Contact Us

Gina’s Story

Gina was born with cerebral palsy, so she knew how to work with her physical limitations, but she had no idea how to handle the negative thoughts and feelings she experienced.

Read more

Intentional Communities Referrals

This section is intended for medical and mental health providers. If you are looking for information for you or a family member, please contact us at (612) 843-3349 or

There are two Touchstone Intentional Communities in Minneapolis which serve 45 adults with a serious mental illness. The communities gather two-three times per week to help individuals maintain housing stability, reduce the risk of hospitalization, gain independent living skills, and build social supports by becoming a contributing member of a community.

Provider Referral Information

If you are a provider and would like to refer your client, please fill out our Referral Form and ask the person you are referring to fill out the Intentional Communities Application.

  • Email to
  • Phone (612) 843-3349
  • Fax (612) 874-0157
  • Mail: 2312 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Program Details

Features of our Intentional Communities include:

  • A centrally-located apartment for each community, serving as a space for members to meet weekly, plan recreational activities, and share communal meals
  • Group decision making through the development of integrity contracts, and shared decision-making to plan meals and community-building activities
  • Touchstone staff to help as organizers and advocates in coordinating members’ activities and meetings, and providing one-on-one support
  • Rehabilitative services to assist with housing stability, developing and enhancing psychiatric stability, social competencies, independent living skills, and the ability to achieve personal goals
  • Access to integrated health and wellness services


To participate in an Intentional Community individuals must:

  • Be an adult with a serious mental illness diagnosis
  • Have a referral from a mental health provider

Read more about our Intentional Communities program.


Your support will help people with a mental illness live fuller lives in the community.

Give Today

Stay in Touch

Keep up to date on news from Touchstone Mental Health.

Sign Up for Our Newsletter