At Hubbard County Developmental Achievement Center, we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to have a meaningful life, contribute to the community, and experience personal success. The mission of the HCDAC is to provide high quality, specialized services to persons with developmental disabilities and mental illness. These services promote personal growth, dignity and the development of work and social skills and provide opportunities for becoming part of the community.
Our Day Training and Habilitation (DT&H) services are innovative, person-centered, and flexible. We offer a wide range of services, including:
- Individual assessment
- Person-centered planning
- Transition planning from school to work
- Supported employment
- Vocational opportunities
- Life enrichment supports
- Daily living skills training
- Exercise and physical therapy
- Social/recreation activities
- Seniors program
Services offered at Oshkiimaajitahdah:
-Career Development Services which includes job readiness and Driver’s Education
-Financial Skills for Families
-Ganawenindiwag (Cultural Program) “Taking Care of Each Other”
-477 Program: Scholarship Assistance, Tribal GA, and Summer Youth Work Program
-Certified Nursing Assistance Classes
-Childcare Assistance under both RLN TANF and Tribal Programs
-Emergency Assistance for Families
-Supportive Services for families to gain employment
-Incentives awarded upon completion of various activities
520 4th St NW, Bemidji, MN 56601
Purpose: To raise awareness about stroke and brain injury and enhance the quality of life for all Minnesotans coping with it’s sudden and long term effects. We do this through advocacy and public policy, resource facilitation services – which provide personal one-on-one connection to information and resources, case management, educational and volunteer opportunities, and outreach to underserved and communities of color throughout Minnesota.
To raise awareness about stroke and brain injury and enhance the quality of life for all Minnesotans coping with it’s sudden and long term effects. We do this through advocacy and public policy, resource facilitation services – which provide personal and one-on-one connection to information and resources, case management, educational and volunteer opportunities, and outreach to underserved and communities of color throughout Minnesota.
Housing Matters connects and supports clients in the following areas:
Landlord and Tenancy Supports
In Home Case Management
Independent Living Skills
Assistance in understanding benefits
And many other services
Home Safety for Seniors:
1. The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/senior-home-injuries-and-prevention/
2. Fire Safety for Elders with Special Health Needs https://www.agingcare.com/articles/fire-safety-for-elderly-148990.htm
3. Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/09/preparing-your-home-for-a-loved-one-with-alzheimers-a-caregivers-guide.html
4. 44 Crime prevention tips for seniors https://roodepoortrecord.co.za/2016/11/11/44-crime-prevention-tips-for-seniors/
5. Handicap Accessible Modifications That Won’t Turn Off Future Homebuyers https://www.angieslist.com/articles/handicap-accessible-modifications-won-t-turn-future-homebuyers.htm
6. How To Garden Safely When You’re A Senior https://howdoesyourgardenmow.com/garden-safety-for-seniors/
Shriners Hospitals for Children is one of the largest pediatric sub-specialty health care systems in the world, providing specialized care to children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.
We are dedicated to improving the lives of children through innovative care, world-class research and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals.
Each of our 22 locations specializes in one or more of our broad service lines. All care and services are provided to children up to age 18 regardless of the families’ ability to pay.
Care beyond cost
We are committed to providing the best care for children in our specialty areas of Orthopaedics, Burn Care, Spinal Cord Injury, and Cleft Lip and Palate, regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
We’ve treated orthopaedic conditions since the founding of our first hospital in 1922. With a large full-time staff of pediatric orthopaedic surgeons in the United States, as well as a comprehensive team of physical, occupational, speech and other therapists, we are able to provide customized care to each child.
Since first treating burn survivors in the 1960s, we’ve pioneered some of the most significant advancements in burn care. We provide advanced care for burn injuries and related scarring, along with physical rehabilitation and emotional support.
Spinal cord injury
We were the first health care system in the country to develop spinal cord injury rehabilitation centers designed specifically for children. Our groundbreaking research has led to innovative treatment techniques, providing care that helps children lead a full, active and healthy life.
Cleft lip and palate
Our cleft lip and palate reconstruction program gives kids a reason to smile. Each treatment plan is crafted uniquely for the child by a team of experts working together to improve a child’s eating, breathing, communication, self-esteem and appearance.
NWICDC is located in Bemidji, MN and provides services to more than 1,000 people and families annually. We prioritize the 60-mile radius, which includes the Red Lake Nation, White Earth Nation, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the administrative headquarters of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. This region continuously ranks the lowest in economic and social outcome indicators in Minnesota, and . The risk factors are complex and interrelated, meriting a holistic and integrated approach to recognizing, supporting and regenerating the protective factors, values and norms, implicit in traditional Anishinaabe Worldview.
What We Do
NWICDC implements five core initiatives with a three-tiered system that is informed by Anishinaabe worldview, trauma informed care and systems change:
- Traditional & Western Educational Pathways
- Workforce Development & Training
- Economic Security & Financial Access
- Family Wellness & Behavioral Health
- Safety & Basic Needs
Services and Programs:
- Anishinabe Basic Education, GED Tutoring & Test Assistance
- Post-secondary enrollment tools, scholarship, FAFSA
- Credentialed & Customized Job Readiness Courses
- Certified Nursing Assistance & Home Health Aide Certifications
- Community Health Worker Certifications
- Medical Coding Certification
- First Aid & CPR Certification
- Osha 10 and Osha 30
- Boiler Operator Certification
- Deconstruction Certification
- Job Seeking and application support
- Resume Building
- Interview coaching
- Mino Anokiiwin (Workforce Development)
- New employment navigation
- Post placement support and coaching
- Stabilization/Drop-in resources (phone, fax, computer
- Notary Services
- Housing Referrals
- Reintegration Supports
- Financial education and budgeting
- Tax Assistance Program
- Employment opportunities
- Traditional community gatherings and events
- Ojibwemowin opportunities
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Policy Advocacy
- Program Design, Development and Technical Assistances
We are a non-profit organization serving adults with developmental disabilities
The Northern Cass Developmental Achievement Center and Developmental Achievement Center – Bemidji are 501 (c)3 non-profit, licensed day training and habilitation centers that offer vocational training and community job placements, as well as recreational and social opportunities, to adults with developmental disabilities.
Our services are funded through the Minnesota Department of Health, individual counties and school districts. We serve a total of 85 clients, from age 16 to age 78, with abilities ranging from problem-solving resourcefulness to steadfast determination and disabilities ranging from cerebral palsy to pervasive developmental disorders like Asperger’s syndrome and autism.
- Bemidji phone: 218-759-0052
- PO Box 842 or visit 735 Mahnomin Dr. SE, Bemidji, MN 56619
- Northern Cass in Walker phone: 218-547-1121
- PO Box 1329 or visit 8059 County 12 NW, Walker, MN 56484
- Referrals: Beltrami County Health and Human Services
- 616 America Ave, Suite 330, Bemidji, MN 56601
- phone: 218-333-4223
- Referrals: Health, Human and Veteran Services – Cass County
- 400 Michigan Avenue P.O. Box 519 Walker, MN 56484
- phone: 218-547-1340
We offer tools and training for employment and for helping seniors remain independent and active. As Minnesota’s accessible reading source we also transcribe books and other materials into alternative formats, including audio and braille. We assist Minnesotans who are blind, DeafBlind, losing vision, or who have another disability that makes it difficult to read print.
Legal help that changes lives:
For 100 years, Legal Aid has worked in pursuit of helping Minnesota’s most vulnerable citizens gain access to their basic rights for safety, shelter, food, health care and education. And with the support of hundreds of Minnesotans, we’ve had the privilege to change lives along the way.
Dedicated to protecting rights and improving lives.
Our lawyers give a voice to those who may not otherwise be heard by providing the highest quality legal help to our clients, who are often among the most vulnerable families and individuals in the community. Beyond that, we seek changes in policies and systems that ease the way for many others. And we use technologies to more efficiently serve our clients and work with the judicial system. Our volunteers work to give our most vulnerable citizens a fighting chance; our donors make it all possible with much needed financial support — and together, we make a difference every day.
Protecting rights, improving lives:
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to people with low incomes in central Minnesota through offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Willmar. Our experienced staff assist clients with a variety of legal issues. Services range from educating clients about their rights, to advocating on their behalf and representing clients in court.
The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide on legal issues related to their disabilities.
Moving justice forward:
Legal Aid’s policy advocates champion a wide range of issues that impact thousands of Minnesotans every year. We are the voice for the voiceless in the legislature, and we bring highly specialized technical skills to bear at all stages of the legislative process.
The Veterans Services Division is part of the Health, Human, and Veteran Services Department. Our goal is to provide unparalleled customer service to the veterans of Cass County, with an emphasis on individual needs and personalized benefits counseling. Our customers have paid in advance for these services and deserve only the best. An individual’s right to privacy and confidentiality is always respected. We are happy to assist veterans or their dependents on a walk-in or by appointment basis and we also offer service in several satellite locations throughout the county.
Where: 218 Washburn Avenue
When: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Cass Lake Municipal Center, 330 2nd St. NW
When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Pillager Family Center, 305 Fir Ave. West
When: 3rd Thursday of every month from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: The Depot, 45 West Main Street
When: The 1st Thursday of every month from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Where: Health, Human and Veterans Services Building, 400 Michigan Ave W.
When: Monday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Bemidji Regional Interdistrict Council (BRIC) is an agency of eleven member school districts that have joined together to provide services in the area of special education. The mission of the Bemidji Regional Interdistrict Council Cooperative is to ensure the provision of appropriate, comprehensive and quality services to identified children and their families within the member Districts of BRIC in North Central Minnesota.
Bemidji Regional Interdistrict
1615 Nw 5th Street
Bemidji, MN 56619
Phone: (218) 751-6622
Bemidji Regional Interdistrict Council
Bemidji, MN 56619
Autumn Hills Assisted Living is a facility which offers assistance with all activities of daily living. We house up to 16 residents and are located in beautiful Bemidji, Minnesota. We are staffed 24 hours a day to provide your loved one with all of the personal care, supervision and security they may need. Our Assisted Living facility is able to provide a high level of care while increasing the personal satisfaction of the client at a reasonable cost to the consumer. Autumn Hills is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health.
Autumn Hills Provides:
~ Home-like living with the assistance to meet the special needs of the elderly or disabled
~ Companionship, safety and supervision, and personal services
~ Daily cost is based on an individuals care needs as determined by the RN assessment
~ Pay sources accepted include: private, elderly waiver, Alternative Care, CADI, and long-term care insurance.
Baker Park is a residence for elderly individuals located in Bemidji, Minnesota. The facility is situated in a picturesque lakeside setting within a short distance of the downtown area with shopping, library, transportation, recreational facilities, and many churches nearby. It has easy bus access to the hospital, medical clinic, and shopping mall.
Age – 62 and older
Financial – HUD guidelines impose income limits and require that tenants generally pay 30 percent of adjusted gross income toward their rent. Income limits change. Please check on current limits.
Community Living at Baker Park – A person may be considered capable of living in a community setting at Baker Park if he/she is able to live up to the terms of the lease and can handle the activities of daily living.
Lease – Tenants are required to sign a one-year lease upon move-in.
Apply for unemployment benefits on line at http://www.uimn.org
2900 Hannah Ave, Bemidji, MN 56601
1-866-258-6345 dials into the Bemidji office location
Serving adults who are experiencing the challenges associated with aging or disability. Supervised, engaging setting allows participants to socialize and strengthen physical and mental abilities. Respite care for caregivers. Covered by Medical Assistance, Long term Care Insurance or Private Pay.
MCIL offers up-to-date information about community resources related to people with disabilities, including housing and benefits referral. This toll free telephone line is an information and referral service for people with disabilities, which was launched in 2004 by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. It provides service to the entire state from four locations, Metro, Rochester, Bemidji and Baxter.
Disability Hub can be reached statewide by calling toll-free, 1-866-333-2466 FREE. An Option Counselor will be available during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m) to provide one-to-one assistance to help people learn about their options and connect with the supports and services they choose.
At https://disabilityhubmn.org/ users can chat online with a counselor and/or view other Disability Hub resources.