Do you know where you’re going to sleep tonight? Have you been kicked out of your home? Couch surfing? SafeZone is here to help. If you are ages 14–24 and experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, come to SafeZone, a drop-in center in downtown St. Paul. No appointments necessary—just drop in. All services are free. We can help you apply for insurance if you don’t have it.

SafeZone is located at 130 E 7th Street in downtown St. Paul, near the corner of 7th and Robert Streets.

At SafeZone you can…

  • Eat two hot meals a day (1:00 and 4:00 p.m.) and get snacks to take on the go.
  • Meet with a Case Manager to find shelter, housing, jobs, and more.
  • Get clothes, shampoo, tampons/pads, and more in the Clothing and Personal Care Closet.
  • Research jobs and apartments in the computer lab.
  • Study for your GED with a GED teacher (Monday–Thursday during the school year).
  • Learn about sex and sexuality in weekly Health Sexuality Workshops (Tuesdays).
  • Learn skills to live on your own in weekly Independent Living Skills (ILS) workshops.
  • See a nurse practitioner (walk-in hours below).
  • Talk with a therapist (walk-in hours below).
  • All services are free.  We can help you apply for insurance.

SafeZone Hours:

Monday–Friday, 1:00–8:00 p.m.

Nurse Practitioner Walk-In Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 1:00–5:00 p.m.

Counseling Walk-In Hours:

Monday–Thursday, 1:00–6:00 p.m.

Street Outreach

The Health Education Team are available daily to talk with you about your sexual health. We provide free, confidential HIV testing and safer sex supplies.

  • Street Outreach Outreach Workers are available in Saint Paul and surrounding metro locations after hours. They provide supplies for safer sex and basic needs. Call StreetWorks at 612-354-3345 to find an outreach worker.
  • Outreach workers are available to meet with people where they are to assist with emergency situations.
  • Help provide referrals to shelters and housing programs and assist young people with their basic needs such as; hygiene products, assistance finding food shelves, and emergency housing.


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130 East 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101

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