Request for Information for Drop-In Center to Serve Region 7E

Region 7E Governing Board is soliciting information from qualified companies interested in developing a regional Drop-In Center service option that will offer services to Individuals living with a Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) and/or Severe Mental Illness (SMI) that reside within Region including Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine Counties

The Region is interested in proposals for development of a drop-in center service:

  • A center located, preferably in North Branch, MN, that offers Drop-In Center services and/or
  • A mobile drop in center option that will offer opportunities for consumers in each of the five counties with in the region.

Drop-In centers can include but not be limited to; group therapy and support, assist with accessing resources, employment assistance, meals and activities-socialization. 


  • Serves and preferably is located within Region 7E.
  • Staff, and/or company has the ability and required certifications to provide the services offered. Experience working with individuals living with a SPMI/SMI.
  • Preference would be companies that offer or have knowledge and connections to the Community Support Programs, Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS), Supportive Employment, and mental health services.
  • Knowledge and ability to use State prescribed reporting systems such as MHIS.

Responses and documentation due via email, fax or mail by 4:30pm, March 16, 2018.  (See full RFI attached).

Natalie Matthewson, R7E AMHI Planner
Resource Training & Solutions, Inc.
Phone: 320-266-4253
Fax: 320-255-2998
Address: 137 23rd St. South, Suite 201
Sartell, MN 56377

Posted February 13, 2018


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