Information and Support
206 W 4th St, Duluth, MN, 55806-2659
Distance: 1074 Miles
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The community services program at the Damiano Center provides information and referrals to people experiencing difficulty.
Their trained staff specialize in helping people find resources for emergency needs, including homelessness, chemical or mental health problems, abuse, or unemployment.
They may be able to provide:
* Bus tokens and gas vouchers are sometimes available; call first
* Personalized services to help homeless people to get connected with housing
* Use of free phone
* Individual advocacy to help meet your needs
* Referrals to other agencies
There is no cash assistance provided through this program. With proof of employment, current vehicle insurance, and driver's license, you can get a gas voucher once annually. With proof of employment, you can get a spend down bus pass once annually.
Tokens are first come, first served.
Household goods, including bedding, pots & pants, etc. can be provided to those with a current lease.
Additional services include hygiene items, mailboxes for people who are homeless, and direct services such as health services are scheduled occasionally - please call ahead for information.
- Assistance with community resources
- Free / no cost to everyone
8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Primarily serves the city of Duluth and surrounding area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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BT-8300.1000-400Local Bus Fare Definition
Programs that provide cash or tokens for individuals who have no personal means of transportation and are unable to use public buses for necessary local travel without assistance with the fare.
BT-8300.2500Gas Money Definition
Programs that provide money or vouchers to purchase gasoline, most frequently for individuals who need their automobile for necessary local or out-of-town travel but cannot afford to run their vehicle without assistance, but occasionally for people driving through the local area who have become stranded.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YV-3000Homeless People Definition
Individuals and families who have no fixed, regular and adequate residence, who are residing temporarily with relatives or friends or who live on the street, in emergency or transitional shelters, in a hotel or motel paid for with a shelter voucher, in seriously substandard housing or in an abandoned building, place of business, car or other vehicle, or other public or private place that is not ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for people. Some people who are homeless have issues with substance abuse, chronic or severe mental illness, chronic unemployment or underemployment, or other problems that prevent them from obtaining housing.