Health—General & Rehabilitative

Community Involvement Programs

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • www.cipmn.org

Mission Statement

Our Mission: As listeners, learners, and leaders, we will stand with and support people with disabilities in their communities as they pursue their personal dreams and goals.

Our Vision for the Individuals We Support: * Each individual will experience a quality of life defined by personal preferences, cultural identity and informed choices. * Individuals will participate as citizens contributing to the life of their neighborhoods and communities by the work that they do, the relationships they develop and the interests they share. * People will be known for their talents, abilities and interests rather then their deficits, disability or difficulties. * Each person's network of relationships will include family, friends and others who care about the person.

Main Programs

  1. Employment and Community Supports
  2. Community Services
  3. Residential Services (Metro DD)
  4. Case Management
  5. Residential Services (Northern Programs)
  6. Family Services
  7. Personal Support
  8. Housing
Service Areas

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Minnesota

Minneapolis - St. Paul Metro area, and Pine County, Minnesota

ruling year

1971

Chief Executive Officer since 2015

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Ms. Rita Wiersma

Chief Service Officer since 2016

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Ms. Jolene Thibedeau Boyd

Keywords

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Disability, Mental Health, Employment,

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Also Known As

CIP

EIN

41-0972546

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Home Health Care (includes Visiting Nurse Associations) (E92)

Group Home, Residential Treatment Facility - Mental Health Related (F33)

Other Housing Support Services (L80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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CIP's programs are centered on listening to people and helping them achieve their own goals. CIP has followed this person centered approach throughout its history. CIP is now pursuing accreditation through the Council on Quality in Leadership (a 3-5 year process) during which CIP is examining all its programs and metrics to ensure programs are focused on individuals and their needs, wishes and choices.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Employment and Community Supports

CIP provides the following supports and services to people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, severe and persistent mental illness, brain injury, physical disabilities, and sensory impairments:
•Supported Employment Services
•Community Engagement Services
•Retirement Services (MARI: Music, Arts Recreation and Inclusion)

Category

Employment

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$2,598,451

Program 2

Community Services

At Community Involvement Programs (CIP) we provide a range of mental health services to adults with severe and persistent mental health problems. Our services are designed to promote wellness and recovery, with an emphasis on psychiatric rehabilitation. Services included Shared and Individualized Housing and Adult Foster Care.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Adults

Mentally/Emotionally Disabled

Budget

$3,790,248

Program 3

Residential Services (Metro DD)

Community Involvement Programs (CIP) provides residential services and housing to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in Hennepin and Pine County, Minnesota. This program is CIP's programs in and around the Twin Cities. Our goal is to provide the support and opportunity for adults with disabilities to feel genuinely at home — whether it be in their own apartment, or a home we manage.

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$1,843,817

Program 4

Case Management

Community Involvement Programs (CIP) provides case management and support services to individuals who qualify under the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waiver, Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals (CADI) Waiver, and the Brain Injury (BI) Waiver. Read on to find out how we support those who qualify for these waivers to get the assistance they need to live more independent, self-determined lives.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Aging/Elderly/Senior Citizens

Budget

$2,289,121

Program 5

Residential Services (Northern Programs)

Community Involvement Programs (CIP) provides residential services and housing to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in Hennepin and Pine County, Minnesota. This section is for the programs in Pine County, MN. Our goal is to provide the support and opportunity for adults with disabilities to feel genuinely at home — whether it be in their own apartment, or a home we manage.

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$1,719,998

Program 6

Family Services

Community Involvement Programs (CIP) provides assistance to individuals using consumer directed options. Choosing consumer directed options allows an individual with intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injury or severe and persistent mental illness, to choose who will will assist them with their services and supports, and how much to pay them.

Although it means more responsibility, it offers you greater freedom of choice over who provides your services and how. (This breakdown does not include Personal Supports.)

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$17,387,390

Program 7

Personal Support

Personal support is a way to provide supervision and assistance to an individual, either in his or her home or in the community, in order for the person to meet his or her goals. Community Involvement Programs (CIP) works with families and individuals using personal support services to hire staff and implement the plan for supervision and assistance.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$7,039,950

Program 8

Housing

CIP provides housing to some people with developmental disabilities.

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Adults

Budget

$332,900

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    At Community Involvement Programs (CIP), our mission and vision, both for our participants but also our organization, guide everything that we do. If you're considering our services for yourself or someone you care for, our mission and vision will give you a better understanding of the values that inform our work.

    Our Mission at Community Involvement Programs

    As listeners, learners, and leaders, we will stand with and support people who have disabilities in their communities as they pursue their personal dreams and goals.

    The Vision We Share with the People We Support
    •Each individual will experience a quality of life defined by personal preferences, cultural identity and informed choices.
    •Individuals will participate as citizens, contributing to the life of their neighborhoods and communities by the work they do, the relationships they develop, and the interests they share.
    •People will be known for their talents, abilities, and interests rather than their deficits, disability, or difficulties.

    Each person's network of relationships will include family, friends, and others who care about the person.

    Our Vision for the Organization
    •We will respond as listeners, learners, and leaders by listening to the people we support, learning from them what we need to do so that their lives are self-determined rather than agency-prescribed, and leading community efforts so that people reach their personal goals.
    •We will build collaborative relationships with human service networks and within the community at large.
    •We will be innovative and embrace change; we will take risks as appropriate to advance our mission.
    •We will value our employees as essential to realizing our vision and commit to providing the compensation, training and support necessary to maintain a professional workforce.

  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    CIP has a Strategic Plan for 2017-2019.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    CIP is a strong and mature organization with an incredible staff.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    CIP has performance measures, but is revising them based on the Council for Quality and Leadership accreditation process to also include measures for evidence of personal choice by program participants.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    CIP is proud to be serving 3,470 individuals. Success is not measured in numbers of people served, but those people have chosen CIP for services.
Service Areas

Self-reported

Minnesota

Minneapolis - St. Paul Metro area, and Pine County, Minnesota

Social Media

Funding Needs

CIP is seeking individual and foundation support for general operating costs. CIP also has a new volunteer program that is connecting volunteers to people in CIP's programs to improve lives.

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Financials

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT PROGRAMS, INC.
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
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Operations

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Community Involvement Programs

Leadership

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Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Rita Wiersma

Chief Service Officer

Ms. Jolene Thibedeau Boyd

BIO

Rita Wiersma has led CIP since June 2016. Rita is a passionate believer in the rights inherent in all people and has focused CIP's prodigious energies on advocating and protecting those rights to help the people CIP serves to live their greatest lives. Rita came to CIP after having led Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan for 8 years and having held executive positions in Lutheran Social Services in Minnesota. Rita is an active board member of the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Gwen Carlson

Hennepin County, Retired

Term: July 2016 - June 2017

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