Disability & Accessibility

Disability & Accessibility
Local Multi-Service ProvidersSouthwest Health and Human Services (SWHHS)
     SWHHS is a multi-county agency committed to strengthening individuals, families, and communities by providing quality services in a respectful, caring, and cost-effective manner. SWHHS offers an extensive variety of departments and services, including: Financial assistance, Licensing, Public Health, Social Service, and Child Support. 
Located in the Joint Law Enforcement Center at 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN
Contact Lyon County Human Services at: 800.657.3760
Southwestern Center for Independent Living (SWCIL)
     SWCIL is dedicated to working with and responding to the ever-changing needs of persons with disabilities in Southwestern Minnesota. They work to promote societal acceptance, inclusion, and access to all through a wide-variety of services ( listed here ) and other resources ( listed here ). 
Located at 109 South 5th Street #700, Marshall, MN
Phone: 507.532.2221

Learning Accommodations & Accessibility College Planning Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities
     This planning guide gives upcoming college students with learning disabilities the tools they will need to be successful in their education. It provides information on rights students have and potential accommodations they may be able to receive. 

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
The SCSEP is the "nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find employment." This guide provides tips for reentering the workforce and what seniors need to know about SCSEP. 

Assisted LivingAvera Morningside Heights Care Center
Located at 300 South Bruce Street, Marshall, MN
Phone: 507-532-9661

Boulder Estates Congregate & Assisted Living
Located at 601 Village Drive, Marshall, MN
Phone: 507-532-3834

Boulder Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care
Located at 604 Village Drive, Marshall, MN
Phone: 507-929-1234

Heritage Pointe Senior Living
Located at 207 North 4th Street, Marshall, MN
Phone: 507-264-4247

     REM Minnesota has access to the nation's best thinking in health and human services and a successful track record of providing services for adults and children in home and community-based settings. Services offered include: Neurological, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Services such as hourly support services, residential services, supported living, host-home/in-home programs; And Supported living, residential services, hourly support services and respite for Adults and Children with disabilities. 
Located at 1005 North Fourth Street, Marshall, MN
Phone: 507.537.1458
Email Peg Dallman, Regional Director: peg.dallman@thementornetwork.com

Assisted Living Minnesota
This guide for assisted living gives an overview of residential care costs across Minnesota and provides options for financial assistance to help pau for care. The regulations and laws guiding best practices in assisted living facilities are explained, and a list of government and non-profit resources offering services and information to seniors and their caregivers is included. 

Memory Care in Minnesota
     This guide gives an overview of memory care costs across the state and lists statewide agencies that provide support for those with memory loss disorders. 

Assistive TechnologyAction Track Chair
     The Action Track Chair is a mobility based, electric wheelchair that allows the disabled to go beyond the paved path. Action Track Chair of Marshall provides the use of one of their Track Chairs when residents or visitors with mobility concerns would like to visit one of our regional trails.
Located at 1105 Lake Road, Marshall, MN
To rent the chair for free, please call the Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau at 507.537.1865
Email: info@actiontrackchair.com

     MN-NEAT educates and connects people with resources to find appropriate assistive technology. 

     STAR's mission is to help all Minnesotans with disabilities gain access to and acquire the assistive technology they need to live, learn, work, and play. 

Disability BenefitsSocial Security Disability
     Starter kit on how to file for disability benefits

State Assistance & ServicesDisability Minnesota
     This website provides Minnesota state agency programs, products, and services that are devoted to the range of disability issues. It also provides access to laws, statutes, and regulations for disability-related areas. 

Autism Society of Minnesota
     The mission of AuSM is to enhance the lives of individuals and family affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

"Your Civil Rights' Minnesota Department of Human Services
     The Minnesota Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in business, credit, education, employment, housing, public accommodations, and public services. Learn about the prohibited practices and examples of what could be illegal discrimination including: who is protected, what is protected and protections for service and emotional support animals. 

     The Minnesota Department of Human Services strives to help people live as independently as possible so they can continue to be part of the communities in which they live in (Economic assistance, Healthcare, and other services).