News and Events

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!…

Parents and Families Resources

March 2, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended our Parents and Families Meeting on February 26. We are grateful to State Senator Jerry Newton and Jim and Stephanie, representatives from Minnesota Families & Advocates Coalition (MN-FAC), for joining us. If you weren’t able to attend, below are the documents and resources presented on and distributed at the meeting.…

POSTPONED: Celebrate our superheroes at the Spring Gala

February 3, 2020

Join the “A-Team,” Team Achieve, for our annual Spring Gala on TBD. We’ll recognize and celebrate our superhero staff and donors who make it possible for our participants to discover and embrace their inner superheroes. WHEN: TBD from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM WHERE: Bunker Hills Golf Club 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55448…

Upcoming and recent events

The Marathon crew enjoyed some Dairy Queen! ... See MoreSee Less
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Nothing like a fresh strawberry from the garden at Achieve! 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Today Joe starts his new role as Program Supervisor. Congratulations Joe! Also, Ralph is off part of this week so there will be two Zoom sessions. See the Zoom schedule below: Thursday 3:30 p.m. - Pokemon GroupJoin Zoom Meetingus06web.zoom.us/j/82278859873Meeting ID: 822 7885 9873Friday 9:00 a.m. - Achieve's Morning Show!Join Zoom Meetingus06web.zoom.us/j/84738044889Meeting ID: 847 3804 4889 ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Medtronic crew recently enjoyed going out to lunch together. 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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Bob is a long time Achieve participant who has mostly worked in-house over the years. He hasn’t been involved in a lot of community employment due to some challenges he experiences but our staff, Sue and Scott, who work with our crew at Ceramic Industrial Coatings, wanted to offer him the opportunity to try the job. Bob has done very well at the job site and completed a lot of work! This is a nice example of how a long-time staff rapport with a participant helped facilitate a successful attempt at trying something new! Way to go Bob! ... See MoreSee Less
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