Mental Health Housing Support Services

Finding and maintaining safe and affordable housing

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Find Stable

Learn how to apply for housing, communicate with landlords, and advocate for yourself.

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Life Skills

Develop skills including self-sufficiency planning and house skills.

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Build a foundation off of stable housing and grow towards maintaining housing without support.

What is Mental Health Housing Support Services?

This program assists people who have a serious mental illness in making a smooth transition into living more independently in their community through housing and support services.

These services include regular meetings with Rise staff, rapid rehousing, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing; based on eligibility, and assistance maintaining integration in the community.

Support services provided as part of this program:

  • Landlord dispute resolution and advocacy
  • Assistance developing skills to find long-term affordable housing
  • Training for skills like budgeting, hygiene, shopping, meal planning, and crisis resolution

Primary Funding Sources

  • HSASMI funds
  • Minnesota Housing
  • Region 7E Adult Mental Health Initiative

Transportation Options

  • Self-arranged / Private / Personal
  • Heartland Express

Services available in these counties

Referral Contact


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

Schedule and location of services determined by individual need.

"I'm very thankful for [Rise] teaching me how to budget each month, helping me sign up for rental subsidies, and for everything Rise has done to help me be more independent.

Housing Support Services Recipient

“Everyone is scared right now,” said Cheyenne, a soft-spoken, compassionate man who has survived tremendous trauma and overcome adversity. “But these guys [from Rise] prepare people and keep them moving forward, reassuring them that things will be okay. They are helping everyone get through this. Mental health is important. I can’t lose ARMHS — it is my main foundation right now!”

How to Apply

Step 1


Consider your eligibility (mental illness), funding source, what your level of support you need.

Step 2


Fill out the applicable paperwork with Rise.

Step 3

Get Connected to Housing Support Specialist

Take the next steps toward transitioning into independent living with your Housing Support Specialist.

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