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Vision Statement:

Walking with individuals and families experiencing homelessness by extending a radical welcome that provides dignity, shelter, and community .

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Shelter is Open

Connections shelter is a seasonal low barrier emergency shelter.  We house men, women, and families.  We have a 40 bed capacity. 

Our seasonal shelter is open.

If you are in need of a bed, click  here to fill out an application form. 

  Our outreach office is open for drop in hours from 12-3 M-Fri.  

Our Outreach Office is located at 

800 S Front Street. 


The shelter is located at 220 E Hickory St. Mankato

Walk with CADA, Connections, and Partners for Housing
this Holiday Season in ensuring that everyone has a home
for the holidays, filled with the things they need to thrive.
Consider a donation today to support the work of all three

organizations in one easy way.

Every gift is split between our shelter organizations and goes
directly toward shelter operations and guest assistance. All gifts

are tax deductible.

1. Drop off a needed donation at one of the giant gingerbread
houses around town -including Fleet Farm, Scheels, and the Blue Earth County Library. Donations Accepted Nov 15-Jan 2.
Place all donations in the Gingerbread House. Needed donations include handwarmers, prepackaged snacks,facial
tissue, tampons, diapers and more
. Check the Gingerbread house gumdrops for more donation ideas!
2. Put your extra change in a small
gingerbread house at our local supporting
businesses around town.



Donation drop off happens on Tuesdays and Thursdays 


800 S Front Street

Between 10 and 1

Please call the office to arrange a different time if necessary.

Because we have limited space

we ask that all donations be from our donation list and arrive in useable condition.

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