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2013 Funded Agencies.

  Achieving Dreams For Disabilities

Provides advocacy and support for persons with developmental disabilities and their families.  Contact Phone (507) 835-5046.


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Boy Scouts

The Twin Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

A values-oriented development program for boys ages 7-20 and girls 14-20 that teaches self-reliance, teamwork and leadership skills.  Click Here for a printable fact sheet. 
Contact Phone (800) 944-1886.


Girl Scouts

An informal educational program carried out in small groups with adult leadership that provides a wide range of activities developed around the interest and needs of girls.  
Contact Phone (800) 344-4757
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Infants Remembered in Silence

Offering support, resources and education to bereaved parents, family, friends, and care-providers on early pregnancy loss, miscarriage, stillbirth, neo-natal death, early infant death and SIDS.  

Contact Phone (507) 344-4748.


Jobs Plus, Inc.

Provides job coaching to adults with developmental disabilities to assist these employees in performing their job.  Contact Phone (507) 835-5004.

  

Life-Work Planning Center

Provides pre-employment services and peer personal counseling to women in transition.
  Contact Phone (507) 345-1577.


Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota

Provides marriage, family and individual counseling, as well as consumer credit counseling. Fees on a sliding scale.   
Contact Phone (507) 83
3-4301 or (507) 625-7660.

 


LSS Financial Counseling Service

Consumer Credit Counseling agency covers budgeting and debt repayment options for all types of credit problems including collection activities, credit reporting and credit card delinquency.  HUD approved housing counseling is available for pre-purchase, post-purchase or foreclosure prevention.  All services are confidential.  Contact Phone (507) 625-7169 or (888) 577-2227.


LSS Senior Nutrition Program

Provides meals to senior dineers at the congregate sites in Waseca and Janesville and meals are also delivered to homebound elderly in both communities.  Contact Phone (507) 317-3669.


Waseca Area Neighborhood Service Center

Assists income-eligible residents of Waseca County with Food Shelf programs, clothing and household items, Santa Anonymous and School Supply programs, Crisis financial assistance from WCCF Family Development Grant, with referral.  Contact Phone (507) 835-4119.


American Red Cross 

Waseca County Chapter

Provides water safety and first aid instruction, health and safety services and disaster relief.  Serves bloodmobile.  
  Contact Phone (507) 835-8369.

 


RSVP

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program 

Matches persons 55 and over with meaningful volunteer opportunities in nonprofit public or proprietary health care agencies to enhance self-esteem and serve the community.  
Contact Phone (507) 835-0613 or (800) 584-5450.


Senior Transportation Program

Enables seniors to remain independent by taking the bus to medical, personal, and recreational services.  Contact Phone (507) 835-4551.


SMILES

Assists individuals with disabilities to live independently, pursue meaningful goals, and have the same choices and opportunities as all persons.  Services include: Individual and Systems Advocacy, Information and Referral, Independent Living skills Training, Peer counseling, Assistive Technology, Community Services, Recreation and Ramp Construction .  
Contact Phone (507) 345-7139.


St. Peter Regional Treatment Center

 Volunteer Council

A mental health organization, provides clothing and hygiene supplies to newly arrival patients and recreational and educational tools to build self-esteem as they develop new skills and interests.  Contact Phone (507) 931-7250.


Tot Lot and Rec Center

Provides summer recreational activities for children.  The Tot Lot program is held for 6 weeks at the Hartley School and the Rec Centers operate at two parks during that timeframe.  Educational and recreational activities for children including songs, games, arts and crafts along with a couple of field trip opportunities.  Contact Phone  (507) 835-5626.


Waseca School Age Care

A supervised before and after-school quality childcare program for youth in grades K-6. During the summer months, a 5-day per week program is offered to assist families as well. The program is designed to assist parents who need a quality childcare program.
Contact Phone (507) 835-3187.


Waseca County Victim Services

Provides personal advocacy and referral to all domestic violence, sexual assault and general crime victims within Waseca County whether prosecution takes place or not.  Contact Phone (507) 835-7828.


Waseca Family Education

Preschool program which educates and helps children and their parents.  Parent/child classes are provided and tuition/transportation assistance is provided.  A Kindergarten Option program is offered for children old enough for kindergarten, but who need another year to grow.  A sliding fee scale based on income for classes and transportation is also provided.  Contact Phone (507) 835-2222.