Welcome to Options Minnesota

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Clinic Services Rehabilitative Residential Services

Options Minnesota provides administrative leadership and support for behavioral health organizations so they can focus on providing exceptionl care that changes lives.

About Us

Options Minnesota was established in 2016 with the purpose to provide clinical and administrative leadership and support to our family of companies; Options Residential, Inc., Connections Services, and Stepping Out. Our goal is to create and maintain a common vision for rehabilitation and to support the people that are served at our varied locations.

Options Minnesota originally started as Community Drug & Alcohol Services (CDAS) in May of 1998. This company began as a way of responding to chemical and mental health needs of youth in our community. Over time, our company grew and evolved to include new and different services and companies. Options Minnesota was formally established in 2016 and provides the following services to our current family of companies:

  • Administrative Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
    • Payroll
    • Accounts Payable
  • Client Billing
  • Information Technology
  • Maintenance Services

The three companies share the vision of empowering people to experience healthy and happy lives. We believe that with proper individualized support, people can achieve their goals. 

Our family of companies currently includes:

Options Residential, Inc., which was established in 2005 to address the need for rehabilitative residential services for people with diagnoses of Brain Injury, Mental Illness or Substance Use challenges. The mission of Options Residential is to meet each individual where they are and recognize their current needs and goals.

Connections Services joined the family of companies in December 2021. Connections Services was originally started in 1997, to provide residential services for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) to live in our community. This company supports the people we serve in creating and working toward their individual goals and connecting to their community.

Stepping Out was acquired by Options Residential in March 2024. This unique program was originally established in 2001. Stepping Out specializes in providing residential services to people with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS.) The services are specifically tailored to provide the physical exercise, food management and meaningful recreation that assists people with PWS to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Supportable was established in 2019 with a focus on developing software products and applications specifically dedicated to improving how Human and Social Services businesses operate. We built an an application to assist companies in making their referral and intake process more efficient and transparent.
These companies share the vision of empowering people to access and experience healthy and happy lives. We believe that with proper individualized supports, that people can achieve their goals.