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
Thank you for attending our 18th annual
Every Family Needs A Home Breakfast!
May 3, 2023
Preventing and ending homelessness for families with children in the communities we serve through housing, resources, and opportunity.
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 660 individuals annually.
Latest News & Events
Our Homework Starts with Home (HSWH) Day 1 program offers families with school-age children rapid rehousing in Washington County. This means we provide move-in assistance and monthly rental assistance, with the goal that families pay full rent within 12-24 months. The program provides educational supports for children, and other person-centered services designed to help families achieve housing and economic stability.…Read More
Trisha Kauffman celebrates 26 years bringing families HOME!
On March 18, 1997, Trisha Kauffman became the second Executive Director of East Metro Women’s Council, now Solid Ground. In honor of her 26th Anniversary, we sat down with Trisha to learn more about her work and dedication to advancing Solid Ground’s mission to prevent and end homelessness for families with children in the communities we serve through housing, resources,…Read More
A Holiday Success Story
Our Homework Starts with Home (HSWH) program is a collaboration of several community partners who work with school districts to move families experiencing homelessness quickly out of housing instability into stable housing within the same school district communities. Our Homework Starts with Home/Prevention program was a life-saver for a small family this past holiday season. A hardworking, young mom participated…Read More