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Emma Norton Residence

Rating: 5 stars   5 reviews 386

Address:

670 N Robert St St Paul MN 55101 USA

Mission:

To serve women and families in need of a supportive community by providing affordable, secure housing and services in a christian atmosphere in order to foster stability and encourage personal growth.

Programs:

Transitional housing:transitional housing provides safe, secure housing for women who are homeless that are seeking stability and self sufficiency. Support services are provided to assist residents as they shape and reach their goals. This program utilizes group residential housing funds through a contract with ramsey county. The funding is designed to support women in transition from treatment programs to independent living. Services include case management, 24 hour on site staffing, meals, medical consultation, relapse prevention strategies, independent living skills, and programming that assists in achieving stability and self sufficiency. (94 women served)

adult rehabilitative mental health services (armhs) and the soar/ssi advocacy project:formerly known as soar, the fee for service represents the comprehensive organizational plan to redesign the organization's infrastructure. This redesign was meant to achieve three related purposes: provide robust services to meet the complex needs of the women served; reduce the organization's dependence on grant funding for program services; develop the capacity to access self-sustaining funding sources. Two current programs fit within these activities: adult rehabilitative mental health services (armhs) and the soar/ssi advocacy project. The name was changed from the soar project to reduce confusion with the newly awarded contract for the soar/ssi advocacy project and because fee-for-service represents a more encompassing umbrella term that will describe any additional programs or services that may eventually be included within this scope.

group residential/transitional housing with dual diagnosis services:services and congregate living for 10 adult women who are in recovery from alcohol and/or drug addiction and mental illness. Services include individual case management; individual and group life skills training; individual and group relapse prevention, symptom management skill training, and sobriety support. Staff support is available 24/7. Meals are provided. The program is no longer funded as of january 31, 2014.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I've worked with shelter organizations for more than 20 years, helping families who, for whatever reason, are in need of temporary housing. With nearly 100 years in the business, Emma Norton Services and Emma's Place continue to provide housing and supportive services -- so desperately needed in our community -- in an encouraging and caring atmosphere.
As Treasurer of the Board for four years, I always marvel at how the staff can stretch every penny to provide programming and other services that nurture the goals of wellness and self-sufficiency for each of its residents. Your donation to Emma Norton Services will support their efforts and will be greatly appreciated.

 
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My mom has a severe and persistent mental illness and if my family did not have the resources it does my mom would need a place like Emma Norton Services. ENS is a place I would trust to care for my mom and as a result it's an organization I support for the great work they do to to help people who are homeless with mental illness and addiction - a need that is seriously underfunded in our country.

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I have been volunteering with Emma Norton for several years and this year joined the Board to increase my involvement. I believe the programs and support for mental health, chemical dependency, and general life management are very important in helping residents on their journey. And I've been witnessing the results since I first learned about the organization.

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2013

 
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I participated in the Mega Lounge Makeover (2nd floor) this year at the Emma Norton Residence. Our team of designers and volunteers banded together to creatively give residents a more modernized and cheerful space in which to relax. Throughout the project, residents offered help and suggestions while marveling at the changes. I could tell from each interaction how truly thankful everyone was. My time spent moving furniture, painting, and hanging pictures has made a far more bigger impact than I could have imagined. Residents started advocating for a 3rd floor lounge makeover before we were finished; seeing their enthusiasm and excitement was incredibly rewarding.

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Life-changing

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Very Well

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2013

 
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About 97 years of helping women. Emma Norton Services provides housing for women facing homelessness or experiencing homelessness. Emma's Place provides housing for single parent families with 3 or more children.

But it's not just housing. Both Emma programs provide top-notch related services to help women and children conquer poverty, mental illness and chemical dependency.

DONATE to this LOCAL hands-on non-profit that makes a difference in people's lives.

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