Before completing an application for admission, please review the general and program-specific admission criteria below to determine if Tasks Unlimited meets your mental health recovery needs
General Admissions Criteria (all programs)
Applicants with a criminal history will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Admission will be based on the established procedures, including an assessment of the criminal behavior being related to mental illness. Please note: Level 1 offenders and offenders with a history related to arson convictions will need pre-approval by the Executive Director; Level 2 and Level 3 offenders are ineligible for any Tasks program.
JOBS Training Program
Persons interested in the JOBS Training Program only, must also
- Be willing and able to have ARMHS provided;
- Have a stable living situation of at least three months duration prior to beginning the program. Any move during training must have the support and involvement of the training team;
- Be reasonably stable on psychiatric medication if prescribed by a mental health provider and be willing to continue taking them as prescribed;
- Demonstrate a minimum of 30 days of verifiable sobriety prior to beginning the program;
- Not have performed self-abusive or suicidal acts in the past 30 days.
Tasks Unlimited Training Center Program
Persons interested in the Tasks Unlimited Training Center Program must also be in need of IRTS services deemed to be medically necessary as defined by MN Statutes (see below)
- Have a history of 2 or more inpatient hospitalizations in the past year and/or significant independent living instability, homelessness, or very frequent use of mental health and other related services yielding poor outcomes.
- Have the need for mental health services that cannot be met with other available community-based services, be likely to experience a mental health crisis or require a more restrictive setting, if intensive rehabilitative mental health services are not provided.
- Be diagnosed with a mental illness that causes substantial disability and functional impairment in the following areas so that sufficiency is markedly reduced in three or more of the following areas: mental health symptoms, mental health needs, chemical health/other addictive behaviors, vocational/educational, social functioning, interpersonal functioning, self-care, independent living skills, physical and dental health, housing, transportation/mobility, group living skills, parenting skills;
- Understand that, while in the program, there are fees for room and board that must be paid for by applicant and/or through other funding sources.