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Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)

6800 Electric Dr, Rockford, MN, 55373-9386

Distance: 1069 Miles

(763) 477-3664


Service Details


Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) are electronic devices for older adults and people with disabilities to easily call for help in an emergency.

The person may also wear a portable "help" button to allow for mobility. The system is connected to the user's phone and programmed to alert a response center once the "help" button is activated. The response center is staffed by trained professionals.

Additional Information

The Wright-Hennepin Cooperative owns the company WHSecurity, which offers home security and medical response systems to Twin Cities area residents.

The security systems offer:
* 24 hour monitoring
* Fast alarm response
* Minnesota-based security system company
* Control My Home interactive system - anywhere you go with internet connection, control your home's thermostat, lights, locks, security system, outlets and monitor what time people come and go
* Cell phone application allows you to control lights, thermostat and outlets

Medical Alerts system offers:
* 24 hour emergency response from a Minnesota-based specialized trained response center
* Wear a button on your wrist or around your neck to connect to help

About This Location

If you have a waiver or the Alternative Care Program covered costs include: purchase of equipment, installation, and monthly service charge.

If you have disability waiver funding, the service plan (based on an assessment of your needs) determines which services are funded through your waiver.

24-hour emergency response equipment like the Personal Emergency Response Equipment can be paid for through the Elderly Waiver and Alternative Care Program with the service called Specialized Supplies and Equipment.

Learn more about this service when paid for under the waivers, the Alternative Care Program, and Essential Community Supports in the Community-Based Services Manual.


  • Licenses and Certifications
    • Approved by DHS as Meeting State Standards 
  • Payment
    • Alternative Care Waiver (AC) 
    • Brain Injury Waiver (BI) 
    • Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI) 
    • Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver 
    • Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) 
    • Elderly Waiver (EW) 
    • Essential Community Supports (ECS) 
  • Waiver Service Specialties
    • Emergency Response System - Installation 
    • Emergency Response System - Monthly Service Fee 
    • Emergency Response System - Purchase 


Greater Twin Cities area residents.

Application Instructions

Call or chat online from the website.


Fees vary based on specific elements.

Medical alert systems start at $31.95/month.

This agency is able to accept Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Waiver funding for Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) systems.

Area Served

Wright and western Hennepin County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (800) 943-2667

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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