180 Degrees Emergency Youth Shelter
Central Minnesota's only 24-hour emergency shelter for youth in crisis
Since 1989, youth across Central Minnesota have found safety and support at 180 Degrees Youth Shelter in St. Cloud.
When home is no longer safe, or when youth and families need time and space to work through conflict or mental health crisis, or when youth are homeless or couch hopping, 180 Degrees is here to help.
Open 24-hours, 7 days a week, the program serves youth ages 14-18 from St. Cloud and eight Central Minnesota counties. Case Managers empower youth to identify strengths, explore resources, and develop goals and plans to realize their potential.
We accept referrals from schools, social workers, and youth agencies and we accept walk-in clients. Serving youth from Benton, Blue Earth, Kanebec, Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Stears, Wright, Mower, and Ramsey counties.
For immediate help, contact us:
Supportive Services & Programming
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“I work for the kids who have never felt safe or important to have a place to go and be themselves.”
Program Manager, 180 Degrees, St. Cloud Youth Shelter