Meaning "Our Home" in Ojibwe, Ain Dah Yung Center provides a healing place within the community for American Indian youth and families to thrive in safety and wholeness.
Our Seven Programs
- Emergency Shelter
- Provides Culturally Responsive Emergency Shelter to Indigenous Youth in Crisis and Need of Housing
- Beverley A. Benjamin Youth Lodge
- A Residential Transitional Living Program for Youth ages 16 – 21
- Mino Oski Ain Dah Yung
- Permanent Supportive Housing for Young Adults Ages 18 - 24
- Culturally Responsive Afterschool Prevention Programming for Children and Teens
- Oyate Nawajin
- Support Services for Indigenous Families with the Goal of Keeping Families Together
- Street Outreach
- In-person Direct Services to Unhoused Youth Including Housing Assessments and Case Management
- Culturally Responsive Safe Harbor Services for Survivors of Exploitation and Trafficking
Our Staff is Dedicated to the Mission.
ADYC is fortunate to have staff that are deeply dedicated to our mission. Full-time team members have an average of over 9 years of experience in homeless services that they bring to the workplace or the streets everyday.
Our Board Represents Our Community.
ADYC is proud to have a board that is majority Native American and has the lived-experience to lead and nurture the work we do.