The Arc Southeastern Minnesota
Advocacy - Disabilities
6301 Bandel Rd NW, Ste 605, Rochester, MN, 55901
Distance: 997 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Provides advocacy and support to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families
* Referral to resources and information
* Accompany individual at team meetings or meetings with other professionals
Area Served by County
- Dodge County
- Fillmore County
- Goodhue County
- Houston County
- Olmsted County
- Rice County
- Wabasha County
- Winona County
- Assistance with community resources
- Developmental disabilities
Dodge, Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Olmsted, Rice, Wabasha, and Winona counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
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.
YZ-1700Disabilities Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of disabilities.