Southwest Region

The Southwest Region provides programs and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Faribault, Jackson, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock, Waseca, Watonwan, and Yellow Medicine counties. 

 

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Regional Programs

The Southwest Region provides the following ways to help residents in the counties listed above:   

Regional Fundraising Activities

Check here for upcoming activities.

 

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

Fairmont Office — Lee Ann Erickson, Program Director

Box 674
Fairmont, MN  56031 
507.235.8580 or regional toll-free number, 800.427.2895

507.235.2680 (regional fax)

 

Mankato Office — Wilbur Neushwander-Frink, Regional Coordinator

501 South Second Street 
Mankato MN, 56001 
507.345.4223 or regional toll-free number, 866.502.4082

507.345.8145 (regional fax)

 

Statewide Toll-Free Number — 833.450.1494

 

 

The Southwest Region receives generous support from The Greater Mankato United Way.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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June 2018

People First of New Ulm

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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New Ulm Community Center, 600 North German St.
New Ulm, MN 56073 United States
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People First of New Ulm started in 1993 and advocates for issues related to disability, including accessibility and transportation.  People First of New Ulm supports the United We Stand Players, which started in 1994 and presents plays related to issues of disability.  The group meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at the New Ulm Community Center.   We start with a potluck at 6:00 p.m. and have the meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.  Contact Wilbur for more information (contact info…

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July 2018

People First of Mankato

July 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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Midtown Tavern, 524 N. Riverfront Drive
Mankato, MN 56001 United States
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People First of Mankato presents, Born This Way, Here to Stay!  People First of Mankato have a group of members who are ready, willing, and able to answer questions about living with disabilities.  This group will go to area schools and businesses to provide information about issues related to disability and invite people to ask questions during the presentation.  For more information or to schedule a time for our group to come educate your class or employees contact:  Sanda Noy at…

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People First of Cottonwood County

July 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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This group meets the third Monday of every month in Windom, MN at American Lutheran Church at 5:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner.  For more information, contact Kim Brandstedt at K.Branstedt.62@gmail.com or 507-822-2979.

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People First of Lyon County

July 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Marshall Pizza Ranch Marshall, MN 56258 United States + Google Map

This group meets the third Tuesday of every month at the Pizza Ranch in Marshall, MN.  Supper starts at 5 p.m. and our meeting starts at 6 p.m.  Members currently work on issues related to self-advocacy as well as increasing membership.   For more information, contact Pat Brooks (contact info below).  

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