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2008 ADOLESCENT COMMUNITY & HEALTH RESOURCES

Available to Dakota County Teens and their Parents

 

After School Programs (Middle/Junior High Schools) 

Culturally Diverse Services 

Crisis Services

Educational Resources

Employment Assistance

GLBT Services 

Health Care Services 

Legal Services   

Men's / Father's Services 

Mental Health Services 

Mentoring Services

Parenting Teens Resources 

Recreation   

Reproductive Health Care Services  

Substance Abuse Services

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS (Middle/Junior High Schools)

 

Encore

ISD 197 Noreen Center, West St. Paul, Phone: 651-905-4091 www.comed.isd197.org

 

OASIS

ISD 200 Hastings Middle School, Phone: 651-438-0705

 

The Packer Pad (summer only)

ISD 199 South St. Paul, Phone: 651-306-3634, www.celearn4ever.org

 

The Sparten Shed (summer only)

ISD 199 Inver Grove Heights Middle School, Phone: 651-306-3662 www.celearn4ever.org

 

The Tone Setter Program

ISD 195 Randolph, Phone: 507-645-4773  www.randolph.k12.mn.us

 

 

CULTURALLY DIVERSE SERVICES

 

African American Family Services http://www.aafs.net

Sabathani Community Center Office: 310 E. 38th St. Suite 120, Minneapolis

Phone: 612-813-0782

St Paul Office: 1041 Selby Ave., St. Paul, Phone: 651-642-0043

 

Chicanos Latinos Unidos En Servicios – CLUES

Social services for the Latino community (mental health, chemical health, employment, education), Phone: 651-379-4200

797 E. 7th St., St. Paul www.clues.org

 

Hmong American Partnership

Youth and family programs, 1075 Arcade St., St. Paul

Phone: 651-495-9160, hapmail@hmong.org  

 

Lao Family Community

Mental health counseling, St. Paul, Phone: 651-221-0069

 

Neighborhood House

179 Robie St. E., St. Paul

Phone: 651-789-2500, www.neighb.org

 


 

CRISIS SERVICES

 

B. Robert Lewis House

Domestic & dating violence support resources

Eagan - Phone: 651-452-7288, Hastings – Phone: 651-437-1291

 

The Bridge for Runaway Youth

Phone: 612-377-8800, (24 hours) Minneapolis, www.bridgeforyouth.org

 

Dakota County Crisis Response Unit

A 24-hour response program assists in emergencies related to mental health, child protection, or families in crisis

Phone: 952-891-7171 TDD: 952-891-7202 www.co.dakota.mn.us

 

Dakota County Social Services – Children & Family

Transition support services for adolescents as they enter into independent living.

Services can be extended until they are 21 years old if the adolescent is attending high school or an equivalent educational program.  The Transition Program works with adolescents who are 16 years or older and are in permanent long-term placement settings.  The focus of this program is to help the adolescents prepare for independent living or to assure a smooth transition into an appropriate adult program upon turning 18 years old.  Phone: 952-891-7400 www.co.dakota.mn.us

 

Gambling Hotline

Phone: 1-800-437-3641

 

Harbor Shelter

Temporary shelter for youth 12-17 years olds, referrals only from court services, social services and police/sheriff departments.  Emergency shelter/detention placements harboreast@comcast.net 321 6th St. E. Hastings, Phone: 651-480-8377

 

National Runaway Switchboard

Home Free – Greyhound bus ticket home for runaway youth 1-800-RUNAWAY

 

Sexual Assault Services

Community Action Council, Inc. -advocates accompany victims to medical exams, police interviews, court proceedings, support to friends, relatives,

& co-workers, support groups. Phone: 651-405-1500  http://communityactioncouncil.org

 

Stop It Now MN

Child sexual abuse hotline & resources, Phone: 1-888-PREVENT or (651) 644-8515

 

United Way 2-1-1

Dial 211.  Free, confidential information & referral, 24-7, TTY – 651-291-8440

Multi-lingual assistance offered 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Womankind

Works with individuals who are affected by emotional, physical or sexual abuse in a relationship with a significant other or family member.

Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, Phone: (952) 892-2505

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

 

Alternative Learning Centers – listed by school district

 

ISD 6 South St. Paul Community Learning Center
Phone: 651-450-9966, 151 6th Street East

ISD 191 Area Learning Center

Phone: 952-707-4020, 2140 Diffley Road Eagan

ISD 192 Dakota Prairie Alternate Learning Center

Phone: 651-460-1400, Farmington High School 800 Denmark Ave.

 

ISD 194 Lakeville Area Learning Center
Phone 952-232-2080, 20950 Howland Avenue Lakeville

ISD 196 Area Learning Center

Phone: 952-431-8720, 5840 – 149th St. W., Apple Valley

ISD 200 Hastings Area Learning Center
Phone: 651-480-7690, 213 Ramsey Street, Hastings

ISD 197 West St. Paul

Phone: 651-681-2350, 1897 Delaware Ave. Mendota Heights

 

West Heights

            Phone: 651-332-5570, 150 E. Marie Ave., West St. Paul

 

River Heights Alternative High School

Phone: 651-457-RHCS, 60 East Marie Ave. Ste. 110 West St. Paul

www.riverheightscharter.org

 

Dakota County Alternative Learning Center (DCALS) &

Teen Age Pregnancy Program (TAPP)
1300 145th St, East, Rosemount, Jan Hanenberger

Phone: 651-423-8256 www.isd917.k12.mn.us

 

DAKOTA COUNTY COLLABORATIVE – what is it?

The Dakota County Collaborative is an integrated Children's Mental Health and Family Services collaborative. Partners include parents, community agencies, schools, and        County staff.

The Collaborative allocates federal and State funding to support early intervention and prevention services for children and families in Dakota County. Funds are for programs that prevent family crisis; give more access to existing services; overcome difficulties in the current system; and promote parent leadership and involvement.




 

Programs & Services Supported by the Dakota County Collaborative

NAMI – Minnesota
Support, education and leadership training for families of children with mental illness. For more information go to
www.namimn.org or contact the Dakota County Parent Organizer at         651-645-2948 x102 or at sscheele@nami.org

Wraparound
A family-driven team process of working with children and their families to plan supports for child’s mental health or behavioral issues. Dakota County Social Services, Wrap Access Coordinator, 952-891-7425.

Dakota Healthy Families
Countywide home visiting program, which supports families from pregnancy through the preschool years. Contact Dakota County Public Health at 651-554-6219 for more information.

Early Intervention Mental Health Services
Mental health services for children, age newborn to 6 years old, with emotional or behavioral difficulties. For more information, contact your school district Early Childhood Special Education department or CAP Agency Head Start Program.

Partners for Success® Family Support Workers
Family support workers bridge the gap between home and school by providing resources, services and support to families. Go to
www.communityactioncouncil.org or contact the Community Action Council at 952-985-5300.

Information and Referral
Collaborative members help families find resources and services in the community.
Email:
emily.schug@co.dakota.mn.us the Collaborative Coordinator or call 952-891-7449.

 

Dakota County Technical College

Phone: 651-423-8301 www.dctc.edu

 

Inver Hills Community College

Phone: 651-450-8500, Inver Grove Heights www.ehs.net/

 

Alliance Academy - Sober High School

Phone: 952-831-7138, Burnsville http://www.sobrietyhigh.org

 

 

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE

 

Dakota County Workforce Center http://www.mnwfc.org/dakota/zone/

 

The Zone - Employment resources for young adults

Burnsville2900 County Road 42 W., Burnsville, Phone: 952-894-7600

West Saint Paul - 1 West Mendota Rd., WSP, Phone: 651-554-5955

 

Tree Trust Phone: 651-644-5800 www.treetrust.org

 


 

GLBT SERVICES

 

District 202

Phone: 612-871-5559 www.dist202.org

 

Family and Children’s Services

Phone: 612-341-1651 www.everyfamilymatters.org

 

OutFront MN

Phone: 612-822-8661 http://www.outfront.org

 

HEALTH CARE SERVICES

 

Dakota County Public Health Department

Child Health Clinic – sliding fee services for youth up to the age of 21 years

Child & Teen Check-ups , Immunization & WIC clinics

Phone 952-891-7500 www.co.dakota.mn.us

 

MinnesotaCare

A state funded health insurance program

Phone: 651-554-5611 ask for MinnesotaCare

 

MN AIDS Line

Phone: 612-373-2437

 

MN Children with Special Health Needs

Formerly Services for Children with Handicaps

Phone: 651-201-3650 or 1-800-728-5420 www.health.state.mn.us/mcshn

 

St. Mary’s Clinic – Apple Valley

Free primary & preventative non-emergency health care services for individuals who are without health insurance Phone: 651-690-7029

 

Westside Community Health Services, La Clinica – St. Paul Westside

Phone: 651-222-1816 staff speaks Spanish, Hmong and Thai, sliding fee

 

LEGAL SERVICES

 

Crime Victims Reparations Services

Phone: 651-201-7300 or 1-888-622-8799

 

Dakota County Community Corrections

Phone: 651-554-6060

 

Dakota County Immediate Accountability (formerly Diversion) Program & Juvenile Peer Court Programs

Alcohol

Juvenile Gross Misdemeanor and Felony Property Offender

Juvenile Misdemeanor Property Offender

Marijuana

Tobacco

Peer Court

Phone: 651-438-4440, monica.Jensen@co.dakota.mn.us

 

Dakota County Juvenile Service Center

Phone: 651-438-8399, www.co.dakota.mn.us

 

Dakota County Family Court Self-Help Center

Phone: 651-438-8102 www.mncourts.gov/selfhelp

Legal services for the self represented, consultation w/ volunteer attorney

 

Dakota County Legal Aid

Phone: 952-431-3200

 

Memorial Blood Centers - paternity testing

Phone: 612-871-3300

 

New Chance Day Treatment

Phone: 651-438-8399

 

Order for Protection Information

Phone: 651-438-8110

 

South St. Paul Restorative Justice Project

Phone: 651-554-3280

 

MEN’S / FATHER’S SERVICES

 

Resource Center for Fathers and Families

Phone: 612-783-4938

 

Meld for Young Dads

Phone: 612- 332-7563

 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

ADHD Resources & Support Group

Phone: 952-432-6351

Shepherd of the Valley Church, Apple Valley

 

Associated Clinic of Psychology

West St. Paul Clinic, Phone: 651-450-0860  

Apple Valley Clinic, Phone: 952-432-1484

 

Behavioral Health Services (BHSI)

Phone 651-681-1600, Eagan

 

The Bridge for Runaway Youth, Inc.

Temporary shelter services, Phone: 612-377-8800 www.bridgeforyouth.org

 

Dakota County Parent Support Coordinator

Phone: 651-645-2948 x102, Suzette Scheele sscheele@nami.org

Family-to-Family NAMI-MN - support groups in Eagan, Lakeville & West St. Paul

 

Eagan Counseling Clinic 

Mental health counseling, adolescent day treatment, parent group, psychiatric services  Phone: 651-454-0114, www.acp-mn.com

 

Face to Face Clinic

Phone Inpatient: 651-772-5555

Phone Outpatient:  612-672-2736, admin@face2face.org, St. Paul

 

Fairview Behavioral Services

Phone: 612-672-6600, http://fairviewbehavioral.org

 

Fairview Ridges Hospital Youth Grief Service

Phone: 952-892-2111

 

Grief Coalition

Phone: 651- 437-6817, Hastings

 

Journey Counseling

Phone: 651-460-8085, Farmington

 

Lakeville Behavioral Health, LCC

Phone 952-435-0022

 

Lifespan Center for Psychological Health

Mental health counseling & Youth Transition Program, day treatment for adolescents

Phone: 952-562-8500, Eagan

 

Minnesota Youth Grief Services

Phone: 952-892-2111, Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, www.fairview.org

 

NAMI - MN Support Groups

Support groups will help parents discover resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with a mental illness, learn coping skills & develop problem-solving skills.

Phone: 651-645-2948, etc. 102, contact Suzette Scheele www.NAMIMN.org

 

Lakeville – meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00p.m.

Dakota Ridge School, Apple Valley, light supper & childcare

 

West St. Paul – meets 3rd Tuesday s, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

St. Stephen’s Church, light supper & childcare

 

Parents Class –free, but re-registration is required, call for information.

 

Options Family & Behavioral Services

CHANGE (out-patient adolescent CD program), OPTIONS Day Treatment, Parent Group, In-home Family Therapy, Chemical Dependency Assessments, CTSS, relapse prevention program, Phone: 651-994-4919 ext. 2, Eagan

 

Waters Edge Intensive Outpatient Program for Eating Disorders

Phone: 952-898-5020, 14569 Grand Ave. So. Burnsville

 

 

 

MENTORING SERVICES

 

Kids n Kinship

Youth-adult mentoring, Phone: 952-892-6368 www.kidsnkinship.org

 

Kinship program for children and youth who have one or more parent in prison

Phone: 612-588-4655. 

 

 

PARENTING TEENS RESOURCES

 

Prevent Child Abuse MN

Phone support: 1-800-621-6322 or 1-800-CHILDREN

 

Parents Support Network

Phone: 651-455-1508, Neighbors, Inc.  So. St. Paul, www.neighborsmn.org

Advocacy and information support services concerning emotional & behavioral disorders, mental health special education

 

Shoulder to Shoulder Raising Teens Together

Call 211 and ask for Shoulder to Shoulder for parent support resources www.shouldertoshoulderminnesota.org

 

RECREATION

 

Apple Valley Teen Center

6th-12th grade youth, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd. Apple Valley

Phone: 952-953-2385 www.cityofapplevalley.org

 

Apple Valley Park & Recreation

Phone: 952-953-2300 www.cityofapplevalley.org

 

Burnsville Park & Recreation

Phone: 952-895-4500 www.burnsville.org

 

Dakota County Public Libraries

Main number: 651-688-1500, www.co.dakota.mn.us

Burnhaven Library, Burnsville, Phone: 952-891-0300

Farmington Library, Farmington, Phone: 651-438-0250

Galaxie Library, Apple Valley, Phone: 952-891-7045

Heritage Library, Lakeville, Phone: 651-891-0360

Inver Glenn Library, Inver Grove Heights, Phone: 651-554-6840

Pleasant Hill Library, Hastings, Phone: 651-438-0200

Wentworth Library, West St. Paul, Phone: 651-554-6800

Wescott Library, Eagan, Phone: 651-450-2900

 

Dakota County Parks Department

8500 127th St. East, Hastings www.co.dakota.mn.us

Phone: 651-891-7000, 24-Hour Information Line: 651-GET-INFO

 

Eagan Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-675-5500 www.cityofeagan.com

 

Eagan Art House - Dakota Center for the Arts

Phone: 651-686-9134

 

Farmington Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-463-1850 www.ci.farmington.mn.us

 

Farmington Youth Athletic Association

Phone: 952-985-FYAA www.farmingtonsports.org 

 

THE GARAGE

Youth club, support groups, events, community service projects

75 Civic Center Parkway, Burnsville,

Phone: 952-895-4664 www.thegarage.net

 

The Grove

Phone: 651-450-2585, www.ci.inver-grov-heights.mn.us

City of Inver Grove Heights Parks & Recreation, skate park

 

Hastings Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-480-6177 www.ci.hastings.mn.us

 

Hastings Youth Athletic Association

Phone: 651-437-8838 www.hyaa.info

 

Inver Grove Heights Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-450-2585 www.ci.inver-grove-heights.mn.us

 

Lakeville Park & Recreation

Phone: 952-985-4600 www.ci.lakeville.mn.us

 

Lakeville Center for the Arts

Phone: 952-985-4640

 

Mendota Heights

Phone: 651-452-1850 www.mendota-heights.com

 

Mendota Heights Athletic Association

Phone: 651-454-0433

 

Rosemount’s Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-322-6000 www.ci.rosemount.mn.us

 

The Oasis Teen Center

Phone: 651-675-5550, Eagan

 

So. St. Paul Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-554-3260 www.southstpaul.org

 

W. St. Paul Park & Recreation

Phone: 651-552-4150 www.ci.west-saint-paul.mn.us        

 

What’s Up?

Youth information services, Phone: 612-399-9999 www.whatsup.org/

 

YMCA- Dakota County Facilities:

 

Hastings

85 Pleasant Dr., Hastings, Phone: 651-480-8887, www.ymcatwincities.org/locations/hastings

 

Minnesota Valley

13850 Portland Ave. South, Burnsville, Phone: 952-898-9622

www.ymcatwincities.org/locations/mnvalley/

 

South Family YMCA

150 E. Thompson Ave, West St. Paul, Phone: 651-457-0048

www.ymcatwincities.org/locations/south/

 

Southwest Area YMCA

550 Opperman Dr., Eagan, Phone: 651-456-9622 www.ymcatwincities.org/locations/southwest/

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE SERVICES

 

Amnion Crisis Pregnancy Center

Phone: 952-898-4357 or 952-898-HELP

13775 Nicollet Ave. South, Burnsville

 

CLUES – Pregnancy Health Education Prevention

 Phone: 612-746-3500

 

Face to Face Health and Counseling Service

Phone: 651-772-5555 1165 Arcade St., St. Paul

Affordable, serves those without health insurance www.face2face.org

 

Fairview Adolescent Health & Medicine and General Pediatrics

Phone: 612-626-2820

 

Inver Hills Community College Student Health Services

Phone: 651-450-8525, 2500 East 80th St. Inver Grove Heights

 

Planned Parenthood Express Care – Apple Valley

Phone: 952-351-9998, 15322 Galaxie Avenue

 

Planned Parenthood - Burnsville

Phone: 952-890-0940, 2530 Horizon Drive, Cliff View Plaza

 

Wakota Life Care Centers

15026 Glazier Ave.                                                         1140 So. Robert St.
Apple Valley                                                                  West St.
Paul

Phone: 952-997-2229                                         Phone: 651-457-1195

 

Youth Intervention Project - Red Door Clinic Service

Phone: 612-543-5555, 525 Portland Avenue South in downtown Minneapolis

The Red Door Clinic is a walk-in clinic for STD & HIV testing (low cost and fees are based upon a patient's ability to pay),  www.redoorclinic.org

 

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

 

AL-ANON

Phone: 651-771-2208, http://al-anon-alateen-msp.org

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aastpaul.org

St. Paul & Suburban Area Intergroup, Phone: 651-227-5502

Eagan, 3920 Rahn Road, Phone: 651-452-2921

Hastings, 615 W. 15th St, Phone: (651) 437-9723

Rosemount, 14555 S. Robert Trail (young people 25 years & younger), Phone: 651-423-3622

Rosemount, 14760 S. Robert Trail, Phone: 651-423-3622

So. St. Paul, 301- 3rd Ave. S., Phone: 651-451-2402

 

Anthony Louis Center

Chemical dependency assessments, day treatment, support groups, aftercare

Phone: 952-890-8879, 1517 Highway 13 Burnsville

 

Avalon Programs

Phone: 651-454-2833 Eagan      

 

Community Drug and Alcohol Services, Inc.

Phone: 952-564-3000, CHANGE, Options & Options Plus

Adolescent chemical health program, Burnsville

 

Dakota County Social Services Chemical Health

Phone: 651-554-6446

 

Hazelden Center – youth substance abuse treatment

Phone: 763-509-3800 or 800-257-7800

 

MA Health Plan Chemical Dependency Services

Blue Plus (Behavioral Health at Blue Cross Blue Shield), Phone: 651-662-5548

Health Partners, Phone: 952-883-5811

Medica (United Behavioral Health), Phone: 1-800-848-8327

MHP (Behavioral Healthcare Providers), Phone: 763-525-9919

UCARE  (Behavioral Health Care Providers), Phone: 763-525-9919

 

Narcotics Anonymous

Phone: 952-939-3939 groups meet in Apple Valley, Eagan, Farmington, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Northfield, So. St. Paul & West St. Paul

www.naminnesota.org

 

New Connections – Hastings

Phone: 651-480-1180

 

Prairie St. John’s

Woodbury, Minnetonka

Phone: 877-333-9565 (toll free, 24-hour free assessment)

 

Ramsey County Detox (for Dakota County citizens)

Phone: 651-266-4009, chemical dependency assessment, education & detox

 

River Ridge Treatment Center

Phone: 952-894-7722, Burnsville www.riverridgetreatmentcenter.com

 

 

For more information contact:

Shannon Bailey, Dakota County Adolescent Health Coordinator

Phone: 651-554-6164, shannon.bailey@co.dakota.mn.us