Access North Center for Independent Living of Northeastern Minnesota
Support Group - People with Disabilities
Access North - Duluth Office
118 E Superior St, Duluth, MN, 55802-2155
Distance: 1000 Miles
Group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support
Provides support groups across the region based on interests and needs expressed by consumers
For more information on existing support groups in your community, please contact the office.
Open to people with disabilities
Contact the office for list of current groups and ask to be added to group list if interested in mailings or updates.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
St. Louis county and surrounding area
|Toll Free||(888) 625-1401|
Other Services or resources
- Activities for People with Disabilities
- Advocacy - Disabilities
- Assistive Technology Demonstration and Loan Program
- Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) Support Planner
- Home Accessibility Modification
- Independent Living Skills (ILS) Training
- Job Search Assistance
- Nursing Home Relocation Services
- School to Adult Life Transition
- Veteran Benefits Assistance
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LR-1550Centers for Independent Living Definition
Consumer controlled, community based, cross disability, nonresidential agencies designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities that provide an array of independent living services. All CILs provide five core services: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, individual and systems advocacy and transition. In addition, many CILs also offer transportation services, mobility training, personal assistance, housing and home modifications, recreation services, vocational programs, assistance in obtaining assistive technology equipment and other individualized services designed to increase and maintain independence.
PH-1400.6500Peer to Peer Networking Definition
Programs that link individuals who have a particular disability or condition or have specific types of life experiences and are interested in meeting or corresponding with others who have similar disabilities, conditions or experiences for the purpose of information sharing and support.
PN-8050.3300In Person Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose meetings take place in local community settings, usually on a weekly or monthly basis, enabling participants to have face-to-face contact with other people. In-person support groups generally have scheduled meeting times, closed membership and professional leadership; and may feature speakers and activities.
PN-8100.3000Health/Disability Related Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem.
YJ-8750People With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities. Disabilities and health conditions may be temporary or permanent, may be present at birth or occur at any point in a person's lifetime, and can be of different levels of severity.
YQ-1500Consumer Directed Organizational Perspective Definition
Organizations and individual practitioners who offer maximum choice and control (including the ability to select, manage and dismiss their workers) to people who use services or other supports to help with daily activities.