How Can The Arc Help You?

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.


Coming Events

  • Sept. 8-24 - metro wide

    Metro Mobility is hosting 7 meetings across the Twin Cities to get feedback on service changes made in 2014 and to introduce proposed changes for 2015.
  • Saturday, Sept. 20  - St. Paul

    Creative Housing logoExplore housing options for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Creative Housing: Bringing the Pieces Together.  It's not just group homes any more! Learn more and register!
  • Tuesday, Sept. 30 - Shakopee

    Candidate forums are being held around the state to help you prepare for the 2014 elections.  Join MN-CCD and hear local candidates answer questions about their priorities on issues important to the disability community.   This is one of two metro forums - the other is Oct. 7 in Anoka. 
  • Saturday, Oct. 4 - Minneapolis

    Ukuleles Uke-Fest 2014 - One big night, one little instrument!  Katy Vernon has organized another event at the Aster Cafe featuring the Twin Cities' finest ukulele players in a benefit for The Arc Greater Twin Cities. Tickets are $10.  No advance sales but you can call the Aster at 612-379-3138 to reserve a table. 
New Store Coming!

Arc's Value Village in Bloomington by fall!

  •  Stay tuned for all kinds of donation drives, volunteer & hiring rallies, promotions and a whopping Grand Opening anticipated in November!

  Annette Alderson & Ruth Anderson

Annette Alderson & Ruth Anderson - September Volunteers of the Month

Annette & Ruth volunteer Wednesdays in the book department at Arc's Value Village Richfield. Annette has volunteered since 2005 and Ruth since 2011. Thank you both for keeping the books  stocked and organized! Join them. Volunteer!

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


  • Arc Guides
  • Our Arc Guides cover topics from choosing guardianship to individualized education programs. Several are in Spanish and/or Hmong. Let us know if you have suggestions for improving or creating new Arc Guides.

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