Creating Beloved Community by Practicing the Way of Love

Homelessness and Housing – Beloved Community

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
The mission of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless is to generate policies, community support and local resources for housing and services to end homelessness in Minnesota.

Avenues for Homeless Youth
The mission of Avenues for Homeless Youth is to provide emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Through such service, Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and make a positive transition into young adulthood.

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative*
Beacon is an interfaith collaborative of congregations committed to ending homelessness through housing, the Families Moving Forward shelter program, and public advocacy.

People Serving People
People Serving People is the region’s largest and most comprehensive family-focused homeless shelter.  The mission is “People Serving People helps homeless and at-risk children and their families manage crisis situations and build a strong foundation for their long-term success.”

Chum (Duluth)
Churches United in Ministry (CHUM) is a 501(c)(3) organization whose programs serve more than 8,000 low-income, homeless, hungry, isolated, or otherwise marginalized community members each year. CHUM was founded in 1973 when 10 churches in Duluth’s Central Hillside neighborhood pooled their resources to meet the needs of the neighborhood’s many low-income residents more effectively.

*Episcopal congregations or leaders are members/supporters of agency. If you have partners to add to this list, please email them to