Duluth & North Shore Area
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.
Provides caring support in an inviting environment for children and youth needing short-term emergency shelter and early intervention support for families.
Carlton Youth Shelter
Short-term, emergency housing and care for youth 17 and under.
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.
Runaway & Homeless Youth
Services offered include an anonymous, 24-hour crisis line, and safe and secure shelter for youth 17 and younger.
Immediate help and safety for young people in crisis through a network of volunteers, organizations and businesses throughout the Duluth community.
Low-income, long-term housing at the Center for Changing Lives is paired with supportive services for youth who are experiencing homelessness.
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.