Hubbard County DAC In Park Rapids Provides Services To Those With Disabilities And Mental Illness


SUBMIT THE TAX PROPOSAL TO THE STATE LEGISLATURE.>>>A NON-PROFIT BUSINESS LOCATED IN PARK RAPIDS CONTINUES TO OFFER EMPLOYMENT AS WELL AS PROVIDING VARIOUS ACTIVITIES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND MENTAL ILLNESS. THE HUBBARD COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT CENTER HAS BEEN AROUND SINCE 1973 AND IS A VALUABLE RESOURCE FOR BOTH THEIR CLIENT AND STAFF EMPLOYEES. DESTINY WIGGINS HAS MORE.>>BELIEVING THAT EVERYONE DESERVES THE RIGHT TO HAVE A MEANINGFUL LIFE BY TURNING CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITIES ARE JUST A FEW WORDS THAT DESCRIBES THE HUBBARD COUNTY DEVELOPMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT CENTER IN PARK RAPIDS.>>THE HUBBARD COUNTY DAC, WE ARE CELEBRATING APPROXIMATE 46TH YEAR IN BUSINESS, AND OUR JOB IS TO PROVIDE TRAINING, EMPLOYMENT, AND DAY ACTIVITY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES.>>THE 501-C 3 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDES AN ATMOSPHERE TO THOSE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND MENTAL ILLNESS.>>VERY MUCH PERSON CENTERED, SO IT DEPENDS ON THE INDIVIDUAL. SO WE WOULD LOOK AT WHAT THEIR NEEDS ARE. SOME PEOPLE HAVE JUST SOME THERAPY NEEDS THAT WE MIGHT FOCUS ON. SOME ARE ACTIVITY RELATED. SO WE WOULD TAILOR WHATEVER PROGRAM THAT WE WOULD COME UP WITH TO WHATEVER THAT INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. SO IT’S A WIDE WIDE VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES AND OPTIONS THAT PEOPLE HAVE.>>THE DAC ALSO OWNS AND OPERATES THREE RETAIL STORES.>>WE OFFER THREE STORES IN THE COMMUNITY. WE OFFER BENEFITS TO THE COMMUNITY AS WELL AS OUR CLIENTS. WE HAVE A THRIFT STORE. WE HAVE A FURNITURE TYPE STORE. AND THEN WE HAVE A LITTLE ANTIQUE STORE THAT’S DOWNTOWN, AND ALL OF THOSE FACILITIES PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND OUR TRADITIONAL WORKERS.>>BARELY USED IS ONE OF THE THREE BUSINESSES OFFERED BY THE DEVELOPMENT ACHIEVEMENT CENTER. THE BUSINESSES AT THIS STORE SELL DONATED ITEMS AND HAND CRAFTED ITEMS MADE BY THE EMPLOYEES OF THE DAC.>>PEOPLE SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE WHERE THEY LIVE AND WORK BECAUSE THERE ARE SOME HANDICAPPED PEOPLE LIKE ME WHO NEED AND WANT TO WORK. [INAUDIBLE]. IT’S VERY IMPORTANT.>>THE DAC HAS BEEN PROVIDING THESE SERVICES SINCE 1973 AND PLANS TO CONTINUE TO BE A HELPFUL VALUABLE AND PROVIDE THE WORK ENVIRONMENT FOR THOSE IN THEIR COMMUNITY. REPORTING IN PARK RAPIDS, DESTINY WIGGINS, LAKELAND NEWS.>>THE CENTER IS ALSO LOOKING AT

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  1. Love working for the Hubbard county DAC it's a good place to work for as if we tried finding a job ourselves it would be hard to do with help they would be more willing to hire us but on our own don't think they will want us so thanks for coming .

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