Blue Earth and Nicollet Counties

Hearing Loss Support Group

“To provide a safe and supportive place for adults who are hard of hearing to learn about and discuss concerns related to hearing loss.”

Support Groups
Educational Speakers
Social Activities
2nd Thursday of the month 5:30-8:00 PM

Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital Main Entrance (Room 0308/0310)
Email: hlsgmankato@gmail.com
Special Thanks to Mayo Clinic Health System Audiology

Minnesota Valley Action Council

Providing employment support for people with disabilities through the disability employment initiative.  Contact Deb Long, Disability Resource Coordinator at 507-345-2454, dlong@mnvac.org and check out their website www.mnvac.org  

MRCI WorkSource
Providing employment support in Mankato, New Ulm, and Fairmont for people with disabilities.  www.mrciworksource.org, 15 Map Drive, Mankato, MN 56002-0328, 507-386-5600.

Lifeworks
Providing employment support through-out the metro area and in Mankato for people with disabilities.  www.lifeworks.org, 2965 Lone Oak Drive, #160, Eagan, MN 55121, 651-454-2732.

Leisure Education for Exceptional People (LEEP)
Based in Mankato, an organization providing leisure activities, vacations, and Special Olympic activities for people with disabilities.  www.mankatoleep.org, 929 North 4th Street, Mankato, MN 56001, 507-387-5122.

Minnesota Autism Center
The Minnesota Autism Center (MAC) provides therapeutic support for children, youth and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Check Minnesota Autism Center for more information or call 507-385-1997.

Community Education Access Program
Community Education  in Mankato offers many activities for people with disabilities. Check out their programming on their website for more information Mankato Community Education Access Program or call 507-345-5222.

Community Transition Interagency Committee
CTIC’s were organized to assist students with disabilities by helping to provide a smoother transition from high school to the adult world. The focus is on students ages 14 – 22 and their families. The committee consists of parents, students, and staff from Mankato area school districts and members from service agencies in and serving Blue Earth and Nicollet counties. Please visit their website for more information at CTIC.

SMILES Center for Independent Living
Smiles is a non profit organization committed to providing services for people with disabilities to live independently, to pursue goals, and enjoy opportunities and choices. For more information on SMILES visit their website SMILES Website or call 1-888-676-6498.

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