Homelessness and housing programs
Providing safe shelter, housing, economic self-reliance
Homeless programs support street outreach, drop-in centers, shelters, and transitional housing programs operated by Community Action Agencies, tribal governments and other nonprofit organizations. These programs work to prevent homelessness, provide safe shelter, and assist homeless households in securing and maintaining stable, independent housing and economic self-reliance.
Programs receiving grant support from the Office of Economic Opportunity include:
Programs receive funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the state of Minnesota. Funding is distributed through a biennial competitive grant process.
DHS OEO is seeking proposals for Consolidated Homeless Program applications for the State Fiscal Year 2017-19 Biennium. For more information and to access the Request for Proposal (RFP) please reference the: Office of Economic Opportunity Request for Proposals Website
For information regarding housing in your community, contact your local county government or Community Action Agency. Housing information can also be provided through the United Way 2-1-1 information line.Report/Rate this page