Welcome to Hammer.
We are so glad you are here.
Alvina Hammer’s mission remains true, even after 95 years: to provide adults with developmental disabilities the opportunity to live life to its fullest.
When our dedicated staff, donors, advocates, and volunteers come together to ensure the health and well-being of all people with developmental disabilities, and for the greater good of this organization, amazing things happen.
Scroll down to find ways to get involved.
Using Hammer’s Advocacy Alert Portal, you are able to find your district, legislator, and send emails to your legislator to take action. You will also receive important action alerts.
We Are Hiring!
Hammer Residences is an organization where you can find purpose in your work as well as a career. You can make a difference in the lives of individuals with disabilities.
Hammer has a unique culture with great benefits. Our staff has voted us a Top 150 Workplace for eleven years in a row!
View our current job openings and find a rewarding career, supporting individuals with disabilities.
Home & Apartments
Click here to explore our Home & Apartment services and programs. Our homes and apartments are adapted as needed to meet the range of age, needs, and abilities.
Independence and fulfillment are at the core of our mission, by providing the support needed for people with disabilities to live meaningful, self-directed lives.
Make A Donation
We need your financial support right now to help our most vulnerable citizens stay safe during this critical time. Your donation to the Area of Greatest Need Fund gives Hammer the flexibility to direct the dollars where needed most.
Please consider giving generously today.
Read the latest news from our blog:
By Donny Gromek, Family Member and DJ It has been my greatest honor to bring music to the people at Hammer Residences throughout the years. In Hammer’s early...
By Joe Cullen, Communications Specialist After working for over 20 years as a reporter and producer in the cable television industry, I was looking for a career...
By Ken Harper, Program Director My journey to Hammer started over 29 years ago, when I moved to Minnesota from Louisiana with the plan of getting a job at...
Are you hoping to get involved?
We invite you to learn more about our founding history, and our vast service programs and offerings. We also frequently update our Careers page with job opportunities within our organization, and in the community.
Are you looking for help?
We continue to be a successful leader in the disability services industry. Our person-centered approach highlights each individual’s needs and what is important to them. We work daily to give voice and meaning to each person’s daily life.