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Each year, Grace Place provides over 15,000 nights of shelter to those in need.

In 2018, 348 individuals were housed at Grace Place

Grace Place offers shelter to homeless families and single individuals in the St. Croix River Valley, including residents of St. Croix, Pierce and Polk Counties. We are staffed 24 hours a day to ensure all folks receive the services they need. You are welcome to call us at (715) 246-1222 to talk to a staff member and learn more about our program. 

"If I felt overwhelmed, she was there to listen"

Gail worked one on one with her case manager and after forming a trusting relationship she was able to meet the goal of finding permanent housing. Gail had been homeless for 4 years before coming to Grace Place and she said, about her case manager, "If I felt overwhelmed, she was there to listen." Case managers set goals and encourage success while connecting with resources in the community on an individual basis while a person stays at Grace Place.

Grace Place

Shelters families and single individuals in the St. Croix River Valley, including residents of St. Croix, Pierce and Polk Counties. We are staffed 24 hours a day to ensure all folks receive the services they need.  When you stay at Grace Place you will receive case management tailored to your specific needs along with education of the resources available to you in the community.  To learn more about staying at Grace Place you are welcome to call us at (715) 246-1222 to talk to a staff member.

Other Services offered for our residents:

Budgeting Classes are offered as needed in both group and individual settings. Residents and community members are assisted with simple monthly bill paying and financial organizing.

Resume Writing & Interview Skills are taught by volunteers in our Enrichment Program, enabling our clients to obtain employment suitable to their skill set.

Wellness Classes are offered quarterly and feature stress management, as well as the importance of exercise and a healthy diet.

Nutrition Classes feature balanced meal preparation and food safety information. Each participant learns how to cook on a budget and provide for their family's nutritional needs.

Rent Smart classes are offered twice a year, informing our clients about their responsbilities and rights as tenants in St. Croix County. Professional guest speakers include attorneys, area property owners, and representatives from local lending institutions.

Children & Adult Tutoring is provided primarily by retired teachers. Tutors assist all school age children with homework and special projects. In addition, they coach parents, helping them to work with their children more effectively.

Family Meals and Fellowship: Evening meals are a time for fellowship and giving thanks for all of our blessings. Volunteer organizations and church groups provide our residents with nourishing dinners each week Monday through Thursday. Residents are required to attend and upon leaving the shelter, many have shared with staff that the nightly meal is one of their favorite experiences at Grace Place. It's the first time many of them have enjoyed family dinners on a regular basis.

Beyond the walls of Grace Place

We live in a great community with many resources available to help those in need.  Visit our resources page to find links to other agencies working to help those in need.  If you have a suggestion for this page, let us know!  Thank you.

 

Eligibility Guidelines

  • The application below is for Grace Place Shelter Only.
  • If you are interested in staying at Grace Place, please download and return the application below.
  • You can Email your application to: Lori-Pentland-Swerine@usc.salvationarmy.org
  • You can Fax your application to: 715-246-7470
  • You can Mail your application to: Grace Place 505 W. 8th Street New Richmond, WI 54017
  • We will call you once your application is received.
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