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Providing in-person support for distance learning

2021-02-22

  In response to the challenges families and students face as a result of COVID-19 and the switch to distance learning, Neighborhood House has partnered with Comcast to create the…

Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Nance

2021-02-15

  When COVID-19 began, Charlie was furloughed from his job in IT. Seeking to help the community in a meaningful way, Charlie went to VolunteerMatch.com to look for opportunities, and…

Reaching her dream with strength and determination

2020-12-14

During one of her regular trips to El Burrito Mercado on the west side of St. Paul, Neysla learned about the adult education classes at Neighborhood House, located across the…

Delivering stories: mobile library

2020-10-05

Since students aren’t able to learn on our campus right now, Neighborhood House’s youth library has gone mobile. Every other Friday, the literacy team climbs into big white vans packed…

Seeding Food Security

2020-08-27

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 450,000 Minnesotans didn’t have consistent access to nutritious food. This number has been increasing year after year since food insecurity spiked during the…

Shape your community: VOTE!

2020-08-10

“One of the benefits of becoming a citizen is the ability to vote. This is important to me because voting is more than a right. It’s a responsibility and an…

Students experiencing poverty are already behind. The pandemic is making it worse.

2020-07-09

After the COVID-19 outbreak when schools closed, the transition online was difficult for teachers and students alike. But children from families experiencing poverty have faced additional challenges with technology and…

The harmful impacts of implicit bias and systemic racism

2020-07-07

Time and again, powerful and brilliant men and women have produced racist ideas in order to justify the racist policies of their era, in order to redirect the blame for…

Get to know our programs

2020-06-29

Families experience unique challenges that require a personalized, holistic approach. Rather than offering a single service that addresses only some of a family’s needs, Neighborhood House is a multi-service agency that…

Get to know our programs: Family Centers

Families provide support, belonging, and stability for one another. But when crises like a lack of health insurance, job loss, and mental illness occur, families can struggle to reach their…