About Us



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, families find stability and a path out of poverty.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Jeremiah Program is expanding throughout the country to meet the growing demand for its model. The organization has campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN, Austin, TX, and Fargo, ND. Construction is set to begin on a campus in Rochester-SE, MN, in 2019. In Boston and New York, Jeremiah has introduced an innovative model, working with leading organizations to serve mothers and children.

Our Mission

End the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children two generations at a time.

Our vision

A world where single mothers and their children prosper.

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We believe in and value the power within each and every person to control their own life.

We are each accountable for the outcomes of our actions.

We empower all people to accomplish their personal and professional goals.


We are inspired by the ever-changing world and value innovation as a way to meet the changing needs of our target population.

We are life-long learners reflecting on our outcomes and we seek to learn from the families we serve and best practices in the field.


We value families and recognize the interconnectedness of well-being between parents and their children.

We respect and support family systems at work and home.


We believe we are stronger together and tap into each other’s strengths and experiences to achieve our shared mission.

We listen to understand, give and receive feedback and move decisions forward as a team.


We value the diversity of our stakeholders- families, staff, volunteers, donors and the community.

All individuals and groups feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued to bring their full, authentic selves to the organization.