Community Living and Care

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New Name, Same Compassionate Care

Beacon Specialized Living is a leading provider of home and community-based support services in Minnesota. Our Minnesota team serves over 200 children, adolescents, and adults across 14 sites in the seven counties surrounding Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

Formerly Owakihi, Inc. and named for the Lakota word meaning “I am able,” we continue to deliver personalized care, helping individuals live rich, meaningful lives.

Our Residences

Our Services

We are committed to supporting our residents in any way we can.

Adult Foster Care

We provide specialized residential adult foster care in licensed and unlicensed settings.

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In-Home Support

We provide essential support to individuals living in their own homes, with family members, or caregivers.

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Youth Services

We provide short- and long-term support for young individuals with a wide range of needs.

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We have homes with services
and support for those individuals
who need them most.
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Our accelerated training program
provides an individualized and
rapid path to a career in intellectual
and developmental disabilities care.
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