La Cruz Community is an apartment complex managed by Catholic Charities on the South side of St. Cloud. The population of those living at La Cruz is predominantly people of East African origin.
La Cruz Community Center plays an integral role in enhancing the lives of Somali immigrants and refugees in St. Cloud, MN. The community center works diligently to meet Catholic Charities mission of providing services for building communities, promoting family life, and enhancing human dignity.
La Cruz Community Center provides all-encompassing support for refugees and immigrants who live at La Cruz. Through community services, the community center offers its residents support for a variety of issues.
The Center is equipped to provide general support for Somalis who do not speak English as well as those who do. Community services assist with daily living issues that include but are not limited to assisting with housing, reading mail, filling out forms for assistance, and facilitating conversations with contacts in St. Cloud. La Cruz Community Services helps build the La Cruz community, and assists residents in navigating systems.