Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center has four homes located in the City of Winona, MN, that are licensed as Board and Lodge with special services. Each home provides part-time supervision and some assistance with independent living skills such as arranging for medical and social services, arranging for meetings and appointments, assistance with transportation, and social/recreational opportunities. Staffing includes part-time nursing services as well as staffing that provides medication monitoring for self-administered medications and prescription ordering and storage.
Each home can have up to ten residents, adult men and women that have a mental health diagnosis. If eligible, funding may be provided through the State of Minnesota, Department of Human Service Housing Support.
Bluffview Board and Lodge, Parkview Board and Lodge, Winona Hall, and Gheel House.
A referral can be made by an mental health provider, family member, friend, or self-referral.
A referral packet must be completed, with documentation of a mental health diagnosis, proof of funding, and a Professional Statement of Need form (MN DHS) signed by a mental health professional. In addition, an interview needs to be arranged with the Program Director.