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English Language Learner (ELL) Applications

Visit the Disability Manual for ELL applications in the following chapters:  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Brain Injury, Disability Awareness and the Law, Hearing Loss and Deafness, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Physical Disabilities, Vision Loss and Blindness.

English Language Learner Resources 

C.L.U.E.S. (Comunidades Latinas Unidos En Servicio)

This agency is designed to assist Hispanic and Spanish speaking individuals.

2700 East Lake Street Minneapolis, MN 55406

Minneapolis Office: (612) 871-0200
St. Paul Office: (651) 292-0117


Center for International Health, Regions Healthcare Center

640 Jackson Street
St. Paul, MN 51101

(651) 254-4781

Primary care and mental health services provided. Includes services for a diverse population of patients, including refugees and immigrants who have settled in surrounding communities. Internal medicine, midwifery, behavioral health and health services from providers trained in a variety of cultures and languages are offered.

Centro Cultural Chicano

Program provides mental health services. Those without insurance pay $30 for first visit and $10 for each visit thereafter.

1915 Chicago Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404


Community-University Healthcare Clinic

2001 Bloomington Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55404

(612) 638-0670

In addition, this mental health clinic provides translators in the following languages: Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, Hmong, Cambodian.


The majority of their articles, information, publications and books are in Spanish and on DVD/Audio tape including most 12 step publications, the Big Book, 12 steps and 12 traditions, education for schools and communities. There are limited publications in other languages as well.


Health Partners Center for International Health

421 North Dunlap Street
St. Paul MN 55104

(651) 999-4740

The mental health clinic of this medical center provides therapy for persons bringing with them to this area the trauma of war and relocation.

Hennepin County Office of Multi-Cultural Services

Services in several languages regarding housing, employment, immigration problems, work experience, coping with the culture and more.



Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance (formerly the Brain Injury Association of Minnesota)

Offers support to Minnesotans affected by brain injury through:

  • Advocacy and public policy
  • Resource facilitation services which provide information and connection to resources - interpreter services are available for non-English speakers
  • Case management for individuals on traumatic brain injury or Community Alternative for Disabled Individuals waivers
  • Statewide educational opportunities about brain injury for family and professionals
  • Multicultural outreach to communities throughout Minnesota.
  • Volunteer opportunities

Many of their publications and resources are in alternative languages.

Publication:  Getting Better After Traumatic Brain Injury or Concussion

34 - 13th Avenue NE, Suite B001
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 378-2742


Minnesota Institute of Public Health

The majority of their articles, information and publications are available in Spanish.


National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institue of Health

The majority of their articles, information and publications are available in Spanish.


North Psychology Clinic

5615 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

(763) 531-0566

This clinic is staffed by several psychologists experienced in assessing and treating symptoms of AD/HD and psychologists experienced in treating anxiety and depression among recent refugees. For foreign speakers, the patient must supply his or her own translator. An exceptional mental health translator is available for persons speaking Arabic, Russian or French.

Turning Point

Treatment for African American Individuals

1500 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis, MN 55411

(612) 520-4044


University of Minnesota - Center for Spirituality and Healing

420 Delaware Street Southeast
5th Floor, MMC #505
Minneapolis, MN 55455

(612) 624-9459

This center for research and education in holistic healthcare hosts educational programs in cross-culture mental and physical health.

Zumbro Valley Mental Health Center

Program provides mental health and related services to refugee and new immigrants, including cross-cultural social adjustment counseling, diagnostic assessments, individual and family counseling, screening and referrals for psychiatric and chemical dependency needs, court-ordered counseling for DUI and other legal problems, bridges to other community social services. Staff includes mental health professional and bilingual counselors.

315 Elton Hills Drive
Rochester, MN 55901

(507) 287-2099 or (800) 422-0670


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