Welcome to Merrick Community Services
Founded on Saint Paul’s East Side in 1908, Merrick Community Services stands as one of the most steadfast nonprofit agencies in Minnesota, with a valued history of assisting individuals and families in transitioning from poverty to becoming self-sufficient and independent. For more than 106 years, Merrick has supported the community by providing needed services to East Side residents and beyond.
Merrick Community Services’ mission is to improve the lives of the residents of Saint Paul’s East Side by empowering individuals, strengthening families, and promoting their independence.
Serving approximately 16,000 individuals annually, we offer a continuum of wrap-around programs and services, including Food Shelf Services, Employment Services, Senior Services, and Youth & Family Services.
Programming is currently offered at primarily four different locations:
· Old Swedish Bank Building, 965 Payne Avenue – Suite 300
· Food Shelf at Woodland Hills, 1740 Van Dyke Street
· Meals On Wheels at Hudson Road, 1075 Hudson Road
· After-School/Out-of-School Youth Program at Hope Community Academy Charter School, 720 Payne Ave, St Paul, MN 55130