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Minnesota

1. State CHIP Program
MinnesotaCare

P.O. Box 64838
St. Paul, MN 55164-0838
(651) 297-3862; (800) 657-3672
(800) 627-3529 (TTY)

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Marty Smith, Part C Coordinator
Part C-Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266
(651) 582-8883; (800) 728-5420
E-mail:
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Michael Eastman, ECSE Specialist
Early Learning Services
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55112
(651) 582-8343
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Barbara L. Troolin, Director
Minnesota Department of Education
Special Education Policy
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266
(651) 582-8590; (651) 582-8201 (TTY)
Web & E-mail

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Jessie Montano, Director
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113-4266
(651) 582-8784
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Kimberly Peck, Director
Rehabilitation Services Branch
Department of Employment and Economic Development
First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, #E200
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-7510; (800) 328-9095
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Jayne Spain, Transition Specialist
Office of Federal Programs/Special Education Policy
Minnesota Department of Education
1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 582-8515
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Colleen Wieck, Executive Director
Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
370 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-4018; (877) 348-0505
(800) 627-3529 (MN Relay service)
Web & E-mail
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6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Wes Kooistra, Assistant Commissioner for Chemical and Mental Health Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 64988
St. Paul, MN 55101-0988
(651) 431-2368
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Glenace Edwall, Director
Children's Mental Health Division
Department of Human Services
Human Services Building
444 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-3860
(651) 215-1382
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
David R. Johnson, Director
Institute on Community Integration (UCE)
University of Minnesota, 102 Pattee Hall
150 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 624-6300
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Pamela Hoopes, Legal Director
Minnesota Disability Law Center
430 First Avenue, North, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55401-1780
(612) 746-3711; (800) 292-4150
(612) 334-5970 (New Clients)
(612) 332-4668 (TTY)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
John Hurley, Section Manager
Minnesota Children with Special Health Needs
Minnesota Department of Health
85 E. 7th Place, Suite 400
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
(651) 215-8956; (800) 728-5420
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: July, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

 
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