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For people with intellectual
and developmental disabilities





                                         1819 Bemidji Avenue N  Suite 2  Bemidji,  MN 56601  (800)-450-7338  or (800) 775-3196





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The Arc United is committed to securing opportunities for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We  create programs and opportunities for all to learn, live, work, play and plan their future while realizing their goals.

Every individual and family served has access to program information, advocacy and skill building opportunities.  

The Arc United helps to create active citizens of our democracy and active members of their community. 
We work to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities along with their families, have the support  they need to live an ordinary and prosperous life.

25 Counties:​

Aitkin, Beltrami, Cass, 
Chisago, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Isanti, Kanabec, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, McLeod, Meeker
Mille Lacs, Pennington, Pine, Polk, Red Lake, Renville , Roseau, Sherburne, Todd, Wadena & Wright



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Teens & Young Adults​Speak Up- Picnic & PotLuck
July 17 5:30-8:30

​People First Picnic & PotLuck, July 19th, 2:00-4:00. Diamond Point Pavillion.

3rd Annual Arc United Style Show, September 20th, 10:00-noon, St Alberts Parish, Albertville

Annual Buddy Walk, October 28th, 11:00 - 4:00, Brainerd Arboretum

Arc United Fall Festival Dinner & Dance, Oct. 21st, 5:30, true Friends, Annandale.


Sibshops - Big Lake 
Buffalo, Elk River, Hutchinson - check Sibshop page for dates






Look Here!
Great Opportunity

Partners in Policymaking is an exceptional advocacy training program that is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 program that starts in September.

Individuals with disabilities and parents with young children with disabilities are encouraged to apply. There is no cost for this program. 

Partners Flyer


Teens and Young Adults Speak Picnic & Potluck

We will have food, games and prizes.

This event is free! Please bring a food item to share.

Parents are encouraged to attend to meet with other parents and be a part of their teen and young adult’s experience and growth in becoming a self advocate.

Our vision is to empower,encourage, and assist teens and young adults in becoming self advocates.

July 17th, 5:30 -8:30pm  
Castle Park
200 South Nelson Street
Crooskton, MN

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TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS
SPEAK UP!
Arc United THANKS all of its generous sponsors and donors for helping to make the 
19th Annual Corky Peters Memorial Golf Tournament a success!

Mains’l Services, Inc.
Fairchild’s Fostercare
Thrivent Financial For Lutherans – Wright County
Riverplace Counseling
Michael Foods/Northern Foods
Bob & Arlene Groskreutz
Delta Dental Plan of Minnesota
Old Dutch
Elk River Lions
Dayton Lions
Susan & Robert Peters
Miller Chevrolet
Monticello Nuclear Social Club
Teamsters Local 471
Sieben, Gross and Von Holtum & Carey
Mykkanen Foster and Waiver Services
Dave Nelson/State Farm
Dan Olson/State Farm 
Central Bank
Alan Sturm & Associates
John Gurney and Family
True Friends
Lucky Mindy Adventures
AME Community Services
B&B Carpet One
Meier Tool & Engineering