West Central Region

The West Central Region serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Norman, Otter Tail, and Wilkin counties. 

 

Rose Sale Orders Taken March 18-29 for Delivery April 18th!

 

Rose Sale!  We need your help!  This is our main fundraisers for the year.  Orders taken March 18-29. Delivery date April 18.

 

Please consider purchasing roses to support The Arc Minnesota West Central in providing advocacy, services,  and activities for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

 

We also need volunteers  serve as a site leader and/or to deliver them on April 18th.  The expectations are of site leaders are as follows: hanging posters, control the order sheets, collect money for orders, and send the orders and the money to the Arc office.  On the date of the delivery, they are responsible for the distribution of the roses to the people who ordered (this may mean delivering, or telling them where to pick them up, which may be in your place of business or the CCRI office, which is the NEW distribution place this year).  Please contact  donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org if you can volunteer.  218-233-5949

 

Call or email to find your nearest pick up location.  Pickup locations in Moorhead, Fargo, Detroit Lakes, Hawley, & Fergus Falls

 

 

The West Central Region on Facebook 

To keep up with The Arc West Central region specific social media, visit their Facebook page

 

Regional Programs and Supports

The West Central Region of The Arc Minnesota provides a variety of services to residents in the counties listed above, including information and referral, workshops for parents, housing advocacy for individuals and families.  Click here for the full list.

 

Education and Training

Education and training events located in the West Central Region and statewide webinars are listed on this page.  For a listing of all of The Arc Minnesota events, click here

 

Statewide Programs

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

 

Other Resources

In addition to The Arc Minnesota, there are other agencies in the West Central Region who work individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families.  Click here for that list.  

 

Other Events in the West Central Region

Other agencies in the West Central Region also sponsor events of interest to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families.  For more information, click here.

 

Get Involved

To become a member of The Arc Minnesota, fill out the region’s membership form.  To volunteer for one of the region’s activities, get more information here.

 

Contact Information: 

810 4th Ave. S. #134
Moorhead, MN 56560

Toll Free: 800.411.0124
Local: 218.233.5949

E-mail for Regional Director Donna Atherton:  donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org

Statewide Toll-Free Number:  833.450.1494

 

The Arc Minnesota West Central Region thanks corporate donors in its service area for their generous support for the region’s programs.  Click here for a complete list of those donors. 

 

The West Central Region also participates in the Thrivent Choice program.   Click here for info on how you can support the region’s activities through this program.

 

Thanks to the following individuals for their service on the West Central Regional Council:  

  • Stephen Astrup, President; Rachel Stotts, Vice President; Molly Engstrom, Secretary; Peter Larson, Treasurer; Diane Brendamuhl, Member-at-Large; Kris Peterson, Member-at- Large

 

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October 2018

A Conversation With Candidates in House District 4A & 4B

October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join The Arc Minnesota and supporters for a Conversation with Candidates in House Districts 4A & 4B. This event will offer you an opportunity to connect with prospective constituents who have disabilities, as well as their family members and support staff, to discuss critical issues impacting our community. We'll discuss Medical Assistance, parental fees, special education, workforce shortages and crisis, extended PCA rates, and other issues. Invited candidates including Jordon Idso (R-4A); Ben Lien (DFL-4A); Jason Peterson (R-4B) and Paul Marquart…

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Halloween Party — West Central Region

October 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, 2020 11th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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Ellen Hopkins Elementary School; 2020 11th St. S.; Moorhead 6:30 p.m. :  Join us for a party, with games provided by Minnesota State University -- Moorhead Student Council for Exceptional Children.   7:15 p.m. :  Dance Costume contest with prizes.  Hotdogs & chips provided while they last. Contact:   Donna 218-233-5949 or donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org 

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Community Dance in Moorhead — 4th Monday

October 22, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 22, 2019

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, 2020 11th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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On the fourth Monday of each month, from September 2018 - April 2019, The Arc Minnesota West Central Region sponsors dances for people with disabilities, their families, support staff, and the entire community.   Join us! Ellen Hopkins Elementary School 2020 11th St. South, Moorhead, MN 56560 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. For information, contact Donna Atherton at 218.233.5949 or donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org

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November 2018

Community Dance in Moorhead — 2nd Monday

November 12, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, 2020 11th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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On the second Monday of each month, from September 2018 through May 2019, The Arc Minnesota West Central Region sponsors dances for people with disabilities, their families, support staff, and the entire community.   Join us! Ellen Hopkins Elementary School 2020 11th St. South, Moorhead, MN 56560 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. For information, contact Donna Atherton at 218.233.5949 or donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org

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The Arc Games and More – Moorhead

November 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 20, 2019

CCRI Building, 2903 15th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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Each month, from September 2018 through May 2019, will include teamwork activities and theme-based creative activities, using art, music, dancing, cooking, crafts, games, health and fitness, community groups, and more!  Each month will feature a different theme. For monthly themes, click here.  Contact Donna at the West Central Region office (contact information below) if you have any questions or would like to sign up. Personal care attendants must be available to provide special needs, such as feeding, medication, bathroom assistance, and/or behavioral concerns.

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Community Dance in Moorhead — 4th Monday

November 26, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 22, 2019

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, 2020 11th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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On the fourth Monday of each month, from September 2018 - April 2019, The Arc Minnesota West Central Region sponsors dances for people with disabilities, their families, support staff, and the entire community.   Join us! Ellen Hopkins Elementary School 2020 11th St. South, Moorhead, MN 56560 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. For information, contact Donna Atherton at 218.233.5949 or donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org

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December 2018

Christmas Potluck – Moorhead

December 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 14th St. S.
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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The Arc Minnesota, West Central Region, invites you and your family to attend our Christmas Potluck Monday, December 3rd, 6-8pm.  Christ the King Lutheran Church in Moorhead. Please bring a hot dish, salad, or dessert to pass (enough for your family plus 4 people).  Expect a visit from Santa about 7:15 pm. $1 buys you a chance to win a gift basket or gift card. Prizes will be distributed to many of the people that attend, but each $1 entry…

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Community Dance in Moorhead — 2nd Monday

December 10, 2018 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, 2020 11th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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On the second Monday of each month, from September 2018 through May 2019, The Arc Minnesota West Central Region sponsors dances for people with disabilities, their families, support staff, and the entire community.   Join us! Ellen Hopkins Elementary School 2020 11th St. South, Moorhead, MN 56560 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. For information, contact Donna Atherton at 218.233.5949 or donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org

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The Arc Games and More – Moorhead

December 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 20, 2019

CCRI Building, 2903 15th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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Each month, from September 2018 through May 2019, will include teamwork activities and theme-based creative activities, using art, music, dancing, cooking, crafts, games, health and fitness, community groups, and more!  Each month will feature a different theme. For monthly themes, click here.  Contact Donna at the West Central Region office (contact information below) if you have any questions or would like to sign up. Personal care attendants must be available to provide special needs, such as feeding, medication, bathroom assistance, and/or behavioral concerns.

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January 2019

Community Dance in Moorhead — 2nd Monday

January 14 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, 2020 11th St. South
Moorhead, MN 56560 United States
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On the second Monday of each month, from September 2018 through May 2019, The Arc Minnesota West Central Region sponsors dances for people with disabilities, their families, support staff, and the entire community.   Join us! Ellen Hopkins Elementary School 2020 11th St. South, Moorhead, MN 56560 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. For information, contact Donna Atherton at 218.233.5949 or donnaatherton@arcminnesota.org

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