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Finding help for all disabilities

State and Local:

Disability Hub MN  Free statewide resource network that helps you solve problems, navigate the system and plan for your future. 

MN Department of Human Services Resources — Helping people live as independently as possible so they can continue to be a part of the communities in which they live.

Disability Minnesota —  A single entry point to over 100 Minnesota state agency programs, products, and services that are devoted to the range of disability issues.

MinnesotaHelp.info — Services for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses, and for their families and representatives.

Minnesota Council on Disability   Minnesota’s premiere disability-related technical resource.

Pacer Center Resources  Assistance to individual families, workshops, materials for parents and professionals.

Minnesota Disability Law Center  Addresses the unique legal needs of Minnesotans with disabilities.

Minnesota STAR Program (Minnesota Department of Administration) 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (Minnesota Department of Human Services)

MN State Services for the Blind 

Minnesota Legislative Reference Library Resource List

Vision Loss Resources

Cow Tipping Press

NAMI Minnesota

ACT on Alzheimer's (Dementia Friends)

Autism Society of MN

ARC

Project Enable — Professional online development for teachers, librarians

PANDA Minnesota Adult Basic Education Disability Specialists

 

Federal:

ADA Information and Technical Assistance Information and technical assistance for the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Great Lakes ADA Center Training in a variety of formats to meet the needs of individuals with diverse learning styles. 

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) The only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.

ADA Training Resources – a variety of training opportunities to increase your knowledge of the ADA.

 

County:

Anoka:

Developmental Disability Services — Information on resources available.

 

Carver: 

Carver County Health and Human Services — services and programs designed to protect and maintain the health and welfare of County residents.

Encore Adult Day Services Program — Services designed to meet the needs of adults who are in need of assistance, support and monitoring.

MnCHOICES —  A single, comprehensive assessment, and support planning web-based application for long-term services and supports in Minnesota.

 

Dakota:

Aging and Disability Services — Community Living Services for people of all ages and abilities.

Developmental Disabilities Services — Social Services determines eligibility for services and assesses the needs of adults and children with developmental disabilities.

Adult Mental Health — Phone numbers for adult mental health resources and assessment.

Children’s Mental Health — Assesment services and resources.

Autism Spectrum Disorder — Resources, links and community connection toolkit. 

County’s ASD Resources & Links page — Links to resources, learning modules, and toolkits.

 

Hennepin:

Services for people with disabilities — List of resources for people with disabilities and their families.

 

Ramsey:

People with Disabilities — Resources list for independent living.

Mental & Behavioral Health — Comprehensive intake and behavioral health services.

 

Scott: 

Health Services — List of all health services.

Health & Human Services — List of all health and human services.

Mental Health Center — An outpatient community mental health clinic which provides diagnostic assessment, therapy, and consultation services.

 

Washington: 

Disabilities Adult/Child/Senior and Developmental — A list of county resources.

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Resource List 

Connect Washington County Assistive Technology Resources  Assistive Technology Resources for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities.

Community Resource Guide: Adult/Disabilities Division — Resource guide for the community.

 

Library:

Anoka County Library

Carver County Library

Dakota County Library

Hennepin County Library
HCL Outreach services

Ramsey County Library

Saint Paul Public Library

Washington County Library