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2016 Annual Report

We are pleased to introduce the 2016 Annual Report for The Arc Greater Twin Cities in a new online format. The new format is designed to be easily accessible and each section of the report features links to help you learn more about Programs and Services, Public Policy, and ways that you can get involved in supporting […]

Annual Meeting and Volunteer Celebration Set for Friday, May 19

Join us for the Annual Meeting and Volunteer Celebration on Friday, May 19. The gathering will be held from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Bloomington featuring Lindsey Brown, anchor/reporter with KSTP-TV as emcee for the event. A complimentary breakfast will be served!   The brief business meeting will include the election of Directors […]

Networking Group Promotion

Let The Arc promote your networking support group! Do you lead or are you a member of a support group for caregivers of people with disabilities? The Arc GTC is happy to promote your group and we are looking to add more! To view the networking or caregiver support groups currently listed, please go to: […]

Working Together – A Support Program for ASD

The University of Minnesota Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinic is recruiting for an education and support program for families of young adults with ASD. Adults with ASD and their parents will attend weekly group meetings with other families to receive information on planning for independence, coping strategies, and other topics. Problem solving strategies will be taught […]

FutureLife Options Planning Special Offer

The Arc Greater Twin Cities is offering a discounted price of 30% off of our FutureLife Options™ program through May 15! FutureLife Options is designed to help families plan for the future of their loved one. The program integrates quality of life, legal, and financial planning. Fees can be paid by waivered services or Consumer […]

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Take the FINDS Survey: Family & Individual Needs for Disability Supports

If you are a caregiver, please consider taking the FINDS survey. The Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with The Arc of the United States, is conducting the Family & Individual Needs for Disability Supports (FINDS) survey. This survey seeks information from caregivers to answer the following […]

10th Anniversary Arc Gala a Success!

Thank you for making the 10th Anniversary Arc Gala a Success! We are grateful to all those who donated and gave of their time and talent to organize the record-breaking event. A special thank you to Gala Tri-Chairs Jeff, Susan, and Kari Thayer.   Thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, we are thrilled to […]

ABLE Accounts Now Availalble to Minnesotans

ABLE Accounts Now Available to Minnesotans with Disabilities

The federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed it into law by President Obama on December 19, 2014.  The ABLE Act changes the tax code to allow for tax-advantaged savings accounts for qualified individuals with disabilities to save for certain expenses, such as education and transportation.  If properly managed, funds in an […]

Disability Matters Day at the Capitol

Disability Matters Day at the Capitol – February 28, 2017

Please join parents, self-advocates, and other advocates in the disability community for Disability Matters Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017. Share your story and concerns with your state legislators, and rally for the services that make your life in the community possible. Make your voice heard!   Schedule of Events   10:00 […]