Welcome to My Brothers' Keeper, a non-profit organization established in Minnesota in 1989 to provide services for mentally and/or physically challenged individuals.
We serve all of Minnesota, concentrating on the seven county Metropolitan Twin Cities area.
To provide a safe, stable and nurturing environment dedicated to assisting children and adults that are physically and/or mentally handicapped to reach their full potential and lead a full life.
Our goal is to help these individuals:
become more interconnected with their environment
become more self-directed in their choices
to insure, within reason, their physical, mental and emotional well-being.
Jon Schmitt our DSP of the Month
Jon is our First Employee of the Month, he is pictured in the back on the left hand side with the Atwood Guys.
JON HAS WORKED FOR MY BROTHERS KEEPER FOR 15 YEARS AT THE ATWOOD HOUSE. OUR CLIENTS HAVE COME TO RESPECT, TRUST, AND DEPEND ON HIM OVER THE YEARS. JON WORKS EVERY OTHER WEEKEND AND THE CLIENT'S LIKE TO PLAN THINGS KNOWING THAT HE IS GOING TO BE THERE. JON GOES ABOVE AND BEYOND ON HIS SHIFT WITH CLEANING AND COMPLETING HOUSEHOLD PROJECTS. JON IS A HUGE ASSET TO MY BROTHER'S KEEPER AND WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF SERVICE AND LOOK FORWARD TO MANY MORE!
Partial Funding for our organization is provided by the purchase of a service contract to provide waivered services through individual counties in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. PCA services are funded by medical assistance from the State of Minnesota.
In 1995, My Brothers' Keeper became a non-profit trust and does not fund raise or accept donations.
New Service offered at My Brothers' Keeper
Independent Living Skills
My Brothers' Keeper is now offering ILS Services,
to increase the quality of life for persons served in the community.
We as an ILS provider help our care receiver's develop, maintain and improve their community living skills. ILS training is direct training through programs to increase the care receiver independence on the identified skills in the Coordinated Service Plan. Areas that cover ILS services Time Management/Organization, Community Orientation, Household Management, Interpersonal Relationships, Problem Solving, Medications/Medical Services, Nutrition/Cooking/Meal Planning, and Personal Health.