New Year’s Holiday

Lifeworks will be closed on this day in observance of New Year's. The Lifeworks contact center will open to answer phones on the next non-holiday business day from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lifeworks administrative office will open again on the next non-holiday business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit our contact page […]

Labor Day Holiday – Lifeworks Locations Closed

Lifeworks will be closed on this day in observance of Labor Day. The Lifeworks contact center will open to answer phones on the next business day from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lifeworks administrative office will open again on the next business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit our contact page if you […]

Direct Support Professionals Week

We are honored to recognize our direct care staff as we join organizations across the state in celebration of Direct Support Professionals Week!

Lifeworks Annual Award Nominations Open

Since 1986, the Lifeworks Annual Awards have celebrated the remarkable stories of people with disabilities and the individuals and businesses who support them. Each fall, we accept award nominations in four categories: Advocate/Volunteer of the Year, Employer of the Year, Personal Achievement, and Staff Excellence. Once the nomination period has ended, an independent selection committee is tasked with reviewing nominations and selecting those who will […]

Lifeworks Mankato Fall Festival & Celebration

Lifeworks Mankato 201 North Victory Drive, Suite 430, Mankato, MN

Join us for lunch and a special awards presentation at the Lifeworks Mankato Fall Festival! When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lunch will be served Remarks and Award Presentation at 12:30 p.m. Where: Lifeworks Mankato 201 North Victory Drive, Suite 430 Mankato, MN 56001 Help us plan for the party by […]

Thanksgiving Holiday – Lifeworks Locations Closed

Lifeworks will be closed on this day in observance of Thanksgiving. The Lifeworks contact center will open to answer phones on the next non-holiday business day from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lifeworks administrative office will open again on the next non-holiday business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit our contact page if […]

Thanksgiving Holiday – Lifeworks Locations Closed

Lifeworks will be closed on this day in observance of Thanksgiving. The Lifeworks contact center will open to answer phones on the next business day from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lifeworks administrative office will open again on the next business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit our contact page if you would […]

Christmas Holiday – Lifeworks Locations Closed

Lifeworks will be closed on this day in observance of Christmas. The Lifeworks contact center will open to answer phones on the next non-holiday business day from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lifeworks administrative office will open again on the next non-holiday business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit our contact page if […]

Christmas Holiday – Lifeworks Locations Closed

Lifeworks will be closed on this day in observance of Christmas. The Lifeworks contact center will open to answer phones on the next business day from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Lifeworks administrative office will open again on the next business day from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit our contact page if you would […]

Judy Lysne’s Retirement Party

Mendakota Country Club 2075 MENDAKOTA DRIVE, MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN

After 43 years with Lifeworks, President and CEO Judy M. Lysne retired at the end of 2016. Join us to wish Judy well in retirement and enjoy a special performance by Lifeworks band Rock of Ages!

Lifeworks Annual Celebration

The Depot 225 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis

The Lifeworks Annual Celebration is an event held each April in honor of individuals with disabilities and the people and businesses who support them. Register for the 2017 Lifeworks Annual Celebration on our Eventbrite site.

Joyful Singers Choir Spring Concert

Church of the Epiphany 4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth, MN

See the Joyful Singers Choir in Action! When: Thursday, June 22, 2017 10 a.m. Where: Church of the Epiphany 4900 Nathan Lane North Plymouth, MN 55442 Refreshments will be served.

Lifeworks Brooklyn Park Open House

Lifeworks Brooklyn Park 7115 Northland Terrace, Suite 100, Brooklyn Park, MN

You’re Invited: Lifeworks Brooklyn Park Open House You are cordially invited to join us for an open house at Lifeworks Brooklyn Park for a choir performance, art demonstrations, an art display, and snacks! When: Thursday, July 27, 2017 4-7 p.m. Where: Lifeworks Brooklyn Park 7115 Northland Terrace, Suite 100 Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 Please RSVP […]

The Lifeworks Traveling Art Show Opening at Orange Dragon Art Gallery

The Lifeworks Traveling Art Show will be on display at the Orange Dragon Art Gallery in Prescott, Wisconsin (http://www.orangedragongallery.org/) from August 28 through October 29. There will be a gallery opening on September 8 at 5:00 pm to celebrate the artists and the artwork. The opening is open to the public and light refreshments will […]

Rock of Ages at Golden Valley Arts and Music Festival

Lifeworks Rock of Ages is  performing at the Golden Valley Arts and Music Festival on September 16. Their set is from 2:15 – 2:45 pm, and you will not want to miss it. Visit http://gvcfoundation.org/golden-valley-art-music-festival/ for more information.

The Cool Choir Concert

Eagan Community Center 1501 Central Parkway Eagan, MN 55121

The Songbirds & Musical Syndrome Concert

Lifeworks Apple Valley 14655 Evendale Way Apple Valley, MN 55124 The Songbirds will perform at 10 a.m. Musical Syndrome will perform at noon.

Arc and Lifeworks Legislative Visit for Senate District 57

Lifeworks Apple Valley 14655 Evendale Way, Apple Valley, MN

The Arc and Lifeworks would like to invite you to participate in a legislative visit with elected officials in Senate District 57. This event will be held at Lifeworks Apple Valley - 14655 Evendale Way, Apple Valley, MN 55124 - on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Find out more.

The Lifeworks Annual Celebration

The Depot 225 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis

Held each April, the Lifeworks Annual Celebration is an event that honors people with disabilities and the community members and businesses who support them. The event serves a dual purpose. Through the Lifeworks Annual Awards, it celebrates the accomplishments of people with disabilities, along with advocates, volunteers, staff members, and employers. Simultaneously, it raises money […]

Rock of Ages Concert

Dakota County Government Northern Service Center 1 Mendota Road West, West St. Paul, MN

Lifeworks band Rock of Ages will be performing at the Dakota County Northern Service Center at noon on June 7! The event is open to the public and there will be food trucks!

Lifeworks will be closed on Wednesday, January 30.

Due to extreme cold weather conditions, Lifeworks will be closed on Wednesday, January 30. All Lifeworks service locations and Lifeworks administrative offices will be closed. Closed Locations: Lifeworks Administration Lifeworks Apple Valley Lifeworks Brooklyn Park Lifeworks Eagan Lifeworks Hastings Lifeworks Mankato In addition, all Lifeworks transportation routes will not be operating. Lifeworks Community Skill Building groups […]

Work|Life™ Exhibit Opening

The Depot 225 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN

You’re Invited Work|Life™ Exhibit Opening For National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Lifeworks presents Work|Life™, a traveling exhibit that raises awareness and challenges perceptions about employment experiences for people with disabilities. Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:30 am – 12:00 pm | Remarks at 11:00 am Securian Financial Street Level, 400 Robert Street North St. Paul, MN […]

Give to the Max

Be a part of Give to the Max - Minnesota's largest giving campaign! Contributions made now through November 14, 2019 will count towards Lifeworks Give to the Max campaign and be eligible for an additional $100,000 in prize pool gifts. Each donation increases our chance to win.     We need your support. For the […]

Musical Syndrome Concert

Lifeworks Apple Valley 14655 Evendale Way, Apple Valley, MN

Lifeworks Apple Valley 14655 Evendale Way Apple Valley, MN 55124

The Song Birds Concert

Eagan Community Center 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan, MN

Eagan Community Center North Oaks Room 1501 Central Parkway Eagan, MN 55121

The Rock Solid Singers Concert

Lifeworks Brooklyn Park 7115 Northland Terrace, Suite 100, Brooklyn Park, MN

Lifeworks Brooklyn Park 7115 Northland Terrace, Suite 100 Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

The Lifeworks Evolution Concert

Lifeworks Brooklyn Park 7115 Northland Terrace, Suite 100, Brooklyn Park, MN

Lifeworks Brooklyn Park 7115 Northland Terrace, Suite 100 Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

#GiveAtHomeMN: May 1-8

MN

  This Friday, May 1st kicks off #GiveAtHomeMN, a statewide campaign created to raise money for nonprofits and schools during this pandemic. With more $50,000 in bonus grants available, this is your opportunity to increase Lifeworks chance of receiving additional funding while breaking down barriers to inclusion. Giving takes place from May 1-8 – and […]

Work|Life™ Self-Advocacy Conference: My Community & My Rights

About: Hosted by Lifeworks’ Disability Inclusion Consultants, this virtual conference provides an opportunity to connect with fellow self-advocates and share local resources while building your understanding of rights and best practices for accessing your community. Topics include: How to identify what matters to you How to access community resources How to participate in advocacy efforts […]

2020 APSE Virtual Conference – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks’ New Business Development team member, Alli Strong-Martin, will be presenting at the 2020 APSE Virtual Conference on Thursday, July 16 at 12:00 PM CST. About the presentation: It's Not You, It's Me: Breaking up with Outdated Beliefs through the Social Model & Disability Rights Less than a century ago in the United States, institutionalization […]

2020 Dive In Festival – Lifeworks Presentation

Director of Program Services, Susan Winterfeld Thompson, and Disability Inclusion Consultant, Ashley Oolman, will represent Lifeworks at this year’s Dive In Festival – a global movement in the insurance sector to support inclusive workplace cultures. On September 23, they will facilitate a discussion on Disability Inclusion and the why accessible, flexible policies are the key […]

Launch Day: Hy-Vee Eagan “My Heart” Bag Program!

Hy-Vee Eagan 1500 Central Park Commons Drive, Eagan, MN

Thursday, October 1, 2020 is launch day for the Hy-Vee Bag Program that supports local nonprofits! We are so excited to share that Lifeworks has been selected to be a part of the Hy-Vee “My Heart” Bag Program that supports local nonprofits, which is designed to make it easy for customers to contribute to their […]

Lifeworks 2020 Voting Assistance

Those who are elected into office have the power to make important decisions that impact our lives and our access to resources, making it critical that your voice is heard. As a community-focused nonprofit, Lifeworks believes that it is part of our civic duty to encourage people to make a plan to vote and to […]

Give to the Max 2020

Ready to Give to the Max? Join Minnesota's largest giving campaign! Contributions made to Lifeworks now through November 19, 2020 will count towards our Give to the Max campaign and be eligible for an additional $100,000 in prize pool gifts. Each donation increases our chance to win. For us – it's about amplifying voices. In today’s […]

2020 TASH Conference – Lifeworks Presentations

Wednesday, December 2 | 4:25 PM Lifeworks New Business Development team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the 2020 TASH Conference on Wednesday, December 2 from 4:25 PM to 5:25 PM.   About the presentations: What Are We Afraid Of? Presenter: Ashley Oolman, Lifeworks Disability Inclusion Consultant This interactive session will lead participants […]

2020 MNC Conference – Lifeworks Presentation

Thursday, December 10 | 2:00 PM Lifeworks New Business Development team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the 2020 MNC Conference on Thursday, December 10 at 2:00 PM. About the presentation:  Interlocking Inequities: Ableism & White Supremacy Presenters: Ashley Oolman, Lifeworks Disability Inclusion Consultant Alli Strong-Martin, Lifeworks New Business Development Assistant This session […]

Pacific Rim International Conference – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks New Business Development Team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. About the Presentation – Confronting Complacency: Advancing Equitable Employment for All This discussion will focus on how ableism unintentionally permeates disability service provision. Historic exclusion has resulted […]

The Dignity of Work: UMN Forum – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks New Business Development team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the University of Minnesota - Institute of Community Integration’s forum, The Dignity of Work: Challenges and Opportunities Facing People with Disabilities Around the World, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 1:40 p.m. About the Presentation – Towards Equity: Confronting Capitalist Notions of Value […]

2021 Forum on Workplace Inclusion – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks New Business Development Team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s 33rd Annual Conference on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. About the Presentation – Beyond Etiquette, Towards Equity: Radical Disability Inclusion People with disabilities make up one of the most intersectional identity groups. However, conversations about […]

Minnesota Social Service Association Annual Conference – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks New Business Development team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the Minnesota Social Service Associations 128th Annual Conference on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. About the Presentation – It’s Not You; It’s Me: Reinventing Disability Services Systemic exclusion in our communities has resulted in minimal experience living and working alongside […]

2021 Lifeworks Virtual Annual Celebration

You're Invited! 2021 Lifeworks Virtual Annual Celebration Free to attend! Join us from home for a fun, interactive program that highlights the positive impact of Lifeworks personalized services. Thursday, April 15, 2021  |  7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. RSVP and Sponsorship Information: lifeworkscelebration.org | 651-365-3719     If you are unable to attend, please consider […]

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SpringForwardMN – Giving Campaign

Ready to SpringForwardMN? Support Lifeworks during GiveMN.org’s statewide giving campaign! Contributions made to Lifeworks now through May 11, 2021 will count towards our #SpringForwardMN campaign and be eligible for an additional $50,000 in bonus grants. Each donation increases our chance to win. Donate Today and Make an Impact We’ve seen success with providing one-on-one services to people […]

2021 ANCOR Annual Conference – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks will present at the 2021 ANCOR Annual Conference on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. About the Presentation – Evolving Towards Equity: Progressive Strategic Planning & Change Management  Through a case study of a non-profit disability provider in Minnesota, this session will give participants a new lens to approach service provision and analyze […]

2021 APSE Virtual Conference – Lifeworks Presentation

Lifeworks will present at the 2021 APSE Virtual Conference on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 3:45 p.m. About the Presentation – Confronting Complacency: Ableism as a Barrier to Equitable Employment Geared towards employers, professionals, and providers, this session will focus on how ableism unintentionally permeates disability service provision and strategies that can be used for […]

Lifeworks Virtual Hiring Fair

Want to work for a mission-driven organization? Mark your calendar! Lifeworks is hosting a virtual hiring fair for direct support and job coach positions Tuesday, July 13 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lifeworks offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including: – Full medical and dental benefits – 18 days of PTO your first year […]

Lifeworks Webinar – Disability Inclusion Part 2: Confronting Our Influence

    Open to the public – Hosted by Lifeworks, this free webinar explores the origins and evolution of the disability services industry, as well as two dominant mindsets about people with disabilities: the rehabilitation and professional models. Join us for an in-depth discussion that looks at our industry’s influence – and lasting impacts on […]

Lifeworks Virtual Hiring Fair

Want to work for a mission-driven organization? Mark your calendar! Lifeworks is hosting a virtual hiring fair for direct support and job coach positions Thursday, August 26 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Lifeworks offers competitive pay and generous benefits, including: – Full medical and dental benefits – 18 days of PTO your first year […]

Launch Day: Hy-Vee’s “My Heart” Bag Program!

Hy-Vee Eagan 1500 Central Park Commons Drive, Eagan, MN

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 is launch day for the Hy-Vee Bag Program that supports local nonprofits!  We are so excited to share that Lifeworks has been selected to be a part of the Hy-Vee “My Heart” bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers to contribute to their local community. On your […]

Lifeworks Webinar – Disability Inclusion Part 4: Advancing Rights & Activating Change

  Open to the public – Hosted by Lifeworks, this free webinar explores the legacy of the disability rights movement, as well as two mindsets about people with disabilities: the social and human rights models. Join us for an in-depth discussion that looks at how equitable change is made, and our responsibility to take action for disability […]

Give to the Max 2021

Ready to Give to the Max? Join Minnesota's largest giving campaign! Contributions made to Lifeworks now through November 18, 2021 will count towards our Give to the Max campaign and be eligible for an additional $100,000 in prize pool gifts. Each donation increases our chance to win. A great time to make a gift. Lifeworks continues […]

2021 Conference of Kentucky APSE – Lifeworks Presentation

Thursday, December 9, 2021 | 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. CST Lifeworks Business Development Assistant, Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the 2021 Conference of Kentucky APSE (Association of People Supporting Employment First) on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 1:15 p.m. About the presentation: Confronting Ableism In Disability & Employment Services This session will lead participants through […]

Lifeworks Connects Presents Listen and Support

Listen and Support: Understanding Guardianship and Supported Decision Making Open to the public The first steps in difficult conversations? Listen and support. Join us for a lively discussion that looks at resources around guardianship and supported decision making, individual and family choice, and having conversations between generations and among loved ones. When Wednesday, March 16, […]

2022 Forum on Workplace Inclusion – Lifeworks Presentation

Thursday, April 7, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. CST Lifeworks Business Development Team, Ashley Oolman and Alli Strong-Martin, will present at the Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s 34th Annual Conference on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. About the presentation: Beyond Adding the "A": planning for Actual Accessibility Although DEI professionals recognize the need […]

Lifeworks 2022 Annual Celebration

The Depot 225 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis

You're invited to the Lifeworks 2022 Annual Celebration REGISTER TODAY! Join us in-person or online to celebrate the Lifeworks mission and raise funds to remove barriers and increase access to employment opportunities – leading to a more diverse and inclusive workforce in Minnesota. Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 5 - 8:30 p.m. The Depot | […]

Transition Resource Fair

North Hennepin Community College - Center for Business and Technology Building Great Hall (CBT 195) 7411 85th Ave N., Brooklyn Park, MN

Thursday, April 21 | 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. CST Lifeworks will be attending the Transition Resource Fair, a free event to explore resources and vendors that are available for students during and after the transition from high school. A variety of vendors will be available to give you information and answer your questions. To learn […]

Jammin’ Pie Fest 2022

Jamieson Backyard 16553 81st Ave N, Maple Grove, MN

Lifeworks is thrilled to sponsor the Jammin' Pie Fest this year and we look forward to connecting with the community on October 2nd! Jammin’ Pie Fest is a public event celebrating people living with disabilities and creating a community of belonging for their families. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, friends and family! The back […]

University of Minnesota Government and Nonprofit Career Fair

University of Minnesota - Coffman Memorial Union Building 300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN

Lifeworks will be attending the University of Minnesota's Government and Nonprofit Career Fair on October 28, 2022. Come find us to learn more about how you can join us as we partner with people with disabilities to drive change by increasing opportunity and access in the community. Learn more: http://www.togpartners.com/govnonprofitfair/

Give to the Max 2022

Minnesota’s 24-hour online give-a-thon, Give to the Max Day, is on November 17, 2022. Support Lifeworks with a gift of any size and it'll be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to $12,000! Join us as we break down barriers for people with disabilities across Minnesota, centering lived experience and driving change in our communities. Learn more and […]

Lifeworks Richfield Open House

Lifeworks Services 6636 Cedar Avenue S, Suite 250, Richfield, MN

Lifeworks is very excited to welcome you to our new Richfield Office! Join us for an open house on November 17th from 3-6pm.

Winter Choir & Band Concerts – Apple Valley

Lifeworks Apple Valley Center 14655 Evendale Wy, Apple Valley, MN

On Wednesday, December 14 we are excited to present our Winter Choir and Band Concerts featuring The Songbirds and Musical Syndrome! The Songbirds will be performing at the Lifeworks Apple Valley Center from 10 - 11 a.m. Musical Syndrome will be playing at the Lifeworks Apple Valley Center from 1 - 2 p.m. All are […]

Winter Choir & Band Concerts – Brooklyn Park

Church of the Epiphany 4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth, MN

On Friday, December 16 we are excited to present our Winter Choir and Band Concerts featuring Lifeworks Evolution and Rock Solid Singers 1 and 2! Lifeworks Evolution and Rock Solid Singers 1 will be performing at the Church of the Epiphany in Plymouth from 10 - 11 a.m. Rock Solid Singers 2 will be playing […]