Hennepin County’s Health Care for the Homeless provides a variety of health and wellness services to homeless individuals. It operates medical clinics at 11 different shelters and drop-in centers in Minneapolis to address health concerns; provide
treatment including medications; coordinate health care services; provide health education; and coordinate access to health and social services in the community. Respite services are also available.
Any homeless adult or child living in situations such as:
Health Care for the Homeless accepts most insurances, and we provide sliding fee scales for low-income or uninsured individuals. Clinic services will not be denied based on inability to pay.
If you know a homeless individual who needs medical care:
Health Care for the Homeless operates in several locations in Minneapolis. Appointments aren’t required, but we recommend calling to confirm the clinic is open. You can call the individual clinic (see list below) or the main phone number: 612-348-5553.
Catholic Charities Opportunity Center (formerly Branch III)
1624 Chicago Ave. S.
Clinic hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sharing and Caring Hands
525 North Seventh St.
Clinic hours: Thursdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Youthlink (Youth Opportunity Center)
41 N 12th Street
Clinic hours: Tuesdays 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
401 North Seventh Street
Clinic hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and
Thursdays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesdays 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
People Serving People
614 South Third Street
612-332-4500 ext. 226
Clinic hours: Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.,
Friday 8 a.m. - noon
Salvation Army – Harbor Lights
1010 Currie Ave.
Clinic hours: Mondays and Wednesdays
7 a.m. - 3 p.m., Tuesdays 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.,
Fridays 7 a.m. - noon
Catholic Charities Higher Ground
165 Glenwood Avenue , Minneapolis
Clinic hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Simpson Housing Services
2740 First Ave. South
Clinic hours: Thursdays 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
St. Stephen's Human Services
2211 Clinton Ave. South
Clinic hours: Thursdays 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Hennepin County Public Health Clinic
525 Portland Avenue, fourth floor
Clinic hours: Mondays 8 a.m. - 12 noon
Wednesdays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fridays 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
A brochure about the Health Care for the Homeless services is available on-line.
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