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Lutheran Social Service - Youth & Family Resources

Crisis Nursery

Duluth Area Crisis Nursery

1 East First Street, Ste 301, Duluth, MN, 55802-3060

(218) 302-6879


Service Details


Immediate child care is available to kids that need temporary shelter when their home is not safe.

A crisis nursery is generally available on a 24-hour basis. Crisis intervention services can include child abuse prevention programs for those experiencing abuse or neglect.

Additional Information

Parents who are dealing with emergencies or crises such as sudden illness, housing problems, divorce or separation, or financial strains, may need time alone to resolve the crisis.
A child's parent or legal guardian can request emergency day and night care for up to three days care for children ages birth to 12 years old.

* Parent should supply "security items" such as: favorite toy/blanket, play clothes, diapers
* Staff makes arrangements to place child in a safe host home
* Service is voluntary and confidential unless there is evidence of abuse or neglect
* Counselors will spend time with families to find solution to the crisis
* Services available 24/7


  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 


Serves children ages 0 - 12. Service areas include Blue Earth County for the Mankato office, South St. Louis County for the Duluth office, and Stearns/Benton County for the St. Cloud office.

Application Instructions

Call for information; legal guardian must request services.



Area Served

Duluth and surrounding area


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 302-6879

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