Living Well Disability Services
1168 Northland Drive, Mendota Heights, MN 55120
p 651-688-8808 | f 1-651-560-3888

Living Well Disability Services™ delivers exceptional services that transform the lives of people impacted by intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities. Founded as Dakota’s Children in 1972 in West St. Paul by parents, volunteers and community partners, our private 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization today provides person-centered services to people living in the region.

Services are available to people regardless of where they live; in their own home, their family’s home or in one of the 33 group homes owned and operated by Living Well Disability Services. Innovation in service, accessibility, wellness, and technology helps people pursue their goals and live as independently as possible. Services are based on the choices of each individual and developed to support their unique needs, hopes and interests. Download our Fact Sheet here.

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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: Our values shape our decisions and guide our actions.

Advocacy   Community    Leadership
Respect    Wellness

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Who We Serve

Living Well Disability Services serves a broad spectrum of people with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, multiple sclerosis, autism, and brain injury. These may be complicated by health issues related to aging, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and medical fragility. We also provide mental health and behavior supports as part of our services for people with multiple diagnoses.


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.