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Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI)Website: www.accessiblespace.org
Contact Person: Ken Berry
Phone: 651-645-7271; 800-466-7722
Founded in 1978, Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI), the nation’s largest sponsor of accessible, affordable housing, offers more than 40 independent and supportive housing options in Minnesota for adults with qualifying disabilities, or for senior households age 62 and older. ASI also offers a variety of supportive services in several locations throughout Minnesota, including Assisted Living, Licensed Adult Foster Care, and Independent Living Skills services. Eligibility for or selection of ASI supportive services is not required to qualify for ASI housing. Accessible Space, Inc. “Housing With Care.”
ACR HomesWebsite: www.acrhomes.com
Contact Person: Deb Nygaard
Phone: 651-294-4704 office, 612-919-0882 cell
ACR Homes provides residential services in group settings in over 50 homes throughout the suburban Twin Cities. For over 30 years we have served children and adults who are developmentally or physically disabled. Our staff are hand picked and well trained to provide respectful, dignified care in a positive environment.
Amherst H. Wilder FoundationWebsite: www.wilder.org
Contact Person: Ellen Miller
The Wilder Foundation provides quality housing and support services that help families and individuals develop financial, employment, and living skills that will increase their chances of staying in their homes long-term. Wilder's housing programs serve 30% of homeless families in Ramsey County. Jackson Street Village provides site-based permanent housing for 24 previously homeless families in a supportive housing community. Minnesota Place Apartments provides a safe and supportive environment for chronically homeless tenants to stabilize their housing and income, build relationships with others, and access appropriate services. Project Quest offers scattered-site housing and support services to families in Ramsey, Dakota, and Washington counties. ROOF Project housing and services provided by a collaboration of agencies that provide scattered-site transitional housing to homeless families in Ramsey County.
Apartment ListWebsite: www.ApartmentList.com
ApartmentList delivers a comprehensive set of apartment listings in one elegant interface. By consolidating millions of properties from hundreds of well-known listing services, it uniquely delivers a universe of available apartments in one site, saving renters time and money in their search.
Capstone Services, Inc.Website: www.capstoneservices.net
Contact Person: Barbara Cannon
Phone: 651-641-0042, ext. 215
Since the inception of Capstone Services, Inc. in 1979, its mission has been to offer in-home and residential services according to each person’s specific needs and priorities. Its focus is not only on care and safety, but also on independence, self-sufficiency, community inclusion, choice, and individual empowerment. Capstone Services, Inc. offers services in both apartment and home settings throughout the Twin Cities Metropolitan area. Capstone Services may provide assistance with daily living skills, grooming, social skills, finances, medication administration and coordinating medical services, community integration, and personal achievement.
CommonBond CommunitiesWebsite: www.commonbond.org
Contact Person: Nancy Downs
Founded in 1971, CommonBond Communities has grown to become the largest nonprofit provider of affordable homes with services in the Upper Midwest. For over four decades, CommonBond has sponsored the development of 96 unique affordable housing communities in 50 municipalities throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. CommonBond manages 5,000 rental apartments and town homes and operates 49 nationally recognized Advantage Centers-20 for families and 31 for seniors-which are technology-based learning centers that provide youth enrichment, family stability, employment, and independent living skills, among other programs. CommonBond serves a total of 8,000 residents-including 2,000 children-with an average household income of just over $14,000.
Community involvement programs (CIP)
Community Involvement Programs is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing affordable housing, employment opportunities and essential community services to over 900 individuals with developmental, physical and mental health disabilities in Minnesota. Community Involvement Programs strives to be a “person-centered” organization and values each person as unique, filled with gifts and possibilities. Our commitment is to work with each individual to build a life in which these gifts can be shared with others in their neighborhoods and communities.
Courage Center offers rehab therapy, advocacy and resources that increase the health and independence of people with disabilities and complex medical conditions. Courage Center specializes in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, this Minnesota-based nonprofit, offers advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors.
Dakota CommunitiesWebsite: www.dakotacommunities.org
Contact Person: Kathy Anderson, Service Supervisor
Phone: 651-688-8892, ext. 43
Dakota Communities is a non-profit organization founded in West St. Paul in 1972 by parents of children with disabilities, volunteers, and community partners. Today we support adults and children with disabilities in their family homes, their communities, and 33 Dakota Communities residential settings throughout the Greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. Our Non-Residential Services include family support, therapeutic recreation, therapy, and supported employment. We currently provide services in eight counties: Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, Washington, and Wright. In 2012, Dakota Communities is celebrating 40 incredible years of partnering with people with disabilities to realize their goals and potential. Visit www.dakotacommunities.org to see how whole lives are lived every day.
Dungarvin Minnesota, LLCWebsite: www.dungarvin.com
Contact Person: Mahin Schroeder
Since 1976, Dungarvin Minnesota, LLC has focused on respecting and responding to the choices of people with disabilities. Dungarvin is supporting individuals in Hennepin, Ramsey, Benton, McLeod, Sherburne and Anoka counties through CADI, EW, TBI, MR/RC, and CAC waivers as well as private funding. Dungarvin staff has expertise in serving people with diverse needs, including those whose lives are challenged by complex physical, medical or mental health needs. We offer services in the following areas: Assisted Living Plus, Corporate Adult Foster Care, Independent Living Skills, Home Health Care, Residential Support Services and Consumer Directed Community Supports. Dungarvin’s nursing staff has decades of experience working with traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other complex related medical needs.
Contact Person: Lisa Zaspel, Director of Residential Services
Fraser offers 3 housing options: Fraser Residential Living includes 26 four-person homes for adults with developmental disabilities, autism, and other special needs; Fraser Supportive Living provides options for individuals who want to live more independently, rather than with a parent or guardian, but do not have adequate funding or a preference for traditional group home options; Fraser Independent Living operates five apartment buildings designed for adults with developmental disabilities who can live independently with minimal support.
Hammer Residences, Inc.Website: www.hammer.org
Contact Person: Lisbeth Armstrong, Director of Program Service
For 90years, Hammer has been providing uniquely designed services to provide adults and children with developmental disabilities opportunities to experience life to its fullest. Hammer serves more than 250+ adults and children who reside in 36 private homes and ten apartment buildings in the western suburbs of the Twin Cities. In 2001, Hammer expanded to serve more people by providing In-home Supports to families who have decided to keep their loved one, most often a child, in their home. Hammer offers families skilled, part-time staffing to make such a decision feasible. Hammer also provides Contracted and Flexible Case Management services to families in need of support in navigating the Consumer Directed Community Supports system. Respite services are also available for families who need a short break.
Lifetime ResourcesWebsite: www.lifetimeresources.net
Contact Person: Halaina Howard
Lifetime Resources, Inc. offers personalized supports to people with disabilities and their families. Services are designed to help each person achieve their personal goals in the communities where they choose to live. We offer an array of residential services and supports including but not limited to Semi-independent Living Services (SLS), In Home Services and ILS.
Lutheran Social Service of MNWebsite: www.lssmn.org/Services/Services-for-People-with-Disabilities/
Lutheran Social Service of MN (LSS) is a statewide non-profit social service organization serving people with disabilities, children, seniors and families in 300 communities in Minnesota. LSS has over 130 homes that serve people with disabilities around the state, as well as, in-home or respite support services. LSS now offers Host Homes as another option of support. This allows a person to live in more natural environment,have a more flexible lifestyle, encourages personal growth and assures they are living a life that is safe and healthy. Lutheran Social Service of MN's mission is to express the love of Christ for all people through service that inspires hope, changes lives, and builds community. Our vision is that all people have the opportunity to live and work in community with dignity, safety, and hope. LSS Personal Support Services is accredited by the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).
Mary T Inc.
Founded in 1976, Mary T Inc. provides unique and ever evolving services to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, physical disabilities and persons with mental health diagnoses. Our 33 group homes include 12 ICF/MR homes, 12 homes serving persons with CADI/TBI waivers, and 9 MR/RC waiver homes located in Anoka, Hennepin, Scott, Ramsey and McLeod counties. Mary T Inc. also provides Independent Living Services, Home Health Care, Hospice and In Home Family Supports to people in their own homes. Our CC Parkview program in Coon Rapids is a unique housing option that offers affordable and accessible housing with less than 24 hour staff support. Additionally, we offer affordable and accessible rental housing in Coon Rapids and Savage. Mary T Inc. is committed to providing quality, person centered services that exceeds the expectations of the people we serve.
MDM Rubicon, Inc.Website: www.mdmrubicon.com
Contact Person: Julie Troy
Phone: 651-731-8621 ext. 116
MDM’s doors were opened in 1993 by three women whose vision it was to provide new beginnings to adults with developmental disabilities and serious and persistent mental illnesses. To this day, MDM offers its consumers the chance to start over, learning from the past mistakes, rejoicing with successes, having the security and confidence to try again and to live a fulfilling, happy and productive life. Through 18 homes in Oakdale and Woodbury, MN, each with trained, responsible and caring staff, consumers are provided opportunities and assistance in helping them to become full participants in all aspects of community life. MDM also provides its consumers programming to help them to achieve their goals and objectives.
Meridian Services IncorporatedWebsite: www.meridiansvs.com
Contact Person: Cheryl Vennerstrom
Meridian Services embraces the philosophy of self-determination and seeks to provide services that are innovative and creative. Since 1982, Meridian Services has offered housing and supports to individuals with disabilities. Our services include Supervised Living Services, Semi-independent Living Services, Independent Living Skills services, CADI foster care, In-home Support Services and respite services, including crisis respite for children. We also provide case management and guardianship services.
Mt. Olivet Rolling AcresWebsite: www.mtolivet.org/rolling
Contact Person: Steve Anderson/Viviane Zastrow
Phone: 952-401-4846 Or 952-401-4869
Mount Olivet Rolling Acres (MORA) offers a variety of high-quality programs and services for people with developmental and other disabilities. With on-campus facilities in Victoria, Minnesota, community homes throughout the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area, and support services offered through training programs and the Metro Crisis Coordination Program, MORA provides a full array of services to support clients, their caregivers and professionals including: A Respite Care Program and Mount Olivet Rolling Acres Clinical Services, which will provde mental health care for people with developmental disabilities.
New Challenges Inc.Website: www.newchallengesinc.com
Contact Person: Sue Fries
Phone: 651-0161 ext.117
New Challenges, Inc. provides innovative individualized services to people confronted with physical, developmental or emotional challenges of all ages. Services are currently provided in Dakota, Hennepin, Washington and Chisago counties. NCI is a young company begun nine years ago. NCI has been building services one home at a time in single family homes, townhouses and apartments, depending on the needs of each person. We currently serve one hundred and twelve people in 30 homes, 3 apartment complexes, ten more people in their own homes and also has two assisted living sites. NCI’s services are directed and staffed by seasoned professionals with decades of experience in the field. We are committed to meet the needs of each person seeking our services as completely as possible in a manner that is respectful and professional.
Opportunity PartnersWebsite: www.opportunities.org
Contact Person: Doug Annett, Joe Peterson
Opportunity Partners is a non profit that provides personalized housing and employment opportunities to more than 1500 clients with developmental disabilities, brain injury, autism, mental illness and other special needs at 33 locations in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Partners in Community SupportsWebsite: www.picsweb.org
Contact Person: Janelle Langdon
Phone: 952-854-6364 ext 118
PICS is a non-profit organization with a unique place in the world of social services. Working with organizations and advocates across Minnesota, we create responsive and innovative services for individuals with disabilities, the elderly, people affected by brain injury, and their families. Addressing unmet needs, anticipating changes, and enhancing the service delivery system are all at the heart of our work. PICS is subsidiary of Lutheran Social Service of MN.
Pinnacle Services, Inc.Website: www.pinnacleservices.org
Contact Person: Jamie Fann
Pinnacle Services is an innovative multi-service provider for children and adults with disabilities. We offer case management and residential and vocational support services to consumers and their families in various Minnesota counties. Pinnacle Services currently provides Housing with Services - Assisted Living /Assisted Living Plus - to consumers under 65 who receive funding through the TBI and CADI waiver programs. We also offer Home Care Services, Support Planning Services, Supported Living Services, In-Home Family Support, Supported Employment and Alternative Employment Services, Semi-Independent Living Services, Independent Living Skills, Personal Support, Case Management /Service Coordination, Chore and Homemaker Services, and billing for Home Delivered Meals. Pinnacle Services is a CARF-accredited organization. We utilize business and services practices promoted by CARF International, which promotes quality rehabilitation services, in every area within our organization. Pinnacle has received three consecutive three-year accreditation awards, in 2005, 2008 and 2011. Pinnacle Services holds several 245B licenses from the Department of Human Services as well as a Class A Home Care License from the Minnesota Department of Health. Pinnacle Services has been surveyed by the Minnesota Department of Health and received zero citations with regard to license compliance. Each of our employees bound by licensure is required by the agency to hold, provide evidence of, and maintain those licenses as applicable.
Project for Pride in LivingWebsite: www.ppl-inc.org
Contact Person: John Hetterick
PPL, Inc./No Place Like Home Communities primarily serves people with cognitive disabilities. We have one completed project in Robbinsdale, MN that's comprised of 32 units of supportive affordable housing, half rented with subsidies and half owned by families or trusts. The structure is a condominium. No Place Like Home Communities was acquired by Project for Pride Living, Inc. (PPL)in late 2006. PPL is an organization with 35 years of experience in serving low income people, many with disabilities. PPL intends to carry our housing model and service vision forward. We have both ownership and rental units available at the Robbinsdale site.
Reach for ResourcesWebsite: www.reachforresources.org
Contact Person: Matthew Smith or Mary Perkins
Reach for Resources provides therapeutic services and support to help people with disabilities maximize their independence, integrate into the community, and live their lives to the fullest. Our services to individuals and families include Waivers (DD, SILS, SES, CADI, and elderly), mental health support services (ARMHS, CTSS, Children's Mental Health Case Managment, counseling), therapeutic recreation and respite.
REM MinnesotaWebsite: www.remminnesota.com
Contact Person: Kathy Larson
REM Minnesota helps individuals with disabilities and their families live life to the fullest through individualized services, compassionate care, and a focus on independence. Services are provided throughout the state of MN and include: Residential/Supported Living Programs, Transition Services, Alternative Service Model, Hourly/In-home supports, Independent Living Services and Shared Living Services. With experience that spans more than 40 years, an unwavering commitment to quality and a focus on innovation, REM Minnesota is able to help individuals of all abilities thrive in community-based settings. REM Minnesota has extensive experience providing services to children, adults, seniors, and families with varying needs. It serves people who have an intellectual disability, acquired or traumatic brain injury, mental health challenges, challenging behaviors, medical or health issues, autism spectrum disorders, chemical dependency challenges, criminal offense backgrounds, fetal alcohol syndrome, or individuals with a dual diagnosis.
Restart Inc.Website: www.restartincmn.org
Contact Person: Jim Jasper, Executive Director
Phone: 952-767-3350 x15
Restart, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. Its Mission is "To support persons with brain injury and related disabilities to achieve their highest level of independence through programs and independent living skills services in community living and outreach environments." We provide housing and services for people with brain injuries and ILS services in the community for people with brain injuries, the elderly, or people with other disabilities.
St. David’s Center for Child & Family DevelopmentWebsite: www.stdavidscenter.org
Contact Person: Sarah Warner, Waivered Services Program Director
St. David’s Center is committed to partnering with families to create person-centered home life experiences for every resident in our group homes and waivered services apartments. The goal of Residential Support Services is to help individuals achieve high levels of independence and personal growth and become active members of their communities. St. David’s Center maximizes the residents’ choices in daily living through: recognizing the homes are their homes and we are invitees, supporting the concept of a “home of your own” by encouraging home ownership or rental whenever possible, helping residents make their own choices while considering their need for guidance, and providing group interviews with the residents and their families when new staff and residents are being considered.