GetSet! Online Interest Tool

Are you or someone you support ready to start thinking about adult life? Welcome to GetSet!, an interest quiz to help young adults explore future possibilities. The thought of leaving school for the adult world is intimidating to most young adults. Making decisions about post-secondary opportunities, career paths, and living arrangements can be overwhelming. The […]

Chapters of The Arc Across Minnesota Announce Merger

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families trust The Arc for information and assistance, personal advocacy, and public policy leadership to create a good life. This has been accomplished through the work of chapters of independent chapters of The Arc across Minnesota.   In October, 2017, chapters of The Arc across Minnesota voted […]

Ask An Advocate

The Arc Ask An Advocate online form is one way to connect with a knowledgeable and experienced Advocate and get a quick response – typically the following business day. Based on your request, a subject matter expert will contact you to provide information and assistance, or gather more information about your issue or interest.   […]

The Arc Greater Twin Cities Statewide Merger Vote

We are excited to invite current members of The Arc to join us in participating in a critical vote that would bring needed change to The Arc in Minnesota. If you are interested in becoming a member or renewing your membership before the meeting, click here.   As we shared in our recent letter to […]

Autism Society of Minnesota (AUSM) Support Groups Fall Meeting Schedule

AUSM provides a variety of support groups to meet the needs of parents, children, family members, individuals, couples and more. Support groups offer those affected by autism the opportunity to share problems, solutions, joy, and sorrows with one another. Most groups meet monthly, and advance registration is required. Information is available here.   NEW! Caregivers of […]

Congratulations to Our Partner Comcast

The Arc Greater Twin Cities is proud of our partnership with Comcast! Comcast recently announced that Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program for low-income families, hit a major milestone in their effort to close the digital divide. Internet access is an important tool for people with disabilities to live more independent lives.   […]

Understanding Services – September Education Series

Who I Am and What I Need – September 20 & 21 The goal of this 2-part workshop is to help you understand your identity and the services you receive.   In Part 1 (September 20), we will have an interactive discussion around what your disability is and what that means for you. Having a […]

Grace is a clothing designer

Designed by Grace

“Designed by Grace,” is the inspiring story of a young woman’s dream to become a clothing designer. With a little help from Michelle Raven, Personal Shopper from Arc’s Value Village and Marina Shimelfarb, Perfect Fit Dressmaker, Grace’s sketches become real and the start of something big.   Jana Shortal featured Grace’s story on KARE 11’s Breaking the […]