Hands of Compassion ministry at House of Compassion, 840 West Center St., Rochester, Minnesota 55902, 507-289-6025. Hands of Compassion is a non-profit charitable organization that provides short-term housing accommodations to Mayo Clinic patients and their caregivers. The ministry touches the lives of many people who are experiencing pain, illness and suffering. No charges are imposed upon people staying in the house; however affordable contributions are accepted and appreciated. The house is located within walking distance of the Mayo Clinic.