Serving Minnesota since 1960, we specialize in helping individuals and their families who face complex barriers to success – poverty, homelessness, unemployment, chemical addiction or mental health concerns. Avivo helps more than 18,000 people each year achieve recovery, employment, and economic advancement.

Success stories

Avivo participants. Living well. Working well. Learn about people who have changed their lives at Avivo.

Wellness works

We believe that addressing overall wellness – health, social and economic wellness – is the foundation of making lasting change in the lives of people we serve. Learn how our participants experience success and are fully supported in achieving their recovery, economic, and family goals.

Minnesotans to work

Avivo is one of the largest nonprofit workforce development partners in the State of Minnesota. For more than 55 years, we have served individuals and families who experience the greatest barriers to success: homelessness, poverty, substance abuse, serious mental illness, disabilities, lack of education, or limited English language skills. We help nearly 5,000 individuals find employment and enter careers every year.