Mission Statement

RESOURCE increases well-being through recovery, employment and career advancement.

Contact Information

1900 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 752-8000

General Information

Alternative Name
Employment Action Center, EAC, Minnesota Resource Center, MRC, Recovery Resource Center, RRC, Spectrum Community Mental Health, Spectrum ArtWorks
Principal Staff
Kelly Matter
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
Number of Clients


Board Chair
William F. Telleen
Number of Board Members
Board Meetings with Quorum
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

- 20,000 individuals received employment services, career education, and chemical and mental health services. - 10,762 people received employment and support services to help them move off of welfare - 6,246 individuals and children benefited from RESOURCE's chemical and mental health services - 5,529 people secured employment or entered career positions - 83% of participants reported increased wellness
Current Goals
1) Build brand reputation. 2) Ensure impactful, integrated services while achieving optimal value and outcomes. 3) Attract, develop and retain a skilled, diverse workforce and board. 4) Support successful growth and increase financial stability. 5) Build a stable and scalable organizational infrastructure.
Community or Constituency Served
RESOURCE serves low income individuals; especially people with complex needs or barriers to employment, training, and/or chemical and mental health.
Geographic Area Served
RESOURCE operates in the Twin Cities metro area as well as in greater Minnesota, providing services in the following counties: Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Kanebec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Sherborne, Stearns, Washington, Winona, and Wright. RESOURCE provides programs for people with extensive barriers to employment, as well as difficulties due to chemical and mental health issues – assisting those who often have the least ability to access needed programs and services.


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $23,508,247 90.9%
Management $2,191,307 8.5%
Fundraising $163,770 0.6%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2014 2013 2012
End of Year: $3,785,104 $3,668,952 $3,589,191
Beginning of Year: $3,668,952 $3,589,191 $3,586,782
Difference: $116,152 $79,761 $2,409

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