Merrick, Inc., will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, in recognition of Thanksgiving. Normal hours will resume on Monday, November 28.

Executive Director Celebrates DSPs

Published September 12, 2022

It’s Direct Support Professional (DSP) Recognition Week! DSPs are the heart and soul of supports for people with disabilities, and we could not do what we do without them. Moreover, to help us kick off the week, here’s a message from Merrick, Inc., Executive Director John Wayne Barker.

Lastly, be sure to follow Merrick on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MerrickInc/ to see how we’re celebrating our DSPs this week.

2021 Empower! Lunch Video – The Importance of DSPs

Published December 20, 2021

Direct Support Professionals or DSPs provide the day-to-day support for the adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities served by Merrick, Inc. They’re coaches, advocates, and supervisors all at once. This is their story.

Newtrax Wins 2020 VHEDC Community Partnership Award

Published November 5, 2020

We’re so proud of our non-profit partner Newtrax on receiving the 2020 Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation Community Partnership Award. Way to go, Mike Greenbaum, Scott Olson, and the rest of the Newtrax team!

Check out the article “A Different Sort of Meals on Wheels” written by the White Bear Press to learn more about the amazing things happening at NewTrax.

2019 VHEDC Award Video – Merrick, Inc.

Published November 11, 2019

Merrick, Inc. was honored to be the recipient of the 2019 VHEDC Community Partnership Award, and looks forward to continuing to grow its partnerships across the Northeastern Twin Cities.

Self-Advocacy Video

Published November 8, 2019

Merrick, Inc. is licensed in the state of Minnesota to provide day programs and work options for 375 adults with disabilities. We choose to do more.

SGIA Video Award Winner

Published August 19, 2019

Merrick, Inc., is proud to be a part of Ambassadors for Respect, an award-winning anti-bullying program for fourth graders, that was first started in 2013 at Merrick. We are thrilled PeaceMaker Minnesota has taken over management of the program with the goal of taking it statewide. It is a joy to continue to make a difference in our community with the support of PeaceMaker Minnesota and the MN Council on Developmental Disabilities.