Our Deaf Supported Living program is licensed through the Minnesota Department of Health as an Assisted Living facility. The facility provides culturally competent, integrated mental and medical health services to the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard-of-Hearing communities.
Our staff are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and have experience working with individuals who are deaf.
Other supportive housing with services programs for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind communities:
Call Central Access at 651-774-0011, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for openings and eligibility information. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or deaf-blind, connect with us using our teletypewriter (TTY) phone number: 612-623-1045.
- 18 years of age or older who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind
- Mental health diagnosis
- CADI (Community Access for Disability Inclusion) Waiver or TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Waiver eligible
- We help clients ensure that they receive financial assistance based on their eligibility. This may include Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), MSA, food stamps and Medical Assistance.
Our Deaf Supportive Living provides mental health and independent living support and all services emphasize cultural accessibility, with the primary mode of communications being ASL.
Staff have offices on-site and provide 24-hours a day, 7-days a week care, with awake overnight staff available. Staff remain available for medical and any other emergencies.
- 24-hour emergency or crisis assistance
- Access to Registered Nurses for medical support
- Medical needs management
- Medication management
- Mental health symptom management
- Living skills/foundational wellness development including:
- Appointment scheduling, budgeting, and shopping, cooking and nutrition, employment skills, household management, using transportation, socialization and recreational skill development
- 14-bedroom house with Individuals living in either a single room or efficiency apartment
- Those living in single rooms have access to kitchen and dining facilities shared by seven individuals
- Efficiency apartments have a self-contained kitchenette and bathroom in each unit.
- shared bathrooms
- shared living space
- shared kitchen
- shared outdoor space
Participants live in their own apartments and are responsible for their own food, clothing, and shelter expenses.
Tenants pay rent for their unit, currently $325 per month for single rooms and $400 per month for efficiencies. We work with each tenant and their financial worker to ensure that they receive financial assistance based on their eligibility. This may include SSDI, MSA, food stamps and medical assistance
Deaf Supportive Living