Green Line Grand Opening and ALLY People Solutions

Green Line Launch

Opening Day, June 14th, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Hamline Station.  With over 80 vendors, two music and dance stages, 10 restaurants, a Kid-Way (think mid-way at the state fair!), a Biz-Zone and much much more. ALLY participants was in bright green University Avenue Clean-Team t-shirts, cleaning at 7 different station event areas: West Bank/Riverside; Stadium Village; Raymond Station, Hamline Station; Victoria Station, Western Station and Cedar Station in Downtown St. Paul.  Special thanks to Metro Transit and Met Council for hiring ALLY participants to clean for the Green Line Grand Opening, putting over 25 ALLY participants to work on Opening Day.

JOAT on Avenue


Donors Make Impact

Screen Shot 2013-03-19 at 11.47.11 AMOur donors are Allies in this work. Donations have direct impact on the services we offer and we are thrilled to have partners as we walk together with consumers.

With your donation you can help us:

  • Purchase a van;
  • Sponsor opportunities for consumers to attend self-advocacy events;
  • Purchase computers and software for consumer computer labs;
  • Enable staff members to improve skills;
  • Purchase elevated gardens at our branches.

We invite to become an Ally. Your generosity has impact on the lives of our consumers. We are glad to count you as a partner in this important work. Finding a Way. Together.

Ally is a resource to people who are challenged by mental health conditions

Ally People Solutions is an approved vendor to provide pre-vocational and supported employment services to people who have mental health concerns. We can help by providing a supportive branch to attend, structure, a consistent schedule, social interaction and opportunities to develop new job skills or brush up on existing ones. People who use these services often have:

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depression
  • High Anxiety
  • Bi-polar
  • Schizophrenia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Psychosis
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Organic Brain Deterioration

To find out how Ally People Solutions can help, Please call 651-288-8896 to speak with Joan Decker, Director of Consumer Supports and Staff Development. (JDecker@