The Start for Pine Ridge Homes
Pine Ridge Homes was established in 1974 as a non-profit organization providing residential support services to people who have developmental disabilities in Carlton County.
Pine Ridge Homes has emerged to nine homes in Cloquet and one home in Moose Lake. Pine Ridge also serves people requiring respite or in-home family support. Pine Ridge Homes goal is to provide people with the supports needed to make individual choices to enhance their independence in their home and out in the community.
Pine Ridge Homes strives to provide person centered practices, quality care, financial security and individual respect.
Pine Ridge Homes recipients enjoy a variety of leisure activities at their homes and out in the community (shopping, walking, movie theater, local sporting events, etc.).
Some recipients attend the Cloquet Community Education Adults with Disabilities program (including dances, weekly activities such as cooking or exercise and one night event such as card making, etc.)
There have been some recipients that have gone by plane to Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California. There have been many other trips by van to places; such as, Veterans on the Lake in Ely, MN; Ontonagon, Michigan; Hayward, WI; Mall of America and etc.