People First

Arc Midstate is seeking funding and volunteers to re-start People First Groups.  If you are interested in helping to create this opportunity please contact our office at 320.251.7272 or by email at info@arcmidstate.org.   People First is an international self-advocacy and self-help organization for adults with disabilities who want to make their own choices, speak up for themselves and be independent. Membership is free! Meetings usually feature a speaker and discussion.  Members work on developing skills such as:
  • Speaking for themselves
  • Making decisions for themselves
  • Supporting each other
  • Finding answers to unmet needs
  • Working for independence and self-sufficiency
  • Helping people in the community understand and accept individuals with disabilities
  • Volunteer opportunities