West Central Minnesota

Continuum of Care

Information & Data

MN Resources

SAGE and APR information

Sage Training

Sage log-in 

APR Guidebook

HUD Virtual Binder


If you have any questions, contact the Helpdesk (mnhmis@icalliances.org).

New grantee to administer Crisis Housing Assistance Program

The Crisis Housing Assistance Program pays up to 90 days of housing assistance for persons of low or moderate income with serious mental illness who require inpatient or residential care for stabilization.

The Arc Minnesota began accepting applications on May 13, 2022. Applications are available on their Crisis Housing Assistance Program webpage. A person can apply directly, or they may authorize an “assisting agent” – such as a county or tribal worker, non-profit social service staff, or legal authority – to help them apply for funding through the Crisis Housing Assistance Program. To request a paper application, call Wendy Gerlach at 952-915-3698.

Updates to the DHS Housing Stabilization Services website

The DHS Housing Stabilization Services policy website is updated to include additional information on eligibility requests and renewals.

Visit MN HMIS for information on: 

Homeless Definitions

Point-in-Time Counts 

2019 Count - Coming January 24, 2019!

NW PIT Comparison

WC Annual Comparison

2015 Statewide Wilder Study Info

SOAR: SSI/SSDI Outreach and Recovery

SOAR seeks to end homelessness through increased access to SSI/SSDI income supports, directly addressing SAMHSA’s assertion: “To recover, people need a safe stable place to live.”

SOAR Training link

Regional SOAR contact: 

Sherry Gruenhagen, Paralegal

Social Security Certified Disability Representative

Legal Services of NW MN

1015 7th Ave N, PO Box 838

Moorhead, MN 56560


218-233-8585 or 1-800-450-8585

FAX: 218-233-8586

Website:  www.lsnmlaw.org