Solid Ground

Mission Statement

To prevent and end homelessness for families with children in the communities we serve through housing, services and opportunity.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Solid Ground served 579 adults and children in 2021 with housing and other services. Eighty percent (80%) of persons served secured affordable housing with the organization, and 83% of those leaving Solid Ground housing in 2021 exited into permanent housing. Sixty-three percent (63%) of families increased their household income from program entry to exit. Eighty-nine percent (89%) of adults made progress toward a self-identified goal, and 93% of school-age children regularly attended school.
Current Goals 80% of families referred to Solid Ground will secure housing. 90% of families housed by Solid Ground will achieve housing stability in the program. 80% of families leaving Solid Ground will exit into permanent housing. 60% of families will have increased household income from program entry to exit. 80% of adults will achieve or make progress toward a self-identified goal, such as improved health, parenting or budgeting. 95% of school-age children will have regular school attendance.
Community or Constituency Served Families with children who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Geographic Area Served Ramsey and Washington Counties

Reports & Finances

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HomeAgain and HomeSafe:
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Program Services
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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 06/03/2022

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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3521 Century Avenue N
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phone: 6517738401

General Information

Alternative Name: Solid Ground MN
EIN: 36-3578158
Principal Staff: Trisha Kauffman
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 26.5
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 579
Ruling Year: 1988


Board Chair: Sarah Meek
Number of Board Members: 13
Board Meetings with Quorum: 8
Average Member Attendance: 11.9

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