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Duluth & North Shore Area

Duluth & North Shore Area

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Lutheran Social Service supports more than 800 young people every year in greater Duluth, making thousands of contacts and providing them with the resources they need to launch into productive, healthy and independent lives.

Our Center for Changing Lives Duluth opened in June 2017 and is part of an innovative initiative to end youth homelessness in the area. Many of our services are based at this location.

Another Door Emergency Housing

Safe, short-term shelter and support for young adults ages 18-24.

LSS Bethany

Provides caring support in an inviting environment for children and youth needing short-term emergency shelter and early intervention support for families.

The Center for Changing Lives Duluth

The Center provides short-term and transitional housing options for youth and young adults, as well as the teen health center. It is part of an innovative initiative to end youth homelessness in the area.

Oh No! Eighteen (O.N.E.)

Support for youth transitioning from foster care to independence.

Renaissance Transitional Living

Supportive transitional housing for up to 18 months for youth ages 16 to 21.

Supportive Apartments

Low-income, long-term housing at the Center for Changing Lives is paired with supportive services for youth who are experiencing homelessness.

Teen Closet

Free new and gently used clothing for youth ages 13-21.

Teen Health Center

Free, walk-in health and dental services for teens and young adults.
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Together for Youth

An inclusive, supportive and welcoming group for LGBTQIA2S+ youth and allies.

Youth Leadership Council

A group of current and former foster youth age 16-24 who plan quarterly projects to raise awareness of issues in the foster care system and advocate for youth currently in care.