The Arc Greater Twin Cities
Self Advocacy Support
2446 University Ave W, Ste 110, St. Paul, MN, 55114-1740
Distance: 1111 Miles
Program that teaches people the skills that are necessary to:
* Advocate for themselves
* Get information, respect and recognition
* Receive services for which they are eligible
* Become valued members of their community
Leadership development and public policy engagement for adults with disabilities
A Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee meets monthly. They discuss and act on topics such as public policy and systems change, elections, transportation, education, employment, housing, safe relationships and more.
- Assistance with community resources
- Benefits assistance
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Adults with disabilities
- Developmental disabilities
8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Serves seven county metro area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FP-0500.7800Self Advocacy Support Definition
Programs that teach people who are affected by an issue the skills that are necessary to stand up for themselves; obtain the information, opportunities, respect and recognition to which they are entitled and the services for which they are eligible; and help them integrate into and become valued members of their communities.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-1800Developmental Disabilities Definition
A severe, chronic disability that is attributable to a cognitive, neurological or physical impairment or a combination of cognitive, neurological and physical impairments; that is manifested during the developmental period (prior to age 22); that is likely to continue indefinitely; and that results in substantial functional limitations in three or more areas of major life activity including self-care, receptive and expressive language, learning, mobility, self-direction, capacity for independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.
YJ-8750.0025Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Adults 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.