Due to the COVID-19 Crisis, we have adjusted and modified our Programming and Operations, following the CDC and MDH safety guidelines.  Nonetheless, we are committed to continuing services.  Please read our Main Page for updates on Program Modifications.  Thank You.

Merrick Community Services provides essential core services aimed at improving the lives of the residents of Saint Paul’s East Side by empowering individuals, strengthening families, and promoting their independence.
Located at 1669 Arcade Street N., Suite 4, St. Paul, MN 55106.  Phone 651-219-5555

The Employment Services program provides a number of resources and skills to enable clients the tools identify and obtain career opportunities.  These resources provided unemployed and underemployed adults with resume building, job searches, email access, professional computer skills, as well as help to identify employment references and interview skills. The program features an 8 week Construction Training program each year.

Located at 1669 Arcade Street N., Suite 4 St. Paul, MN 55106 651-219-5450
The Family Services program utilizes skilled resources to address the complex needs of families through community referrals from partner agencies. These resources include domestic violence (DV) prevention, mental health DX, as well as individual and family case management services in order to educate and reduce the number of families affected by violence.

Located at 1740 Van Dyke Street, St. Paul, MN 55109.  Phone (651) 287-2088
The Food Shelf program provides fresh and healthy food to low income residents on the East Side of St. Paul at its main facility in Maplewood, MN.  Utilizing a Client Choice model, participants can shop for their specific needs while satisfying individual, family, and cultural preferences. The program features both mobile food shelves and multicultural produce distributions.

Located at 1740 Van Dyke Street, St. Paul, MN, 55109.  Phone (651) 287-2092
The Senior Services program is dedicated to providing services that enable area seniors to remain independent and to continue living in their own homes for as long as possible. Operating the largest Meals on Wheels program in Ramsey County, nutritious food is delivered daily to elderly residents in East Saint Paul. The program also features Senior Mobile distributions and Social Groups to encourage community interaction.

Located at1669 Arcade Street N., Suite 4 St. Paul, MN 55106 651-330-9102 Ex. 6570
The Youth Services program offers after-school and summer youth programming designed to promote responsibility, respect for self, others and property. Through interactive, hands-on activities and excursions, youth experience a balance of learning and fun. The Explorer’s Club offers youth challenging and interactive learning experiences in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), healthy living and life skills, and food science.