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Hospitality House of
Owatonna, Inc.


Who we are

Hospitality House of Owatonna, Inc. offers temporary and emergency accommodations for men who are transitioning through homelessness.  We are a non-profit 501(c)3 community based-organization whose purpose is to provide a place of hospitality that is safe, clean and comfortable.  Its purpose and function are modeled after the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Movement houses of hospitality.

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In 2020, 111 total guest stays with an average length of stay of 49 days.
There were 5,184 total guest days and we averaged 15 guests a day. 

What Guests Say

"A wonderful, caring place for homeless men."  - Travis

In 2021....

25% of our guests were employed at intake and 30% were identified as unable to work due medical reasons or were retired.


42%  of the men we served were from Steele county, 10% Rice county, 6% Freeborn County, 5% Waseca county, 2% Dodge County, 13% from Jail/Prison, 5% from Hospitals, Mental Health and Treatment Facilities, 13% Metropolis areas (Twin cities, Rochester, & Mankato) 


72% of guests have ties to Steele County

87 different individuals were served at Hospitality House of Owatonna, Inc. 10 guests came back to us one or more times.

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