News and Events

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…

Members of Dance At Your Own Risk stand outside Acheive's entrance with MOHR President and Training Specialist Joe Loskota who is holding the award in his hands

Achieve Band Receives Award

July 21, 2020

Achieve Services’ resident band – Dance At Your Own Risk (DAYOR) – is a recipient of a 2020 Life Enrichment Award from The Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation (MOHR) The award was presented by MOHR President Julie Johnson outside of Achieve on Monday. DAYOR was formed in 2013. After doing some research, Training Specialist…

Action Alert!

June 17, 2020

Thank you for all your advocacy efforts to date helping to push for some form of financial relief to help avoid long term closures of employment and day services for adults with disabilities. We are asking you to reach out again as we near the end of the current Special Session at the Minnesota Legislature.…

Achieve Re-Opening Update

June 11, 2020

Under the guidance of DHS, Achieve welcomed back a small group of participants this week. This is phase 1, and we will continue to prioritize the health and safety of our participants and staff while following what is allowable by DHS and the Governor. As participants get ready to return to Achieve, please read our…

Achieve’s Plan to Re-Open

May 15, 2020

Achieve’s senior staff has been working hard to make sure we have a plan in place for folks to safely return to Achieve. To ensure a safe workplace that allows for social distancing, we will be inviting participants back in phases once our plan to reopen has been approved by the Department of Human Services…

Action Alert! Contact Your Elected Officials!

April 16, 2020

Sen. Jim Abeler and Sen. John Hoffman are fighting tirelessly to pass legislation to cover the fixed costs incurred by Achieve and other DT&H programs while our services are suspended due to the Coronavirus. But they cannot do it alone – we need to urge other legislators to support the efforts of Abeler and Hoffman!…

Recent Happenings at Achieve

Today we had our band, Dance at Your Own Risk, perform at Northtown Mall. It was so fun singing original and cover songs. Thank you for having us and thank you to those who listened to us sing! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Last week we had the opportunity to enjoy a Minnesota Twins game! A big thank you to The Chapters Rap with Steve Vaccaro for donating tickets to Achieve. We had a great time at the game. ⚾️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Garden Request... Area Red has been preparing the garden by growing a variety of vegetable seeds, but we could also use some starter plants (flowers, veggies, fruit plants, etc.). We would also like more shepherd hooks and an oscillating sprinkler. If you would like to donate plants or these items towards the garden, please message or email us and you can drop off the plants at Achieve anytime in May. Thank you! Happy gardening! 🌼😊#gardening #garden #disabilityservices #achieveservices ... See MoreSee Less
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Today Achieve's band, "Dance at Your Own Risk," performed at The Harbors Senior Living Community of Fridley. This was our first time performing there and it was very fun! We sang both original songs and covers. Thank you for inviting us to share some music with your residents! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Fun lunch with friends at Culver's! 😃 ... See MoreSee Less
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