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Dear Governor Walz (Caregivers Stabilization Act)

January 31, 2023

Dear Governor Walz, I know there is talk about funding more oversight technology for Minnesota’s disabled population. Medical and caregiving technology is a great thing, but it doesn’t solve every…

ACR Homes Direct Care Professional is providing care to a person with disabilities at the Minnesota State Fair, an activity that promotes disability inclusion and wheelchair accessibility.

Top 10 Accessible Activities in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area

January 26, 2023

Are you looking for wheelchair accessible activities in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area of Minnesota for individuals with disabilities? This fun and diverse list will promote community involvement and increase…

Minnesota college students working as Direct Care Professionals with ACR Homes enjoy time doing graduate school mentorship program requirements while talking with a man with disabilities who lives at ACR Homes.

ACR Homes Launches Graduate School Mentorship Program

January 13, 2023

Getting into a healthcare focused graduate school or medical school program is hard. Only 33.9% of applicants entered the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Minnesota in 2020.…

Direct Care Professional employee who is a working mom with both her son and a resident of one of the group homes

Why Working As A Direct Care Professional Is the Best Job For Moms Returning To Work

December 1, 2022

You’re a stay-at-home mom considering returning to work. Congratulations! However, we know that decision comes with mixed feelings. It’s a big deal to go from stay-at-home mom to working mother.…

New Increased Wages!

September 16, 2022

Effective September 25th, 2022, all ACR employees will be getting a $2/hour pay increase (for non-asleep hours) + opportunity for house specific rate exception differentials of $.50-$2.00! Part-time direct care…

Direct Care Professionals Anna Lalande and Lindsey Schimpf pose for a photo with ACR Homes resident on a trip to Disney

Direct Care Professional Makes Resident Dreams Come True

July 5, 2022

The purpose of ACR Homes’ internship program is to allow Direct Care Professionals the opportunity to make an even bigger impact in the lives of ACR Homes residents. Because the…

SAVE OUR HOMES: A Family Sponsored Rally for People with Disabilities

June 21, 2022

Please make plans to join in the Rally at the Governor’s Mansion this Friday, June 24 at 9:30 a.m.!  This event is being organized by a group of parents of people…

The Spirit of ACR Homes: Meet Our Residents #3 | ACR Homes

May 27, 2022

Meet Shaina! Shaina is an adventurous and amazing resident here at ACR. Born and raised in Minnesota, a lover of oreos and a good cup of tea, and an avid…

How can you get the patient contact hours you need for grad school? Through ACR

May 24, 2022

As you prepare to step into your career in health care, there’s no substitute for that part-time job that gives you tons of experience with patient care. Health care majors…

Summer Job Fairs

April 11, 2022

You’re Invited! ACR Homes cares for the lives of people who have disabilities in group homes throughout the Twin Cities, and we are looking for passionate employees to join our…

Students, Minnesotans with disabilities need your voice now. Here’s how to help

March 8, 2022

As a student pursuing a health care career, you already know a thing or two about our healthcare system. It’s the most advanced in the world. But there’s room for…

Impact Year 2.0: Optimize your Gap Year

February 24, 2022

When considering how to spend your Gap Year as a pre-PA or pre-med staff, it’s important to make sure that you’re getting the most out of that year away from…