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Hi! I'm Jan - coordinator of 2 groups:
Peer Connect Club
13 - 30 years with social skills challenges in our region. Parents and staff welcome!

Renville County Parent Group
Call or email me and I'll tell you more about our groups.

We are here to provide support, education and resource information for individuals, families and professionals. Plus, we want to connect you with other parents and peers.

Fragile X, CP, MS, FAS, or some other life challenge—we are happy to help you.  Give us a call or email us. Let us know what you need and we'll do our very best to help you.

Regular programming:

Parenting Special Needs Support Groups

Join our Support Groups in Benson, Litchfield, Olivia or Willmar, Minnesota.

Consider yourself cordially invited.  Do you have questions or concerns about your child, teen or young adult?  You are not alone!  By being a part of our Support Group, you will find people who may have the same concerns as you do.  You can bring your questions, concerns, or issues to our group. We are here to offer you support.  Help you connect with others.  Learn about your loved one’s diagnosis or challenging parenting moments.


Information, Referrals & Programming Ideas
Let us know how we can help you—
320-235-5310, ext. 206


Weighted Blankets

Mini Grants


Annual Events:

Be sure to check our Events page and Active Lives Calendar.

Educational workshops, U-Empowered Conference, Halloween party, Family Picnic and Adventure Fair.

Organizations that Maybe Helpful to You:

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota
510 25th Avenue North, St. Cloud, MN 56303-3255
Phone: (320) 253-0765/(888) 616-3726 Fax: (320) 253-6753
E-Mail: info@ucpcentralmn.org

Cerebral Palsy Guide
3208 E. Colonial Drive, #241
Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: 855-329-1008


Cerebral Palsy Group

400 Putnam Pike, Suire J #242

Smithfield, RI 02917

Phone: 774-325-0083



The National Fragile X Foundation
PO Box 37
Walnut Creek, California 94597
800-688-8765 (toll-free)

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Toll-Free: 1-866-90-MOFAS (66327)

A.I.M.  (Advocacy & Inclusion Matter)
They provide advocacy and support for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Also available to download is the Arc's Family Resource Guide, which is written for families raising children with mental retardation and related developmental disabilities. It tells about benefits, supports and services that might help families and individuals.

A.I.M. 888-231-1777
Events, workshops, and much more for people with developmental disabilities!

Meeker or Renville Counties--  Contact:  arccentral5@aol.com or call 800-775-3196.

Minnesota Chapter--  MS Society
200 12th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-335-7900

MS experts can answer questions about living with MS and connect you to resources.
Heather - 612-335-7900 - hsvenson@mssociety.org
Jill - 612-335-7900 - jparkinson@mssociety.org
Sarah - 612-335-7900 - sdanen@mssociety.org

Children's Home Society & Family Services,
They have a Learning Disabilities Program that promotes school success among children with learning challenges in grades k-12. Is free and confidential. Contact: Renee Brecken

Minnesota Disability Law Center
Organization provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities on legal issues that are related to their disabilities.

PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights),
It's mission is securing a free and appropriate public education for all children. Contact: Lucy Favorite. Also available, PACER's school discipline guide for families, http://pacer.org/discguide.html

School Law Center, LLC,
which specializes in legal advocacy on behalf of students in a variety of civil rights areas. Contact: Amy Goetz.

Confidence Learning Center, often referred to as Camp Confidence,
which is a year-round center for persons with developmental disabilities. They specialize in recreation and outdoor education, and the Confidence Learning Center serves persons of all ages and abilities.

Active Lives Calendar


The Resource Center Program
WCI enhances quality of life through individualized support, training and employment. Learn More

Local Sponsors and Partners of TRCP:

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