Parent Agency Resources



AEOA strengthens Communities by providing opportunities for people experiencing social and economic challenges.

Adult Basic Education
14th North 11th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Administrative Offices

702 South 3rd Avenue
Virginia, MN 55792

Duluth Branch
Family Resource Center
5028 Miller Trunk Hwy
Hermantown, MN 55811

Lake and Cook Counties Branch

2124 -10th Street
P.O. Box 236
Two Harbors, MN 55616

Airpark Products and Services

Supported Employment.

4619 Airpark Blvd.
Duluth, MN 55811

Aitkin County Developmental Achievement Center

The Aitkin County DAC provides vocational training and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities through several components.

181 N. Maddy St.
McGregor, MN 55760

Aitkin County Health and Human Services

The mission of Aitkin County Health and Human Services is to assist citizens, preserve families, and promote dignity, safety, health, responsibility and self-sufficiency. Services provided include financial support, case management, waivered services, parent education, child support, public health, commitments, chemical dependency assessments and treatment, child and adult protection.

204 1st St. NW
Aitkin, MN 56431

Amberwing - Center for Youth and Family Well-Being

Amberwing - Center for Youth & Family Well-Being is a unique and innovative wellness center that provides state-of-the-art mental health and substance abuse services through Essentia Health for children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Set in a restful wooded area, the center provides a friendly and welcoming environment for growth and healing and advances the mental health care standard in our region.

615 Pecan Avenue
Duluth MN, 55811

Arc Northland

Arc Northland
424 West Superior Street, #500
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218)726-4725
Fax: (218)726-4732

Arrowhead Head Start

Arrowhead head Start works in community partnerships to provide comprehensive support to young children and families in need on their journey toward social and economic growth; together we build a stronger future.

702 South 3rd Ave.
Virginia, MN 55792

Boys and Girls Club

Our Mission: To empower and inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive, responsible citizens

102 South 29th Ave West #200
P.O. Box 16435
Duluth, MN 55806

Carlton County Financial Workers

Patti Hart
14 North 11st Street
P.O. Box 650
Cloquet, MN 55720

Center for Independent Living of Northeast Minnesota, Inc.

Duluth office
118 East Superior St., Suite 100
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: (218) 625-1400
Fax: (218) 625-1401

Child Care Resource and Referral

The Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network helps families find child care and understand their care options, supports child care providers through grants and education and informs the community on the importance of child care.

320 W. 2nd St. Suite 503
Duluth, MN 55802

CHOICE Unlimited

CHOICE, unlimited provides: Career Planning and Employment Planning; Assessment-Situational and Functional; Supported Employment; Competitive Employment; Job Development; Job Placement; Job Coaching; Job Follow-up Services; Work Skills Development; Personal Adjustment and Assistance; Community Inclusion; Community Outreach for Retirement; Technical Assistance and Accommodations; Assistive Technology; and Transportation and Mobility.

1829 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55812

Cloquet Public Library

The Cloquet Library provides a variety of information for all.

320 14th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Cloquet Workforce Center

14 North 11st Street
Cloquet, MN 55720

Courage Kenny Northland (formerly Courage Center Duluth)

Courage Kenny Northland (formerly Courage Center Duluth)
424 W. Superior Street, Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802

Mark Hanna, Program Coordinator

To download the latest schedule, go to this website:

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services-Northeast

Our mission: We provide information, resources and empowerment opportunities to assist deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Minnesotans and their families to effectively access services in their communities.

11 E. Superior St., Suite 220
Duluth, MN 55802

Voice: 218-723-4962
Voice toll-free: 888-234-1322
Video phone: 218-206-8452
TTY: 866-488-3833
Fax: 651-431-7775
Counties: Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Lake, southern St. Louis

Duluth Regional Care Center (DRCC)

Our goal is to provide each individual with control over his or her life and to encourage each person to develop personal independence and strong relationships with others in their communities. As a means of fulfilling our mission to assist each person in exerting control over his or her life, DRCC strives to help each person: Connect People and Communities; Nurture individualism; Realize potential; Assume responsibility; Forge relationships; Make homes; Teach skills; and Support families.

5629 Grand Avenue
Duluth, MN 55807

311 Ave. C
Cloquet, MN 55720

ECFE and Learning Readiness

509 Carlton Ave.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Extended Family Home Care

6016 N. Pike Lake Rd.
Duluth, MN 55811

Family School Support Workers

14 North 11th Street
Cloquet, MN 55720

Fetal Alcohol Diagnostic Program (FADP)

5 N 3rd Ave. W. Suite 310
Duluth, MN 55802

Fond du Lac Child Development Center

2101 14th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Fond du Lac Head Start

Fond du Lac Head Start is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of the child by celebrating diversity and life-long learning.

1720 Big Lake Rd.
Cloquet, MN 55720

33 University Rd.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Fond du Lac Social Services

927 Trettel Lane
Cloquet, MN 55720

Full Circle Center – Psychotherapy

230 E. Superior St. #101
Duluth, MN 55802

Gentiva Health Services

925 E. Superior St. #104
Duluth, MN 55802

Gillette Children’s Northern Clinic

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare provides specialized health care for people who have short-term or long-term disabilities that began during childhood. We help children, adults and their families improve their health, achieve greater well-being, and enjoy life.

Lakewalk Center Suite 210
1420 London Rd.
Duluth, MN 55802

Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries International enhances the dignity and quality of life of individuals, families, and communities by eliminating barriers to opportunity and helping people in need reach their fullest potential through the power of work.

700 Garfield Ave. #1
Duluth, MN 55802

Human Development Center

HDC's mission is to lead our community by providing integrated, culturally respectful mental health and addiction services that foster hope, self-determination, and recovery. Our focus on serving those most in need improves the quality of life for all.

40 11th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Interim Healthcare

We provide diverse services including home care services, medical staffing, occupational health, Site Solutions VMS program and administrative nursing support services.

332 West Superior St. #204
Duluth, MN 55802

Lake County Developmental Achievement Center

626 2nd Avenue
Two Harbors, MN 55616

Lake County Human Services

Lake County Human Services for the Developmentally Disabled provides: Case Management; Intake Interview; Information About Services; Development of a Service Plan; Coordinating Services and Supports; and Monitoring and Evaluation of Services.

616 3rd Ave.
Two Harbors, MN 55616

Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss (aka Duluth Lighthouse for the Blind)

Our mission: Fostering Independent and Vibrant Lives for Individuals with Vision Loss.  We believe in the dignity of all human lives. We embrace and promote the values of respectfulness, compassion, responsibility, diversity and accountability.

4505 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55807

Lutheran Social Services of MN

Lutheran Social Services Guardianship/Conservatorship

Lutheran Social Services One Program (Oh No! 18)

LSS provides services for: Children/Families; Older Adults; and People with Disabilities.

424 W. Superior St.
600 Ordean Building
Duluth, MN 55802

Mentor Duluth

The Mentor Duluth Program offers the following program specialty areas: Academic Enrichment; Healthy Lifestyles; and Friendship Program.

302 W 1st St.
Duluth, MN 55802

MN Disability Law Center

The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) addresses the unique legal needs of persons with disabilities. Our mission is to advance the dignity, self-determination and equality of individuals with disabilities.

430 North 1st Avenue
Suite 359
Minneapolis MN 55401-1780
Phone: (612) 332-8151

Duluth Branch
301 W. 1st St. #528
Duluth, MN 55802

MN Workforce Center-Duluth

MN Workforce Centers (WFCs) provide the tools, resources and services needed for job search, career planning and needs.

Government Service Center
320 W 2nd St.
Suite 205
Duluth, MN 55802

Moose Tracks

Moose Tracks provides support for individuals with disabilities in the community.

Mark Carlson
PO Box 183
451 N. Arrowhead Lane
Moose Lake, MN 55767


MRC Duluth provides employment and training services for people with disabilities, dislocated workers, people who are economically disadvantage, and others who face special training or employment barriers.

205 W. 2nd St.
Suite 150
Duluth, MN 55802

North Country Independent Living

North Country Independent Living provides the following services: Accessibility; Advocacy; Benefits Counseling; Disability Navigator Project; Independent Living Skills Training; Information and Referral; Peer Support; Public Education; Technology; and Transportation Project.

Mariner Mall
69 N 28th St. Suite #28
Superior, WI 54880

North Country Ride

North Country R.I.D.E. provides equine facilitate activities for residents with special needs throughout Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin.

180 Hatinen Rd.
PO Box 312
Esko, MN 55733

Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative

Northern Lights Special Education Cooperative serves children/youth, families and educators in the 12 school districts located within five counties in Northeast Minnesota.

NLSEC partners with community agencies to identify, locate and evaluate children from birth to 21, who have a disability and are in need of Special Education.

Special Education services are available to all public, non-public, home schooled and pre-kindergarten children who meet the State of Minnesota's criteria.

Dena Hagen
16 East Hwy 61
Esko, MN 55733
218-655-5018 x7006

Northern Network E Community Support Services

5223 Maple Grove Rd.
Hermantown, MN 55811

Northland AFC

Northland AFC provides services to male and female adults and young teenagers.

5103 Ramsey St.
Duluth, MN 55807

Northland Chapter MDA

Muscular Dystrophy Association fighting Neuromuscular Diseases.

227 W. 1st St. Suite 901
Duluth, MN 55802


PATH is a family-based treatment foster care agency, providing foster care in family settings to children who are emotionally or behaviorally disordered.

306 W. Superior St. #500
Duluth, MN 55802

Pine County Health & Human Services

Mission: To provide quality services to the citizens of Pine County in a cost-effective, courteous and efficient manner.

Patrick Bruflat, Director
Pine Co Health & Human Services
315 Main St S., Ste 200
Pine City, MN 55063

Pine Habilitation Supported Employment, Inc.

PHASE provides services to adults with disabilities in Pine County, Minnesota.

106 Main St.
Sandstone, MN 55072

Pine Ridge Homes

1509 14th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720


This agency's basic objectives are

  • To provide training in developing individual skills to increase employment potential.
  • To provide work training, in-house employment, and related services to enable persons to improve and maintain independent skills.
  • To assist persons in obtaining and maintaining employment in the community.

915 18th St.
Cloquet, MN 55720


1102 E. 4th St.
Duluth, MN 55805

Polinsky Medical Rehab. Center - Essentia

Polinsky provides medical rehabilitation and habilitation services; physical; occupational; and speech therapies; and psychological and social services to children and adults with injuries and disabilities.

530 E. 2nd St.
Duluth, MN 55805

Project Soar of NE Minnesota

SOAR Career Solutions provide affordable, holistic, and creative career planning services to job seekers and career changers.

205 W. 2nd St.
Suite 101
Duluth, MN 55802

Rehabilitation Services

Helps people with disabilities to achieve their employment and independent living goals. These services are available through Workforce Centers across the state.

320 W. 2nd St.
Suite 205
Duluth, MN 55802

REM Minnesota

REM Arrowhead, Inc. is based out of Duluth, MN and primarily serves individuals from St Louis, Cass, Carlton, Cook, Lake and Itasca counties although other counties have host county concurrence arrangements. REM Arrowhead, Inc provides Community Supportive Living homes (24/7 care), In Home Hourly services and Respite care to individuals living with intellectual developmental disability (including autism spectrum disorders), brain injury and mental health issues.

REM Arrowhead

Duluth Regional Office - Serving Duluth & Cloquet Area
1330 East Superior St. Suite #201
Duluth, MN 55805

Mary Braun-Kapsner, Regional Director

RSI of Northeast MN

RSI's mission is to provide innovative services to support the lives of people with disabilities.

2900 Piedmont Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

Safe Transitions

We help people with mental illness and disabilities by providing quality, specialized services.

1621 Dobie Road
Cloquet, MN 55720

Salvation Army

316 Carlton Ave.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Scottish Rite Clinic

Our Mission: To improve its members and enhance the communities in which they live by teaching and emulating the Principles of Brotherly Love, Tolerance, Charity, and Truth, while actively embracing high social, moral and spiritual values, including fellowship, compassion and dedication to God, family and country.

28 W. 2nd St.
Duluth, MN 55802

Senior Friend Home Care

We provide:

  • Skilled Nursing and Therapy Services
  • HomMed's Health Monitoring System
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Homemaking Services

116 Ave. C.
Cloquet, MN 55720

Special Olympics

Mission: To provide a year-round program of sport straining and competition for people with mental disabilities that contributes to lifelong physical fitness, personal growth and achievement.

PO Box 665
Duluth, MN 55801

Spectrum Community Health Inc.

2820 Piedmont Ave. #D
Duluth, MN 55811

Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic

The UMD Speech Clinic provides evaluation and therapy services for individuals with communication impairments.

156 Chester Parkway
Duluth, MN 55805

St. Louis County Social Services-Duluth

Mission: To protect and support families with children and adults who experience poverty, vulnerability and/or disability and to promote self-sufficiency.

Government Services Center
320 W. 2nd St.
Duluth, MN 55802

St. Luke’s Home Care

We help people return to their home following hospitalization. Services include those that can help patients get back to their activities of daily living.

220 N. 6th Ave. E.
Duluth, MN 55805

St. Luke’s Pediatric Rehabilitation Program

We are here to serve children's health care needs from birth to 18 years of age.

1001 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802

State Services for the Blind

Our mission is: Helping blind, visually impaired and deafblind Minnesotans maximize their vocational and personal independence.

320 W. 2nd St.
Suite 205
Duluth, MN 55802

Student Experience

We offer networking events, paid internships, fulltime careers and coaching.

120 Mount Royal Shopping Circle
Duluth, MN 55803

Telephone Equipment Distribution Program

11 East Superior St., Suite 220
Duluth, MN 55802

Traumatic Brain Injury Residential and Community Services

We provide knowledge and expertise to best assist students with TBI.

2016 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55806

Trillium Services, Inc.

Trillium is dedicated to providing quality services that enable self-determination, informed choice, maximum independence, and the dignity of risk.

4629 Airpark Blvd.
Duluth, MN 55811


UDAC provides individuals with transportation services, employment, senior services, and opportunities for recreation and artistic expression. We offer people the chance to be themselves.

500 E. 10th St.
Duluth, MN 55805

Volunteer Services of Carlton County

We help individuals and families who find life difficult because of age, disability or life circumstance. We help people to maintain their independence by providing assistance with daily activities.

199 Chestnut Avenue
Carlton, MN 55718

Youth Employment Services

Provides economically disadvantaged youth with employment and training services. Also provides prevention, early intervention, diversion, post adjudication and aftercare services to at-risk youth and/or juvenile.

320 W. 2nd St.
Room 205
Duluth, MN 55802

Greater MN

Camphill Village Minnesota

Camphill is a rural community where adults with special needs can find a real home with fulfilling and meaningful work and an opportunity to form lasting friends and relationships.

15136 Celtic Dr.
Sauk Center, MN 56378

Division of Compliance and Assistance

1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113


Epilepsy Foundation Minnesota

EFMN offers services across Minnesota and eastern North Dakota to those facing the challenges of epilepsy. EFMN also serves the broader community by fostering a better understanding of epilepsy, promoting basic seizure training, and raising awareness of how common it is to experience a seizure.  EFMN offers programs that connect, educate, and empower individuals and families affected by epilepsy and seizures.

1600 University Avenue West, Suite 300
St. Paul, MN 55104


EquipALife is a nonprofit organization providing access to "life changing" equipment for people in need of services and people with disabilities. We are your statewide resource for adaptive equipment from A to Z. We can create a lifeline for financial solutions, professional support, education and training. EquipALife helps you to become more self-sufficient while at work, at home, in school and out and about the community.

5563 Pioneer Creek Drive, Suite A
Maple Plain, MN 55359

Metro: 763-479-8239
Toll Free: 866-535-8239
Minnesota Relay Service: 800-627-3529
Fax: 763-479-8243

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Interagency Early Childhood Intervention Project

Phone: (651)582-8436
Fax: (651)582-8494

Minnesota Resource Center: Blind/Visually Impaired

615 Olof Hanson Drive
Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: (507)332-5510 or (800)657- 3859
Fax: (507)332-5494

Minnesota Resource Center: Deaf/Hard of Hearing

615 Olof Hanson Drive
Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: (507)332-5491 or (800)657-3936
Fax: (507)332-5494

MN Department of Education

1500 Hwy 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
Phone: (651)582-8200

MN Department of Education Special Education

Phone: (651)582-8200

MN Life College

The Mission of Minnesota Life College is to help young adults with learning disabilities achieve personal and financial self-sufficiency.

7501 Logan Ave. S #2A
Richfield, MN 55423

MN Relay Service

Learn all about the program that provides telecommunications assistance directly to Minnesota's deaf, hard-of-hearing, speech or mobility impaired citizens. Information on how to participate in these programs.

24-hour service
Customer Relations: (800)676-3777

MN Special Education Mediation Services (MNSEMS)

Minnesota Special Education Mediation Service (MNSEMS) provides conflict resolution assistance for students, schools, parents and agencies. Parents and school staff can use a mediation session or a facilitated IEP/IFSP/IIIP meeting to address issues of concern.

Office of Dispute Resolutions
340 Centennial Building
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651)297-4635
Fax: (651)282-6396

MN State Council on Disabilities

The Minnesota State Council on Disability (MSCOD) is an agency that collaborates, advocates, advises and provides information to expand opportunities, increase the quality of life and empower all persons with disabilities. Services are provided to individuals with disabilities and their families, the Governor and Legislature, government and private agencies, employers and the general public.

121 East 7th Place, #107
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: (651)361-7800

Pacer Center, Inc. (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights)

The mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.

8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55437-1044
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Phone: (952)952-838-9000 or (800)537-2237
Fax: (952)838-0199

People Incorporated Epilepsy Services

People Incorporated provides a variety of programs, services and levels of care to people with mental illness and other brain disorders. They offer a guided independent-living experience designed to help adults with epilepsy live and work on their own.

630 Cedar Ave. South #204
Minneapolis, MN 55454

True Friends

Camp Courage, Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage North and Camp New Hope are five camps nestled among the forests and lakes of Minnesota serving children and adults with disabilities. Together, we create a world where experiences and adventures are open to individuals of all abilities.

10509 108th St. NW
Annandale, MN 55302
Phone: 1.800.450.8376
Fax: 952.852.0123