Service providers connect their client to the Housing Crisis Line, ensure their documentation is in order (social security card, disability verifications), explore other housing options while their client is on the housing wait list (CDA/HRA mainstream vouchers, affordable housing units, etc.) and assist with housing applications once a housing resource is matched to your client.
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The Housing Crisis Line (651-554-5751) is for people experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of homelessness. If your client does not fit this description, but is still in need of services, please call Dakota County’s Adult Intake at 651-554-6000.
The average wait time for a housing resource varies depending on the availability of the housing resource needed by the client. Some persons may experience longer or shorter wait times depending on the specificity of their housing needs.
Dakota County has housing search and placement services for those that have a housing resource (voucher) or means to pay and have barriers to finding housing.
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