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Welcome

Established in 1964, the Polk County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) provides day training and habilitation services to adults with developmental disabilities.  Governed by a board of directors of interested and committed citizens from western Polk County, the DAC is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

OUR MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY

Our mission is to promote and support individuals with disabilities to acquire, improve and maintain enjoyment and quality of life through individualized programming.  Our philosophy is "clients come first!"  We attempt to base all our decisions on this premise and this is our guide when developing programs.

 

 
Privacy Policy:  All information pertaining to a consumer/client at Polk County DAC Inc. is private. Pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, information will be released to others only with the informed consent of the consumer or his/her legal representative. Consent to release information must be signed in ordered for Polk County DAC to release any data. Only representatives of licensing and other regulatory agencies have legal authority to review and use consumer/client file information. 
We do not sell, rent or lend the e-mail addresses or mailing addresses of our supporters. 

News & Events

Avoid Afternoon Slump
Read tips to avoid being sluggish. Apply these same techniques to programming.

Donate your old candles or wax
We are making fire starters and require wax for the project

Sometimes we all need a little bit of fidgeting.
Importance of keeping your hands busy.

Tip for working with a person with Autism.
Read the tip of the day for Parents or Grandparents.

Surviving the cold and flu season
Read and learn about surviving an illness.

Self Regulation
Learn how to teach a person to regulate their own actions.

Making Vacation Fun
Plan ahead for any trips.

How do I know my child has a sensory processing disorder
Consider the activity level of your child and how they engage with their environment.

Race Car Driver Visit
Mark Dobmeier a sprint car racer from GF made a visit to our EGF location

Parent Advocacy Meeting
Advocates visit from Minneapolis

Shredding Needs, we can help!
Shredding and Bag business

MOHR News
How can you support people with disabilities.

WIOA Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act
Any person earning less than minimum wage MUST go through career counseling. If under age 24, more is required.

Multi-Sensory Environment
EGF DAC enjoying this service option to utilize the MSE Room

Safety Committee
Anthony DuChenne does a building check for safety concerns.

Jobs and Disabilities
MOHR posted in the Star and Tribune.

What is 245D
Learn of the change in focus from 245D

White Water Truck Wash Success
Great experiences at this work site.

Choosing Your Own Life. Lonnie Quigley-Chapman
Consider choices for programming and how we can assist our clients to make decisions.

Need your candles and wax
Donate your old candles or wax

EGF Program Coordinator
Cody Stanley joins the team

Multi-Sensory Room in use!
Room in full use!

Multi-Sensory Environment
View this U Tube to develop a better understanding of our MSE Room

 

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