News and Events

What 14c is and Why It Is Important to Keep Commensurate Wage Work

August 30, 2022

At Achieve we believe in offering a wide range of employment options, and honoring the choices our participants make. Accordingly, we provide opportunities to work in competitive jobs out in the community, usually with a job coach who provides assistance as needed. And for some, we provide work on-site at Achieve, where participants can work…

Dance At Your Own Risk Releases 8th Album

February 2, 2021

Dance At Your Own Risk (DAYOR) has not let the pandemic stop them from making music. The band’s 8th album – Happy Holidays From Achieve Services 2020 – released in December and can be streamed wherever you listen to music. The album features 14 tracks with lyrics written by DAYOR members. Training Specialist and DAYOR…

Valuing Innovation

November 9, 2020

You may recognize Jenni if you’ve attended an Achieve Services’ fundraising event. She wheels around with a big smile selling raffle tickets. Jenni is one of 100 participants who has not been able to return to Achieve for in-person services. Innovation is one of Achieve Services’ four values, and the word innovative is also in…

Support Achieve this fall

August 28, 2020

Achieve has made some difficult decisions to ensure we keep our community safe and healthy this fall. Our Spring Gala, typically held in April, was postponed with the hope we would be able to gather in person this fall. Unfortunately, we still do not feel like meeting in person is the best option at this…

We Need Your Help

August 3, 2020

Achieve is currently facing the greatest challenge we’ve seen in our 56-year history. With the COVID-19 pandemic and mandated shutdowns, our revenues were zero for April and May and were about 10% of budget in June. With the unique operating restrictions the state has placed on us (3-hr days and no more than 50 people on…

Jameson and Tom pose together at Achieve's Fall Fundraiser

Last in line, still

July 22, 2020

By: Tom Weaver, Achieve CEO I was so encouraged to see Kirsten Swanson and KSTP’s investigative series entitled “Last in Line”, which clearly exposed the way the state has neglected the needs of people with disabilities, and I was hopeful that state policymakers would finally get the message.   However, that hope quickly turned to despair…

Upcoming and recent events

Do you prefer almonds or pistachios? Well, we have good news! You can have both! Achieve still has one pound bags of almonds and pistachios for sale and they're each only $5. This is a steal of a deal. It's especially a good deal since you can freeze nuts and they remain fresh for months to come. Get your bags today at Achieve or online here: www.achieveservices.org/nutsale. ... See MoreSee Less
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Area Red enjoyed decorating and eating some cookies. Yum! 😃 ... See MoreSee Less
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Today Amy reorganized the many files in our file cabinet. These files are now very neat and tidy and much easier to access. Thank you for your hard work and help Amy! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you, or someone you know looking for a rewarding job (no nights, no weekends), that truly makes an impact in our community? Then look no further than Achieve! We have wonderful participants and staff you'd work with. We're especially looking for Training Assistants. To learn more about our job openings and to apply, visit www.achieveservices.org/jobs. ... See MoreSee Less
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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we remember Dr. King's incredible impact on the civil rights movement and helping improve racial equality. This day has also been recognized as a day of service, to help our communities. Take some time to reflect on how you treat others, and what you can do to help a coworker, friend, neighbor, or family member today. ... See MoreSee Less
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