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Lutheran Social Service - Youth & Family Services

Transitional Housing - Youth

Lutheran Social Service - Duluth

Call for location

(218) 529-2287


Service Details


Provides housing and supportive services to individuals and families who are homeless or in need of safe housing.

Transitional housing helps people live independently, address issues that led to homelessness or kept them homeless, rebuild their support network and transition into permanent housing.

The length of time a person can use the program is limited.

Additional Information

Transitional housing provides short-term, affordable housing and help them transition into stable housing in the community.

Services are designed to help youth find stable housing, learn life skills, succeed in school, connect with peers, avoid and move forward after sex trafficking, gain employment, and reunite with their families when that is possible.

Transitional Living Programs are offered in the following Minnesota communities:
* Brainerd Lakes and Central Minnesota - includes the Safe Harbor housing for sexually exploited youth
* Duluth and North Shore
* Mankato
* Rochester and Southeast Minnesota - Transitional Living Program - Youth 16 - 21 - includes the Safe Harbor housing for sexually exploited youth
* Twin Cities Metro
* Willmar
* Family Program offers time limited housing that offers support services to help 18 - 24 year old parents become more stable and locate permanent affordable housing.
* Transitional Living Project is a supportive program for youth ages 18 - 24 who are ready to start living in their own apartment in the community.
* LifeHaven Transitional Living for Teen Moms is a family-style home that provides housingĀ and support to teen mothers and their children.
* Saving Grace provides transitional housing service for youth under the age of 25 who have experienced sex trafficking. Youth are provided with safe housing, basic needs, an individualized safety and needs assessment plan, mobile case management and connections with the variety of services they need.


  • Area Served by County
    • St. Louis County 
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Specialization
    • Homeless 
    • People with low income 


Serves homeless youth and young mothers

Application Instructions

Referred through Central MN Coordinated Entry

Sex trafficked youth call the crisis line at (866) 824-3770

Area Served

St. Louis County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Alternate (218) 529-2233
GLBT Youth Support Group (218) 393-4338

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