news & events

Simpson and Beacon begins partnership to serve homeless youth

Posted on July 12th, 2016

Simpson Housing Services is a proud partner on an exciting new project for formerly homeless young residents of Hennepin County.  On July 12, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative began construction on 66 West, a new, 39-unit property specifically for transition age young people, ages 16-24, experiencing homelessness. Simpson will partner with Beacon and provide support services,

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Join us for the 66 West groundbreaking | July 12th

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Simpson Housing Services has been selected to provide on-site staff support at Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative’s affordable housing building 66 West in Edina. 66 West will include 39 studio apartments, shared common areas, and offices for onsite supportive services.

Volunteer with our Children & Youth Programs

Posted on March 12th, 2016

Join us for a fun and interactive information session about our Children and Youth Services volunteer opportunities!

Introduction to Volunteering with Children and Youth

Monday, June 20th, 5: 30 PM – 7 PM, at 2100 Pillsbury Ave S, Mpls, 55404


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6th Annual Art 4 Shelter

Posted on March 5th, 2016

May 11, 2016 | Le Meridien Chambers Hotel

901 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis

First Look Luncheon: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Tickets priced at $200 each.

Purchase your tickets to the First Look Luncheon today  – click here!

Enjoy a delicious lunch while having an exclusive chance to view and purchase up to three original Art 4 Shelter artworks – before anyone else!

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Meet Katherine and the Simpson Shelter Mending Group

Posted on January 14th, 2016

Katherine Werner was first introduced to the Simpson shelter about ten years ago when she organized a group of her coworkers at the Twin Cities United Way to visit some of the organizations the agency funded. Shortly after visiting the shelter Katherine was inspired to gather a group of coworkers to cook dinner once a month for the women at Simpson’s women’s shelter which,

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