Temporary Service Shutdown

 Due to the continued safety risks and current COVID - 19 pandemic we will remain closed for services until further notice. We will evaluate the situation on an ongoing basis and inform all of our stakeholders when we do determine it is safe to re-open. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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About Us


Established in 1971, the Chisago Lakes Achievement Center (CLAC) is a private, non-profit Day Training and Habilitation facility (DT&H) that provides individualized, person-centered programs and services focused on life skill development and community integration for persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions. 


Our Mission


“To competitively provide, directly or arrange through cooperation with others, quality-based habilitation/vocational services and programs for individuals with disabilities in order to assist them in achieving their optimal potential and independence in the community.”


General Philosophy

  We work for individual person,we take a person-centered approach to determine strengths, We build on those strengths to assist the person to develop skills that improve his/her quality of life and desired outcomes. disability services

Our services provide training and support in the following areas:


  •  Community access and inclusion – community outings
  •  Socialization & interpersonal communication skill development
  •  Utilization of community resources
  •  Self-care assistance with personal hygiene, physical, sensory & health needs
  •  Reliable transportation provided
  •  Positive Behavior Supports
  •  Community-based connections through recreational and leisure activities and experiences
  •  Functional life skill/independent living development through specific areas that may include, but not limited to: Job interest, assessment & job exploration; money management & budgeting; OSHA/GHS training; pedestrian/street/survival skill training; computer & technical skill development
  •  Academic assessment and educational person-centered curriculums
  •  The Chisago Lakes Achievement Center also offers programs that focus on work-readiness/vocational training and offer various paid work experiences in-centered based and in the community in the areas of:
  •  Retail
  •  Janitorial
  •  Document Shredding
  •  Recycling Jobs  
  •  Merchandising/cashiering
  •  Community-based employment sites
  •  Community semi-independent jobs with employment supports


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Chisago Lakes Achievement Center

10985 Lake Blvd, Chisago City, MN 55013

651-257-6709 clac@clachieve.org