Solid Ground: Helping Families Build Strong Foundations

Solid Ground is an award winning nonprofit organization whose proven, holistic approach helps families build the strong foundations they need to emerge from homelessness into a brighter future. Learn more


Preventing and ending homelessness for families with children in the communities we serve through housing, resources and opportunity.

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Services for Families

At Solid Ground we help families and children break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.


If You Need Housing

Solid Ground receives referrals through Coordinated Entry systems in Ramsey and Washington Counties.  Learn more on programs and eligibility.


Each year, hundreds of volunteers work together with Solid Ground to help prevent and end homelessness for families in this community. Ready to join us?


Solid Ground helps break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for the next generation.  There are many ways you can support the families at Solid Ground!

Solid Ground: Helping Families Build Strong Foundations

Through safe, affordable housing and innovative supportive programming, Solid Ground helps families break the cycle of homelessness and poverty for the next generation. Solid Ground currently runs eight programs in suburban Ramsey and Washington Counties housing over 500 women, men and children annually.

Latest News & Events

Irina’s Story

In the summer of 2016, Irina was staying at a domestic violence shelter with her three young children, all under three years of age. At the shelter, she and her family could only stay for 90 days before being put out onto the street. “This was a difficult time for me,” Irina recalls, “I had three young children, and I…
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Classes for job and school success!

We’re in full swing with trainings on job readiness 101 all the way through career planning and college preparation. Kayla Perea, our Employment and Education Coordinator is leading participants through a number of classes to help prepare our participants to enter the job market equipped with the skills they need to succeed. Job readiness is the first step in this…
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Summer Camp Update

Wow, what a summer it’s been! Our summer camp kicked into high gear in July with weekly tutoring in math and reading for youth aged 6-12. Volunteers were with us every step of the way providing one-on-one tutoring to children and participating in all the activities. It wasn’t all book learning either, kids participated in hands-on science experiments, took educational…
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