|Board and Lodge||Biwabik, MN||Bray Board and Lodge is located in Biwabik, MN, 60 miles north of Duluth and 13 miles southeast of Virginia, MN.
Bray House supports adults with mental health diagnoses, traumatic brain injury, or related conditions. Board and Lodge programs provide Supportive and Health Supervision Services, which encompasses lodging and meals, supervision, and minimal assistance with independent living skills such as social and recreational opportunities, assistance with transportation, arranging for meetings and appointments, and arranging for medical and social services.
|Independent Living Setting||Brookston, MN||The focus of the Westbrook Transitional In-Home program offers continued support for the individual by providing the person with the opportunity to live in their own apartment, adding to their skills in the areas of budgeting, menu and meal preparation, organizing and planning daily life skills, and socialization skills. The apartments are not typically served 24/7. Individuals are generally more independent, often employed in the community. The apartments are not handicapped accessible and individuals must be able to independently use stairs. The program typically serves all males.
The Westbrook Transitional In-Home program is located 20 miles west of Duluth on a beautiful 160-acre farm nestled in the St. Louis River valley in Brookston, Minnesota. The program offers individualized supports for males living apartment settings. Independent livings skills are developed at this program, including budgeting, menu and meal preparation, organization, daily living skills, and socialization skills. The Westbrook apartments are not handicap accessible and individuals living at the program must be able to use stairs independently.
|Supported Living Setting||Duluth, MN||The RSI Jefferson home is located in the east end of Duluth near 21st Avenue. This community residential setting is licensed for four individuals and has a unique setting with three separate apartments, one of which has two bedrooms. There is currently a residential opening in the lower lakeside one bedroom apartment for a male or female. All of the apartments are handicap accessible. The Jefferson program currently provides supports for one individual with traumatic brain injuries, one with developmental disabilities and, one with mental and medical health issues, all of whom are extremely vulnerable. As such, placement of individuals who exhibit verbal and/or physical aggression would not be appropriate for the Jefferson home. The caregivers at the home have extensive experience and training with physical disabilities and medical supports.|
|Youth Supported Living Setting||Duluth, MN||Our RiverView Youth Foster Care home is located in the Morgan Park neighborhood in Duluth, near the zoo. With the Munger Trail and two public parks within walking distance of the home, there is lots of opportunity to get out of the home and enjoy some of the outdoor recreation Duluth has to offer. The home is four levels, with four large bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the upper floor. The basement is a playroom for children to develop large motor skills, and the large finished attic is used as a sensory room. There is a large fenced-in yard with a playset. Due to the bedrooms being on the second floor of the home, it is not a wheelchair accessible space. The RiverView home is co-ed and currently supports three children around 9-11. The caregivers at Riverview have extensive training and experience in providing support and care for children with autism, Impulse Control Disorders, Communication Deficits, sensory needs, FASD, PTSD, and RAD.|
|Supported Living Setting||Duluth, MN||RSI’s Hunter’s Park home is located in the Woodland area of Duluth. This setting currently provides supports for individuals who have profound developmental disabilities. The gentleman who currently live in the home enjoy activities such as walks, music, and swimming at the gym. They are extremely vulnerable and have no ability to protect themselves from physical and/or verbal aggression from others, so placement of individuals who exhibit these kinds of behavior would not be appropriate. The opening that is available does have its own sitting area, bathroom and bedroom and is wheelchair accessible.|
|Supported Living Setting||Mora, MN||RSI’s Village Green 1 home is located in Mora, a few miles from the downtown area. The program is currently supporting women with developmental disabilities who range in age from their 30s-50s. Another woman would be an ideal fit for this home. The house itself is two stories, with a wheelchair ramp to enter the home and the accessible open bedroom on the main floor. The individuals currently living in the home work during the day. The caregivers at the Village Green 1 home have extensive experience and training in providing medication management, behavioral support, and financial management.|
|Supported Living Setting||Virginia, MN||The RSI Marigold Manor home is located in the heart of Virginia within walking distance of convenience stores and local businesses. The program currently supports women ranging in age from their 30s-50s. The home itself is non-accessible, with a main level, 2nd story, and basement. The open bedroom is located on the second floor of the home and requires the use of stairs to access. The caregivers at the Marigold Manor home have received extensive training in a variety of supports including financial management, household management, medication administration, health management, and Person-Centered Thinking. The individuals currently residing in the home work during the week and enjoy art, crafts, fashion, and spending time in their community with friends and family members in their free time.|
|In-Home Adult, Children, and Family Supports||Minnesota||RSI’s In-Home Program offers a variety of supports to individuals who are residing in independent settings such as their own homes, apartments, Board and Lodging Homes, Assisted Living Apartments, public housing, and other private living settings. The program supports men, women, and youth.
These supports are directed toward empowering individuals to remain living independently in their own homes as long as possible. RSI services are very broad in location and service delivery including Northern and Southern St. Louis County, Carlton County, Lake County. Currently established programs located in 7E, Cambridge, Wyoming, Moose Lake, Cloquet, Carlton, Duluth, Virginia/Cook, Two Harbors. Open to referrals in additional areas. Can call (218) 740-7615 or Referral Line at (218) 733-9225 x2.
For information on other openings or to make a referral contact 218-733-9225, Ext. 2 or download our referral form (pdf).