Transitional Supports in Dakota County

Our Transitional Support Program is classified as a Corporate Foster Care with a Rule 245D license through the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

This program offers short-term, temporary housing in a community, apartment building setting in Burnsville, Minnesota to individuals with a mental health diagnosis needing supportive mental health services. Transitional Supports provides a bridge from individuals’ current residence to their next residence. 


Referrals most often come from Dakota County. Call Central Access at 651-774-0011, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for openings and eligibility information.

Our Transitional Support Program provides independent living and supportive mental health services support in a community setting. Staffed hours are 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., seven days per week, with phone support available for emergencies. 

  • Mental health symptom and medication management
  • Develop personalized long-term plan for recovery and access to supportive services
  • 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
  • Community living must be a reasonable expectation for individuals in these programs
  • Each apartment offers two private bedrooms
  • Shared bathrooms
  • Shared living space with cable TV
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared outdoor space
  • Laundry rooms on each floor

Transitional Supports in Dakota County

1016 West Burnsville Parkway, Suite 351
Burnsville, MN 55337