Range Region

The Range Region provides programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Northern St. Louis, Itasca, and Koochiching Counties.

 

Regional Programs

The Range Region provides the following services to residents in the counties listed above:

  • Advocacy and Support for area parents and family members. 
  • Information and Referral to area resources and agencies.
  • Guardian Angel Fund:  Provides funds to meet specific needs of individuals in the region’s service area with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Read here for more information and an application.
  • Self-Advocacy Support
  • Travel and Special Event Scholarships:   Provides scholarships for individuals in the region’s service area with intellectual and developmental disabilities to use for travel, camp, or educational opportunities.  Read here for more information and an application form.
  • Workshops and Training:   Education and training events held in the Range Region are listed on this page, as well as statewide webinars.

Regional Events

Watch this section for upcoming events in the Range region!

 

Regional News

Announcements, stories from the region, and other items of interest to area residents.  Stay tuned for more information!

 

Statewide Programs

People living in the region and throughout Minnesota can access programs and services provided by The Arc Minnesota.  For details, click here.

 

Contact Information for Range Region:

PO Box 433
Eveleth, MN 55734
Local: 218.750.1251; Toll Free: 833.450.1494  
E-mail: dianemikolich@arcminnesota.org

 

 

The Range Region thanks the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota for its generous support.

 

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March 2018

Taking Control of Your Employment Future

March 15, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ordean Building, Conf. Rooms B/C, 424 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802 United States
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  A Working Life Alliance Presents: Crafting YOUR Plan for Successful Competitive Employment!   Featuring Bob Niemiec, National Trainer on Customized Employment, Griffin-Hammis Associates For more information or to register, contact Laurie Berner, Community Resource Connector for Northeast Minnesota, at 651-417-2733 or laurieb@arcmn.org The potential for success in finding meaningful and satisfying employment is a three-step process: Step One: Creating your story of “Who You Are” involves taking stock of personal preferences, experiences, your living situation, and key people in your life.…

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April 2018

Work Is Possible! Understanding the Emerging Landscape of Employment

April 19, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ordean Building, Conf. Rooms B/C, 424 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802 United States
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A Free Workshop for People with Disabilities and Their Families   For people living with disabilities, the landscape for employment opportunities is changing.  New federal and state policies are creating brighter futures for those who want to work in their communities and in getting the opportunity to do so.  Work Is Possible!  This workshop gives future job seekers and their family supporters the opportunity to learn about key changes such as Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan, Employment First Policy, and federal laws…

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May 2018

Employment Learning Community – Duluth

May 1, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ordean Building, Conf. Rooms B/C, 424 W. Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802 United States
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A Working Life Alliance Presents:  Employment Learning Community A Free Educational Opportunity for Family Members of Individuals with Disabilities   Ordean Building – Conference Room B/C  424 W. Superior Street Duluth, Minnesota   Speaker:   Jody Van Ness,  Education Program Specialist University of Minnesota -- Institute on Community Integration Parent of Adult Son on Autism Spectrum     ** Meet/connect with family members supporting their child’s goal of a job in the workforce. ** Gain new information, develop new relationships, and…

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June 2018

Person Centered Plans – A Range Region Workshop

June 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Hibbing Community College, 1515 E 25th St,
Hibbing, MN 55746 United States
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Find Out More About What Person-Centered Means!   Location: Hibbing Community College Room C206 1515 E 25th St. Hibbing, MN  55746 Park in Lot 2.  Elevator to 2nd floor is available. Pizza will be served from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m.  The workshop will be held 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.   Get Answers to Questions Such As: ** Will having a person-centered plan make a difference in my life and my services? ** Are person centered plans required? Are they only for…

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August 2018

Range Region’s Friends and Family Picnic

August 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mountain Iron Community Center, 8586 Enterprise Drive South
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
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An Annual Event with Family, Friends, Food, and Fun Mountain Iron Community Center 8586 Enterprise Drive South Mountain Iron, MN  55768   Program ** Food from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.   ** Dancing  from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., with DJ Terry Knuti spinning the tunes Invite individuals who are important to you.  Ask your family and friends to come; a great time to get together have some fun!  A special invitation is extended to current Arc members and former Arc members who haven’t…

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September 2018

Employment and Benefits: Learn The Possibilities

September 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Duluth Workforce Center, 402 West 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802 United States
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A Working Life Alliance invites you to a FREE workshop for people with disabilities, families, and other supporters.  Learn how Social Security and medical benefits work when you are gainfully employed. Presenters:   Scott Frisby, Disability Hub MN Joani Werner, Social Security Administration Pre-registration is required.   You have two options to attend and participate:  1)  In Person: Come to the Duluth Workforce Development Center, 402 West 1st Street in Duluth. Register using the form on the right of this page.  In the "List"…

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