Living Well Disability Services is proud to be a member of ANCOR. The American Network of Community Options and Resources is a national trade association representing more than 800 private providers of community living and employment supports and services to more than 400,000 individuals with disabilities. ANCOR’s mission is to inform, educate and network service providers to safeguard, develop, grow and extend their capacity to support the choices of people with disabilities.
ARRM (Association of Residential Resources in Minnesota) leads the advancement of community-based services that support people with disabilities in their pursuit of meaningful lives. Founded in 1970 by a group of private providers, ARRM is an association of 150 providers, including Living Well Disability Services, supporting thousands of people with disabilities. The ARRM Board of Directors include Living Well’s President Tom Gillespie and Regional Director Beth Tollefson.
The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD) is a coalition of more than 100 organizations of persons with disabilities, providers and advocates, dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities.
The Living Well Disability Services partnership with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum spans almost 20 years and includes a variety of projects and collaborations in support of the health and wellness of the people we serve. The Arboretum sponsors classes promoting healthy eating and garden care, grows crops for people to incorporate into their menus and builds raised flower beds at many Living Well Disability Services homes.
The Tapemark Minnesota PGA Charity Pro-Am, founded in 1972 by Bob Klas Sr. and Pat Cody Sr., raises money for non-profit agencies serving people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. As one of four major events for the Minnesota Section of the PGA, its growth, success and great generosity has directly contributed to the growth and success of Living Well Disability Services. In nearly 50 years the Tapemark Charity Pro-Am has donated almost $200,000 to Living Well Disability Services and the people we serve! Learn more about the Tapemark Minnesota PGA Charity Pro-Am at tapemarkgolf.org.