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Day Training and Habilitation (DT&H)

1829 E Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55812-2044

Distance: 1073 Miles

(218) 724-5869


Service Details


Day Training and Habilitation (DT&H) is a day program for adults with developmental disabilities that helps to:
* Learn and use life skills
* Participate in community life
* Choose activities to participate in that are personally meaningful

Services during the day:
* Services (or supports) for a person to be fully integrated into the community
The services help the person to participate in the community in activities that the person chooses.

Additional Information

CHOICE Program - Designed for persons who want employment in the community based on their interests, strengths and needs.

OPTIONS Program - Provides one-on-one support while accessing community resources and activities

Work by Design Program - Provides supported employment to people with disabilities or those having barriers to employment by individualizing assessment of work skills and assistive technology needs, job placement and ongoing job coaching support, and follow-up services as needed.

Community Outreach for Retirement Enrichment (CORE) Program - For people who are retirement age and want to continue being active, the CORE program offers community-based recreation, leisure, activity, and socialization. Transportation to and from community activities is provided.

About This Location

Some DT&H services that may be available:
* Supervision, training and help in self-care, communication, socialization and behavior support
* Center based work opportunities
* Activities in the community, like an exercise class, volunteering or special events
* Training in community inclusion skills, money management and activities to live more independently
* Transportation services for non-medical purposes to enable persons to participate in DT&H services (DT&H transportation can only be used for DT&H services)

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers in the Community-Based Services Manual.

Because service availability may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this service may be provided using phone calls or other technology to offer real-time contact and support.


  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Chapter 245D License 
    • Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Enrolled Provider 
  • Payment
    • Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) 


To be eligible for DT&H services through the state of Minnesota Disability Services, a person goes through a screening.

People who are eligible for this service meet four requirements:
* Are 18 years or older (including people who are aging)
* Are diagnosed with a developmental disability
* Receive:
- Home and Community Based Services under Medical Assistance (MA) or county contract; or
- Home and Community-Based Waiver (such as the Developmental Disabilities (DD) waiver); or
- Are living in a Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DD)        
* Make an informed choice to get this service

Application Instructions

Referral from county social services or Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) required.


For people who are screened to meet all four eligibility criteria, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) Disability Services through the county, Medical Assistance (MA) or Developmental Disabilities (DD) waiver pay for DT&H services. Private pay or other funding options may be available.

Business Hours

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

Area Served

Serves residents of Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Lake and St. Louis Counties and students transitioning from high school to work in Itasca and St. Louis counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 724-5869
FAX (218) 724-0359

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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