Administrative Offices

PO Box 126
106 Main

Sandstone,  MN  55072

Main 320.245.2246

Fax 320.245.0431

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PO Box 126
106 Main Street
Sandstone,  MN  55072

Main 320.245.2246

Fax 320.245.0431



23385 Freeway Blvd.

Pine City,  MN  55063


Fax 320.629.0025


PHASE Furnishings

23385 Freeway Blvd.

Pine City,  MN  55063

320.629.7805 ext 23



PHASE Recycling

PO Box 126
104 Main Street

Sandstone,  MN  55072



Our Mission Statement

PHASE empowers Program Participants to live, work, and thrive through the discovery and development of their individual abilities.

Where is PHASE located?

PHASE serves East-Central Minnesota, and has program locations and offices located in Sandstone and Pine City.


  • PHASE-Administration/Mailing Address: P.O. Box 126, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • PHASE-North & Community Grants-Vocational Programs: 106 Main, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • PHASE-Recycling: 104 Main, P.O. Box 126, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • PHASE-South: 23385 Freeway Blvd., Pine City, MN 55063
  • PHASE-Furnishings: 23385 Freeway Blvd, Pine City, MN 55063

Who We Are

We are non-profit human service agency that provides an array of employment-based services to adults with a diagnosis of a developmental disability, traumatic brain injury, or severe and persistent mental illness.

What We Do

PHASE serves multiple populations, in multiple programs and locations.  PHASE, through a structured day program, works with eligible individuals to develop a customized support plan, to help them thrive in their employment development and success in their community.

Eligible Program Participants will typically have a diagnosis of a developmental disability, traumatic brain injury, or severe and persistent mental illness.  However, PHASE works with many others who are seeking professional, hands-on support in their daily life and employment support.  Our programs are tailored to the needs of the Program Participant, and can range from assistance in developing a resume, to continuous direct job support in one of our vocational facilities.

Most Recently

In the fall of 2010, PHASE Furnishings was launched at our PHASE South site.  Program Participants learn to design, assemble, finish and sell furniture.

In 2009, the PHASE Recycling Center opened. Our recycling center currently employs an average of 20-25 Program Participants and provides Pine County with recycling services.

PHASE continues to develop these and new enterprises.

Our History

PHASE began as Pine County Developmental Achievement Center (PCDAC) in 1970 as a program for children with disabilities of preschool age.  In 1972, the addition of an adult program had been added, and in 1976, PCDAC purchased and renovated a building in Sandstone. Here they began to provide services to adults aged 18-70.  In 1976, a total of eight consumers attended the PCDAC. 

After many years of growing, PHASE expanded their operations in 1991 to include an additional site in Pine City (now known as PHASE South), serving seven program participants.  Many additional moves were made in the Pine City area to accommodate the rapidly growing population, and PHASE South relocated to Beroun, where they currently serve a population of 77 program participants.


In 1993, the organization changed their name from Pine County Developmental Achievement Center to Pine Habilitation and Supported Employment, Inc.(PHASE), which better reflects our mission of providing employment opportunities through services delivered with an emphasis on individualized supports.


In 1996, PHASE went through their first CARF survey process, and received a three-year accreditation.  This survey is a peer review process, which verifies that PHASE meets exemplary quality standards, and additionally enables PHASE to contract with other state and local agencies that serve persons with disabilities. PHASE has continued to receive a three-year accreditation each survey cycle. 


In 2001, PHASE constructed and moved into a state-of-art building in Sandstone, where PHASE North is currently located.  At that time, PHASE expanded its scope to include services to persons with severe and persistent mental illness, through various employability grant opportunities.


Most recently, PHASE has embarked upon a number of new and exciting enterprises.  PHASE purchased a vacant building adjacent to the PHASE North location, which was remodeled and renovated into the PHASE Recycling Center in 2009.  PHASE Recycling Center currently employs 25 program participants daily, as well as 10 staff.  PHASE Furnishings, (located at our PHASE South site) was launched in the fall of 2010.  Today, PHASE North, PHASE Recycling, and PHASE South serve a population of approximately 198 program participants.


We appreciate your support as PHASE continues to excel as an innovative bridge to employment in Pine County and surrounding areas.


Carf has accredited PHASE for it's Community Employment, Employee Development, and Employee Planning Services.

PHASE Board of Directors

Ron Osladil - Board Chair
Don Peterson - Vice Chair
Dean Ogdahl - Treasurer
Todd White - Secretary
John Cambronne
John Eberhart
Lisa Koski
Cindy Olson
Arlene Oslowski