No No Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States? Causes: , , , , Mission: Lifeworks mission is to serve our community and people with disabilities as we live and work together. Yes Yes Did the organization obtain separate, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? No No Did the organization maintain collections of works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets? We have served people with disabilities and helped them accomplish their goals for more than 50 years. No No Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial contributor or employee thereof, a grant selection committee member, or to a 35% controlled entity or family member of any of these persons? John Orner Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Catherine Mahone Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America Martin Kiener Christine Larsen Ecolab Kofi Bruce General Mills Jeffrey Brown Lifeworks Services John Abbott Varistar and Otter Tail Corporation Theodore Carlson Carlson Commercial Mark Geldernick Securian Financial Group Zachary Meyer Gary Grundy Board Leadership Practices GuideStar worked with BoardSource, the national leader in nonprofit board leadership and governance, to create this section, which enables organizations and donors to transparently share information about essential board leadership practices. Establish criteria for new opportunities and partnerships. No No Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities? Yes Yes Did the organization sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of tangible personal property for which it was required to file Form 8282? Capitalize on Technology to provide value to our customers and improve our operating and financial performance.
No No Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections 301. No Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract? The job was fun, and the staff were friendly. No No Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in temporarily restricted endowments, permanent endowments, or quasi-endowments? It really seemed to become much more about the image than the actual great work we did. Lots of physical work as well as mental stress of working with dissatisfied co workers. No No Did the organization maintain an escrow account other than a refunding escrow at any time during the year to defease any tax-exempt bonds? These services may be provided through individual, couples, and family sessions. Population s Served People with disabilities Budget Our Results How does this organization measure their results? Yes Yes Did the organization engage in direct or indirect political campaign activities on behalf of or in opposition to candidates for public office? I missed the clients terribly when I had to leave! No No Did the organization file Form 8886-T? If section 6033 e 1 A dues notices were sent, does the organization agree to add the amount above to its reasonable estimate of dues allocable to nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures for the following tax year? No No Did the organization report an amount for investments-program related that is 5% or more of its total assets? We have experienced therapists to meet a variety of needs. Started working here in 2007, and very much enjoyed the atmosphere and approach for working with adults with developmental disabilities as well as significant physical disabilities.
No Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds? No No Did any taxable party notify the organization that it was or is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction? No No Is the organization a school described in section 170 b 1 A ii? We take pride in finding creative solutions that give our clients more freedom, choice, and control in their lives. Our vehicles are equipped to suit the needs of our clients. Accomplishments In 2017, Lifeworks supported hundreds of individuals with disabilities in finding and maintaining competitive jobs in the community. Most enjoyable: of course, the clients. No Is the organization related other than by association with a statewide or nationwide organization through common membership, governing bodies, trustees, officers, etc. No Were substantially all dues nondeductible by members? We offer Fiscal Support that allows people to self-direct the services they receive. No No Did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts were not tax deductible? Creativity was encouraged and budgets were supportive of engaging in projects and activities.
They're working in corporate services at Allianz Life, as lab assistants at Ecolab, in customer service at Best Buy, and so much more. Any values displayed in this section are percentages of the total number of individuals in each category e. No Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person? No No Yes Has it filed a Form 990-T for this year? We connect families with great caregivers and caring companies to help you be there for the ones you love. This included 198 new job placements and 82 new employer partners, bringing the total number of individuals supported on the job to 603 and the total number of employer partners to 306. Implement year one of the technology roadmap. Yes Yes Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified conservation contributions? We are happy to answer any questions.
These quantitative program results are self-reported by the organization, illustrating their committment to transparency, learning, and interest in helping the whole sector learn and grow. Yes Yes Is the organization required to complete Schedule B, Schedule of Contributors? No No Did the organization engage in lobbying activities, or have a section 501 h election in effect during the tax year? With our help, you could be too! Optimize Lifeworks to have the people, processes, and systems to drive today's and tomorrow's success. On March 1, 2017, Lifeworks chose to become one of just a handful of disability service providers statewide without a special wage certificate, meaning that all individuals supported on the job earn at least minimum wage. No No Did the organization make any transfers to an exempt non-charitable related organization? Lifeworks supported more than 1,900 individuals to self-direct the services they receive. Yes No An entity of which a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee or a family member thereof was an officer, director, trustee, or direct or indirect owner? Lifeworks has regular meetings and daily conversations with the individuals we serve to determine if we are making progress. Yes Yes The number of employees reported on Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, filed for the calendar year ending with or within the year covered by this return 4,313 4,412 Did the organization file all required federal employment tax returns? I worked with many nonverbal people and was afforded the amazing opportunity to learn about and practice communication techniques that allowed folks to share themselves and be heard, sometimes for the first time in their lives.
. If you have any questions regarding eligibility, please give us a call. No Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction during the year? No No A family member of a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee? Yes Yes Did the organization report an amount for investments-other securities that is 5% or more of its total assets? No No Did the sponsoring organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person? No Yes Is the organization a section 501 c 4 , 501 c 5 , or 501 c 6 organization that receives membership dues, assessments, or similar amounts as defined in Revenue Procedure 98-19? No No If the organization received a contribution of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as required? I really enjoyed both the staff and the clients that I worked with. No No Did the organization operate one or more hospital facilities? Closed Locations: Lifeworks Administration Lifeworks Apple Valley Lifeworks Brooklyn Park Lifeworks Eagan Lifeworks Hastings Lifeworks Mankato In addition, all Lifeworks transportation routes will not be operating. Yes Yes Did the organization invest any proceeds of tax-exempt bonds beyond a temporary period exception? Lifeworks also has more than 30 years of experience partnering with businesses to diversify their workforce. No No Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year? We have partnerships with community organizations, provide high-quality transportation opportunities, music therapy, volunteering opportunities, and more through our Day Services. We also help people establish their goals while conducting both summative and formative evaluation to track our progress.
Our mission is building donor and nonprofit relationships for strong, vibrant and just communities. No No Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds or any similar funds or accounts for which donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts? It's a hard question but an important one. As the years have gone by, Lifeworks has evolved from a small grassroots organization to the highly impactful nonprofit it is today. Effective December 31st, 2018, Lifeworks Services, Inc. The way Lifeworks operates is very unprofessional. Lifeworks will be closed on Wednesday, January 30 Due to extreme cold weather conditions, Lifeworks will be closed on Wednesday, January 30. No Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services? Yes Yes Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? From our humble beginnings in Dakota County supporting eight children with disabilities to the 2,500 people that we serve today, Lifeworks has made a steadfast commitment to integration and independence for individuals with disabilities in our community for more than 50 years.
No No Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas, or historic structures? This is our opportunity to recognize the contributions of workers with disabilities and highlight the many job seekers ready to work. No No Did the organization report an amount for land, buildings, and equipment? No Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy? Programs: Lifeworks day services provided services to 950 clients; 542 volunteers provided 6,817 hours of service; 22 ipads were deployed to assist in employment training and enrichment learning; and 59 organizations, schools and nonprofits partnered with lifeworks. No No If the organization received a contribution of cars, boats, airplanes, or other vehicles, did the organization file a Form 1098-C? The compensation started out a little on the low side, but there were always raises annually. No No Did the organization have a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512 b 13? No No Did the organization report an amount for escrow or custodial account liability; serve as a custodian or provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services? No No Did the organization sell, exchange, dispose of, or transfer more than 25% of its net assets? Lifeworks aspires to be a person-centered, innovative, and sustainable leader in serving people with disabilities. Current Goals Strive for operational excellence by defining service models in accordance with the Lifeworks Way. Progress indicators include: -Average time until job placement -Average job retention -Average program cost per participant pre-job placement -Average program cost per participant post-job placement -Participant satisfaction with the program -Individual goals being met Lifeworks helps more than 2,500 people with disabilities strive for increased integration and independence each day. No No Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve and cease operations? No No Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity? No No Did the organization report any amount for receivables from or payables to any current or former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, highest compensated employees, or disqualified persons? We have piloted innovative, community-based programs, utilized multi-sensory environments, music therapy, and other methods to improve people's quality of life, and supported dozens of people to hire support staff to care for them in their homes and build their independence.
No Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966? No No Has it filed a Form 720 to report these payments? Hardest part of the job was trying to fit all this in. To protect the identity of individuals, we do not display sexual orientation or disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff. No No Did the organization act as an 'on behalf of' issuer for bonds outstanding at any time during the year? Yes Yes Did the organization notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided? Innovate the future services, processes, and relationships for the disability services sector. Attitudes dropped, firings became commonplace, budgets seriously decreased as work loads increased. No No Did the organization report an amount for other assets that is 5% or more of its total assets? No No Did the organization attach a copy of its audited financial statements? Thousands of minnesotans count on lifeworks fiscal and in-home services to help them manage the everyday challenges of living with a disability. No No Did the organization answer 'Yes' about compensation of the organization's current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees? No Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year? Lifeworks arranges over 1,500 rides per day and provides training on how to use public transportation. All Lifeworks service locations and Lifeworks administrative offices will be closed.