About us

Our multicultural and leadership team include members of the BIPOC, immigrants and refugee communities. We’re a specialty behavioral health provider in Minnesota that provides personalized services to people impacted by mental health, addictions, and co-occurring disorders.

Since 2008

In 2008, Jeff Spencer, a business/property owners/HANDYman and Phia Xiong, a licensed clinical social worker ‘HELP’ came together to form Handy Help LLC.  Handy Help LLC was incorporated by its Founders to bring together affordable, equitable, and culturally responsive services to support individuals with disadvantage background live independently in the community of their choice.

Today, Handy Help LLC provides culturally safe services to over 15,000 individuals and their families in Minnesota.  We are among the first minority owned LLC to contract with the metro counties providing superior services to historically underserved communities impacted by disability, mental illness (MI), substance use disorder (SUD) and experiencing homelessness.

Our Mission

To transform health and wellness practices for individuals, families, and communities through services that are rooted in inclusion and collaboration.  We see health and wellness at the core of a person’s wellness.  Our work is influenced by those with lived experience and we create an inclusive space for everyone and their unique self-identity. 

our values

PEOPLE FIRST.  We are committed to helping people succeed. 

We believe that people have  special strengths, interests, aspirations, and abilities.  The development of which is the key to live better lives.                                                        

Our philosophy

Handy Help LLC’s service philosophy seeks to help people live better lives and not just create better plans.  


Founder & executive leadership

Founder, Executive Director

Phia xiong

Chief Financial Officer

Jeff D Spencer




Mike Burrows
Senior Manager
Panou xiong
home & community-based Designated manager
Nathan Dahl
waiver supervisor
Janice jones
Case manager team lead
tim harer
case manager team lead


Home & Community Based-Services


Housing Stabilization

Housing Supports


Waiver Case Management

Mental Health Case Management