A security system, installed at the front door, is
connected to every apartment. Each bedroom and bathroom
is equipped with a pull cord as part of an emergency
call system. A part-time housing manager, a “buddy”
system in which tenants look out for one another and
access to Lifeline services (through St. Gabriel’s
Hospital) all help to create a secure living environment.
Alverna Apartments is located on the Unity Family
Healthcare campus next to St. Gabriel’s Hospital
and is connected to the hospital via an underground
tunnel. St. Gabriel’s Hosptal offers a wide
array of primary care and selected specialty care
In addition, a parking
lot with electrical plug-ins for cars and a handicapped-accessible
entrance, help to make life even more convenient during
the winter. St. Otto’s Care Center, a privately-owned
long-term care and rehabilitative facility, is connected
to Alverna Apartments via an enclosed walkway and
featurese a chapel, full-service beauty shop, and
a highly-regarded adult daycare program, in addition
to traditional nursing home and rehabilitative care
services. Laundry facilities, a tub room, craft room,
and workshop as well as trash rooms on every floor
all contribute to a convenient lifestyle.
300 S.E. 8th Avenue,
Little Falls, MN 56345-3554
Each apartment has a living room, kitchen, bathroom
and bedroom with approximately 540 square feet of space.
Large kitchen appliances are provided but tenants are
responsible for their own furnishings. A four-foot by
four-foot storage area is located within each unit.
Six apartments have been specially designed to allow
easy accessibility for handicapped tenants.
Rental Assistance Applicants with extremely low income
are given priority consideration for occupancy. Financial
assistance is available through the U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In addition,
there are limitations on the amount of income a tenant
receives, which determines whether they qualify for
rent assistance. Qualified tenants are expected to pay
30 percent of their adjusted income for rent. To qualify
for rental assistance, annual income must not exceed
certain income limits that are updated annually.
Qualifications for Residency
Qualifications for Residency All applicants must be
age 62 or older. Only one person needs to be qualified
for a couple to be eligible. Alverna Apartments does
not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national
origin, creed, disability or sexual preference.
To learn more about
how Alverna Apartments can provide you, or a loved one,
with the comfort, security and convenience that comes
from a quality living environment, please call: 320-631-5030;
write to: Alverna Apartments, Attention: Housing Manager,
300 S.E. 8th Avenue, Little Falls, MN 56345-3554; or