Pinnacle Paint Nite

Paint Nite was a HUGE success this month!  Thank you Jackson Square for hosting the event!  It was a great turn out from not only our Jackson Square clientele, but our Hampshire Park resident and a few of our ILS consumers!  We look forward to more events like these!   Jaelynn Blenkush, Program Director of… Read more »

Program Supervisor Team Shoutout!

Our Program supervisors have been working hard so far this year! Not only have they been continuing to support the quality services of our clientele, creating a happy working environment for the hard working staff members, they have continued with their own growth and development by attending out monthly Supervisor’s Workshops.   I would like to… Read more »

Evergreen Lake Residential Site Now Open!

Pinnacle is excited to announce the opening of Evergreen Lake.  Located in Oakdale, Minnesota, this program is designed for individuals within Washington County.   Evergreen Lake will be focusing heavily on community integration for these residents so that they may continue to reach their goals of independence and permanent housing.  This home will house six individuals, with… Read more »

Today is Give OUT day: Help fund the United Way Arise Project!

Give OUT Day is the national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event  that unites the LGBTQ community nationally to raise critically needed funds to support hundreds of nonprofits serving and advocating for the LGBTQ community. “As an actor my job is to tell others’ stories. For the fifth year,… Read more »

Pinnacle at MSSA 2017

In March, Pinnacle Services attended the annual Minnesota Social Services Association Conference in downtown Minneapolis. Team members from the Case Management department were attendees of the conference, completing Continuing Education credits and to learn more about the latest best practices in social services. Team members from several departments helped spread the word about the work… Read more »

MN Able Accounts now available!

On January 31, 2017, Minnesota announced the launch of new savings accounts that could lift hundreds of people with disabilities out of poverty by allowing them to accumulate savings without jeopardizing their public health insurance coverage and other government benefits. Nearly a decade in the making, the new accounts are considered a breakthrough for many… Read more »

ARRM/MOHR Day at the Capitol: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, Rally at 10:00 am

The 2017 Legislative Session will feature new leadership in the Senate, a newly renovated Capitol Building and a new opportunity for ARRM and its membership to tell legislators that now is the time to reform and invest in Home and Community-Based Services for people with disabilities. Join ARRM and over 1,000 attendees as we rally… Read more »


On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, join the Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP) at Boom Island Park for the 28th annual Minnesota AIDS Walk. Donations to the AIDS Walk help the Minnesota AIDS Project prevent new HIV infections and keep people living with HIV in Minnesota healthy. After a hiatus in 2016, the Minnesota AIDS Walk has… Read more »

Employee Recognition Event

Recognition at Pinnacle Services has evolved over the company’s entire history, but especially over the last couple of years as it has become more intentionally woven into our business strategy and employee engagement initiatives. This year, our 2016 Employee Recognition Event was hosted at Centennial Park. The party went off without a hitch and much fun… Read more »

New Development! Hampshire Park Residential Setting

We are happy to announce that we have an EXCITING new housing development!!!  We have the pleasure of helping an individual gain independence with the benefits of person-centered planning at our new home Hampshire Park.  We are eager to have this new person join Pinnacle!!!  We currently have full-time/part-time direct care openings along with our Full-time Program Manager… Read more »