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.

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“Reimagine Public Safety” teaser video released

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Please note: Due to the continuing risk of COVID-19, most of our programs are currently operating remotely, socially distanced, and/or by appointment. Food assistance is still available through our food shelves and community cafés.

Click here for a list of programs and services operating at this time, including free COVID-19 testing at Brian Coyle Center and North Market. (Haga clic aquí para español.)

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