Adult Mental Health / Anchor Center

COVID-19 Updated 5/05/2020 

In response to the current COVID-19 situation, all Scott County buildings, including libraries, are closed to the public until further notice.  This is to protect your health and safety, as well as ours.  We will be conducting most business electronically via email and phone.

At this time all Anchor Center Activities are cancelled

About the Unit

The Adult Mental Health Unit provides case management services to adults in Scott County with a serious and persistent mental illness. The focus of these services is to help individuals  thrive in their communities; maintaining stability and maximizing self-sufficiency. The Adult Mental Health community support center in Scott County is called the Anchor Center.

Case Management

Case management services are available to  help adults with serious and persistent mental illness gain access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, and other necessary services. Case managers help individuals develop a community support plan. They also refer and assist the individual in obtaining needed mental health, and other, services, ensuring coordination, and monitoring the delivery of, services.
To make a referral, please call Health and Human Services Central Intake at 952-445-7751.

Anchor Center

The Anchor Center is a community support program that offers social, educational and recreational activities to Scott County residents 18-years-old and older with mental health needs. The Anchor Center is located at 752 Canterbury Road South, Shakopee.
For more information please call 952-496-8666
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Scott County Mobile Crisis Response Services (952) 818-3702

On April 2nd, Canvas Health became Scott County’s  Mobile Crisis program.  Responders from Canvas Health will be located at the Scott County Government Center, but are able to respond to a person’s home, school, or anywhere in the community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Scott County residents are encouraged to contact Mobile Crisis Response if they or someone they care about is experiencing a mental health crisis.
  More information on Scott County Crisis Response Services.