Everyone deserves to live a purposeful, meaningful life.

We offer access to the resources, opportunities, and support people need to thrive in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

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Everyone deserves to live a purposeful, meaningful life.

We offer access to the resources, opportunities, and support people need to thrive in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.

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Fulfillment

Find fulfilling work

Discover what you love to do and find a job that fits your skills and needs today while you look toward the future.

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Create the life you love

Our life-enrichment programs fill your days with activities, connect you with vibrant communities, and more.

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Get ongoing support

We never leave you hanging. Rise will be at your side when you need us — through your ups, downs, and the times in between.

Here for you...

We serve people experiencing a variety of life situations:

  • People with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • People with brain injuries
  • People who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing
  • People with barriers to employment
  • People with mental illness
  • People with criminal
    backgrounds
  • People experiencing
    homelessness
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...Wherever you are

The first step toward an independent life

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Find the program you need

Success Stories

Real people drive our mission

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Craftsman’s work on display in Minnesota Kitchens

by Tom Brinker Paul Weller walked into Galloping Cabinets in rural Mayer, Minn. to assemble cabinets, doors, and panels seven years ago. Weller’s work at the family-owned custom cabinetry company...
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Duluth’s Minnesota Employment Center team helps Bill Kelch reach employment goals

by Jillian McNett Long before a lunch or dinner rush hits the dining room at Moose Lake’s Redneck Meats BBQ, Bill Kelch stands over a stack of pots and pans...
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New town, new career field gives Ray hope for the future

After facing some difficult and challenging times in his home state of Tennessee, Ray Joyce decided to make a big move northward to Minneapolis in March 2020 to get a...

We Are Rise

Our programs create limitless possibilities

Rise is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Our programs take a whole-person approach, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible through supportive access to employment, housing, and life-enrichment services.

Add your impact

Every contribution counts

Make a donation. Hold a fundraiser. Volunteer your time and and talents.
Your contribution fuels our efforts to empower the people we serve.

Partner with us

Work at Rise

Take the next step in your career

Our team members discover us through our shared goals, but they stay because of the culture and continual opportunities for professional growth.

Looking for fulfilling work with a thriving, forward-thinking nonprofit? Check out the current job opportunities at Rise locations throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.