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Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)

Semi Independent Living Services (SILS)

SEMCIL - Rochester Office

2200 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902-3980

Distance: 954 Miles

(507) 285-1815


Service Details


Services include training and assistance in independent living skills for adults with developmental disabilities or related conditions.

The goal of SILS is to support people in ways that will enable them to achieve personally desired outcomes and lead self-directed lives in the community.

Services provided may include training and assistance in:
* First aid and obtaining assistance in an emergency
* Learning and exercising rights and responsibilities of community living
* Meal planning and preparation
* Obtaining and maintaining a home
* Personal appearance and hygiene
* Self-administration of medication
* Shopping
* Social, recreation and transportation skills, including appropriate social behavior
* Using the phone and other utilities
* Managing money
* Engaging in activities that make it possible for adults with developmental disabilities or related conditions to live in the community

SILS services are funded by counties and the Minnesota Department of Human Services Disability Services Division.


  • At Home Services
    • Grocery shopping assistance 
    • Help with preparing meals 
    • Household organization, paperwork sorting, etc. 
    • Housekeeping 
    • Money management 
    • Personal shopping assistance 
  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Residential Services (Rule 245B) for Persons with Developmental Disabilities 
  • Specialization
    • Developmental disabilities 

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

ID Type Agency Url
1072653 Semi-Independent Living Services Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)


To be eligible to receive SILS, the adult (18 or older) must:
* Be determined to have a developmental disability or related condition(s) as defined by the state of Minnesota
* Be unable to function independently without SILS
* Not be at risk of placement in an Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DD)
* Not be residing in an institution, ICF/DD, or nursing facility
* Not be using home and community based waiver services

Application Instructions

The county or tribal human services office will provide an assessment and determine eligibility for the program.


SILS is funded by counties and the Minnesota Department of Human Services Disability Services Division. Some agencies may accept private pay.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona counties.

Disability Hub MN serves statewide - this center takes calls from:
Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Martin, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, Winona, and Yellow Medicine Counties.


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 285-1815
Disability Hub MN (866) 333-2466
FAX (507) 288-8070
Toll Free (888) 460-1815

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