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New Challenges, Inc.

Foster Care, Adult

New Challenges - Meadowbrook

3233 Meadow Brook Pl, Woodbury, MN, 55125-4310

Distance: 4 Miles

(651) 454-0161

Service Details


The adult foster care service covers the provision of protection, supervision, household services, living skills assistance or training and assistance safeguarding cash resources. Foster care services are individualized and based on the needs of the person, as identified in the support plan.

There are two types of Adult Foster Care:
* Family Adult Foster Care - In Family Adult Foster Care the license holder lives in the home and is the primary provider of care.
* Corporate Adult Foster Care - In Corporate Adult Foster Care the license holder does not live in the home and is not the primary provider of care. Trained and hired staff generally provide services. Corporate Foster Care providers delivering services to individuals on the Brain Injury (BI), Community Alternative Care (CAC) or Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) waivers, must also maintain a Foster Care facility license.

In Minnesota there is not a service called "group home." When the term "group home" is used, it is usually referencing the corporate adult foster care service.

About This Location

Adult foster care also includes assistance with:
* Personal cares
* Homemaking
* Chore services
* Behavioral aide
* Companion services
* Medication oversight (to the extent permitted under state law).

Adult Foster Care (AFC) homes that serve adults that are 55 years old or older can be licensed for 1 to 5 beds. Adult Foster Care homes that serve adults that are between the ages of 18 and 54 years old can be licensed for 1 to 4 beds.

Use the DHS Licensing Information Lookup to verify this provider has an active foster care license.

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers in the Community-Based Services Manual and the Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Provider Manual.


  • At Home Services
    • Friendly visiting 
    • Grocery shopping assistance 
    • Help with preparing meals 
    • Housekeeping 
    • Money management 
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Housing Unit Types
    • 1 bedroom unit 
    • 2 bedroom unit 
  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Adult Foster Care Type - corporate 
    • Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) Enrolled Provider 
  • Medical Services
    • Medication management 
    • Nutrition assessment and/or counseling 
    • Personal care/home health 
  • Payment
    • Housing Support payments applied to rent and included food costs 
    • Medicaid (Medical Assistance) 
    • Private pay 
  • Personal Care
    • Bathing 
  • Service Availability
    • 24 hours a day 
    • Capacity 4
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Brain Injury (BI) 
    • Developmental disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • Mental health 
  • Specialized Cognitive Care Program
    • Care for persons with a developmental disability or related condition 

Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

ID Type Agency Url
1071105 Adult Foster Care - Community Residential Setting Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)

Area Served

Washington County

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (651) 454-0161

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