Life House

Two Organizations In St. Louis County Receive Funding To Help Fight Opioid Crisis

Minnesota's state opioid response grants, worth more than $500,000, will go to two organizations to help bring more access to life-saving medications and workforce opportunities.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Minnesota Department of Human Services recently awarded $11 million  in grant funding to state organizations to help fight  the opioid epidemic. A portion of that funding will go towards the fight against opioids in St. Louis County. Minnesota’s state opioid response grants, worth more than $500,000, will go to two organizations to help bring more access to…

Legitimate Hustle Pale Ale Proceeds to Benefit Life House in Duluth

A Release Party for the New Brew is Happening Friday, August 30 at Fitger's in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – Fitger’s Brewhouse Brewery and Grille and The Duluth Experience are teaming up with Life House to collaborate on a special brew, the Legitimate Hustle Pale Ale, to help raise money for the new Legitimate Hustle Program. A project of Life House’s Futures Education and Employment Program, the Legitimate Hustle Program gives youth an opportunity to safely earn…

Life House Gets Green Light for New Annex Construction

Life House is hoping to open the new annex by summer or early fall.

DULUTH, Minn. – Good news for Life House in Duluth. Construction has begun on a project to add a new annex to its current building. The addition will become the new home for the organization’s youth education and employment program. The building will have a state of the art classroom with the latest technology. It will also house a workshop…

Life House Earns Top Award For Commitment to Homeless Youth

Within the last year Life House has helped more than 800 young people in at least one of its programs and housed 58 teens and young adults in the housing units.

DULUTH, Minn. – Life House staff say it feels great to be recognized with an award even though it came as a complete surprise. Life House in Duluth has a lot to brag about. It’s one of six top human service organizations in the state to receive the Commissioner’s Circle of Excellence Award. “That’s really a big deal, just really…

Life House Recognizes Youth Making A Difference at Celebration of Success Night

In 2017, Life House served 800 people, that's 150 more than the previous year.

DULUTH, Minn. – Life House hosted its fourth annual Celebration of Success to recognize outstanding youth. Life House supports homeless youth and has been around since 1991. The night highlights 30 young people nominated by staff who have made progress toward their personal goals. The celebration focuses on the successes of the youth that Life House staff say sometimes goes…

Northlanders with Twins Gather for Support

Mothers with little Northland twins gather sharing experiences.

DULUTH, Minn.- Around 32 people out of every 1,000 are a twin, according to the Center for Disease Control. One group in the Northland meets specifically to discuss raising twins.  The Twin Ports Mothers Multiples Club is a support group for moms in the Northland. It also gives twins a chance to meet other twins. According to one mother having someone who…

Limitless Candles Prepares Young Adults for Work

A new Life House program helps young adults prepare for work.

DULUTH, Minn.- Life House is launching a new social enterprise business, through its in house job training the Legitimate Hustle Program. The project, Limitless Candles, gives young adults an opportunity to create business models and learn soft business skills. Around 26 youth click in 10 hours a week, making candles out of bees wax. “The youth are the ones really…

Life House Raises Money for New Shelter

The Loft Shelter Will Provide a Place for up to Ten Homeless and Street Youth on Any Given Night

DULUTH, Minn. – Morning commuters in Duluth took it upon themselves to pull over along First Street Tuesday morning. Life House, an organization providing homeless and street youth ages 12-25 with unconditional support, hosted their 2nd Annual ‘Drive Up The Change’ event. Money collected will go toward the facility’s new emergency shelter atop the First Street location. The shelter plans…