Waite house

A long-standing pillar of the vibrant Phillips Community in South Minneapolis, our Waite House neighborhood center nurtures the health, prosperity, and social capital of over 4,500 community members each year.

A full list of resources and services is provided below. Some of these services include:

The Phillips neighborhood, home of the Waite House since 1958, is the birthplace of both Prince and the American Indian Movement and home to the largest urban Native American population in the U.S. Over 40 percent of the community is foreign born, a mix of immigrants from Latin America, East Africa and Nepal as well as African-Americans and Euro-Americans.


Featured Stories

Census 2020: how to get involved

This past week, a diverse group of nearly 50 community members and leaders came together at our Waite House community center for We Count: Immigrants and Refugees, an event held in collaboration with the City of Minneapolis to raise awareness on the significance of

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Exploring Minnesota’s great outdoors

Our youth programs have wrapped up for the summer in what we thought was the most fitting way possible—spending time in the Minnesota outdoors. Knowing that the summer season here is short and filled with all different kinds of opportunities

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Health fairs offer knowledge and connection in Phillips and Cedar Riverside

It’s a beautiful August day: sunny, a few clouds, not too hot. Outside Waite House in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis, more than a hundred of our neighbors are listening to music (courtesy of KRSM Radio), jumping in an inflatable

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Please be advised: To safeguard our staff and neighbors, Pillsbury United Communities neighborhood centers will be closed to all non-essential activities through May 1.

Our food distribution programs will continue in modified form. Individuals and families needing assistance can pick up a pantry bag at our food shelves, and take-out meals can be picked up at our community cafes. Usual operating hours apply; check with your neighborhood center if you have any questions.