Pinnacle Services Employee Engagement!

Pinnacle Services provides a work hard, play hard atmosphere by utilizing an innovative employee engagement strategy. Experts say that engaged employees are more happy and productive. With that in mind, we recently enhanced our employee engagement strategy to fit the needs of the ever-changing workforce. We are increasing our engagement with employees to ensure strong communication, team building… Read more »

Inside Out Project on Pinnacle’s Downtown Location

Minneapolis has the largest Somali-American population in the United States. During the month of July, there will be an art installation, an Inside Out Project, which showcases people from the Minneapolis Somali-American Community, their personalities, sacrifices, creativity, hard work, and patriotism. The Inside Out Project will be on display on a building in the North… Read more »

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 »