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Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)

Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS)

SEMCIL - Rochester Office

2200 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902

Distance: 996 Miles

(507) 285-1815

Website

https://www.semcil.org

Service Details

Description

Semi-Independent Living Services (SILS) help people to reach their goals and lead self-directed lives in the community.


Services include training and assistance in independent living skills for adults with developmental disabilities or related conditions.


Services provided may include training and assistance in:
* First aid and getting help in an emergency
* Learning and exercising rights and responsibilities of community living
* Meal planning and preparation
* Obtaining and maintaining a home
* Personal appearance and hygiene
* Self-administration of medication
* Shopping
* Social, recreation and transportation skills, including appropriate social behavior
* Using the phone and other utilities
* Managing money
* Engaging in activities that make it possible for adults with developmental disabilities or related conditions to live in the community
* Provide supported employment in community work environment settings. This requires direct contact between the SILS recipient and staff person providing Support Employment.


A SILS recipient may receive a one-time housing allowance of up to $1,500 to cover costs related to damage/security deposit for housing rental, utility deposit, household furnishings and other items necessary that will enable the person to secure a residence in which to receive SILS.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Dodge County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Houston County 
    • Mower County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Rice County 
    • Steele County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Winona County 
  • At Home Services
    • Grocery shopping assistance 
    • Help with preparing meals 
    • Household organization, paperwork sorting, etc. 
    • Housekeeping 
    • Money management 
    • Personal shopping assistance 
  • Specialization
    • Developmental disabilities 

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

ID Type Agency Url
1072653 Semi-Independent Living Services Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) http://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/people-with-disabilities/services/home-community/programs-and-services/sils.jsp

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive SILS, the adult (18 or older) must:
* Be determined to have a developmental disability or related condition(s) as defined by the state of Minnesota
* Be unable to function independently without SILS
* Not be at risk of placement in an Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DD)
* Not be residing in an institution, ICF/DD, or nursing facility
* Not be receiving home and community based waiver services


Application Instructions

The county or tribal human services office will provide an assessment and determine eligibility for the program.


Fees

Costs for SILS services are funded by counties, tribal agencies, and the Minnesota Department of Human Services Disability Services Division. There are no recipient fees associated with SILS.


Business Hours

8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona counties


Disability HUB MN and DB101 - Statewide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 601-9767
Disability Hub MN (866) 333-2466
Toll Free (888) 460-1815

Last Update

4/1/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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