|Adult Supported Living Setting||Brookston, MN||The RSI Westbrook adult program is located 20 miles west of Duluth on a beautiful 160-acre farm nestled in the St. Louis river valley in Brookston, Minnesota. RSI provides a variety of services at this unique supported living setting including self-care skills, household skills and meal preparation, vocational skill development, mental and physical health management, personal finance management, socialization, and a wide range of behavioral supports. The program is currently serving all men. The home is not wheelchair accessible and is suited for individuals who can use stairs independently.
|Youth Supported Living Setting||Carlton, MN||Our Otter Creek Youth Foster Care home is located in a quiet rural area just outside of Carlton, MN. The program has a residential opening for a youth boy and is currently supporting boys ages 11-16. 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.
|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, bathroom and bedroom and is wheelchair accessible.
|Youth Supported Living Setting||Duluth, MN||Our RiverView youth 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 the recreational opportunities 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 boys ranging from 12-17 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.|
|Youth Supported Living Setting||Mora, MN||RSI’s Jewell program is located in a quiet, residential neighborhood in Mora, MN and is currently home to girls ages 9-15. This program provides support to girls with physical and developmental disabilities, and/or mental health diagnoses. RSI Jewell is a spacious 4-bedroom, split-level home with two bedrooms, a bathroom and a living area on each floor, as well as a fenced-in backyard for play. The home also features plenty of space for children to explore their individual sensory and large motor needs. 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.
|Adult Supported Living Setting||Mora, MN||RSI’s Mora program is currently home to women in their 30s who are living with developmental disabilities and mental illness. Located in a quiet neighborhood about a ten minute walk to downtown Mora, the home itself is a rambler-style with two levels. It is not wheelchair accessible. The caregiving team at the Mora home has received extensive training in Positive Behavior Supports and Person-Centered Thinking. The individuals currently living in the home enjoy a variety of activities, including going shopping, going to the gym, community dances, bowling, crafts, movies at home, and walks in the neighborhood.|
|Adult Supported Living Setting||Sandstone, MN||Located in a quiet neighborhood in Sandstone, MN, RSI’s Division program is fully accessible and currently has residential openings for adult men or women. The home is within walking distance of downtown Sandstone, and is a short drive from Banning State Park, Robinson Quarry Park, Robinson’s Ice Caves, and Big Spring Falls. The Division program is currently home to men in their 50s and 60s with medial and behavioral support needs, and the caregivers at this location receive training in nonviolent crisis techniques, therapeutic boundaries, and Person-Centered Thinking, Hoyer lifts and transfers, use of feeding tubes, and diabetes care in order to meet the support needs of the people living at the home.|
|Adult Supported Living Setting||Sandstone, MN||RSI’s Northern Lights program is located one block from Main Street in Sandstone, MN and a short drive from Banning State Park, Robinson Quarry Park, Robinson’s Ice Caves and Big Spring Falls. Currently supporting women in their 50s and 60s with medical and behavioral support needs, the Northern Lights home is fully accessible. Due to the preferences of the individuals currently living at the Northern Lights home, this opening is best suited for a woman. Caregivers at this location receive training in nonviolent crisis techniques, therapeutic boundaries, and Person-Centered Thinking, Hoyer lifts and transfers, use of feeding tubes, and diabetes care in order to meet the support needs of the people living at the home..|
|Adult Supported Living Setting||Virginia, MN||RSI’s Chestnut home is located in the heart of Virginia, MN within walking distance of many local businesses and attractions. The Chestnut program currently provides services for women in their 20s-60s in a quiet, relaxed setting that focuses on supporting individuals with mental health diagnoses. The home itself is two stories and not wheelchair accessible with all bedrooms on the second floor. The women currently living at the Chestnut home enjoy maintaining a flower garden and raspberry patch in the yard and have developed friendships with each other during their time at the home. Caregivers working at Chestnut have received extensive training in therapeutic approaches and Person-Centered Thinking and Positive Behavior Support.
|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, and Lake County. Currently established programs located in Cambridge, Wyoming, Moose Lake, Cloquet, Carlton, Duluth, Virginia, and Cook. Open to referrals in additional areas. To reach our referral line, call (218) 733-9225 ext. 4.
For information on other openings or to make a referral contact (218) 733-9225, Ext. 4 or download our referral form (pdf).