Pioneer House is on one acre in a rural residential neighborhood near Wyoming, Minnesota. Pioneer Road is a paved road with a posted speed limit of 40 MPH. The residence is approximately ½ mile from Highway 8. The home is licensed for 4 residents. The home is a two-level with a ramped entry to the main level and a walk-out basement into a fenced back yard. The main level is wheelchair accessible and has a walk-in shower. There is a full flight of stairs leading from the main level to the basement. There is a chair lift system installed on the stairs.
Typically both men and women of all ages live at the Pioneer House. Primary language spoken is english along with American Sign Language. Residents require some assistance with most ADLs, basic tasks including bathing, toileting, feeding, mobility, personal hygiene, and dressing. All individuals receive assistance as needed with meal planning and preparation, shopping, arranging transportation, managing household tasks, medications and medical appointments, communication and managing their finances.
Supported employment services / vocational programs in the area include Chisago Lakes Achievement Center, Rise and Phoenix Alternatives, Inc.
Residents enjoy a variety of home activities including art and craft projects, board and card games, and community activities such as shopping, going out to eat, frequent van rides, and other recreational, seasonal and holiday events.