Click on the bold names below to reach the links to these organizations’ websites:
ARRM is a nonprofit association of more than 200 providers, businesses and advocates dedicated to leading the advancement of home and community-based services supporting people living with disabilities in their pursuit of meaningful lives. Founded in 1970, ARRM continues to lead advocacy and training for positive industry reforms that support Minnesotans with disabilities. ARRM educates, trains and connects our members; supports quality services and programs; reforms licensing and standards; develops industry research; advocates for and enacts legislative remedies; and promotes awareness of disability services.
Work-Community-Integration enhances quality of life through individualized support, training and employment. WCI offers a variety of opportunities and services. We provide job skills and non-vocational training for people with disabilities and partner with west central Minnesota businesses to provide jobs to over 300 clients. Skilled crews work onsite at community locations or WCI facilities to perform packaging, assembly and disassembly, labeling, lawn mowing, recycling, paper shredding, catering, Meals on Wheels and congregate meal preparation and delivery, cleaning, and wood shop milling. WCI is also host to The Resource Center Program to provide programming and support to families raising children with disabilities and developmental delays.
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, actively supporting them and their families in a lifetime of full inclusion and participation in their communities.
A nonprofit organization founded in 1989 to explore substitute decision-making for vulnerable individuals. ‘MAGiC’ is committed to ensure the appropriate level of quality substitute decision-making is applied consistently. Education and a forum are provided for those interested in guardianship and conservatorship and their less restrictive alternatives.
Establishing and promoting nationally recognized standards; encouraging the highest levels of integrity and competence through guardianship education; and protecting the interests of guardians and people in their care.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota’s most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and nonprofits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans. The MDH vision is for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy.
We are the business organization that serves the needs of the Willmar Lakes Area business community. We proudly serve businesses throughout the communities of Kandiyohi County.