Guild

Mission Statement

Guild is a not-for-profit (501c3) organization that offers integrated mental health, housing, and employment services to individuals living with mental illness and/or experiencing chronic homelessness. Guild services help individuals find high-quality mental health care, stable housing, and competitive employment right where they live. We empower change through engaging individuals and communities, embracing needs and elevating voices.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Guild serves approximately 2,000 individuals annually with a significant percentage of clients served in multiple areas. We measure numerous metrics within each service line and across the agency to assess program effectiveness. Primary outcomes and average results for 2020 and 2021 include 90 percent of clients make progress on a personal recovery goal. Result: 90 percent. 70 percent of clients are satisfied with the services they receive. Result: 86 percent. Aggregate client days spent in the hospital decrease by 3 percent year over year. Result: 6 percent decrease between 2020 and 2021. 80 percent of 450 housing clients obtain/maintain housing. Result: 89 percent. 50 percent of 160 employment clients are employed. Result: 57 percent.
Current Goals Our programmatic goals are as follows: 85% of clients are housed 25% of clients employed or student Decrease psych hospital days by 3% 90% of clients made progress on a goal 90% of goal plans updated on time 90% of service capacity utilized 95% of clients visit primary care annually 70% of clients satisfied with services
Community or Constituency Served We serve individuals 16 years and older who live with serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder. Many of our clients also face barriers to reaching their optimal health, including medical conditions, chronic homelessness, isolation, unemployment, poverty, and substance use disorder. In fact, half of our clients have a co-occurring disorder, which means they cope with a medical condition or substance use disorder in addition to mental illness. Mental illness is common—1 in 5 adults live with it. At Guild, we believe this is nothing to be ashamed of. We also believe it shouldn’t be a barrier to finding safety, security, and community. Which is why our services help individuals find quality mental health services, stable housing, and competitive employment in the community of their choosing. We work with people with serious mental illness at all stages of their journey, whether they are currently experiencing a crisis, or have achieved stability and are using Guild services to maintain their health. The experience of mental illness is not linear and varies for every person. That’s why our services are comprehensive and interconnected—or as one of our clients said, “the glue between the cracks, preventing me from falling.”
Geographic Area Served Twin Cities Metropolitan area

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Service Lines:
$14,144,074
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$13,742,892
82.8%
Management
$2,469,082
14.9%
Fundraising
$394,793
2.4%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2020
$3,402,577
$4,006,442
($603,865)
2019
$4,006,442
$3,778,454
$227,988
2018
$3,778,454
$3,857,651
($79,197)

Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 05/06/2022

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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Address:
122 Wabasha St. S
St. Paul, MN 55107
Phone: (651) 450-2220

General Information

Alternative Name: Guild Incorporated, Guild South, Guild Community Support Program (CSP), Guild Crisis and Recovery Center, Maureen's House
EIN: 41-1669233
Principal Staff: Julie Bluhm
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 169
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 2,175
Ruling Year: 1990

Board

Board Chair: Ross Eggers
Number of Board Members: 13
Board Meetings with Quorum: 6
Average Member Attendance: 12.3

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1915 Highway 36 W Ste 133 • Roseville, Minnesota 55113-2709
Phone: (651) 224–7030 • E-mail: info@smartgivers.org

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