Education, Employment, & Housing - Youthlink

Education, Employment, & Housing

Education

YouthLink can help you work on your education, whether you are in high school, working on your GED, or want to go to college.

Come to YouthLink’s Drop-In Center, and our staff will work with you to address any barriers you face to completing your education, including:

  • Getting a social security card, birth certificate, and/or and state ID
  • Filling out applications for food stamps, Medical Assistance, or financial aid
  • Advocating at your school
  • Connecting with GED tutors
  • Preparing for college applications
  • Meeting basic needs through visits to food shelves or clothing closets

Employment

Looking for help finding a job? Visit YouthLink’s Drop-In Center, and our staff members can assist with:

  • Online job searches and applications
  • Finding employment opportunities for youth with a criminal history
  • Getting work-appropriate clothing in our clothing closet
  • Transportation to your current job
  • Meeting your basic needs with showers and hygiene supplies
  • Working with our partner agencies to find other employment opportunities

Housing

YouthLink can help you find opportunities for housing. Whether you’re looking for a shelter bed for the night, or a long-term solution, visit our Drop-In Center and our staff can help you:

  • Find shelter options for single men, women, parents, and minors
  • Learn more about YouthLink’s housing programs like Archdale Apartments, St. Barnabas Apartments, and Nicollet Square
  • Fill out housing applications, or look for an apartment
  • Find financial services to help you set a budget and manage rent and bill payments

24/7 Emergency Services, Call 651-291-0211

At YouthLink, we offer young people a safe and supportive environment full of resources to help them build their independence.

Meet Ja’Na Dickens Overnight Youth Advocate

“”

Meet our staff >