January 2021 News

Jan 4
Recent legislation allows for a temporary rate increase for direct support professionals to respond to COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has temporarily increased budgets for CDCS and CSG participants by 8.4% for services provided between Dec. 1, 2020 and Feb. 7, 2021.

October 2020 News

Oct 13
While the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact our everyday lives, often in ways we couldn’t have imagined last year at this time, it has only strengthened PICS’ commitment to the highest level of customer service for our Representatives, Participants and Workers. We are here for you!

September 2020 News

Sep 16
Joe has been an amazing teacher and mentor for me and all of us in his extended family - in his acceptance of what he must do, his adaptation to change, his unabashed joy of life and appreciation for little things, and his ability to live each day in the moment. At this time in particular, while we are all dealing with the pandemic, Joe helps me stay focused on what's truly important.
Photo of Joe PICS

July 2020 News

Jul 24
Because of you, PICS has accomplished some big numbers in 20 years. Thank you for the trust you place in us to provide services in support of the individual(s) with disabilities in your life! To celebrate our anniversary, we’re excited to announce some fun offers and a story featuring one of our PICS families.
20th Anniversary Infographic

June 2020 News

Jun 17

As a PICS community, we have been navigating the unexpected challenges of remote working, but realize that doesn’t compare to those of you juggling caring for your loved ones, managing staff, distance learning during a pandemic, and the unrest in our community due to recent events. There are no words that will make things right or better.  We at PICS want our families, participants and workers to know that you matter and we are here to support you.

With summer underway we would like to provide some resources you may find valuable:

Jun 5

PICS (Partners in Community Supports) is proud to be part of an organization committed to anti-racism. We are grieving the loss of George Floyd and our hearts are breaking for his family and our community.

We believe every person has inherent worth and dignity.

We stand with our neighbors in south Minneapolis and across Minnesota united in grief at the tragic death of George Floyd. We see and acknowledge the pain in our community. Many are experiencing tremendous hurt; this includes our own employees and people we support.

April 2020 News

March 2020 News

Mar 31
You can easily manage your services remotely in the COVID-19 environment.
PICS can help manage your services during COVID

February 2020 News