Dakota County Chemical Health Services

Intake Instructions

For more information, or to apply for an assessment call  Chemical Health Intake at 651-554-6000.

Or, visit the Northern Service Center Monday through Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm at 1 Mendota Road West, Suite 300, 3rd Floor, West St. Paul, MN 55118.

Intake Process

To apply for an assessment, applications can be done in one of two ways:

1. Visit the Northern Service Center during our business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.). The office is located at 1 Mendota Road West, Suite 300, 3rd Floor, West St. Paul, MN 55118.

2. Download and complete an eligibility application. Fax it to Chemical Health Intake at 651-554-6043 or email it to chcal@co.dakota.mn.us.

Documents needed to apply

  • Rule 25 Eligibility Application
  • Verification of Residency (copy of your photo ID and a piece of mail with your name and current address from the last 30 days)
  • Verification of Income (attach the last two most recent proofs of income, such as pay stubs or bank statements)

Service Description

After you apply
Once Dakota County receives the application, it will be reviewed. If approved, the person will be given an authorization code along with a list of Assessment Providers. He/she can call the provider of their choice to set up an assessment. See each providers’ descriptions of services.

For any questions, you can call Chemical Health Intake at 651-554-6000, fax 651-554-6043 or email chcal@co.dakota.mn.us.


Must have Dakota County as the County of Financial or Social Service Responsibility. Some income limitations apply.

Privately insured individuals should contact their insurance provider.

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