Youth & Youth Workers


If you are a youth in crisis or experiencing homelessness in the Metro-area, visit the YSN site or app and click on the Outreach Worker tab to see which Outreach Workers are available in your area today! is a web-based application that helps homeless youth and their advocates to search online for shelter and other kinds of assistance. You can also download the YSNMN app onto your smart phone for free. YSNMN.ORG is a project of the Youth Services Network of MN (YSN).

In addition to youth Outreach Worker availability info, the YSNMN app also includes Metro-area resources in the following areas:

  • Youth shelter bed availability in real-time
  • Youth Drop-in Centers
  • Basic Needs (clothing, showers, hygiene, etc.)
  • Youth food shelves and hot meals
  • Youth-focused medical care
  • Sexual health care
  • Mental health counseling
  • Crisis numbers
  • Parenting Youth resources

Additional Printable Resources

LSS/SWC Outreach Brochure

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LSS/SWC One Page Summary

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