Thank you for those who helped us have record attendance at Reel Stories this year. Your support that evening is instrumental in helping us move residents into permanent housing.

If you were unable to attend, please take the time to watch the film below from Reel Stories, “Ok, for Today. Tomorrow is a Stepping Stone”.

A special thank you to Terri Purcell Birnbuam of For Good Films for her amazing video production on the “Reel” Stories of our residents!

Stepping Stone Emergency Housing is an emergency homeless shelter in Anoka, MN that provides shelter, basic needs, and programs to individuals 18 and older.

Are you an adult 18 or older that needs shelter? Call 763-323-7006 or email

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Donate money, food, clothing, and goods, volunteer, or come work for us. There are so many ways to help us in our fight against homelessness.

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Donate with confidence, knowing that Stepping Stone has met the Charities Review Council’s stringent standards for excellence in nonprofit management. We have once again received our Meets Standard approval through 2024!

Stepping Stone Emergency Housing is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. One hundred percent of your donation is tax deductible. Upon receiving your donation, we will send you a letter which will serve as your receipt.  Tax ID# 20-3226868

“We may not be able to repair what does not want to be fixed, but we can cause a breakthrough, an opening for more compassion, understanding, and change.” 

Michelle, former Stepping Stone resident

Our Mission

Support individuals 18 and over who are experiencing homelessness by accelerating the growth of available shelter that brings education and solutions to our homeless response.

Our Vision

Provide a safe and inclusive community response to ending homelessness for all.

Our Guiding Principles & Values

Empower individuals to change their lives

-Treat all with dignity and respect

Collaborate with partners in providing services

-Ensure strong stewardship in managing resources