|Independent Living Setting||Brookston, MN||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.|
|Adult Supported Living Setting||Cambridge, MN||The RSI Ivy Acres program is located on a 20-acre hobby farm on the western outskirts of Cambridge, MN. The farm is home to cats, chickens, roosters, sheep, peacocks, goats, turkeys, ducks, geese, a ram, and a llama. In addition to the animals, there is also a vegetable garden and many flower beds throughout the property. The property also features walking trails and apple and grape orchards. The program currently supports two women in their 20s living with mental illness and intellectual disabilities. The home is accessible with the bedrooms located on the main floor. The caregivers at Carriage Hills have experience and training in supporting people with PTSD, verbal aggression, self-injurious behaviors, and medical conditions.
Referrals are currently being accepted, but admissions will not be able to take place until mid-July.
|Adult Supported Living Setting||Cook, MN||The Two Rivers home is located on the outskirts of beautiful Cook, MN. Currently supporting three men in their 40s and 50s, the Two Rivers program serves individuals with mental illness and medical support needs. The gentlemen currently living in the home have active lifestyles and get out of the house often to connect with their community. The home itself is one level and fully accessible, with a newly updated kitchen and main level laundry. The staff at Two Rivers have experience and training working with individuals with mental health diagnoses, medical needs, and mobility issues.|
|Adult 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 gentlemen 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 has its own sitting area, with a bathroom and bedroom that is wheelchair accessible.
|Adult 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 support to individuals living with brain injury and developmental disabilities, all of whom are extremely vulnerable. As such, the 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||Mora, MN||The Jewell program is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood located in Mora, MN. The setting is designed to support youth girls with physical and developmental disabilities, and/or mental health diagnoses. This program is a 4-bedroom, split-level home with 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and a living area on each floor, as well as a fenced-in backyard for play. It is currently not wheelchair accessible. The program is located less than 5 minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and the FirstLight Hospital. There are also plenty of schools, parks, and the Mora Library located nearby. Our goal is to provide a nurturing, structured environment that is fun, person-centered, supportive and positive for all.
|Adult 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 and about seven blocks from the downtown area. The program currently supports women ranging in age from their 40s-60s. The home itself is non-accessible, with a main level, 2nd story, and basement. The main level of the home consists of a kitchen, dining room, living room, staff office, one bedroom, and a full bathroom. The second level consists of three additional bedrooms, a small kitchenette area, and a newly remodeled full bathroom. 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-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. 4 or download our referral form (pdf).