Resource Center for Independent Living

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Phone Number800.726.3692
Location East Grand Forks, MN

Options IRCIL offers a large resource database for you to quickly and easily get the information you need. Information regarding topics such as Housing, Civil Rights, ADA, Pets and much more can be found here.

Advocacy Services
At Options IRCIL we will help you advocate for the assistance you need or a loved one needs to maintain or increase independence. Option staff will work alongside you to attain the goals you have defined whether it’s working towards living independently, moving from an institution, maintaining your independence, or obtaining the services needed to support your independence.

Benefits Assistance
Options staff are experts in assisting you in identifying the services that can best help you to achieve your goals. Staff will explain the programs and services to you, explain how to access the programs, help you apply, and explain how to successfully use the programs to give you the assistance needed so that you can live at the highest level of independence possible.

Equipment Loaner Closet
Options loans durable medical equipment to people with disabilities who lack the financial income or insurance coverage to fund its purchase or to access funding in a timely manner. The equipment is donated to Options and in turn Options makes it available to people needing such. The equipment includes wheelchairs, walkers, power chairs, canes, reachers, transfer benches, raised toilet seats and more. All the equipment is available on a first come first served basis.

Housing Assistance
Options can assist you with finding housing to fit your financial as well as your accessibility needs. Staff can help you develop your own individualized search strategies based on programs designed to assist people of low income and the available housing stock.

Other Services
Nursing Facility Transition
Peer Support
Personal Assistance
Recreational Groups
Staying / Aging in Place
Support Groups
Swap Shop
Youth Transition Services