New Pathways

Mission Statement

New Pathways exists to ensure that the at-risk population, including families with children, has resources, skills and assistance necessary to thrive.

Contact Information

310 South Ashland
Cambridge, MN 55008

General Information

Alternative Name
Path-to-Home Brainerd Path-to-Home Cambridge
Principal Staff
Carla Johnson
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
Number of Clients
FY2015-16 - New Pathways served 57 families that included 75 adults and 116 children - total people was 191


Board Chair
Leslie Price
Number of Board Members
Board Meetings with Quorum
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

In FY2015-16, New Pathways provided safe shelter, services and support to 57 families - 75 adults and 116 children. The average length of stay in shelter was 54 days. 87% of families (50) exited New Pathways program into permanent housing. Upon leaving the program, 50 (87%) houses had one or more sources of income and 57 (100%) were receiving non-cash benefits (SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, rent assistance or Section 8).
Current Goals
As identified by HUD, programmatic goals for shelter families include: securing permanent housing by the time of exit, increases in total income, increases in earned income and participation in mainstream, non-cash benefit programs. Organizationally, New Pathways will additionally measure success in our community presence through outreach and fund raising opportunities and the number of people who engage with us to support our work.
Community or Constituency Served
New Pathways provides safe shelter, services and support to families with children experiencing homelessness in Central Minnesota.
Geographic Area Served
Central Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Kandiyohi, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine and Todd. New Pathways' Day Centers are in Brainerd and Cambridge.


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $392,020 92.5%
Management $21,618 5.1%
Fundraising $9,953 2.3%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2015 2014 2013
End of Year: $280,875 $232,740 $260,411
Beginning of Year: $232,740 $260,411 $253,653
Difference: $48,135 ($27,671) $6,758

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