404 South 8th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
24 hour information and referral service; health, recreation, education , or social services
Affordable College Online
Affordable Colleges Online provides community resources and tools related to higher education with an eye on affordability and accreditation. Offers college resources for students with disabilities and scholarships for students with disabilities
Works with citizens, businesses, colleges, government, communities to implement ADA laws
Makes all media accessible for all people
Chrysalis, A Center for Women:
4432 Chicago Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Link to all services needed by a woman or family
Courage Center St. Croix
3915 Golden Valley Rd. 1460 Curve Crest Blvd.
Golden Valley, MN Stillwater, MN 55082
763-588-0811 or 612-439-8283
Offer a wide range of services that improve independence and quality of life for people of all ages and abilities. Services include rehabilitation therapies, inpatient transitional rehabilitation, pain management, accessible fitness centers and pools, vocational and community-based services, behavioral/mental health therapies, family support, camping, and sports and recreation programs.
2055 Rice St.
Roseville, MN 55113
Adult ed., tutoring, parenting classes, GED, ESL, computer training, citizenship, HIV/AIDS, refugee/immigrant case management, health education, deaf recreational programs, domestic violence, interpreter referral, VRS, and more…
Deaf Hard of Hearing Services
444 Lafayette Rd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
651-296-6117 or 651-297-1506 (V)
Provides interpreter and accessibility related advocacy, information, and referral, consultation, technical assistance, and training for agencies and consumers
Minnesota's Online Resource About Combined Vision and Hearing Loss.
DeafMD have remained dedicated to the mission of providing clear and concise health education in American Sign Language to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing population. Our service is free, uncluttered of advertisements, and strictly for the betterment of the D/HoH community as we function solely through the donations of the users of DeafMD.
Department of Rehabilitation Service (DRS)
VR counselors know about disabilities and what it takes to enter the world of work. You and your VR counselor will talk about what you're good at, what you like and what you need. This is part of choosing a good job or career. Together you will set up a plan to meet your work goals. This plan is called an Employment Plan.
VR has many services. You and your counselor will pick the ones that are best for you. Some of them are:
- Finding a job
- Keeping a job
- Assistive Technology
Family Tree Clinic
1619 Dayton Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
651-645-0478 ext. 132 (V)
Free sexual health and family planning, birth control choices, HIV/AIDS, family planning, education and training.
Free Guide to the Twin Cities Deaf Community
The goal of this free online service is to provide a central source of up-to-date information to increase overall awareness of the many resources available to the Twin Cities signing community. With a steadily growing audience, TCDeaf.com looks forward to fostering increased ties among organizations, Deaf adults, Deaf youth, and other members of the signing community.
Going to College
Helpful tips and information about being prepared to go college.
Global Deaf Connection
Global Deaf Connection is an international Deaf education, non-governmental organization that is increasing social, economic and educational opportunities for Deaf people in the world's poorest nations.
15155 Technology Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55334-2277
Harris Communications is the one-stop source for products for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals and sign language interests.
Hearing and Service Dogs of Minnesota
2537 25th Avenue south
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people who are deaf, hard of hearing or disabled by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.
Sign language interpreter services and information about communication and laws related to deaf and HoH persons
iSeek -MN Careers Parent Guide
Parents, guardians, and mentors can use the free PDFs to take an active role in their child's career exploration and college-readiness activities. The guide is split into seven PDFs filled with fun resources and activities for parents and children to complete together.
Lifetrack Resources, Inc.
709 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104–4804
Employment appropriate to individual capabilities. Children's safety, health and developmental progress. Supportive family environments. Connections to public and community services.
Metropolitan Center for Independent Living:
1600 University Ave. W., Suite 16
St. Paul, MN 55104-3834
(651) 646-8342 Voice
(651) 603-2001 TTY
(651) 603-2006 Fax
Finds accessible housing, provide instruction such as money management, nutrition, transportation, sexuality, self-determination and assertiveness
Minnesota Chemical Dependency Program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals
Fairview Riverside Medical Center
2450 Riverside Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Residential chemical dependency program located within the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, at the Riverside campus in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Specializing in treatment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons.
Minnesota Deaf / Blind Project
4001 Stinson Blvd. N.E. Suite #210
Minneapolis, MN 55421
612-638-1525 or 638-1526 (V)
Provides FREE technical assistance to families, education teams and service providers of children birth through the year of their 21st birthday if the children have a combined vision and hearing loss, or are highly suspect of having both vision and hearing loss.
Minnesota Hands and Voices
709 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55104-4804
Toll Free: 1 (866) 857-2379
Video Phone: (866) 261-0857
Provide a variety of support services to families of children who have been recently diagnosed as deaf or hard of hearing. We also provide a variety of services to families who have known of their child's hearing loss for some time.
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
615 Olof Hanson Drive
Faribault, MN 55021-0308
507-332-5400 or 800-657-3996
A comprehensive, learning and signing community in a residential environment. Preschool through 12th grade programs. MSAD prepares deaf and hard of hearing students to reach their fullest potential by promoting communicative, intellectual, social, physical, and emotional development in every aspect of its programs.
MN Assoc. of Deaf Citizens, Inc. (MADC)
1824 Marshall Ave
St. Paul, MN 55104
Preserve, protect and promote American Sign Language and political, educational, economic and social equality for Deaf Minnesotans.
MN Commission Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing People
Task force for improving services to deaf and hard of hearing Minnesotans
MN Employment Center (MEC)
709 University Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Placement services, evaluation, job coaching, employer awareness training, job seeking skills classes, job club
MN Resource Center
PO Box 308
Faribault, MN 55021
Statewide technical assistance resource addressing special ed. and services for learners who are deaf or HoH and parents and educators.
Tons of helpful information to learn and know about life after high school.
Pathway to Success Parent Guide
Minnesota Career & Technical Education
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
This Pathways to Success parent guide can help you take an active role in helping your teen explore the worlds of education and work, the career development process and today's labor market.
726 NE 2nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Provide services for adults who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-blind, use or want to use sign language as their primary mode of communication and who experience a mental illness. These services are provided in a ten-unit apartment building in NE Minneapolis. Staff help participants learn how to manage their finances, housing, medical care, community resources, transportation and other life skills.
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN. 55437
Improve transition outcomes for youth after high school in preparation for employment or post-secondary through training, advocacy, facilitated system collaborations, and resource mapping
Resources in Minnesota for the Deaf
A list of resources especially for Minnesotans, but also includes a few out-of-state resources.
All MEN must register with Selective Service when they turn 18. By not registering you can miss out on many important opportunities like student loans, driver's license, government jobs, job training, and citizenship for male immigrants. Follow this link to register »
Social Security Income (SSI)
SSI is a Federal income supplement program funded by general tax revenues (not Social Security taxes). It is designed to help aged, blind, and disabled people, who have little or no income; and it provides cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter.
St. Paul Technical College
235 Marshall Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
Prepares individuals to work as interpreter/transliterators facilitating and mediating communication between Deaf/Hard of Hearing and hearing people.
Video Relay Services
Enables persons with hearing disabilities who use American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with voice telephone users through video equipment, rather than through typed text.