Shelter, support, and a chance to start over

Mission Statement

We are a community of hope for those who need a home.

Our mission is eliminating homelessness by providing shelter, support, and a chance to start over.

 

Our Saviour's Housing Stories

Geraldine

Standing by Geraldine

“I never thought I would have my own place again. [Our Saviour’s] was the best choice I could have made, the best program I could have gotten into.” When Geraldine moved from Chicago to Minneapolis to live with her niece, she thought she was leaving homelessness behind her. But when her niece put her out…

Patrick

On His Own But Not Alone

Three years ago, Patrick found himself someplace he never thought he’d be – at the front door of Our Saviour’s Housing in need of emergency shelter. Patrick, a 29-year-old man with developmental disabilities, lived in his family home in St. Louis Park for most of his life. In 2010, he moved into a condo in…

Tara - Permanent Supportive Housing resident

Beyond Mental Illness: Learning to Live Again

“I fought so long against entering the shelter system. I had heard so many horror stories – that once you get in, you never get out. But I have not found this to be the case at all. Our Saviour’s Housing rescued me.” I’ve struggled with mental illness my whole life. Officially, my diagnosis is…

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A Mother’s Day She Won’t Forget

Sandy is a resident in Our Saviour’s Transitional Housing Program. She’s also a mom. And as of this writing, hasn’t seen her son in more than 2 years. When Sandy came to us last September, she’d been homeless since November 2012–the result of a job loss and divorce from her emotionally and verbally abusive husband. Of…

 
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Testimonials

Being at OSH makes me realize that anything can happen to anyone, and that’s why you’ve got to help people out. There are some good vibes here and a really cool sense of community. Everyone’s kind of in it together. It feels great to see familiar faces when I return!

Stacey OSH Volunteer

If we’re going to serve, we should do it year around. You don’t just care about someone once a year.

Joy Volunteer Breakfast Server

We are blessed to be involved… and we feel like we’re helping in some small way.

Dianna Volunteer Shelter Dinner Server