Serving Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Norman, Otter Tail & Wilkin counties.
How Can We Help You?
- Individual and Family Advocacy
One-on-one assistance is given to
individuals and families in need regarding IEP's, guardianship, employment, and housing.
- Parent Education
Workshops are held throughout the year.
See side panel for previous workshops.
- Public Awareness
Activities help create awareness about
people with developmental disabilities and related issues.
- Referral Services
Information regarding other services that may benefit an individual.
- Public Policy Advocacy
Advocacy for current state and federal legislation affecting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Housing Access: Services & Coordination
Assist people with disabilities that are eligible for long term care or state plan home care services and wish to move to a place of their own. This is for people who do not require a congregate living situation such as corporate foster care, or nursing home assisted living. Brochure.
- Recreational/Social Activities
Provide opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and
their families to come together for socializing and fun.
- Support Groups
Provide parents an opportunity to network, share ideas & concerns, & extend support to other parents in similar situations.
Sibshops provide kids
ages 7-13, who have a sibling with a disability, with the opportunity to have a lively afternoon to meet other kids who have siblings with disabilities.
Arc is a member of and/or involved
with several committees at the local
level, serving children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.
Resource Library & Materials
Our lending library includes updated materials on different disabilities via videotapes, books and pamphlets.
|Family Fun events such as:
- Arc Carnival
- YMCA Playstation
- Halloween party
- Children's Museum outing
Dances twice a month during school year in Moorhead
Monthly Arc Games & More
Special holiday dances in Fergus Falls
Christmas Potluck & Annual Meeting
"We have received important and valuable information through the Arc's educational workshops and hands-on information through trainings to mentor families, who, like us, need support and help, and through their advocacy services, give us the support we needed to stand up and advocate for our son and others. We can always count on the Arc"
Diane Brendemuhl, parent