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SMILES Center for Independent Living (SMILES CIL)

Advocacy - Disabilities

SMILES Mankato Office

709 S Front St, Ste 7, Mankato, MN, 56001-3887

Distance: 533 Miles

(507) 345-7139


Travel Information: From 169 Northbound through Mankato, take the Riverfront exit, follow Riverfront to Front Street, location on right side of road. From 169 Southbound, take the downtown exit, follow south Second Street to Liberty, turn right and immediate left into parking lot.

Service Details


Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible

Additional Information

Coordinates group and individual advocacy for persons with disabilities

Individual advocacy services include:
* Education on legal, civil, and human rights
* Developing self-advocacy skills
* Offers general advocacy support in Mankato and Fairmont.

The Citizens for Accessibility group works towards improving accessibility by eliminating architectural barriers.


  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 


Any individual with a disability

Service is offered for Mankato and Fairmont areas

Application Instructions

Call or email to connect to advocacy efforts or request advocacy support


There is no fee for this service.

Area Served

Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 345-7139
FAX (507) 345-8429
Toll Free (888) 676-6498

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