Medical Assistance

Protection & Advocacy

Assistive Technology

Disability Benefits

Health Insurance

Financial Assistance

A list of resources for free or reduced cost medical care, dental care, prescriptions drugs and eyeglasses in our area.

A resource list for financial assistance for food, rent, medical travel expenses, medical equipment child care and more.

A list of resources to information about Social Security and SSI benefits.

Insurance information about Medicaid and the Insurance Marketplace.

Employment Resources

Resources for people with disabilities and victims of domestic violence.

Information about assessment, skills training and supported employment for job seekers.

A list of providers of services and supports in the Grand Forks area.

Information about IPAT, the North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology.

Website Links

The Arc of the United States advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the national level.

Area Service Providers

Local & State Resources

CANA Brochure  This publication of the Community Agency Network Association lists resources and services for the Grand Forks area.

Publications of
The Arc, Upper Valley

Donald Ecklund

Other Publications

People First Language:  How to speak and write about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Faith Inclusion:  How to welcome people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at your place of worship.

Service Animals: This brochure explains the difference between service animals and emotional support animals.

Parents Guide to Special Education in North Dakota.

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