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Our mission is to create thriving, just communities where healing occurs and new beginnings are possible.

Our Vision

We envision a community built upon a shared commitment to well-being and equity, where individuals and families are free from injustice and anchored by generational resilience.

How We Work Towards This Vision

  • Our comprehensive continuum of services focuses on the whole person and supports them to be successful in the community.


  • We develop safe and affordable housing to help individuals and families get housed. We provide property management services to support individuals and families to stay housed.


  • Through partnership and collaboration between staff, clients, and community, we help build new beginnings.

How We Help


Services for those struggling with substance use disorders


Low-Barrier, permanent, and supportive housing across the metro for individuals and families.


Comprehensive services for individuals exiting incarceration and reintegrating into community

Our Approach

Open to All

All people deserve a second chance. Our low-barrier services exist to support ALL members of our community.

Compassionate Guides

Our staff of clinicians, professionals, and peers, work in partnership with every client to uncover each person’s strengths and potential for change.

Community Integration

Each community site is embedded within a neighborhood, a critical part of our larger community framework. Each of us are part of these larger communities, helping it to thrive.

Historical photo of a group of people

Since 1971, we’ve been working to meet the needs of our most vulnerable community members. This continues today.

RS EDEN delivers effective, comprehensive services across the Twin Cities metro. From early achievements in substance use disorder treatment and residential programs for individuals exiting incarceration, to the development of affordable, low-barrier housing, to the delivery or services to residents in permanent, supportive housing, RS EDEN has evolved into a multi-faceted human service organization that provides services to individuals and families of all ages. Our innovative service models and housing programs promote dignity, recovery, employment, mental health, wellness, and the capacity to give back to the community. Using a person-centered, trauma-informed, and gender-affirming approaches, RS EDEN helps individuals and families build new beginnings. 

How We Help

Unique Individuals Served in 2023

Across our 19 locations, individuals were provided high-quality, 24/7 support.

nearly 112,000
Meals Served and Provided in 2023

We prepared and delivered over 111,956 meals across 6 sites.