Family Shelter Team

Families living in Hennepin County may be able to access emergency shelter - a temporary, safe place to stay while figuring out next steps towards stable housing. Hennepin County doesn't operate shelters, but works with shelter providers to connect families to this critical short-term support to stay safe.

Program Updates


Monday-Friday: 8:30am-9pm; Weekends and holidays: 1-9pm; After hours: Call 211 and ask for the after-hours shelter team


This is an adult focused resource for families provided by the county.

Program Requirements + Features

Ages: 18 - 99 LGBTQ Friendly Program accepts undocumented youths ID is not required Safe Harbor Program No Free Sex Health Items