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24.4. Additional Programs or Resources

Accessible Space, Inc.
Phone: (651) 645-7271
Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI), a nonprofit organization which provides accessible, affordable housing, supportive living opportunities and rehabilitation services for adults with physical disabilities and brain injuries, as well as seniors.

Capable Partners
Phone: (763) 439-1038
The Vision and Mission of Capable Partners is to create a well known and respected Twin Cities based non-profit organization of sport persons whose mission is to volunteer their time and talents to provide hunting, fishing, and related opportunities for the physically challenged.

Closing The Gap
Phone: (507) 248-3294
Closing The Gap, Inc. is an organization that focuses on assistive technology for children and adults with special needs through its bi-monthly newspaper, Resource Directory, annual international conference, extensive Web site and on-line service, Solutions.

Courage Center
Phone: (888) 846-8253
We are a Minnesota-based rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. We specialize in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism and disabilities experienced since birth

Courage Center Scholarship for People with Disabilities
Phone: (763) 520-0553
The Courage Center awards scholarships up to $2,500 for post-secondary students in Minnesota who have a sensory impairment or physical disability Applicants will need to identify how a scholarship will support their educational aspirations and career goals.

Disability Linkage Line
Phone: (866) 333-2466
The Disability Linkage Line (DLL) is a FREE Information, Referral and Assistance service that helps persons with disabilities connect to services and programs in Minnesota.

Our mission is achieved through a dedicated and passionate staff who envision providing SCUBA training and diving opportunities to those individuals who feel SCUBA diving is unattainable due to physical and cognitive challenges and to develop continuing relationships and overcome obstacles to SCUBA diving for individuals with disabilities.

Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota
The mission of Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota is to assist people with barriers to education, employment and independence in achieving their goals.

Goodwill/Easter Seals Equipment Loan
Phone: (651) 379-5922
Goodwill/Easter Seals offers free loans of medical equipment, for up to six months, to any person with a temporary need. Individuals and health care providers in the community donate this used equipment. Goodwill/Easter Seals repairs, cleans and sanitizes the equipment before each loan.

Helping Paws
Phone: (952) 988-9359
Helping Paws of Minnesota, Inc., is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to further the independence of individuals with physical disabilities (other than blindness or deafness) through the use of a service dog. As part of this mission, Helping Paws trains and places service dogs with individuals with disabilities in the state of Minnesota and surrounding areas.

Lend A Hand Up
Lend A Hand is a program of Dakota Medical Foundation (DMF) that helps caring community members raise funds for families experiencing a medical crisis. The program provides fundraising resources, online giving options and matching funds to inspire and compound giving. 100% of contributions to Lend A Hand are distributed to eligible families living in Cass County, ND, Clay County, MN, or one of the following cities in Becker County, MN: Lake Park, Audubon, Detroit Lakes.

Minnesota Broken Wing Connection
Phone: (888) 752-9373
The Minnesota Broken Wing Connection, a small non-profit, was formed to help the disabled discover, or rediscover, the great outdoors and how to get back out there. This has been accomplished by our becoming a national resource center and a Minnesota learning center for the physically challenged who are looking for other options in life.

Minnesota Disability Law Center
Phone: (800) 292-4150
The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) addresses the unique legal needs of persons with disabilities. MDLC provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities on legal issues that are related to their disabilities.

Minnesota PowerHockey League
Phone: (763) 535-4736
The Minnesota PowerHockey League, is a division of the U.S. EWHA (Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association). We continue to look for more players so that we can build and expand our league. For more information, please contact the MPHL.

Rebuilding Together Twin Cites
Phone: (651) 776-4273
Rebuilding Together Twin Cites serves low-income homeowners in the seven-county metro area whose homes are in need of repair or have fallen behind in basic exterior and interior maintenance.

Simon Technology Center
Phone: (952) 838-9000
The Simon Technology Center is dedicated to making the benefits of technology more accessible to children and adults with disabilities.

True Friends
Phone: (952)852-0101
A MN based five camp location organization serving children and adults with disabilities. We offer resident camps, day camps, respite services, national and international travel for people with disabilities, a therapeutic riding program, conference & retreat facilities, and much more.

VSA Arts Minnesota
Phone: (612) 332-3888
V S A arts of Minnesota promotes quality, accessible arts experiences for people with all types of disabilities.

We Can Ride, Inc.
Phone: (952) 934-0057
The We Can Ride program, founded in 1982, offers therapeutic horseback riding and cart driving to disabled children and adults.

Wilderness Inquiry
Phone: (800) 728-0719
Wilderness Inquiry (WI) is a non-profit organization that focuses on getting people from all walks of life to personally experience the natural world. Many trips are especially geared for individuals with disabilities.

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