SMILES Center connects people with disabilities affected by COVID-19 with needed resources

SMILES Center connects people with disabilities affected by COVID-19 with needed resources

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — The SMILES Center for Independent Living is helping connect those with disabilities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with needed resources.

Collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Health, the center recently received a grant to help provide education and access to COVID-19 resources.

“To help find testing, housing and rental assistance, food support, health care, medical, mental health resources, transportation, employment resources, anything that COVID-19 may be affecting them,” Executive Director Bonnie Danberry explained.

The SMILES Center is a nonprofit organization serving south-central Minnesota with the mission to help those living with disabilities reach their full potential.

To contact the center for assistance, call their toll-free number at 1-888-676-6498.

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