Opportunity and Dignity

for Adults with Disabilities

We help people lead meaningful and self-determined lives through innovative programs, volunteer opportunities, and a job you'll love.
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Dignity and Opportunity

for Adults with Disabilities

We help people lead meaningful and self-determined lives through innovative programs, volunteer opportunities, and a job you'll love.

People with disabilities have hopes, dreams, and aspirations just like everyone

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    Find

    employment

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    Volunteer

    in the community

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    Develop

    friendships with peers

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    Express

    yourself through art

Adults with disabilities are often left out of decisions that impact them directly,

However, at Achieve Services, we treat participants like the adults they are. We listen, we don’t dictate, patronize, or condescend.

Our goal is to help our participants lead meaningful and self-determined lives, whatever that means for them.

"Achieve understood and valued the work my daughter Kristina wanted to do. She has been employed at the Anoka County Government Center for over 20 years and wants to stay in her position until she retires. I trust Achieve to care about Kristina’s happiness and her ability to succeed in her employment."

Kathy Svanda,
Achieve Parent and Board Chair

How To Support

We often have a waiting list for participants and we rely on generous supporters to help us provide our participants with attentive, kind, and dignified care.

Our work is resource-intensive, but important. There are a variety of ways to support our mission.

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Give Money

Give a one-time gift, become a monthly sustainer, or attend our fundraising events.

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Advocate

Help us reach out to local legislators and advocate for people with disabilities.

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Hire or Purchase

Hire our participants at your company, use our shredding services, or purchase Achieve Clean laundry detergent.

Achieve Services

Enrollment Process

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    Schedule a
    Tour

    See how Achieve works on a day-to-day basis. From training to job placement, find out how participants have empowered themselves through meaningful opportunities.

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    Complete a Participant Application

    Let us know your interests, goals, and where you see yourself at Achieve. Don’t think of it as a job interview, think of it as a way for us to get to know you!

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    Develop a Personal Achievement Plan

    Work with your team to decide your goals at Achieve. Whether you’re looking to learn new skills or are ready to start working, we can help you reach your goals.

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    Pursue What Brings Meaning to You

    Start on your new career path! Our staff works with you during the first steps to having a self-determined and meaningful life.

"Prior to Achieve, my daughter didn’t seem happy and I thought this is how it was everywhere. I wanted more for her. Achieve’s staff is professional and worked well as a team to meet our needs. The participants’ energy is amazing and very uplifting. We love Achieve!"

Shelley Erickson,
Achieve Parent

About Achieve Services

People with disabilities want the opportunity to participate in meaningful activities and have a measure of self-determination. We believe every person is significant.

Achieve Services has been helping people pursue their dreams for over 50 years. We create an individualized plan for every participant that is tailored to their needs and wishes. Our staff and facilities are equipped to work with individuals with differing needs.

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    195+ participants involved in Achieve Services.

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    Just under half of our participants work in the community.

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    We have provided a workforce for more than 50 local business