Celebrating 25 years of service to the Iron Range

Proudly providing quality care and service to people with disabilities

NHS-Northstar Specialized Services, established in 1989, provides progressive, comprehensive, individualized services for persons with disabilities and mental illness through Residential, In-Home Family Support, and Adult Mental Health Rehabilitative Services and programs.

Through diversification, we continue to be a leader in our industry by providing a high standard of services to meet the changing needs of the individuals we serve throughout Northeastern Minnesota.

Vision Statement

We believe that persons with disabilities deserve the highest quality of life possible. Our focus is to provide opportunities that encourage personal growth for the individuals that we serve.

This is achieved through:

  • Highly trained professional employees.
  • Creative and innovative service delivery.
  • Team-based approach to individualized services.
  • Collaboration with community resources.
  • Experienced and progressive leadership.

Schedule a Tour of Our Residential Programs

We are happy to provide tours and information to interested guardians, case managers, and other professionals interested in our residential programs. Your tour can be of multiple program locations or a single opening – its entirely up to you. Our Program Director will contact you and set up a private, no-obligation showing!

Refer a Client to Our Mental Health Services

Do you know someone who would be interested in our mental health services? We accept referrals from clients who are eligible to participate in Minnesota Health Care Programs such as Medical Assistance or MinnesotaCare. Upon receiving your referral, we will contact you and the client directly to schedule an informational interview to assess our ability to assist with the client’s mental health needs.