|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.|
|Youth Supported Living Setting||Cloquet, MN||The RSI Cloquet Youth Foster Care home is located in a quiet neighborhood in Cloquet, MN. The program has a residential opening for youth male. The team of caregivers has extensive experience and training in providing supports and care for youth with Autism, impulse control issues, communication deficits, sensory needs, FASD, and RAD. They are also trained in a variety of other supports including community integration, cultural awareness, self-care, recreation, communication, and behavioral support. The home itself is a split level with two bedrooms on each floor and located near two parks with many recreational opportunities including sledding and swimming. It is not a handicap accessible home.
|Youth Supported Living Setting||Duluth, MN||The 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 a lot of opportunity to get out of the home and enjoy some of the recreational activities 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 children around 11-12 years old. 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.
|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 Skyline home is located in the lower Piedmont area in Duluth and currently serves only adult 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.|
|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 of any gender 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||North Branch, MN||The RSI North Branch home is located on the outer edge of the North Branch community, approximately 45 miles north of the Twin Cities. The home itself is three levels with a front porch and back deck, located in convenient walking distance from several restaurants and stores. The North Branch program supports both men and women, so any potential referrals will need the ability to reside in a co-ed setting. The team of caregivers at the program have extensive training and experience working with people with severe and persistent mental health conditions.
|Adult 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.
|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).