Thomas Allen is primarily a provider of services to individuals with developmental disabilities. However, services are also provided to individuals through the CADI, CAC and BI waivers as well as private pay.
Thomas Allen’s residential service sites include 24 Supported Living (SLS) homes for one to four individuals.
Contact us about Openings:
- Susan Pagnac, Senior Director of Home and Community Based Services
- Mailing Address:
- 1550 Humboldt Avenue
- West St Paul, MN 55118
- 651-450-1802 Corporate Office
Current Residential Home Openings
Click on any of our homes below to learn more.
- Michelle Springer
- Skyline is a one story house with 3 bedrooms on the main level and one bedroom in the basement. It is close to a lot of shopping areas, parks, restaurants and gas stations. Skyline currently has 4 men between the ages of 33 and 54 with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. The individuals at Skyline enjoy playing Wi – games, Project Explore bowling, visiting fire stations, playing board games, listening to music, watching wheel of fortune, going for walks and playing basketball. The individuals do most of these activities on their own with staff, and sometimes with their housemates. Due to the vulnerabilities of the other individuals living at the home, someone with physical aggression would not be a good fit. The house is single-staffed during the weekday hours, and double staffed during the weekday evenings and weekend hours, with an awake overnight staff. The home offers the following features: - Ramps leading into the house - An updated, accessible bathroom with roll-in shower - Nursing services for those in need (Opening for 1 male/female individual)
- Phina Igbo
Southview is a two story house with 3 bedrooms on the upper level and an apartment-style lower level. It is close to a lot of shopping areas, parks, restaurants and gas stations. Southview currently has 3 men between the ages of 27 and 67 with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. One of the individuals is Hmong speaking. He can understand most English but has a hard time speaking it. This individual enjoys going to the Hmong market with his staff and likes to go to the parks in East St. Paul to play a game called Tops. He also enjoys working, during the summer. The other individual at Southview likes to go on walks to the YMCA to sit in the hot tub. He enjoys spending most of his time outside during the summer and enjoys swinging on his swing set and likes to walk around the house outside. He also enjoys going to the beach, bowling and dances through Project Explorer. He likes hiking, sledding in the winter and enjoys going out to eat. The last individual has his own apartment in the basement of the house. He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and doing events with his family. He enjoys grilling with the rest of the house during the summer and playing corn hole in the backyard with housemates and staff. He also enjoys bowling every now and then. The individuals do most of these activities on their own with staff, not with each other. The house is double-staffed during the day and in the evening, with an asleep overnight staff.
(Openings for 1 male individual)
- Kelli Johnston
- Third Avenue is a duplex building that sits on a large corner lot and is in an established residential area of Shakopee that is quiet and experiences minimal traffic. There is a train that periodically disrupts the quiet, tracks are located 1 block from Third Avenue. Third Ave. is the lower duplex, and another TAI group home is located on the upper duplex. Third Avenue is a single-level home that offers four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a kitchen and a dining room, as well as a living room and a separate recreation room. The home is accessible and includes one roll-in shower. Laundry facilities are shared by individuals in both duplex homes and are located across the hall from Third Avenue’s back door. It is in close proximity to many resources including banks, grocery and convenience stores, medical professionals, etc. Third Ave. currently has 3 women between the ages of 52 and 72 with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. The 3 individuals in this home are social with and enjoy cooking, crafts and going to church together on Sundays. This home has a large vegetable garden, and the individuals can be involved with deciding what is planted each spring, as well as help take care of the garden during the summer months if they choose. The three individuals attend the same day program Monday-Friday. The house is double-staffed during weekday afternoons and evenings and all day on the weekends, and we have one asleep overnight staff. (1 opening for female individual)
- Kelli Johnston
- Swift Lane is a four level, split-entry home in Shakopee that offers four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 living areas. The home is located in a residential area in a cul de sac. It is in close proximity to many resources including banks, grocery and convenience stores, department stores, etc. It is also situated near a school with a park and walking trail nearby. It is in a thriving area of Shakopee with many new neighborhoods and varied professional and community resources. Swift Lane currently has 3 women between the ages of 29 and 56 with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. These women are very active in their community; they can be seen volunteering and participating in their favorite sports through Special Olympics. They enjoy going to the movies, out to eat, walks or biking outside, and attending the local community center during the winter months. These women enjoy crafts, puzzles, games and cooking during their downtime at home. The house is double-staffed during weekday afternoons and evenings and all day on the weekends, and we have one asleep overnight staff. (1 opening for female individual – likely not until December 2023 or January 2024)