spiritual and character formation. C

What We Do

Young Adults

  • Support homeless youth and young adults at our homeless drop-in resource center
  • Offer supportive housing to homeless young adult men and women.
  • Teach life skills classes
  • Develop character through mentoring relationships
  • Offer Bible studies and support groups
  • Provide volunteer opportunities
  • Build community through weekly free dinners
  • Connect young people with employment opportunities
  • Network with churches and other service organizations to best serve young people


Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 Highway 7, Room 237, Hopkins, 55305

Movefwd is a community-based organization providing free and confidential crisis counseling and referral services to youth (ages 12-25) and their families in partnership with Eden Prairie, Hopkins, St. Louis Park and Wayzata school districts, as well as students attending Main Street School of Performing Arts.

Oasis for Youth

2200 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington, MN 55431

Oasis for Youth opens doors to housing, employment, education and wellness for youth facing homelessness in the suburbs.  Oasis is celebrating 5 years of providing tools for stability and opportunities to thrive through individualized case management, onsite supportive services and connections to housing and community resources. Oasis for Youth is a vital community asset empowering all youth at risk of homelessness to believe in bright futures filled with hope, stability and self-fulfillment.

PROP (People Reaching Out to People)

4700 Martin Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

PROP’s mission is to compassionately provide comprehensive support to their neighbors in need that creates a path towards self-sufficiency. They help people in Eden Prairie and Chanhassen, Minnesota who are facing financial hardship or crisis. Primary services include a food shelfshort-term financial help, support for low-income families with children and teens, and support for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

The Link

The Link’s mission is to build a supportive community network that strengthens and transforms the lives of youth and their families through education, advocacy, housing and a dynamic network of social services.


VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People)

9600 Aldrich Ave. So., Bloomington, MN 55420

VEAP (Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People) founders believed that helping a neighbor in need ultimately strengthens the community. VEAP has been operating under this principle for over 35 years, providing a range of services to help low-income people meet immediate needs and reach their long-term goal of stability. Today, VEAP serves the residents of Bloomington, Richfield, Edina and South Minneapolis utilizing a unique mix of professional and volunteer services. VEAP’s Mission: Neighbors serving neighbors in need. VEAP’s Vision: Improving the lives of people in the community.


WeCAN empowers and equips individuals and families to reach stability and self-sufficiency, so that
families and individuals will thrive in a vibrant community with full access to resources and support services.