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Arc West Central News Newsletter - Fall 2015
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Housing Access

Jennifer BarrettJennifer Barrett
has joined AWC as Housing Access Coordinator; assisting people with disabilities eligible for long term care or state plan home care services move to homes of their own. Video. Brochure.
Housing Access Assistant Coordinator Position Open - Looking to make a positive difference in the lives of people with disabilities? Assist Minnesotans with disabilities obtain housing. PT. Application. Description

Participants at Christmas Potluck"The Arc of West Central Minnesota has always been a top notch organization with top notch people! The Arc has always been there for us as a resource, family connector, and support group backbone! We can always count on the Arc! Diane Brendemuhl, parent

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Arc Events

Arc Games & More- 3rd Monday of month, Sept 21- May. September Topic: Kites. 2903 15th St. S, Moorhead.

September 29th, 7pm
Harlem Ambassadors basketball game. Moorhead High School. More information. Online ticket sales.See updated list of local
playing for our Red River Flood team! Facebook Harlem Ambassadors

Dances in Moorhead - 7:15-8:15pm, 2nd & 4th Monday of each month - September - May. Ellen Hopkins Elementary

October 8th - Transition Workshop: Work. Benefits. Youth. Professionals 1-3, Parents & Families 3:30-5:30 or 6:30-8:30. FM Foundation, 409 7th St. S, Fargo

October 26th, 6:30-8:15- Halloween Party & Dance. Ellen Hopkins Elementary, Moorhead

Are People with I/DD Still Living in the Shadows? Still in the Shadows with Their Future Uncertain. There is a real fear that our society may regress toward the institutional services we have been working to end for more than 50 years. Key Findings. Full report

Housing Access Services:
Circles of Support

Looking for Sibshop facilitators

Sibshop participants playing a game.

Help give kids a chance to have fun & share their thoughts and experiences about having a family member with a disability. We would like to hold Sibshops in all areas of our region! Training available. Call: 218-233-5949 or 1-800-411-0124
The Arc’s National Sibling Council

Watch Driven by Opportunity, a video created by our national organization to show The Arc focus.

View a clip from Offense Taken, a DVD produced by Self-Advocates of Minnesota (SAM), which brings attention to the hurtful use of the "R" word. For more information, please visit RTC Media Productions

Master Pool Special Needs Trusts

Considering a Special Needs or Supplemental Needs Trust for a family member? Check out The Arc of Minnesota's Master Pool Trust. The Arc of MN Master Pool Trust, administered by professionals that know the intricacies of  trusts, makes it possible for families to put money aside for a loved one with a disability; for things like vacations, cell phone, & cable TV; without affecting eligibility for government benefits such as SSI & MA.

The Arc's Vehicle Donation Program - Donate An Unwanted Vehicle to The Arc
car donationDid you know that The Arc can help you get rid of unwanted vehicles and help you earn a tax break for making a charitable donation to Arc West Central? Information
Thrivent Financial
Arc West Central is enrolled as a participating organization for Thrivent Choice. Eligible members can direct Choice Dollars® to Arc West Central.

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Updated 9/18/15

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