"The Arc of West Central Minnesota has always been a top notch organization with top notch people! The Arc has always been there for us as a resource, family connector, and support group backbone! We can always count on the Arc! Diane Brendemuhl, parent
October 4th, 6pm - Harlem Ambassador Comedy Basketball Game. More details to come.
Looking for More Sibshop facilitators
Help give kids a chance to have fun & share their thoughts and experiences about having a family member with a disability. We are currently holding Sibshop in Fargo, & would like to hold Sibshops in all areas of our region! Training available. Call: 218-233-5949 or 1-800-411-0124 The Arc’s National Sibling Council
Arc West Central is the HoDo Fargo April tipline organization for the third year in a row!
When you go to the HoDo in April, Arc West Central is listed on the HoDo receipt below the server tip and you can add to your bill to donate to Arc.
Please consider going to the HoDo in April; another way to support Arc and say thank you to HoDo by giving them your patronage.
Please share with friends, family, & colleagues.
Housing Access Services:
Circles of Support
WatchDriven by Opportunity, a video created by our national organization to show The Arc focus.
Are People with I/DD Still Living in the Shadows? Still in the Shadows with Their Future Uncertain. There is a real fear that our society may regress toward the institutional services we have been working to end for more than 50 years. Key Findings. Full report
View a clip from Offense Taken,
a DVD produced by Self-Advocates of Minnesota (SAM), which
brings attention to the hurtful use of the "R" word. For more information, please visit RTC Media Productions
Master Pool Special Needs Trusts
Considering a Special Needs or Supplemental Needs Trust for a family member? Check out The Arc of Minnesota's Master Pool Trust. The Arc of MN Master Pool Trust, administered by professionals that know the intricacies of trusts, makes it possible for families to put money aside for a loved one with a disability; for things like vacations, cell phone, & cable TV; without affecting eligibility for government benefits such as SSI & MA.