OP Programs & Services

OP 2012 Programs


Crisis Management- Staff: Vickie Besch- 612 787-3706

Representative Payee

Crisis Nursery – emergency day care for children 6 months old to 12 years old

Employment Community Resources (ECR) – helps adults with disabilities (not recieving gov’t assistance) meet employment and self-development goals

Youth: Lavelle Warfield and Angela Bowen 612-377-7000

Afterschool- K- 5th grade

Freedom School- (6 weeks summer program) – 1st-8thgrade

Oak Park action Crew- 6th– 8th

Fans- 9th-12th grade

Self Sufficiency: Mary Pargo- 787-3703

Urban Opportunities- 1:1 employment support (Resume, Cover Letter, Interviewing, and Job Search/Application Assistance)

Computer classes (Mondays through Thursdays)

Resume writing/interviewing skill class

Referrals for professional clothing

Clothes closet –free recycled clothes for community members

Legal Aid — free to the public Thursdays 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Tax –free tax service for low income and seniors through April 2012

Self Sufficiency- Stacy and Dorthea- 612 529-8054

Older adult programming –Meets every Tuesday 9:30-1:30 for conversation, music, bingo, and lunch

EPIC- (employing parents in the community) – integrates adults with disabilities into the community through employment, referral from social worker is required

Pillsbury United Communities interpreting agency:

Juan Peraza 612 787-3713

Translation/Interpreting services

Call or stop in and see us for more information

1701 Oak Park Ave.

Minneapolis, MN 55411




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