SVdP Shoes Outreach
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Stacy Glaus

Daily Outreach

St. Vincent de Paul Outreach Ministry is open for Minneapolis residents on:

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30-11:30am in the lower level of the Basilica (first come, first served).

Services provided at this time are:

  • Prayer/listening
  • Bus cards for verifiable new jobs
  • ID vouchers for state ID, driver’s license, and birth certificates from any state
  • Gas cards for licensed drivers
  • Hygiene items
  • Rent Assistance (offered before 10:45 am)

Guests should bring photo ID (does not have to be government issued) and a current piece of mail.  Those staying in a shelter should bring a shelter verification form.


For help with rent - The Basilica provides an emergency rental assistance program with Align Minneapolis.

To apply you must:

  1. Live in the city limits of Minneapolis
  2. Have been denied for assistance from Hennepin County
  3. Not need the help for 1st month rent and/or deposit
  4. Not be in a court-ordered eviction process or court-ordered payment plan

If you are interested in rent assistance, please bring the following items with you as your rent application cannot be processed without these items:

  • Photo identification
  • Lease or legal rental agreement
  • Hennepin County denial letter for Emergency Assistance/Emergency General Assistance
  • Proof of income, such as employment or any public assistance
  • Late rent notice from landlord
  • Document of crisis that led to back-due rent, for example but not limited to
    • Receipt for emergence car repairs
    • Medical report of injury and proof of income loss
    • Receipt for travel expense for funeral
    • Unemployment statement for termination letter

If you have additional rent assistance questions, visit the Align Minneapolis or call 612-703-9978.