Adult Mental Health / Anchor Center

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 952-496-8959.

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 Government Center East 200 Fourth Avenue West, Shakopee. For more information, please call 952-496-8666.

Access monthly Anchor Center calendars and newsletters by clicking the links below:

Scott County Mobile Crisis Response Services - Call (952) 818-3702

On April 2, 2022, 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.

More information on Scott County Crisis Response System

Visit to access a user-friendly tool to help people looking for urgent (that is, same- or next-day) services to prevent, respond to, or follow up from a mental health or substance use crisis. Residents can connect with providers, learn what to expect, and explore information about the general system or this partnership.