Community Connect helps pregnant women, families, caregivers, and individuals by providing a one-stop entry point for needed services, such as housing, employment, financial, parenting, physical health, and community connections.

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Due to significant program growth, Community Connect has implemented a priority waitlist as of November 1, 2023. Once your application has been processed, you will receive a notification indicating the status of your application (approved, placed on the waitlist or denied). This notification will be sent via your identified preferred method of communication (mailing address or email address). 


The prioritization process will consider multiple areas of need to determine which applicants will be referred for services each month. Areas of need include, but are not limited to current homelessness, caregiver/parent status, involvement with Child Protection Services or like services, pregnancy and recent intravenous drug use. 

Individual Eligibility

To meet the criteria for Community Connect an individual must meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Resides in North Dakota
  • Have a Mental Health or Substance Use Disorder diagnosis impacting functionality in multiple domains including housing, employment, parenting, physical health, and/or community connections.


Care Coordination - a care coordinator assists with short and long-term goals, barriers, and provides a source of connection and support.

Peer Support - a peer support specialist is an individual with similar lived experience that offers hope, support and advocacy.

Recovery Services - access to services or programs to assist an individual with meeting their needs and goals.

Find a Provider

Each participant in Community Connect has the opportunity to select a provider.

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The mission of Community Connect is to provide quality, community-based behavioral health services to meet the needs of each person.