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Community Services in Dakota County

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Community Services in Dakota County
People Incorporated
2060 Centre Pointe Blvd, Suite 3
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

Phone: 952-431-6611
Fax: 952-431-2211

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People Incorporated Community Services in Dakota County staff provide services to adults living with serious substance use ssues, mental illness, or those with the dual diagnosis of substance use and mental illness. The goal of our services is to help persons live safely and productively in the community, and to help them develop self-awareness and make positive plans for the future.

Who we serve

Targeted Case Management Services: We serve adults (18+) living in Dakota County who have a serious mental illness and/or are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.

Waiver Case Management Services: Individuals must be adults (18+) and receive services through the CADI (Community Access for Disability Inclusion) or BI (Brain Injury) waivers in Dakota County.

The goals we set

The goal of our services is to help persons live safely and productively in the community, as well as develop self-awareness and make positive plans for the future.

Services we provide

Targeted Case Management Services: These services may include developing a goal plan for each person, helping with housing, daily living, chemical and physical health management, financial management, educational/employment opportunities, and the use of resources and services in the community.

Waiver Case Management Services: Individuals served must receive services through the CADI (Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals) or BI (Brain Injury) waiver. Waiver case managers coordinate services for individuals in any number of the following areas: medical, social, housing, employment, and education. The coordination of services includes the management of waiver money allocations and the reporting of services to the County as needed. Case Managers work directly with the individual and members of their team to create a supportive environment while encouraging independence.

About the process

Targeted Case Management Services: Referrals are received from Dakota County or Central Access within People Incorporated.

Waiver Case Management Services: All referrals are received directly through Dakota County.

About our fees

Targeted Case Management Services: Services are reimbursed through a combination of Medical Assistance, Managed Health Care Plans, county contracts, and self-pay (including Medicaid spend downs).

Waiver Case Management Services: Services are reimbursed through the individual’s waiver and, for some individuals, self-pay (including Medicaid spend downs).

About our staff

All staff hold either a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a Social Service related field. Staff have experience in mental health, substance use disorders, intellectual disabilities and chronic health conditions. Regular training opportunities are provided for all staff in areas relevant to the needs of the individuals we serve.

Hours of operation

Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.