The St Olaf Community Campus (SOCC) exists to stabilize the community through relationship based services that empower and serve the residents of North Minneapolis. The campus includes a nursing home — St. Olaf Residence, and an assisted living facility — North Oaks on Emerson. The SOCC serves to coordinate the efforts of these agencies to best meet the spiritual, health, education and welfare needs of the neighborhood according to the word of God. The St. Olaf Residence Auxiliary meets monthly and plans fundraisers and social activities for the residents of the St. Olaf Residence and North Oaks.
North Minneapolis Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver vital nutrition, but more importantly, volunteers deliver a healthy dose of social connection. The program is distributed from the St. Olaf church building.
New Directions Youth Ministry offers Youth Ministry, After school tutoring, and Hockey and Figure Skating services in collaboration with the St. Olaf youth department. There is also a Brownie and Girl Scout troop at St. Olaf. For more information, call Deborah at 612-302-8697 or Anne at 612-588-9067.
Fremont Clinic is a low cost health clinic located 3 blocks north of the campus. Fremont Clinic offers services on a sliding fee scale for those who don’t have health insurance or are underinsured. Fremont Clinic also has patient advocates who will help those eligible enroll in Medical Assistance and other public health insurance programs. And for those who do have coverage, the clinic accepts most plans.
A holistic counseling service is located on campus: Songs of the Journey can be reached at 612-287-9913.
St. Olaf is involved in a Senior Ministry, Leisure Age, which meets every Thursday from 9am – 2pm at Elim Lutheran Church in Robbinsdale. Seniors gather to play cards, do crafts, attend a chapel devotional service, eat lunch and enjoy entertainment. Call Jan at 651-388-8595 for more information.
St. Olaf is a Reconciling in Christ Congregation, part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. welcoming lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) believers. For a list of LGBT resources, visit OutFront Minnesota’s Resource Directory.
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