news & events

Housing with support helps Jackie make ends meet

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

On the last day of April 2006, Jackie lost her job as a manager at a Saint Paul Goodwill store.

Losing her income meant losing her apartment, too.

She had a 6-year-old son, Tyler – and she was pregnant.

Jackie could not afford an apartment on the small amount of financial assistance she received from the county.

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Simpson Launches the Mentoring and Youth Development Program

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

In February, Simpson launched the Mentoring & Youth Development Program for youth ages 10 -14. Research shows that the number of caring, supportive adults in a young person’s life is one important factor in resiliency, a key skill for long-term success.

The program pairs middle school students with an adult mentor for weekly meetings for at least one year.

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A New Playground for Passage Community

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

Passage Community, a Simpson-owned building that provides transitional housing for 17 families, received a special gift – a new playground!

The idea came from long-time volunteer Jill King. Her employer, Bright Horizons, offers a Bright Space program to their employees to work with non-profit agencies to create warm,

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2014 Report to the Community Letter

Posted on July 16th, 2015

It is with great pleasure we share with you Simpson Housing Services’ 2014 Report to the Community.  We welcome you to view our recent financials and program outcomes.

Each day at Simpson is an opportunity to fulfill our mission to house, support, and advocate for people experiencing homelessness. 

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