Company Overview

Mission Statement: Thomas Allen, Inc. is committed to providing a positive quality of life experience while affirming each person's right to choose and realize their individual goals including where and how they learn, live, work and socialize. Thomas Allen, Inc. believes in meeting the changing needs of the individuals served and the service industry.


Thomas Allen promotes a person-centered approach in the delivery of respectful and responsive services. We are dedicated to assuring that individuals receive the level of support that they need to succeed. We believe our mission is achievable as we emphasize the following objectives:

  • Soliciting and encouraging expression of personal values, goals and dreams.

  • Developing systems that support and encourage meaningful choice, self determination, and improved quality of life.

  • Encouraging family and other natural support systems while promoting full inclusion in community organizations, clubs, activities, neighborhood associations, etc.

  • Maintaining ongoing, positive, open and respectful communication with individuals, families, case management, staff and other involved persons.

Working at Thomas Allen

Thomas Allen is a great place to make a difference and achieve your career goals. We offer great benefits, flexible hours, advancement opportunities and competitive wages.

  • We know what we're doing. Thomas Allen was formed in 1976 and continues to be lead by our owners, James Thomas Perron and David Allen Peterman. We're a growing company with a fantastic reputation within the social services industry.

  • Our employees are happy here. We have over 760 employees, and thanks to our amazing team we have been a Star Tribune Top Workplace for three years (2017, 2018, 2019)!

  • We have great benefits. Employees scheduled for 30+ hours/week are eligible for company- sponsored benefits (health, dental, vision, accident & critical illness, HSA, FSA, STD, LTD, and Life). Employees who are scheduled for 35+ hours/week are eligible for Paid Time Off--the PTO accrual rate increases after one year of employment and again after five years. The company also sponsors a 401(k)/profit sharing plan.

  • We reward our employees. Employees are rewarded for helping us recruit friends and family with our Employee Referral Bonus Program. We recognize employees with Service Anniversary Recognition, Employee of the Month awards, Rookie of the Month awards, and a Staff of the Year award. Our supervisors recognize the little things our employees do to make the lives of the individuals served better every day.

  • We care about professional development. We thoroughly train new employees from the beginning and offer First Aid, CPR, and Medication Administration certifications for positions that provide direct care to the individuals we serve. We strongly encourage continued learning and education with our partnership for tuition discounts with Capella University and our Tuition Reimbursement program.

  • We offer a diverse environment. Thomas Allen is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. We work hard to provide a safe, inclusive environment for our employees and individuals served alike.


Thomas Allen has been a leader in providing services to people with disabilities for over 40 years. Services are provided to over 10,000 individuals of all ages.

Thomas Allen serves people with a variety of needs including: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Brain Injuries, Physical Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances and aging-related issues.


Company Summary
Thomas Allen Inc.
Number of Employees
(651) 450-1802
1550 Humboldt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN