Empowering Mental Well-being

The focus of IHS since its development in 2008 is to safely provide distinguished personal care services to individuals with mental health challenges. We aim to help residents develop balanced skills to attain individual goals and personal fulfillment of their choice.

A Community That Builds Resiliency

We provide short term community support that is well balanced in person-centered approaches, as well as long term community support that revolve around care and compassion for those we serve.

About us

When it matters the most, you can count on Innovative Human Services.

Providing community support in the Twin Ports area. We provide flexible services that can fit the individual needs of the person served whether that is 2:1 support in a more intense home, or individualized supports within their home and community.

  • Licensed 245D Community Supports
  • Mental Health Support
  • Medication Set Up and Management
  • Short Term Intensive Care Homes
  • Traditional Community Homes

Bringing Care Into The Home

IHS offers a variety of services to meet the needs of individuals both at home and in their community.

Traditional Residential Community Settings

Long-term community support with flexibility to support individual needs.
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Daily Crisis Respite: Intensive Community Support

Short-term intensive community support for individuals going through a transition in life that requires higher levels of care.
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In Home Community Support

Innovative Human Services provides several traditional service options that provide licensed staffing support in the person’s home or community.
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Traditional Community Residential Settings

Our Traditional CRS Homes are geared towards supporting the individual to engage in activities that can bring joy within their life. Whether that includes gardening at home, volunteering in the community, developing healthy friendships at a coffee house, attending a concert, or embarking on opportunities to try new things within our non- licensed Activity Center – we are open to it! We also understand the importance of daily living skills and how helping individuals find more ways to continue to be more independent and self-reliant as they are able to experience purpose and joy within their personal life choices.

We provide long term community support that is well balanced in person-centered approaches that revolve around care and compassion for those we serve. We believe that flexibility within a program is the key to success for the individual served. It is vital to us to focus on quality care, wellbeing, security, and safety while balancing the desires that individual served is seeking for in their own life. We believe in the importance of individuality and embrace those who are seeking acceptance in a family like atmosphere.

Daily Crisis Respite: Intensive Community Services

In our Intensive Service Program, we provide support to individuals who are going through a transition in their life that requires a higher level of care during a struggling time. This short-term supportive service provides a higher level of supervision from experienced Direct Support Professionals. Individuals within this program gain the opportunity to receive more intensive community support to help guide them through a mental health crisis that they are experiencing. Whether the person is stabilizing looking for in between services prior to finding permanent housing, homeless, or needing a transitional placement this service really caters to the mold of the individuals and their needs. We believe that we can help create an environment with the person that better helps them express what their needs and desires are for their future permanent home. We help stabilize the person by assisting in medication management and can help get them acquired and established with providers to assist in areas of need. Transportation, housing, food is included in this waiver covered service.

We provide short term community support that is well balanced in person-centered approaches that revolve around care and compassion for those we serve. We believe that flexibility within a program is the key to success for the individual served. It is vital for us to focus on quality care, wellbeing, security, and safety while balancing the desires that an individual served is seeking for in their own life. We believe in the importance of individuality and embrace those who are seeking acceptance in a family-like atmosphere.

In Home Community Support

If an individual resides in their own setting and requires less restrictive supports, Innovative Human Services provides several traditional service options that provide licensed staffing support in the person’s home or community to:

  • Achieve his/her full potential
  • Increase his/her independence
  • Meet community inclusion goals that are important to and important for the person and based on an assessed need

People may choose to utilize multiple waivered services such as Individualized Home Supports, 24-hour Emergency Assistance, or Night Supervision to ensure the highest level of individual success.

Services:

Licensed 245D Support Services Provided:

  • Adult Foster Care
  • Crisis Respite
  • Individualized Home Supports w/ Training
  • Remote Home Support
  • 24 Hour Emergency Support
  • Night Supervision

    Traditional & Intensive CRS Referrals

    For traditional or intensive Community Residential Setting(CRS) referrals, please download the relevant document and submit via email to GThompson@ihsduluth.com. Or submit via our contact form below. The office can be reached at (218) 464-4703 or (218) 464-4702 for further information on program details, questions, or concerns.

    Individualized Home Supports Referrals

    For Individualized Home Supports (IHS) referrals, please download the relevant document and submit via email to AOlsen@IHSDuluth.com. Or submit via our contact form. The office can be reached at (218) 464-4703 for further information on program details, questions, or concerns.

    Innovative Human Services

    4415 Venture Ave. Duluth, MN 55811

      Employment

      We are a growing company who is eager to make a difference. Whether you are experienced in this field and looking for a fresh start, or curious about what the mental health field has to offer Innovative Human Services has a place for you on our team. Please take a few minutes and fill out our quick application below or give us a call today at (218) 464-4703. We look forward to getting in touch with you!

        FAQ’S

        Discover solutions to many of the questions we often receive. If your question isn’t listed here, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us through the form above or via email.

        How do I get on Waivered Services, or obtain GRH County Funding?

        You would contact your local county to get started with mental health services, and they determine what you qualify for.

        Who is eligible to access our services?

        People who are on:

        • County Funding
        • GRH Funding
        • Waivered Funding
        • Private and Self-pay