Minnesota STAR Program

Address: 658 Cedar Street,, 359 Centennial Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: (651) 201-2640 Website: http://www.starprogram.state.mn.us/index.htm

Assistive Technology STAR Program 

A System of Technology to Achieve Results (STAR) is located within the Minnesota Department of Administration. The Minnesota STAR Program is Minnesota's Assistive Technology Act Program. STAR's mission is to help ALL MINNESOTANS with disabilities gain access to and acquire the assistive technology they need to live, learn, work and play. The Minnesota STAR Program is federally funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration in accordance with the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as amended (P.L. 108-364).The Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council was created when the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 was amended in 2004. The goal of this council is to ensure consumer-responsive, consumer-driven advice to STAR for planning, implementing and evaluating activities, including setting measurable goals. STAR's mission is to help all Minnesotans with disabilities gain access to and acquire the assistive technology they need to live, learn, work and play.

Device Loan Programs – STAR Partners: http://www.starprogram.state.mn.us/loan.htm

Device loans are short-term (approximately 30-days) and allow consumers to try a device or software program before buying. Device loans may also be used to "fill-in" for a device that is being repaired or while waiting for delivery of a newly-purchased device.

Funding Directory: http://www.starprogram.state.mn.us/funding_directory.htm

 

MN Relay: 711 
MN Relay: 800-627-3529

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