Community ResourcesPlease click on the links below to learn more about each organization.The mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.
Founded in 1977, PACER Center was created by parents of children and youth with disabilities to help other parents and families facing similar challenges. Today, PACER Center expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families. PACER is staffed primarily by parents of children with disabilities and works in coalition with 18 disability organizations.
With assistance to individual families, workshops, materials for parents and professionals, and leadership in securing a free and appropriate public education for all children, PACER's work affects and encourages families in Minnesota and across the nation.With the right training, preparation and workplace accommodations, people with disabilities can have rewarding careers. Our Vocational Rehabilitation Services unit can help you prepare for, find and keep a job, and live as independently as possible.Our Career Rehabilitation Counselor is:Colleen Heffernan, M.S.1201 89th Ave. NESuite 220Blaine MN firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 763-279-4355Fax: 763-785-3365TTY: 763-785-5987