Our Services - Youthlink

Our Services At YouthLink, we know homelessness isn't a final destination.

Wherever you are in your journey, the staff at the YouthLink Drop-In Center can help you take the next step. Our Drop-In Center is a safe, non-judgmental place for youth, 16-24 years old, from all backgrounds, races, genders, and orientations.

What can we help you do?

  • Meet your basic needs – hot meals, showers, hygiene supplies
  • Complete your GED
  • Find clothes in our clothing closet, or do laundry
  • Find employment
  • Figure out your next steps with the help of Drop-In Center staff
  • Get a photo ID
  • Access a computer
  • Work with Hennepin County on eligibility support services
  • Use our food shelf
  • Find shelter or look into housing options
  • Visit the health clinic
  • Talk to someone about any mental health needs
  • Find support at our men’s, women’s, or OUT! (LGBTQ+) Group

Do you still have questions? Give our front desk staff a call at 612-252-1200 or email youthlink@youthlinkmn.org.

Drop-In Center Hours

The YouthLink Drop-In Center is located at 41 N. 12th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
Transitioning Youth Ages 22-24
AM Drop-In: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Youth Ages 16-21
PM Drop-In: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Wednesday:
The Drop-In Center is closed on Wednesdays unless you’ve scheduled an appointment.

Saturday & Sunday
Closed

Youth Opportunity Center Program Hours

Healthcare for the Homeless
Monday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm (2nd Tuesday of every month – starts at 10:00 am)
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kulture Klub Collaborative

Check out Kulture Klub Collaborative for their monthly programming on their website at http://www.kultureklub.org/.

YouthLink works with nearly 2,000 young people experiencing homelessness each year.

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