About Jeremiah Program

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Jeremiah Program offers one of the nation’s most successful strategies for transforming families from poverty to prosperity two generations at a time. Jeremiah prepares determined single mothers to excel in the workforce, readies their children to succeed in school, and reduces generational dependence on public assistance.

Jeremiah’s proven, holistic approach begins with establishing a supportive community for determined single mothers to pursue a career-track college education. Through a combination of quality early childhood education, a safe and affordable place to live, and empowerment and life skills training, their families are stabilized and able to find a path out of poverty.

Jeremiah Program is headquartered in Minneapolis. The organization has two fully operational sites—in Minneapolis and St. Paul—that serve 300 women and children annually. Housing for four families opened in Austin, TX, in fall 2013, and ground will be broken in late 2015 on an expanded campus to serve 35 families. In addition, Jeremiah is conducting pilot programs with Endicott College in Boston, and leaders in Fargo, ND–Moorhead, MN, are working to establish a campus in their community.

Our Mission

To transform families from poverty to prosperity.

Our Vision

To advance the two-generation approach to ending poverty by accelerating our impact and reach through innovative program delivery and a national Jeremiah platform

Our Values


We value our contributors and ensure meaningful use of their investments.

Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships with families, friends, and colleagues create safe and thriving communities.


We are open to opportunities and innovation in all we do.


We value the contributions of all people and treat others with integrity.


We measure our progress to ensure excellent outcomes.


Interested in bringing Jeremiah Program to your community? Learn more.

Media inquiries: Contact Kathy Graves (612) 242-3184

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