About Ruth’s House of Hope

Ruth’s House has undertaken a project to make available 9 to 10 units of transitional housing explicitly for homeless women and their children.

  • Contacts: Catalina Alvarez-Ruiz ’21 (alvarezruizc@carleton.edu), Katie Babbit ’21 (babbitk@carleton.edu), Anna Hori ’22(horia@carleton.edu)
  • Location: Northfield
  • Join Time: Anytime
  • Commitment: Weekly

Carleton College & Faribault, MN
Weekly Commitment

Ruth’s House, an emergency and transitional housing program , offers 9 family units for homeless women and their children and also several units of off-site supportive housing within the community. This housing program offers women and families space and time to begin healing and rebuilding their lives.  Residents may stay at Ruth’s House for up to 24 months. Volunteers assist with a variety of tasks, such as supervising children and sorting donations.  Volunteers visit Ruth’s House on at least a weekly basis.  Please contact the program directors for the current schedule.