Learning Every Day: The Murphy Family Story

Robert and Michelle Murphy have deep roots in their hometown of Saint Paul. Aside from brief moments living in other parts of the Twin Cities, the two have resided in […]

A Fresh Start: Addyson’s Story

Trigger warning: This story contains content about suicide.     After years of challenges to her mental health and experiencing trauma, Addyson now has a new lease on life. The […]

Navigating New Challenges: Siri and Jaette’s Story

Siri has been a client of Lifeworks for over 15 years. Her mother, Jaette, first connected with Lifeworks when Siri graduated high school, hoping to find a space that offered […]

Focusing on What’s Important: Raaj and Justin’s Story

Managing your own support or the support of a family member is complex and often time-consuming. Between overseeing a budget and finding staff to provide care, there are many barriers […]

We’re in a Good Spot – The Saari/Kashef Family’s Self-Directed Support

The Saari/Kashefs are a close-knit family. They love to play games, put together puzzles, and watch movies. Two of their children, Lauren and Ryan, access Lifeworks Fiscal Services (FMS) for […]

Thriving in Life: Daisy’s Self-Directed Support

The Lee family has four children and their second oldest, Daisy, uses Lifeworks Fiscal Management Services (FMS) for processing Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) – authorized funding that covers staffing, […]

Self-Directed Services Provide Choice and Consistency

The Pathre family has been with Lifeworks Fiscal Management Services since 2009. Rijuta and Sadanand chose to self-direct services through Personal Support and Respite for their daughter, Minkakshi – or […]

High Marks for Lifeworks Day, Employment, and Financial Management Services

Lifeworks strives to provide high-quality services that enhance the lives of the people we serve. We do this by continuously seeking ways that we can improve. This is to ensure […]

A Little Help Goes a Long Way

Karen met Moses on her second trip to Africa in 2004. She was helping local communities in Nigeria and visited an orphanage where she was introduced to him – and […]

Building a Career with Lifeworks – Julie’s Success Story

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Long-Time Fiscal Support Family Provides Insight into Services

Recently, Lifeworks sat down with our long-time Personal Support and Respite participant: the Mercier family. Cheryl is a strong advocate for her children, Josh and Sara, who are both in […]

Financial Management Service Transition: Fiscal Support Team Offers Expert-Led Sessions for DHS Changes

The Situation: This past October, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) announced its intent to move from Fiscal Support Entity (FSE) services to Financial Management Services (FMS) affecting individuals […]