Human Services
Community Organizations and Resources

  Organizations Affiliated with The Arc Minnesota The Arc (National Organization) Greater Twin Cities United Way Minnesota Consortium for Citizens

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Government Benefits
Medical Assistance and Social Security at Age 18 Pre-recorded Webinar

Webinar recorded on September 14, 2016:  

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Government Benefits
Position Statement — Government as a Direct Service Provider for Persons With Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities

The Arc Minnesota believes that government should not provide residential and day programs to individuals with intellectual and other developmental

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Human Services
Arc Guide to Olmstead Plan

In 1999, the Supreme Court ruled in a case known as Olmstead vs. L.C. The lawsuit was brought against Commissioner

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Human Services
Arc Guide to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Complaint System

Students who meet eligibility criteria under Free, Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), have a right to special education and related services

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Human Services
Arc Guide to the Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) Waiver

The Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) waiver is one of several Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) waivers available through

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Human Services
Arc Guide to Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

What is Supplemental Security Income? Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a Social Security Administration (SSA) program that gives cash assistance

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Human Services
Arc Guide to State Medical Review Team (SMRT)

The State Medical Review Team (SMRT) is a group of medical professionals and staff at the Minnesota Department of Human

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Human Services
Arc Guide to Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Behavior is viewed as having a purpose.   What are Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)? An approach that establishes

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Human Services
Arc Guide to Personal Supports

What are Home and Community-Based Services? Home and community-based waiver services (HCBS) provide flexibility to allow states to develop and

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Human Services
Arc Guide to PCA (Personal Care Assistance) Services Funded by Medical Assistance

PCA (Personal Care Assistance) services provide assistance to an individual with a disability who needs help with activities of daily

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Human Services
Arc Guide to MNChoices Assessment

What is MnCHOICES? MnCHOICES is a new Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) assessment tool and service support planning application for

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