We provide a culture of care with consistency and structure in a compassionate manner, ensuring individuals feel valued and cared for.
We create and facilitate positive, supportive environments to help individuals feel physically comfortable and safe.
We support freedom of choice for daily living experiences such as meals, visitors, and sleep schedules.
We coordinate and integrate needed mental and physical health services, medication compliance, administration, and monitoring.
We foster community engagement to build a sense of connectedness in the lives of the people we serve.
Our approach to care promotes an environment and culture of safety and healing.
We listen to the individuals we support and tailor our work to what’s important to and for them.
Everything we teach and do is in an effort to help individuals live as independently as possible.
We get to the root of challenging behaviors and work with individuals to make positive changes.
In-Home Family Support
We provide essential support to families (including extended family members), to help them continue or resume caring for a loved one.
24-Hour Emergency Assistance
We are available for on-call counseling, problem solving, and immediate, in-home assistance with health or personal emergencies.
Supported Living Services (SLS)
We offer in-home staff support on a daily basis for challenging behaviors and medical or physical needs.
Short-Term & Crisis Respite
We provide necessary care services or intervention when a person’s primary caregiver is absent or needs relief, or a medical/behavioral crisis arises.
We offer in-home training and assistance with independent living skills including hygiene and basic housekeeping.
We offer training and assistance with independent living skills including hygiene and basic housekeeping.
Individuals are taken to appointments, shopping, visitations or community events.
We help residents obtain financial assistance and maintain their personal financial affairs.
Personal Care Services
Our staff assists with basic needs and daily self-care, like bathing, tooth brushing, toileting, etc.
Our staff ensures medication compliance, administration, and monitoring.
Our staff ensures home-prepared nutritious meals and snacks and accommodate specialized dietary needs.
Our staff provides counseling, problem solving and immediate intervention — on call 24/7 for health or personal emergency assistance.
Supported Living Services (SLS)
Our staff tends to challenging behaviors, medical and physical needs, and life skills on a daily basis.
We coordinate and integrate needed mental health and physical health services.
We coordinate community programs, recreational activities, recovery groups, and more.
Community Living Supports
We teach and encourage individuals to live independently and participate actively in their foster community.
Session I: 3:00 p.m. Sunday – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday
Session II: 3:00 p.m. Wednesday – 11:00 am Sunday
We provide positive and enriching respite care to children when they need a break from their typical routines or their primary caregivers are unavailable. It’s our goal that the young people we serve look forward to respite and visit routinely as needed.
Centrally located and close to many activities, our respite sessions offer enrichment activities, community engagement and more:
- 1:1 staffing during the day with awake overnight staff
- Services geared towards people’s interests and what is important to them
- Opportunities to explore and try new things — movies, libraries, parks, shopping, etc.
- Self-reflection writing exercises to enrich time in and away from respite
These services are available to children aged 5-17 years in Minnesota only.
They are typically covered under individuals’ waivers (set up by their case manager),
however private pay and county pay are also options.
Child Foster Care
We provide ongoing residential care and supportive services in family and corporate foster care licensed settings to children younger than 18 years old who cannot be cared for in their biological or adoptive homes.
Child Foster Crisis Services
We offer short-term placement to help young individuals in times of urgent need. Considering what is important to and for them, we provide structured supports to help stabilize and transition them to less restrictive models of care.
We use a psychotherapeutic approach to motivate our residents, moving them from indecision or uncertainty to positive decision-making, goal-setting, and achievement.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
This informed individual or group psychotherapeutic treatment enables people to identify and change thought patterns that negatively influence behavior and emotions.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
A form of cognitive behavioral treatment, this informed group or individual therapy teaches mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance.
This individual or group therapy teaches coping skills that apply to both trauma and addiction, giving residents a new level of safety in their behaviors, emotions and relationships with others.
We provide individual and group treatment to residents who suffer with substance use disorder.
We allow animal-assisted therapy and activities to help people recover from or better cope with health problems and mental health disorders.
Assist individuals in seeking and obtaining competitive employment within their desired field (using career assessments, etc.). Services are provided in a community integrated setting, with co-workers and supervisors who do not have disabilities. The employee earns competitive wages, at or above, minimum wage.
- Job Coaching – assists individuals with one-on-one job training, ensuring specific requirements of the job are met to the employer’s satisfaction. Assistance and guidance may be provided in work related activities such as negotiating work hours and understanding employer policies, as well as developing appropriate work related interpersonal skills and behaviors. Travel training can also be provided, ensuring the individual can safely use public transportation getting to and from work.
- Community Based Work Assessments – provides an individual who has little to no previous work experience with an opportunity to try out a position in a supervised setting related to their employment goals. Participants explore their interests and skills working alongside employees under the guidance of a job coach. Assessment sites are available in a broad range of occupations and customized sites can be developed.
- Job Shadow – allows the youth to gain a real understanding of a particular job/s in a field of their choosing. They will have the ability to follow along, observe, and converse with a trained professional. Through their interactions they can then determine if they have a real interest in the job, and if they want to further their career in that field.
- Paid Work Experience – transition age youth are able to work in a field of their choosing for a pre-determined length of time, gaining real-life work experience. A Job Coach provides on-site support throughout the experience, allowing the individual to build confidence, independence and skill development.
Small Group Employment
Consists of a small team of individuals, working in a community-based setting, continuously supervised by a job coach. Small Group Employment service options include mobile work force, work station in industry, affirmative industry, and enclave. Small Group Employment also includes supporting the individual with personal care needs that cannot be provided with the support from coworkers or other natural supports.Transportation is typically provided to and from the employer.