Midstate Region

The Midstate Region provides programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Stearns, Benton, Morrison, and Todd Counties.

 

To keep up with The Arc Midstate region specific social media, visit their Facebook page.

 

 

Mark Your Calendars!

 

December 3 – Community Christmas Party information here.

 

February 23 – Regional Potpourri Conference information here.

 

 

Regional Programs and Supports 

 

The Midstate Region provides the services listed below to residents in our region.  These services benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, Fragile X, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, as well as their families.

 

People living in the region and throughout Minnesota can access information, assistance, programs, and services provided by The Arc Minnesota for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  For details, click here

 

Family and Caregiver Support 

 

Workshops and Training

 

Educational events and trainings located in the Midstate Region and statewide webinars are listed below.  The Midstate Region collaborates frequently with other area agencies on events throughout the year, including the annual Potpourri Conference in February.

  • Advocacy – Individuals who need assistance in navigating the complex maze of governmental, health care, and educational agencies. Our goal is to help families and individuals in the Midstate Region receive services they need and equip them to advocate for themselves. Need help? Contact us at 320.251.7272 or 1.833.450.1494
  • Housing Access Services (HAS) and Housing Access Coordination (HAC) – Contact the Midstate office at 320-251-7272 or info@arcmidstate.org for assistance.  Click here for more information about the program
  • Public Policy – The Midstate Region supports statewide efforts to impact public policies that affect people with I/DD.

 

Education and training events located in the Midstate Region and statewide webinars are listed under Upcoming Events on this page.

 

Regional Fundraising Activities and Events

 

To make a financial gift, go to the Donate page.  You can designate your funds directly to a Region of The Arc Minnesota, including the Midstate Region. 

 

The Midstate Region hosts events throughout the year to raise funds to support programs and services. For more information, click here

 

United Way of Central Minnesota Logo The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region receives generous support from the United Way of Central Minnesota

 

 

 

 

Get Involved

If you live in the Midstate Region and would like to become a member of The Arc, please contact our office at info@arcmidstate.org.

 

If you would like to volunteer to support the Midstate Region’s activities, please contact our office at 320.251.7272. 

 

Our current volunteer needs are listed on the United Way of Central Minnesota Volunteer  Connection website here

 

 

Other Resources

 

Find more resources on our Learning Center

 

Contact Information

Box 251

St. Cloud, MN  56302

Local: 320.251.7272; Fax: 320.253.6844; Toll Free: 833.450.1494
E-mail:  info@arcmidstate.org

 

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September 2018

Parent Connect

September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Great River Regional Library, 1300 West St. Germain Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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Join us for the first of several educational evenings hosted by The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region.  Gain insight and information, and share experiences with other parents.   All events will be at the Great River Regional Library at 1300 W. St. Germain St. in St. Cloud, MN. See our event page on Facebook for more information.  Watch for details on topics and additional dates.  If you wish to participate please sign up by the Monday before each session by calling 320-251-7272 or by…

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October 2018

Parent Connect

October 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Great River Regional Library, 1300 West St. Germain Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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Join us for the second of several educational evenings hosted by The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region.  Gain insight and information, and share experiences with other parents.   All events will be at the Great River Regional Library at 1300 W. St. Germain St. in St. Cloud, MN. See our event page on Facebook for more information.  Watch for details on topics and additional dates.  If you wish to participate please sign up by the Monday before each session by calling 320-251-7272 or by…

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Taste of Transition

October 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Cloud University Hockey Rink, 1204 4th Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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St. Cloud State University Hockey Rink 1204 4th Ave. South St. Cloud, MN  56301   Get your hunger for transition-related questions satisfied with a diverse menu of information provided by a variety of service providers on hand to support young adults and their families. Questions or more information please call 320-251-7272 or email info@arcmidstate.org. Share the event on Facebook.

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Parent Connect — St. Cloud

October 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Great River Regional Library, 1300 West St. Germain Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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Join us for the one or more educational evenings hosted by The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region.  Gain insight and information, and share experiences with other parents.   All events will be at the Great River Regional Library at 1300 W. St. Germain St. in St. Cloud, MN. Read the entire list of of topics on the Parent Connect flyer. If you wish to participate please sign up by the Monday before each session by calling 320-251-7272 or by email at info@arcmidstate.org.  (We are unable…

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Senate District 13 & 14 – A Conservation with the Candidates

October 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sartell Community Center, 850 19th Street N
Sartell, MN 56377 United States
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Please join The Arc Minnesota, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance and WACOSA for A Conversation With the Candidates in Districts 13 & 14 event. Meet the candidates running and learn about how they will improve policies impacting people with disabilities and their family members, and share your personal stories. Invited candidates include:   Senate District 13: Jeff Howe, Joe Perske House District 13A: Lisa Demuth, Jim Read House District 13B: Tim O’Driscoll, Heidi Everett House District 14A: Tama Theis, Aric Putnam…

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Autism Strategies and Supports

October 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sartell Community Center, 850 19th Street South
Sartell, MN 55377 United States
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Sartell Community Center 850 19th Street South Sartell, MN  55377   Join The Arc Minnesota - Midstate Region, the Autism Society of Minnesota, Opportunity Matters, and WACOSA Works for this informative autism information share.  Sessions will include Autism 101, executive function, mental illness, positive supports, behavior strategies, and life planning.  General Registration fee: $20; Person who is on on the autism spectrum: $15.  Lunch is included, and coffee, tea, and water will also be provided. Click here for the list of workshop…

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Autism Emergency Preparedness Training Sessions

October 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sartell Community Center, 850 19th Street South
Sartell, MN 55377 United States
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Sartell Community Center; 850 19th St. S.; Sartell, MN 56377 The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region, in partnership with the Autism Society of Minnesota, Opportunity Matters, and WACOSA, invites you to participate in one of two sessions tailored to provide strategies for helping individuals with autism in emergency situations. The same session will be offered twice:  once from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.  For more information, click here for the event flyer. There is no charge for first responders to attend,…

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November 2018

Parent Connect — St. Cloud

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on November 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Great River Regional Library, 1300 West St. Germain Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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Free

Join us for the one or more educational evenings hosted by The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region.  Gain insight and information, and share experiences with other parents.   All events will be at the Great River Regional Library at 1300 W. St. Germain St. in St. Cloud, MN. Read the entire list of of topics on the Parent Connect flyer. If you wish to participate please sign up by the Monday before each session by calling 320-251-7272 or by email at info@arcmidstate.org.  (We are unable…

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Parent Connect — St. Cloud

November 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on November 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

Great River Regional Library, 1300 West St. Germain Street
St. Cloud, MN 56301 United States
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Free

Join us for the one or more educational evenings hosted by The Arc Minnesota Midstate Region.  Gain insight and information, and share experiences with other parents.   All events will be at the Great River Regional Library at 1300 W. St. Germain St. in St. Cloud, MN. Read the entire list of of topics on the Parent Connect flyer. If you wish to participate please sign up by the Monday before each session by calling 320-251-7272 or by email at info@arcmidstate.org.  (We are unable…

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December 2018

Community Christmas Party – St. Cloud

December 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Loyal Order of Moose Lodges, 1300 3rd St. N.
Waite Park, MN 56387 United States
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Kick off the holidays with the Midstate Region at the Moose Lodge in St. Cloud. 3rd Project Challenge Singers, visits with Santa and Treats.   For information, call our office at 320.251.7272 or email info@arcmidstate.org.

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