Community Resources

Community Resources

Find information and resources available to you through a variety of organizations. 

*With the exception of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, PICS is not affiliated with the organizations below.

The Arc Minnesota
Resource hub for advocacy, employment and education supporting people with disabilities.  

Disability Hub MN
Free statewide resource network that helps solve problems, navigate the system and plan for the future.

Lutheran Social Service of MN
Provides services to youth, families, people with disabilities and older adults to thrive in the community.

Resources designed to help seniors find human services and financial assistance, and connect with their community.

Minnesota Autism Resource Portal
Community-based resource for information about autism spectrum disorders and similar conditions.

Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA)
Resources for seniors.

Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
Support for Minnesotans affected by brain injury.

Minnesota Council on Disability
Training and resources for people with disabilities, public policy information and other assistance.

Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
News and information about resources and performance of DHS licensed providers.

Minnesota State Legislature
Keep tabs on what is happening in Minnesota at the State level.

Special-Care Dental Clinics
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) operates special-care dental clinics in key regions of the state for patients whose conditions make it difficult for them to obtain dental care from other providers. Patients with developmental and intellectual disabilities, severe and persistent mental illnesses and traumatic brain injuries are eligible to receive treatment at the clinics.

Telephone Assistance Plan (TAP) and Lifeline
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission offers a monthly discount towards landline phone bills for low income residents. The Federal Lifeline program also provides a monthly discount towards landline bills and includes wireless phone bills.

U.S. Senate
Watch how your Senators are voting: look at Active Legislation to find out what issues are actively being discussed in the United States Senate.


Community Resource Guide

To help make things easier for individuals and families, we have created a free, comprehensive 40-page Community Resource Guide filled with community resources throughout Minnesota. To receive a copy of the PICS Community Resource Guide, please email us to request an emailed copy.