What We Do

We help individuals with disabilities to achieve a meaningful self-directed life by empowering the highest degree of independence possible for each person, while supporting them to participate in personal pursuits of interest and enjoyment that offer a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Our Philosophy

Thomas Allen promotes a person-centered approach in the delivery of respectful and responsive services. We are dedicated to assuring that individuals receive the level of support that they need to succeed. We believe our mission is achievable as we emphasize the following objectives:

  • Soliciting and encouraging expression of personal values, goals and dreams.
  • Developing systems that support and encourage meaningful choice, self determination, and improved quality of life.
  • Encouraging family and other natural support systems while promoting full inclusion in community organizations, clubs, activities, neighborhood associations, etc.
  • Maintaining ongoing, positive, open and respectful communication with individuals, families, case management, staff and other involved persons.

Our Methods

We remain informed and engaged in our industry and governmental matters to remain a progressive and responsive service provider and employer.  We seek relevant continuing education and remain abreast of technological and other advancements that will best serve those that depend on us.  Ongoing internal audits of our policies, procedures and practices assure our highest degree of quality assurance.  Implementation of quarterly meetings with the Administrator and division representatives, as well as Advisory Council meetings with stakeholders provides insight into new ideas and suggestions for change.  At the core, listening and responding to those we serve, while hiring educated, competent personnel who are passionate about providing person centered services that empower others assures our continued success as a premier social services provider.

Our Methods

We remain informed and engaged in our industry and governmental matters to remain a progressive and responsive service provider and employer.  We seek relevant continuing education and remain abreast of technological and other advancements that will best serve those that depend on us.  Ongoing internal audits of our policies, procedures and practices assure our highest degree of quality assurance.  Implementation of quarterly meetings with the Administrator and division representatives, as well as Advisory Council meetings with stakeholders provides insight into new ideas and suggestions for change.  At the core, listening and responding to those we serve, while hiring educated, competent personnel who are passionate about providing person centered services that empower others assures our continued success as a premier social services provider.

Our Mission

Thomas Allen is committed to providing a positive quality of life experience while affirming each person’s right to choose and realize their individual goals including where and how they learn, live, work and socialize. Thomas Allen believes in meeting the changing needs of the individual and the service industry.

Residential Services

Residential services are provided across the 7 county metro area in Minnesota. Individuals served live within family homes receiving individual support, and are also provided to 121 persons living in homes referred to as Community Residential Services, ranging from 1 to 4 persons in a home. Others receive semi-independent services in their own apartment or townhome. If this interests you, please click the link below to learn more about specific positions.

Guardianship

Professional, private guardianship and conservatorship services are provided to individuals across Minnesota, supporting them with making essential life decisions affecting their health, safety and other areas of need. This service continues to expand. If you are interested in learning more, click the link below to see a description of these positions.

Case Management

Case Management, Managed Care and Relocation Services are provided to a variety of individuals in the metro area as well as out-state Minnesota. Persons served have differing vulnerabilities and services range based upon their waiver funding, and/or their health care provider. Thomas Allen employs licensed social workers, and unlicensed personnel who meet the eligibility requirements of the merit system, based upon individual county and service requirements. Please click the link below to learn more about the specific positions.

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