|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.
|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||The RSI Vermilion home is located in the Woodland neighborhood in Duluth near the Hartley Nature Center and many other city parks. The split level home currently has an open bedroom on the main level, which is accessible for wheelchair use. The lower level also includes a living area, bathroom, and a laundry room that can be utilized by individuals living in the home. The Vermilion program currently supports three men and women in their upper-sixties and would be appropriate for either a male or female referral. Caregivers at the Vermilion program have extensive training in mental health, behavioral, and medical supports.|
|Supported Living Setting||Duluth, MN||The Skyline house is located in the lower Piedmont area in Duluth and currently serves only women. The home is a split level with two bedrooms on each floor with a large yard and has a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is located near a shopping district and has access to the bus line. It is not wheelchair accessible. The Skyline house is located in the lower Piedmont area in Duluth and currently serves only women. The home is a split level with two bedrooms on each floor with a large yard and has a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is located near a shopping district and has access to the bus line. It is not wheelchair accessible.
The program specializes in supporting individuals with mental health diagnoses. Staff have been trained extensively in a variety of mental health disorders and the challenges that accompany them. The women currently living at the Skyline home are active in their community both vocationally and recreationally.
|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||Pine City, MN||The Pine City program is located on a quiet residential street in Pine City, MN. The home currently supports three men ranging in age from their 30s-50s. Due to the preference of the individuals currently living at the home, this opening would be best suited for a man. The individuals at the program enjoy a peaceful, quiet home life. The open bedroom is located on the main floor of the home, and is fully accessible with a ramp and bathroom also on the main floor. The caregivers at the Pine City program have extensive experience working with individuals with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and medical needs.|
|Supported Living Setting||Virginia, MN||
The Bailey’s home is located in Virginia, MN and currently supports men ranging in age from 40-70 years old. The main level of the home includes a living space, kitchen, office, and restroom. Individuals living at the Bailey’s home must be able to use stairs as all four bedrooms are located on the second floor, with laundry facilities on the basement level. The individuals currently being supported at Bailey’s enjoy a variety of interests, including walks in the community, local sporting events, volunteer opportunities, music, fishing, and tending to the home’s vegetable garden. The staff at Bailey’s have received extensive training in supporting individuals with mental health diagnoses, nonviolent crisis techniques, therapeutic boundaries, person-centered thinking, and much more.
|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).