PACER Center, Inc.
PACER Center enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for children and young adults with all disabilities and their families so each person can reach their highest potential. PACER operates on the principle of parents helping parents, supporting families and working in collaboration with others.
Review Completed: 3/31/2011
8161 Normandale Blvd.
Mpls., MN 55437
Phone: 952 838-9000
Fax: 952 838-0199
||Paula Goldberg, Executive Director
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Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
Programs for Parents and Families: Provides workshops, individual assistance and written materials to families of children and young adults. Programmatic focus addresses various issues including multicultural concerns, emotional/behavioral disorders, and parental involvement. Specific program accomplishments:
22,327 requests for info and assistance
14,187 participants at workshops, etc.
304 workshops, trainings, presentations , etc.
Programs for Students, Schools and Professionals: Provide information and resources to support elementary students, with special attention to disability awareness education, juvenile justice issues, support for employment and successful adult life, and adaptive devices/technology to enhance learning, communication, and self advocacy. Specific program accomplishments:
9,322 requests for info and assistance
18,086 participants at workshops, shows, etc.
365 workshops, trainings, shows, etc.
Technical Assistance projects: Provide regional and national assistance to Parent Centers and Agencies. Specific program accomplishments:
6,504 requests for info and assistance
1,508 participants at workshops, presentations, etc.
25 workshops, trainings, presentations, etc.
PACER's overall goal is to improve lives of children and help all children achieve their full potential. Individual programs have many, various goals; they depend on specific project objectives.
Community or Constituency Served
Parents, families and children
Geographic Area Served
Variety of statewide programs and national technical assistance and websites.
Impact and Programs
3 Year Average Expenses
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|Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990
|Based on information provided on 2008 to 2010