We provide support to other community members who are experiencing poverty.

Combating Homelessness

Feeding those in need right in our own community
Local Outreach - We are often their last stop and last hope.
We provide outreach to homeless men and women where they are as they are. Homeless men and women often sleep on people’s couches, in cars, or in someone’s basement.

People from across the nation travel to Grand Forks via many different routes. We are often their last stop.

No matter where they are, we reach out to them, help them form a plan to rebuild their lives and our staff helps guide them to solutions.
With your help, they can go from Broken Dreams to Better Lives!
Client-Led Engagement - We are part of a continuum of care with a designed-approach to help homeless get housing,  get employed, and meet their self-defined goals.
When each client visits us, they meet with a social worker who helps guide a housing first model of care for each person. We work with landlords and other providers to give each client a choice in the housing they want and other goals they want to accomplish. We are focused on giving each client the opportunity to take control of their future by helping them escape homelessness as fast as possible and permanently.

We work with a continuum of care that includes shelters and other service providers across the state to get clients the help and resources they need to start over. “Our community has a coordinated assessment system for matching people experiencing homelessness to the most appropriate housing and services.”
Provide Stable Start - Clients often need extra help to ensure their start in housing is stable.
Social workers continue to work with clients as they transition from living at Northlands Rescue Mission to more stable housing. Each client can apply to receive items like basic furniture, household items, and food baskets.
Sign up here to get a list of items that can be donated to help men and women get a stable start.
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