Access provides residential, school or daycare-based, and community-based services to individuals who have developmental disabilities, mental illness, and other related conditions. We support each person’s right to lead a dignified independent life. All services provided by Access are focused on this important commitment.
- Community Alternative for Disabled Individuals (CADI)
- Independent Living Skills
- In-Home Family Support
- Developmental Disabilities Waiver Services
- Personal Care Attendant (PCA)
- Supported Living Services (SLS)
Access also offers a number of special activities and programs to enhance the lives of our clients. Some of them include:
Interested in enrolling your child in a camping experience? Our case managers will help you find the perfect fit from a number of camps in the Minnesota–North Dakota area that cater specifically to children who have special needs.
Our staff encourages clients to participate in local Special Olympics activities. Case managers will help your family register to participate and ensure they have the opportunity to partake in the sport(s) of their choice.
Access staff will help clients apply for scholarships to receive membership to the F-M Family YMCA. At the Y, they can participate in a number of health-related fun activities. Access also has an agency membership card that can be checked out for use by our clients for one-time or occasional trips to the YMCA.
MCLC Center (Michael Czichotzki Learning Center)
Located at the Agency tri-plex at 910 9th Ave. S. in Moorhead, the MCLC is available for clients and staff to utilize for outings. It was named in honor of Michael W. Czichotzki, a client of Access who passed away in November 2007. Some activities that are held at the center include art classes, craft nights, bingo, and fitness classes.
Access also has agency passes available to check out to visit the Red River Zoo, Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm, and other local events. In addition, Access utilizes community resources to obtain tickets for community events such as FM Community Theatre productions, concerts, RedHawks games, and the Shrine Circus.
For more information regarding In-Home Services, please contact Bill Smith, Services Director, at bill.smith(at)accessrrv(dot)org.