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Minette and Rachel

"I kept running into roadblocks applying for Medical Assistance. Arc helped... now Rachel gets medical services she needs." Minette Martin Read more about The Arc's Health Care Access assistance.

Arc in the Park
See photos from The Arc in the Park Summer Celebration!

Coming Events
  • Thursday, July 16 - White Bear Lake

    Special needs planning guru Lori Guzman is the keynote speaker at this Introduction to Future Planning workshop. Learn the difference between supplemental and special needs trusts, get info on financial planning and estate issues to consider, and get started planning for a secure, health & happy future for your child or sibling with disabilities.
  • Monday, July 20 - Minneapolis

    What is the Consumer Support Grant?  This introduction explains how one receives it, types of servcies a person may purchase with the grant, client responsibilities and the role of the county.  This is for people on or eligible for Medical Assistance Home Care who are not on a Medical Assistance Waiver.
  • Thursday, July 23 - Minneapolis

    The City of Minneapolis will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ADA with entertainment, info booths and much more from noon to 3 pm at the Minneapolis City Hall Rotunda.  Metro transit is offering free bus passes to attend.
  • Sunday, July 26 - St. Paul

    25th anniversary logo for the ADAThis year is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Join the disability community in celebrating a Proud Past - Empowered Future at the Minnesota History Center Family Day with a preview of a TPT documentary, entertainment, interactive art and disability arts and artists.  Free. 




Sally Erickson

Thanks Live to the Max  volunteers!

Many thanks to all who helped at Live to the Max, the huge June sort-a-thon for Arc's Value Village planned with United Way Greater Twin Cities.  See photos.    Missed it?  Sign up now for A Celebration of Sorts on Sept. 17 and help prep for the Halloween BOO-tique! Volunteer!

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Member feedback sought

Three position statements from The Arc Minnesota are up for review: Employment, Alternative Daytime Opportunities; Person-Centered Planning, Thinking & Doing. Share your opinion about these statements by Thursday, July 17, 2015.

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The Arc can help you apply for healthcare. Click or call 952-920-0855 and ask for a healthcare advocate.

  • Our Arc Guides cover topics from choosing guardianship to individualized education programs.