Youth Resource Line

The Youth Resource line is a free message line for youth 12-23 who are homeless or at-risk. The YMCA staff will help you problem-solve with information on community resources and referrals.


8am – 8pm daily

Youth Services Network

A website and a free app to help youth find shelter and services.

Check out their website or download the app through iTunes or the Google Play store.

Youth Food Shelves 

Youth food shelf access for youth age 21 and under.

Anyone 21 or under who is in need of food may come to these locations and be served. Each site has a specific amount of food that can be given out per individual per month.

Hennepin County

PRISM- Youth Food Shelf Program
730 Florida Ave South Golden Valley, MN 55426
When: Monday Evenings from 5-8pm
*Bus Routes: 9, 643 express bus

Groveland Food for Youth (23yrs & under)
1900 Nicollet Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55403
When: Tuesday & Thursday Evenings from 4-7pm
*Bus Routes: 2, 11, 17, 18, 25, 59

No Hassles Youth Food Shelf
5929 Brooklyn Boulevard Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
When: Wednesday Evenings from 3-6pm
*Bus Routes: 5, 14, 19, 22, 762, (express route: 717, 721, 723, 724, 761, 801)

Ramsey County

Salvation Army Eastside
1019 Payne Ave, St. Paul, MN 55130
When: Every Monday and Thursday 3-5pm
*Bus Routes: 61, 64

Salvation Army Citadel
401 W 7th Street St. Paul, MN 55102 (Downtown St. Paul)
When: Tuesday Evenings from 3-5pm
*Bus Routes: 54, 63, 70, 74, (express route 417 )

Salvation Army Lakewood
2080 Woodlyn Avenue Maplewood, MN 55109
(2 blocks from Maplewood Mall)
When: Wednesday Evenings from 3-5pm
*Bus Routes: 64, 70, 80, (express route 270 )