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  • Ally People Solutions (formerly Midway Training Services)
    Ally People Services advances the career and life goals of people with disabilities. MTS provides employment opportunities and life skills training to people who have a range of abilities. With five branches and customized employment-MTS makes choices happen! Website: Address: 1246 University Avenue, Ste 239; St. Paul MN 55104 Phone: (651) 641-0709 Email: Fax: (651) 641-0976

  • Avivo
    Avivo’s (formerly RESOURCE’s) employment services help adults and youth realize personal goals of economic stability and career advancement, with individualized employment counseling and support. Employment services include: career exploration, planning, and coaching; tuition assistance for short-term, credentialed training; access to our employer network and job opportunities; job retention support; and convenient metro-area locations. Address: 1900 Chicago Avenue S, Mpls MN 55404 Website: Contact:  Phone: (612) 752-8111 Fax: (612) 752-8101

  • Chrestomathy, Inc.
    Chrestomathy has 25 years of experience in working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and high needs.  Chrestomathy's mission is to facilitate useful learning by utilizing behavioral expertise and professional skill in a therapeutic work environment. Address: 7465 Eden Prairie Road; Eden Prairie, MN  55346 Website: Email: Phone: (952) 974-0339 Fax: (952) 974-0307

  • Community Involvement Programs (CIP)
    CIP provides innovative, employment-focused supports to assist adults with a wide range of disabilities to find and maintain regular employment at regular businesses and at fair wages. CIP also provides supports to adults with disabilities who have transitioned from their working lives into retirement, or who have developed age-related disorders (e.g. early onset Alzheimer’s disease). Employment and Community Supports: Kelly Bosch - Associate Director, 612-353-4595 Linda Dyre – Retirement Services, 952-854-0411 Website:

  • Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
    Courage Kenny Rehabilition Institute's Vocational Services experts assist in developing an individual service plan, and identify assistive technologies needed to help a person succeed in work or school. We provide training to develop or strengthen computer-and job-related skills and to build self-esteem. Employment Services are also available to help a person secure and retain employment in a satisfying job. Address: 3915 Golden Valley Road, Minneapolis, MN Website: Phone: (612) 775-2569

  • Fraser Transition Services
    Fraser is a Minnesota-based nonprofit that serves children and adults with special needs through education, healthcare and housing. Fraser Career Planning and Employment is a set of specialized services for work or college-bound adults with executive function challenges, including those on the autism spectrum. Each Fraser client will start with the Employment Intake Assessment, and develop an individualized profile and a customized support plan. These tools can enhance career and employment outcomes.
    Address: 2400 W. 64th St; Minneapolis, MN 55423 Website: Phone: (612) 767-5180 Visit us on Facebook at

  • Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota
    Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota is a non-profit organization that provides job skills training for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Our core services/programs include: Transitional Employment, Skills Training, Placement/Advancement and Retention. Website: Phone: (651) 379-5800 Fax: (651) 379-5803

  • Kaposia Inc.
    Kaposia invests in the prosperity of people with disabilities and the profitability of our partners. Address: 223 Little Canada Road, Suite 100; Little Canada, MN 55117 Website: Email: Phone: (651) 224-6974 TTY/TDD: (651) 224-6974 Fax: (651) 224-7249

  • Lifeworks Services, Inc.
    Lifeworks is a nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities live fuller lives that are integrated into the flow of community experience through employment at area businesses, social enrichment opportunities, and customized support services. Address: 2965 Lone Oak Drive Ste 160; Eagan, MN 55121 Phone: (651) 454-2732 Toll-free: (866) 454-2732 TTY/TDD: (651) 365-3736 Fax: (651) 454-3174 Website: Facebook: LifeworksMN


  • Merrick, Inc.
    Merrick, Inc., is a an Adult Day, Day Training & Habilitation, and Supported Employment Service provider located in Ramsey County. We are dedicated to serving adults with developmental disabilities by providing meaningful vocational options and life enrichment services that enhance personal skills, empower choice making, and expand community inclusion. Address: 3210 Labore Road; Vadnais Heights, MN 55110 Website: Email: Phone: (651) 789-6231 Fax: (651) 773-9960

  • Metro Work Center, Inc.
    A resource for adults with disabilities living in the core of Minneapolis or St. Paul. We assist persons in accessing their community and work options. Address: 2730 East 31st St; Minneapolis, MN 55406 Website: Email: Phone: (612) 729-7381 TTY/TDD: (612) 729-7381 Fax: (612) 729-7382

  • Minnesota Diversified Industries (MDI)
    We exist to serve people with disabilities by offering progressive development and employment opportunities in competitive business enterprises. Address: 3501 Broadway Street NE Ste 100, Mpls, MN 55413 Website: Email: Phone: (651) 999-8200 Fax: (612) 331-3444

  • MOHR (Minnesota Organizations for Habilitation and Rehabilitation)
    MOHR = Minnesota Organizations for Habilitation and Rehabilitation's Mission: To advocate and support members in providing meaningful services to disabilities and communities served, as well as Employment and enrichment supports. Address: 2027 Rice Street, Roseville, MN 55113 Website: Email: Mike Barke, Phone: (651) 489-2595 Fax: (651) 489-0410

  • MRCI WorkSource
    Creating Innovation and Genuine Opportunities for People with disabilities and disadvantages to support their community participation. NEED RELIABLE WORKERS? with over 60 yrs of experience, successfully serving more than 4,000 within our employment programs. Address: 15 Map Drive Mankato, MN 56001 Website: Email: Phone: (507) 386-5600 Fax: (507) 345-5991

  • MSS (formerly Midwest Special Services, Inc.)
    Since 1949, MSS (Midwest Special Services, Inc.) has been providing individualized programs and supports to people with disabilities to help them reach their personal goals and achieve their full potential. Through our Vocational and Day Training and Habilitation services we offer a range of program components designed to meet not only employment aspirations but educational, social and recreational needs as well. Address: 900 Ocean Street; St. Paul, MN 55106 Website: Phone: (651) 778-1000 TTY/TDD: (651) 772-8592 Fax: (651) 772-4352

  • Opportunity Partners
    From a completely independent job to a more supported career option, we work with individuals across the metro to find meaningful employment. Our Vocational Services include 1:1 Job Development/Placement, Job Retention, Vocational Evaluation, and Discovery Assessment. Opportunity Partners also offers more supported options including community Supported Employment Teams and center-based packaging & assembly. The Career Learning Pathways Program (CLP) delivers skills training in the areas of professional cleaning and the Walgreens REDI Retail training which takes place at several different Walgreens locations across the metro. Address: 5500 Opportunity Court, Minnetonka, MN 55343 Website: Email: Phone: (952) 938-5511


  • Partnership Resources, Inc.
    Partnership Resources, Inc. (PRI) is a non-profit incorporated in 1960.  We create partnerships between individuals with developmental disabilities and the community.  PRI is dedicated to provide its clients a respected and valued role in the community. Address: 1069 10th Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55416 Website: Email: Phone: (952) 925-1404 Fax: (952) 925-6055

  • Partnership Resources, Inc. – Minneapolis
    Partnership Resources, Inc. (PRI) is a non-profit incorporated in 1960.  We create partnerships between individuals with developmental disabilities and the community.  PRI is dedicated to provide its clients a respected and valued role in the community. Address: 1069 10th Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Website: Email: Phone: (612) 331-2075 Fax: (612) 331-2887

  • Partnership Resources, Inc. – St. Louis Park, Older Adults Program
    Partnership Resources, Inc. (PRI) is a non-profit incorporated in 1960.  We create partnerships between individuals with developmental disabilities and the community.  PRI is dedicated to provide its clients a respected and valued role in the community. Address: 1069 10th Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55416 Website: Email: Phone: (952) 746-6206 Fax: (952) 746-6209

  • ProAct, Inc.
    ProAct, Inc. provides individualized life enhancing vocational and personal growth opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment and community inclusion.  With locations in Eagan, Red Wing, Zumbrota and Hudson, Wis., ProAct offers a wide range of services that enhance employment skills and self-sufficiency capabilities. Address: 3195 Neil Armstrong Blvd; Eagan, MN 55121 (Headquarters) Website: Email: Phone: (651) 686-0405 TTY/TDD: (651) 289-3167 Fax: (651) 686-0312

  • Reach for Resources
    Reach for Resources, Inc. is a non-profit whose mission is to support individuals with disabilities and mental illness to reach their full potential. Address: 5900 Green Oak Drive, Suite 303, Minnetonka, MN 55343 Website: Email: Phone: (952) 200-3030 Fax: (952) 229-4468 Print

  • Rise, Inc.
    Established in 1971, Rise supports people who have disabilities and other barriers to employment and housing in attaining their personal measure of vocational achievement, safe and affordable housing, self-sufficiency, and belonging in their communities. Rise offers more than 40 customized vocational training, employment, job placement, and housing support programs throughout the Twin Cities, Central and East Central Minnesota areas to assist people in reaching their goals. Address: 8406 Sunset Rd; Spring Lake Park, MN 55432 Website: Phone: (763) 786-8334 TTY/TDD: (763) 786-8334 Fax: (763) 786-0008 Facebook: Rise, Inc.

  • TSE, Inc.
    TSE, Inc. assists individuals with disabilities with training, support and employment to enhance their opportunities to be contributing members of our communities. Address: 2027 Rice St., Roseville, MN 55113 Website: Email: Phone: 651-489-2595 Fax: 651-489-0410

    We provide job and training for individuals with barriers to employment and activites of daily living supporting them throughout all processes. Address: 310 Sundial Drive, PO Box 757, Waite Park,  MN 56387 Website: Email: Phone: (320) 257-5191 Fax: (320) 259-4679    

  • Work Incentives Connection
    MN Work Incentives Connection, a program of Goodwill/Easter Seals, teaches people about the effect of work on government benefits. With clear, accurate answers, people with disabilities uncover new choices and opportunities to be more in charge of their own lives. Address: 553 Fairview Ave N; St. Paul, MN 55104 Website: Phone: (651) 632-5113 Toll-free: (800) 976-6728 TTY/TDD: (651) 632-5110 Fax: (651) 632-5121

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