Community Transition Interagency Committee (CTIC)

Assisting youth with disabilities transition into adulthood.

The Dakota County CTIC meets on the second Monday of the month at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Avenue Apple Valley MN 55124.

For additional information, please contact:
Andrea Grossman

Safe Interaction for vulnerable individuals
Check out the Vitals app      Vitals app    

AuSM Book Club at the Wescott Dakota County Library:
Monthly book club for individuals with autism, other disabilities, and neurotypical individuals 14+. 
Register online at AuSM Book Club or call 651.647.1083.

Minnesota Zoo 2019 Summer Programs partnership with the Autism Society of Minnesota
MN Zoo Camps

Sensory Friendly Mornings at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory Como Park Zoo & Conservatory

Minnesota Zoo Access Program (ZAP)-Free Admission for Qualifying families Minnesota Zoo ZAP

NAMI-MN Starting the Conversation-College and Your Mental Health Guide NAMI-MN Guide

 New!! Dakota County Library's Summer 2019 All Abilities Program: All Abilities Program Series    

MN Teen Mental Health Directory    

 Upcoming Events (See Upcoming Events Calendar for additional information and events)
NAMI Dakota County Monthly Education Meeting-Monthly education meetings on different mental health topics.  Meetings are held at 7pm on the second Tuesday of each month through May 2018.  Meetings are held at Mary Mother of the Church-3333 Cliff Road, Burnsville

Parent Resource Support Group
(NAMI-MN)-Apple Valley-2 Groups

Navigating MSP Program
-This is a partnership between the Metropolitan Airports Commission, Fraser and the Autism Society of Minnesota-Free monthly practice runs through the airport;, experience TSA security, explore the terminal, board a plane and more  Navigating MSP Program Registration Link

NAMI Parent Resource Groups (Support) Apple Valley & Hastings-Support group to help parents discover resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with a mental illness, learn coping skills and develop problem solving skills. 
Apple Valley-Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm at Shepherd of the Valley Church-Free childcare
Hastings-Shepherd of the Valley 9:00-10:30 pm, 3rd Saturday of the month.
For additional information call 651-645-2948
NAMI online Parent Resource Group
1st and 3rd Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm
Young Adult TeleConnection Support Group          (NAMI-MN) Young Adult TeleConnection is a web-based support group for young adults ages 18-30 who live with a mental illness. Provided online in real time the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the Month
NAMI-MN Web Connect Support Group

NAMI-MN Young Adult Connection Support Group (Apple Valley)-2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm at Shepherd of the Valley Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd.
Free pizza-for more information, contact Devin at



Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) is a career focused mentoring program for youth ages 12-17 with a known or suspected diagnosis of the fetal alcohol spectrum.  Proof Alliance is recruiting families from Dakota County to participate.  Proof Alliance

2018/2019 Meeting Dates (2nd Monday of the Month)

Map/Directions to Western Service Center






09/14/20 12:30-2:00 Zoom
10/12/20 12:30-2:00 Zoom
12/14/20 12:30-2:00 Zoom  
01/11/21 12:30-2:00 TBD TBD
02/08/21 12:30-2:00 TBD TBD
03/08/21 12:30-2:00 TBD TBD
04/12/21 12:30-2:00 TBD TBD
05/10/21 12:30-2:00 TBD TBD
*No Summer meetings.