The Arc Minnesota has two statewide housing programs that serve the areas of the Twin Cities Metro, Rochester, Mankato, St. Cloud, Moorhead, and Duluth.
Housing Stabilization Services (HSS) is a new housing program funded by federal Medicaid (Medical Assistance) dollars. We continue to provide our Housing Access Services Program (HAS), which has been updated.
We work with each person, regardless of program, on an individual basis to see what they need and require for housing. This can differ greatly from person to person.
We now offer a Crisis Housing Assistance Program. It provides short-term housing assistance to people with a serious mental illness who are receiving hospital level psychiatric care or Substance Use Disorder treatment This program is funded through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Behavioral Health Division. Find more information here.
Housing Stabilization Services (HSS) is a new housing program funded by federal Medicaid (Medical Assistance) dollars.
Housing Stabilization Service providers can assist eligible adults with:
The Arc Minnesota also provides Housing Access Services.
Housing Access Services (HAS) is a partnership between the Minnesota Department of Human Services and The Arc Minnesota. HAS began in July 2009. It is a contract between The Arc Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Housing Division. The contract allows The Arc Minnesota to assist adults with disabilities find and move to independent housing. HAS has helped more than 2,675 people with disabilities in moving to homes of their own.
Housing HAS providers can assist eligible adults with:
Note: Adults eligible for HAS who have found their own housing, may be eligible for HAS funds to pay for a security deposit, mover costs, or some basic furniture/household goods. Adults who do not have waivers who are using HSS are also eligible for HAS funding.
For more information about our housing programs or about housing related issues contact our housing services line. You can also call your local The Arc Minnesota office and speak with someone in your area directly.
We are able to meet with you virtually, over the phone, text, or other methods that you are most comfortable for our first conversation.