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IPS – Hennepin County Mental Health Center

People We Serve

People 18 years of age and be unemployed or underemployed due to serious mental illness. This program is designed to support individuals in seeking and maintaining independent employment consistent with their interests, skills, and goals. To enroll in this program, an individual must be actively seeing a therapist or psychiatrist at Hennepin County Mental Health Center.

Program Activities

  • Career planning
  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Job-seeking skills training
  • Benefits planning
  • Peer support groups
  • Job development services
  • Mentor development
  • Job follow-up services
  • Supported employment
  • Case service coordination
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Referral Contact

Want to learn more about this program or work with a Rise staff member to see if this program is a good fit?

Jenn Johnson


2003 Central Ave. NE Minneapolis, MN 55418


Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Schedule and location of services determined by individual need.

Primary Funding Sources

  • Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Ticket to Work
  • DEED VRS Funding
  • Individual Placement & Support (IPS) Funding

Transportation Options

  • MTC
  • Metro Mobility
  • Self-arranged / Private / Personal

Other Considerations

Employment opportunities are matched to each individual based on their training, education, and interests, as well as their customized employment plan.

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