Resources for the Homeless
Scott-Carver Project Community Connect on Nov. 19
The 2015 Scott-Carver Project Community Connect will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Canterbury Park Expo Center, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379. This event supports the Scott-Carver "Plan to End Homelessness" by providing direct services to those in need and raising community awareness and involvement in homelessness and poverty issues. All residents in Scott County and Carver County who are "living on little" are invited to this year's Project Community Connect (PCC) event.
Housing Information for County Residents
There are no shelters for the homeless in Carver County or Scott County. If you are homeless or are going to lose your housing, contact the CAP Agency during regular business hours and ask for Emergency Assistance.
The nearest homeless shelters are in Minneapolis. The Sharing and Caring Hands shelter Mary’s Place and the Families Moving Forward emergency shelter program accept families from Carver County if space is available. First Call for Help 211 can help families and individuals determine what shelters have openings.
Call 211 or 651-291-0211.
CAP Agency administers the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP).
Call 952- 496-2125.
Financial Assistance provides information on the county’s Emergency Assistance Programs and other types of assistance. Call during regular business hours.
Mental Health Crisis Team and local law enforcement provide vouchers for After-Hours Emergency Shelter.
Call the Crisis Line at 952-442-7601 or call 911.
Salvation Army provides emergency assistance for county residents as funding allows.
HousingLink provides access to affordable rental housing information.
Carver County Community Development Agency (CDA) offers subsidized housing programs and services for those facing home foreclosures.
Community Resources and Crisis Services
Access to Health Services
Food and Clothing Resources
SmartLink Transit Transportation Services
Love INC of Eastern Carver County
Ralpha Project for Women and Families
River Valley Nursing Center
Bridging Furniture Depot
Culturally Specific Agencies Resource List
Mental Health Crisis Program 24/7 mobile crisis services.
Crisis Nursery childcare for children whose parents are in crisis.
Sexual Violence Center 24/7 Crisis Line, counseling, and victim support.
Five Stars Recovery Center chemical dependency treatment and sober housing.
Veterans Services emergency shelter and housing services for veterans.
Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women emergency shelter for battered women and their children.
First Street Center crisis services, mental health assessments, therapy and psychiatry to adults, adolescents, and children in Carver County, case management services, and chemical health services.
myHealth (formerly West Suburban Teen Clinic) medical and reproductive healthcare, mental health counseling for teens and young adults.
Bridge for Youth crisis shelter for youth ages 10-17 located in Minneapolis.
Suburban Metro Continuum of Care HUD Homeless Grant Application: The following documents describe the process of ranking continuum of care funding applications in the Suburban Metro Area Continuum of Care (SMAC), which is comprised of Carver, Dakota, Anoka, Washington and Scott counties. The projects are recommended for funding as part of the Continuum of Care homeless grant application to be submitted to the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on February 3, 2014.
SMAC Objective Criteria Tool Tier 1 and Tier 2 Ranking
Final Tier Ranking SMAC Grant Application