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Minneapolis Parks & Rec

The Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board exists to provide places and recreation opportunities for all people to gather, celebrate, contemplate, and engage in activities that promote health, well-being, community and the environment. 

Minneapolis Public Libraries

[Our] mission is to nourish minds, transform lives and build community together. [We] envision a Hennepin County where library services ensure every person has the opportunity and resources to read, graduate, engage, work and learn. 

PICA Headstart

Parents in Community Action, Inc. (PICA) is a private, non-profit agency designated by the federal government to operate Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Hennepin County, Minnesota. 

Help Me Grow 

Help Me Grow has many resources about the development of young children for parents and professionals. 

Autism Navigator 

Autism Navigator is a unique collection of web-based tools and courses that use extensive video footage to bridge the gap between science and community practice. It increases the healthcare and early intervention providers, educators, and families to improve outcomes of young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 


PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation, as well as those in Minneosta. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilites. 

The Arc

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, actively supporting them and their families in a lifetime of full inclusion and participation in their communities.