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What is Living Well Disability Services?

Founded as Dakota’s Children in 1972 Living Well Disability Services™ delivers exceptional services that transform the lives of people impacted by intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities.

Our services are available regardless of where individuals live — in their own home, their family’s home or in one of our 33 homes located across 10 counties in 20 cities. Innovations in service, accessibility, wellness, and technology help people grow based on what is most important to them and live with independence and dignity. All services we offer are are person-centered and developed to support each individual’s unique needs, hopes and interests.

Mission, Vision and Values

OUR MISSION: Living Well Disability Services provides exceptional services that transform the lives of people impacted by disabilities.

OUR VISION: A day when all people impacted by disabilities live well.

OUR VALUES: Advocacy, Community, Leadership, Respect, Wellness — Our values shape our decisions and guide our actions.

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Jerry & Alecia Go Wild with mascot Nordy

We have been named the Minnesota Wild Charity of the Month for March 2018 with help from our friends at Innovative Office Solutions

The March 6th game was the “Living Well Disability Services” game.  The wonderful team at The Minnesota Wild has featured us in the program at the game, their newsletters and of course on their website. Check out this sensational video highlighting us as the Charity of the Month. Fans of the Wild are dedicated to their champions in Minnesota.  We’re grateful for their recognition of all the champions we support everyday.


Our Office Location

Living Well Disability Services
1168 Northland Drive, Mendota Heights, MN 55120
p 651.688.8808 | f  1-651.560.3888

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Equal Housing Opportunity Statement: We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities. Living Well is a tobacco-free organization.