MN Employment Center

Career solutions for Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing communities.

The MEC team works with Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard-of-Hearing clients of all employment backgrounds to find them the best jobs.

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Benefits of working with MEC

MEC is here to unlock your potential, from your first job search to ongoing job coaching and support when you need it.

  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Job searches and contacting potential employers
  • Interviews, job shadowing and company tours
  • Job customization and support to fit your needs
  • Employer training and communications setup
  • Ongoing job coaching and training to help grow your skills

Our Partners

We work with businesses across Minnesota, from offices to manufacturers to retailers, to find career solutions for Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard-of-Hearing people. Our team members work to find opportunities for the people we serve to find a good job, grow as a professional and flourish in their communities.

About Us

Minnesota Employment Center (MEC) is a program that provides career solutions and customized support for the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard-of-Hearing communities in MN. MEC is a collaboration between Rise Incorporated and Lifetrack, with support from the State of Minnesota.

Contact Us Today

No matter what your work history or job interests are, MEC can help you find a great career today — free of charge. Contact us to learn more and get started.

Send us your questions
Minnesota Employment Center (MEC)

For People Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
C/O Lifetrack Resources


709 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, MN 55104 (View Map)

Phone & Fax


MEC - Greater Minnesota Offices

Northeastern Region:

230 W Superior St., #400, Duluth, MN 55802
VP: 218-481-8825; Text: 952-465-4519

Southern Region:

421 Central Avenue North, #400, Faribault, MN 55021
VP: 507-380-5721

Northwestern Region:

715 11th St. North, #103SW, Moorhead, MN 56560
VP: 218-457-0088

West Central Region:

400 1st St. South, #600, St. Cloud, MN 56301
VP: 320-200-4975