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Life House

  • Life House
  • 102 W. 1st Street
  • Duluth , MN 55802
  • 218-722-7431
  • 1991

Program Description

Life House is the only drop-in center for homeless youth in Northeastern Minnesota

At Life House, efforts are made to help at-risk youth break the cycles of poverty, homelessness, and abuse. Our LIFELINE Building offers immediate access to emergency needs such as food, shelter, basic health care, life skills development, and "one-on-one" support services in safe housing, education, employment, and positive health.

  • The education program is available by drop-in or referral Monday through Friday, 8am - 6pm
  • We offer "one-on-one" case management services for low-income youth ages 16-20 seeking help with education and employment goals
  • We have school and/or work supplies available, including I.D.'s and birth certificates
  • We provide direct employment assistance including job training, job placement, and transportation assistance
  • We instruct weekly "Possibilities" career exploration classes held on-site in our Youth Center, available for high school credit
  • We offer on-site tutoring and help with school enrollment

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation



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