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If you are experiencing mental illness or homelessness, it can be scary and confusing. You might not know where to turn or how to get help. That’s where Guild comes in. If you are struggling with mental illness or chronic homelessness, call our Community Access team at (651) 925-8490. From there, our staff will ask questions to learn about your current situation and needs, so they can connect you to the best care. Want to learn more about our services? View our mental health, housing, and jobs pages.

If you are not eligible for Guild’s services, seeking additional help, or not quite ready to make the call to us yet, we recommend checking out these resources.

Mental Health Resources

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or ideations, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Learn more about mental health or call the lifeline 24 hours a day at 1-800-273-8255 to speak with someone about what you are experiencing.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Provides education on mental illness and mental health services.
  • Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH): Offers education about mental health for children and services for those experiencing mental illness.

Housing Resources

To receive housing services and assistance in Minnesota, you must start with your county’s Coordinated Entry program. Learn more about Coordinated Entry and how to start the process.

Other housing resources:

Shelter Resources
  • Your County: Visit your county’s website to find temporary shelter options.
  • Minnesota Shelter Directory: View the directory to find shelter options in your community.
  • Day One: Connects victims/survivors of domestic violence to resources, including emergency shelter and safe housing.
  • United Way 2-1-1: Provides individuals with services available in their county.
  • Minnesota Recovery Connection: Offers peer support and peer recovery resources and services.
Food Resources
Financial Assistance