Community Transition Interagency Committee (CTIC)

Assisting youth with disabilities transition into adulthood.

The Dakota County CTIC meets on the second Monday of the month. Meetings are currently held virtually during 2021.

For additional information, please contact:
Andrea Grossman
[email protected]

CTIC Resource Doc

MSS Exploring Employment in the Arts 2021

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

Dakota County Library Discord Virtual Hangout
Dakota County Library offers a  monitored and virtual hangout space for teens 13-18 years of age (requires a library card).  

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

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

 Date Time Location
 11/08/21 12:30-2:00 pm  Zoom 
 12/13/21 12:30-2:00 pm Zoom
01/10/22 12:30-2:00 pm Zoom
02/14/22 12:30-2:00 pm  Zoom
 03/14/22 12:30-2:00 pm  Zoom
 04/11/22 12:30-2:00 pm Zoom
05/09/22 12:30-2:00 pm Zoom





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
  [email protected]