Close to employment and education opportunities
Within 10 minutes to downtown Minneapolis and 30 minutes to the University of Minnesota campus by bus, plus 20 minutes to the Mall of America by car, there are many opportunities near by.
Close to parks and lakes
Within walking distance of 5 lakes, several parks, a wildlife sanctuary, bicycle & walking paths and many other inviting parts of the parkway system you’ll find an urban diversity of greenspace and city.
Lake of the Isles (2.86 miles of shoreline) offers a lovely walking/biking path and is lined with beautiful older homes. Lake Calhoun is the largest in the Minneapolis chain of lakes with walking/biking paths (3.1 miles). Lake Harriet has a very popular walking/biking path (2.75 miles), and Cedar Lake has been voted the best place to run.
Single & double rooms are furnished with
- Private bath and shower
- Beds, Dresser, and upholstered chairs
- Nightstands & lamps
- Storage cabinet
*Residents must supply their own bedding, cooking and cleaning supplies, and all other personal belongings.
- Free Wifi Internet access throughout the building
- Loby with glassed-in atrium
- Large living room
- Two lounges with cable TV
- Group rooms
- Free laundry facilities
- staff offices
- 34 resident rooms
- Free Parking: off street and underground
Activities around the area
- Summer Fun – swimming, wind surfing, rollerblading, biking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, boating, water skiing, BBQs, and jogging.
- Winter Fun – downhill skiing, ice skating, snow tubing, ice fishing, cross country skiing, and staying warm!
- Anytime Fun – Mall of America, museums, Major League Sports (Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves, Lynx, The Wild), chess, billiards, bowling, movies, theatre, and concerts.
We have a social engagement group here at Crossroads called Crossroads Crew that meets weekly to do a large variety of fun activities and outings! This group is led by one of our therapists, Jessica Koep. The goal of the group is to help our residents to have fun and socialize with each other in a sober and gambling free environment. Here are some examples of things we have done:
- Bean Bag Toss Tournament
- Ultimate Frisbee
- Camping Trip
- Many more fun and exciting activities!
Here are the different forms of transportation for our residents:
- You may have your own personal vehicle or bicycle.
- There is free surface and small-fee underground parking.
- There is access to public transportation through Metro Transit.
- The #9 bus is within 2 blocks of Crossroads.
The annual River Ramble
- Campfire meetings… and lots & lots of food!
- Challenge events between alumni and current residents include softball, basketball, bowling and anything else competitive.
Crossroads offers individual, group and family counseling dealing with a wide range of issues as they pertain to addiction and how the disease of addition has impacted an individual’s life. These issues often include building a positive self-image, establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries, rebuilding interpersonal relationships, learning effective communication skills, reinforcing awareness of relapse triggers, and identifying vocational and educational goals.
Meetings include: Change support groups, to monthly community meetings.
Staff includes: Executive Director, Minnesota state licensed alcohol and drug counselors, mental health therapists, and gambling counselors. The staff is supported by four resident managers.
- Contact the Executive Director by phone at 612.374.0506 or 866.719.0504, or by e-mail at John@crossroadsaftercare.org to arrange for an admissions interview. See Admissions for more information.
- Have your treatment center contact Crossroads to make a referral.
The monthly program fee is $800 (double room) and $1,000 (single room), which includes all of the individual, group and family addiction counseling, mental health and trauma therapy, and financial coaching, along with the sober and gambling free housing. There is also a $200 administrative fee due upon admission.
Yes. All residents are expected to develop structured, meaningful activity in their schedule within a reasonable time period. This structured activity is usually in the form of a part-time or full-time job, enrollment and attendance in school, or participating in some type of volunteer service on a regular basis.
Residents choose the length of their stay from one month up to 24 months.
The average length of stay is seven months.
No. All residents are responsible for their own meals, including meal preparation. Our facility includes a large kitchen with two ovens and stovetops, a microwave and a long countertop with an adjacent dining area, but food and cooking utensils are not provided. There are also microwaves in a common area on each residential floor.
Yes, visitors are welcome anytime, but they must abide by resident curfew regulations and cannot stay overnight.
Upon admission, you can decide if you want to live in a room with a roommate or live in a single room. The cost for a double room is $800 and a single room is $1,200 per month. See residential accommodations for more information.
Crossroads has an independent program structure, therefore there are fewer rules and regulations. Residents come and go freely without having to sign in or out. There is a temporary curfew of 12-midnight weekdays and 1:30 a.m. on weekends. There are no overnight or weekend passes extended for the first 30 days.
Yes, we do random alcohol and drug testing regularly, as well as if there is ANY suspicion of use.
If drug screen comes back positive, individual will be discharged effective immediately.
Yes, free high-speed WiFi Internet access is available throughout the building.
Yes, free washers and dryers are provided.