Adult Residential Services

Thank you for your interest in residential services with Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center. Please review our residential options below to determine which program may be the best fit for the applicant’s current needs. Please note that all Hiawatha Valley residential programs are sober living environments. If an interested applicant is actively using substances, an interim facility may be recommended prior to consideration.

Hiawatha Bluffs Living (HBL)

HBL is a long term permanent supportive housing facility for adults living with mental illness. There are 20 apartments at HBL and each apartment is designed for one person. They all have a kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, and come fully furnished (including cooking supplies, furniture, etc.). There are two accessible apartments suitable for those living with a physical/hearing disability. Our communal areas include a large kitchen/community room, a large foyer/TV room, a small TV room, laundry room, med room, and back patio/yard. Emotional Support Animals are welcome.

HBL requires an initial 1-year lease commitment; month to month after the first year. Actively utilizing treatment services is also strongly encouraged.

On-site services include:

  • On-site ARMHS
  • On-site Case Management
  • 24-hour support staff
  • Daily medication monitoring
  • Weekly medication filling
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Free laundry
  • Nursing Services
  • Groups of all categories (art, games, mindfulness, movies, writing, coping skills, walking, etc.)
  • Cable/Internet

Screening Criteria:

  • A Serious and Persistent Mental Illness Diagnosis (SPMI).
  • Qualify for Housing Support with Supplemental Services.
  • HBL is unable to accommodate individuals on waivers (EW, CADI, etc.) due to our funding requirements.
  • Has an asset limit not in excess of $10,000 and an annual income limit not in excess of $27,400.
  • No past or current charges of Arson, Methamphetamine Production, Level III Sexual Offense.
  • Individuals with Long Term Homelessness and those at-risk of LTH, including those with inpatient hospitalization and commitment/Jarvis history, and/or repeated exposure with law enforcement are encouraged to apply.

 

Board and Lodge

We have four Group Residential Housing Properties (Board and Lodge homes) located within the Winona community. Qualified applicants share a home and have services provided to support their medication management, skills development, and resource connection by our qualified professionals.

Communal areas include kitchen, living rooms, dining room, laundry, and med rooms. Food support is included. Residents live and work in community with one another.

On-site services include:

  • On-site ARMHS
  • 24-hour support staff
  • Daily medication monitoring
  • Weekly medication filling
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Free laundry
  • Nursing Services
  • Cable

Admission Criteria:

  • Serious and Persistent Mental Illness Diagnosis (SPMI).
  • Qualify for Housing Support or Housing Support with Supplemental Services.
  • Have an asset limit that does not exceed $10,000.

If the interested applicant meets the criteria noted above for their desired program, please proceed with the following steps to activate an application with Hiawatha Valley Adult Residential Services:

1. Complete the application, including both the Referring Agent and Client Questionnaires.
2. Submit a current Diagnostic Assessment (DA), which has been completed and signed within the last 180 days.
3. Submit a signed Professional Statement of Need; located on the MN DHS website, or by clicking here: https://edocs.dhs.state.mn.us/lfserver/Public/DHS-7122-ENG
4. Submit a current med list (MAR).
5. Submit collateral information connected to the applicant’s mental health/legal status (i.e. Civil Commitment/Jarvis Order, LOCUS, Functional Assessment, probation/parole documents).
6. Releases of Information (Referring Agent, County of Financial Responsibility, and Guardian, if applicable).
7. Return the completed application/referral and supporting documentation to the following:

            Via Mail:          Adult Residential Services c/o Residential Coordinator
                               1433 W Service Drive, Winona, MN 55987

            Via Fax:            (507) 474-4004 c/o Residential Coordinator

            Via Email:         ResidentialLiving@hvmhc.org

Print Residential Services Application
Electronic Residential Services Application
ROI Form