Youth Homelessness
Services at the Center for Changing Lives Duluth

Center for Changing Lives Duluth Youth Services

In greater Duluth, LSS supports more than 880 young people every year, making thousands of contacts and providing them with the resources they need to launch into a productive, healthy and independent lives.

Our Center for Changing Lives Duluth is part of an innovative initiative to end youth homelessness in the area.


Crisis Nursery
Voluntary, short-term care for children ages birth through 12 when parents are experiencing a housing crisis, sudden illness or other personal emergencies.


Oh No! Eighteen (O.N.E.)
This independent living skills program includes education, support and case management for young people who are about to transition out of foster care. We work with youth to provide life skills training to assist with a successful transition to adulthood.


Renaissance Transitional Housing
Housing, case management and life skills training for youth experiencing homelessness. Youth can stay at Renaissance for up to 18 months to ensure their safety, stability and long-term success.


Runaway & Homeless Youth Program
This service guides youth to safe housing and helpful resources.


Supervised Visitation
Supervised Visits help families maintain or develop appropriate relationships in a safe, nonjudgmental and healthy environment.


Supportive Apartments
Low-income, long-term housing paired with supportive services for youth who are experiencing homelessness.


Teen Health Center
A free walk-in wellness service including health screenings for teens and young adults ages 13-24.


Together for Youth
A community outreach and support group for LGBTQIA2S+ youth in the greater Duluth community. We offer a welcoming, supportive and safe place for youth to talk about their own experiences and find resources they need.


Youth Leadership Council
The Youth Leadership Council is 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.


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