Emma Norton Services (ENS)

Housing for Single Adults

Emma Norton Residence, located in Saint Paul near downtown and the state capital, offers permanent supportive housing to 50 single women with chemical and emotional issues under Housing First and Harm Reduction best practices, as well as scattered site single adult housing out in the community with access to support services. Clients partner with case managers and support staff to individually set and accomplish goals towards achieving independence and self-sufficiency.

Housing for Families

Emma’s Place, located in Maplewood, offers on-site permanent supportive housing to 13 single parents with three or more children, any one of which has emotional issues as well as scattered site families housing out in the community with access to support services. Parents partner with case managers and support staff to develop their own goals and to find resources to achieve them. Kids ages birth up to 18 benefit from age appropriate social, emotional and academic program offerings.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Ongoing Volunteer Needs
  • Emma’s Place, Maplewood
  • After School Tutoring – Emma’s Place is looking for literacy and math tutors. We have a wide range of school-age children. This opportunity is available on weekdays 4pm-6pm.

Emma Norton Residence, Downtown St Paul

  • Meal Serving – Emma Norton Residence is looking for individuals or small groups (up to 3-4 people) to serve meals throughout the week. Meal times are as follows: Weekday Lunch 12pm-1pm, Weekend Brunch 10am-11am, Dinner 5pm-6pm.

Additional Volunteer Needs

Emma’s Place, Maplewood

  • Painters – We are looking for groups of 2-4 to paint a couple of our offices to be repurposed as therapy rooms. Time and date are flexible to the group’s availability and painting materials will be provided.

Please contact Advancement Associate, Victoria Virasy, at vvirasy@emmanorton.org to sign up for any of these opportunities.

Good Samaritan Contact:

Organization’s website: www.emmanorton.org