Disability Services Division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
DHS plans, develops and evaluates community-based services for Minnesotans with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, physical disabilities and chronic medical conditions who are also in need of public supports. Community-based services promote individual and family self-sufficiency and maintain an individual’s or family’s optimum level of independence in the community. They include home care, residential and work-related services. Services include:

  • Adult protection
  • DHS direct care and treatment
  • Deaf and hard of hearing
  • Homes and community services: DHS manages publicly funded programs that support people with a variety of disabilities, including developmental disabilities, chronic medical conditions, acquired or traumatic brain injuries and physical disabilities.

ARRM is a non-profit association of more than 200 providers, businesses and advocates dedicated to leading the advancement of community-based services that support people living with disabilities in their pursuit of meaningful lives.

The Arc Minnesota
The Arc Minnesota is a private, non-profit, statewide voluntary organization. The mission of The Arc Minnesota is to promote and protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. The Arc Minnesota is actively engaged in public policy advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities.

Mankato Area Organizations

LEEP (Leisure Education for Exceptional People)

SMILES (Southern Minnesota Independent Living and Enterprise Services)

MRCI Mankato

The Arc Minnesota Southwest
A chapter of The Arc Minnesota, programs and services include the Aktion Club Theatre, Different Drummer Dance Club, People First, Family and Friends Group, Housing Access Services Program, Early Advocacy, Public Policy Advocacy, Self-Advocacy and Quality Assurance.

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