Community Resources

Dakota Ridge and ISD 196 are committed to supporting student's mental health and social-emotional needs within the school. Dakota Ridge has a full-time licensed social worker, school psychologist, and co-located therapist from Family and Children Therapy Services (FACTS). Staff at Dakota Ridge also communicates with families to include outside supports when necessary. For those searching for additional outside services, please see the list below. Please note that the list is not exhaustive and Dakota Ridge and ISD 196 do not recommend any one service to meet a student's needs. For further questions please call the school at 952-423-7619.

Mental Health Resources

Associated Clinic of Psychology

6950 W. 146th St., #100

Apple Valley, MN 55124

Phone: (952)432-1484

1635 S. Robert St.

West St. Paul, MN 55118

Phone: (651) 450-0860


Canvas Health

33 W. Wentworth Ave.

St Paul, MN 55118

Phone: (612)676-1604

Crisis Connection

Phone: (612)379-6363 or (866)379-3636

Dakota County

Adult: (651)554-6424

Children: (952)891-7459

Dakota County Crisis Response Unit

Phone: (952)891-7171

Depression Support Coalition

Phone: (952)432-6351

Fairview Mental Health Intake

Minneapolis, MN

Phone: (612)672-6600

Family Tree Clinic

1619 Dayton Ave. #205

St. Paul, MN 55401

Phone: (651)645-0478

Family and Children Therapy Services (FACTS)

1385 Mendota Heights Rd.

Mendota, Heights, MN 55120

Phone: (651) 379-9800

Life Development Resources

10591 165th St W.

Lakeville, MN 55044

Phone: (952) 898-1133

Metro Children's Crisis Response Services (link)

Minneapolis VA Medical Center Mental Health Intake

Phone: (612)467-1921

Minnesota Mental Health Association

Phone: (800)862-1799

Minnesota Mental Health clinic

3450 O’Leary Lane

Eagan, MN 55123

Phone: 651)454-0114

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota (NAMI)

800 Transfer Road, Suite 31

St. Paul, MN 55114

Phone: (651)645-2948

Phone: (888)NAMI-HELPS

Neighborhood House

179 Robie St. E.

St. Paul, MN 55107

Phone: (651) 789-2500

Nystrom and Associates

7300 West 147th Street, Suite 204

Apple Valley, MN 55124

Phone: (952)997-3020

People Incorporated Mental Health Services

2060 Point Blvd.

St. Paul, MN 55120

Phone: (651)774-0011

Scott County

Adult: (952)445-7751

Scott County Crisis Response Unit

Phone: (952)442-7601

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Phone: (800)273-8255

Veteran’s Crisis Hotline

Phone: (800)273-8255, press 1

Confidential Chat @

Text to: 838255

Walk-In Counseling Center (Free Service)

2421 Chicago Ave. S.

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone: (612)870-0565

Domestic Violence

360 Communities

Phone: (952)985-5300


Phone: (952)884-0330

Dakota County Order for Protection Line

Phone: (952)985-1200


Phone: (612)825-0000 (west metro)

Phone: (651)770-0777 (east metro)

Grief and Loss

Center for Grief, Loss, & Transition

1129-1133 Grand Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55105

Phone: (651)641-0177

Fairview Ridges Youth Grief Services

Phone: (952)892-2111

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)

8120 Penn Ave. S., Suite 470

Bloomington, MN 55431

Phone: (952)946-7998

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Compassionate Friends (St. Paul chapter)

Phone: (651)459-9341


Community Resource & Referral Center (for Veterans)

1201 Harmon Place

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Phone: (612)313-3240

Dakota County Crisis Response Unit

Phone: (952)891-7171

Homeless Vet Line

Phone: (877)424-3838

Shelter Hotline

Phone: 888-234-1329


Dakota County Veteran Service Officer

Phone: (651)554-5601

Gambling Hotline

Phone: (800)437-3641

Scott County Veteran Service Officer

Phone: (952)496-8176

Senior Linkage Line

Phone: (800)333-2433

United Way first call for help

Phone: 211

Veterans Linkage Line

Phone: (888)546-5838

360 Communities

Phone: (952)985-5300