Eligibility Guidelines

A Place For You Residents

Eligibility Guidelines for Potential Residents to be considered for residency at A Place For You

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a single male or female (families will be referred to New Pathways in Cambridge, MN)
  • ​Must have an ID or be willing to obtain one.
  • Must live within Southern Carlton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec,
    Mille Lacs, or Pine Counties for seven (7) days or be
    receiving verifiable services from a county within the service
  • Must have No convictions for violent crimes against persons
    in the past 2 years. Crimes prior two (2) year time frame will be evaluated on a case by case basis. Sex crimes, arson, or weapons charge charge/conviction will not be accepted into the shelter. Persons, whose criminal history designates them as a “predatory offender” also will not be accepted into the shelter.
  • Drug and Alcohol testing will be conducted at the time of
    intake. If the test is positive for drugs or alcohol, the potential resident can be admitted with restrictions.
  • Be medically compliant
  • Be verifiably homeless

While Living At The Shelter, A Person Needs To Comply With Shelter Rules

  • Be putting in maximum effort on their case plan
  • Be checked into the building by 10 P.M. nightly
  • Participate in daily chores assigned to them​

Although these are not all of the rules, these are the beginning steps to community living.

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