Per the requirements of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, STEP will continue to keep its in-center services closed.  STEP is unable to reopen its incenter services until notice is provided by the MN Department of Human Services that in-center services are again permitted.  We will continue to provide community based employment services for indivduals and small crews that choose to work.  In all services, we will continue to practice recommended precautions, including screening, social distancing and wearing masks.  We will continue to look at the COVID 19 situation and watch updates from the Govenor's office, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Center on Disease Control to help in our decisions in how to provide services to people.  If you need to reach someone from STEP, please call Sue Eisenmenger at 507-399-1973 or Dominique Berg at 507-621-7084.


STEP Inc Mission

Started in the early 60s by parents of people with disabilities, STEP, Inc. continues to look for ways to daily enhance the lives of people with disabilities in our local communities. STEP works with people with disabilities to support them in their work lives, their community lives and in the way they spend their day to day lives. STEP welcomes and looks forward to working with community members, employers, families, other providers and people with disabilities themselves to provide opportunities for productive, meaningful lives for all. Please join us in our work by welcoming people with disabilities into all aspects of our community lives.

Who We Are

A STEP TO EMPLOYMENT is a division of STEP Inc. It was formed to focus primarily on customized employment and giving individuals the right amount of job support through job coaching, training, and job seeking for success.

We Provide Services

For Martin, Faribault and Watonwan Counties. We also provide services with other surrounding counties upon request.

About STEP Inc

STEP, Inc. is a Minnesota licensed service that provides support, training and employment for people with disabilities in southern Minnesota. STEP Inc. provides staff support to people at office locations in Faribault and Martin Counties, as well as at job and community sites in the area. STEP Inc. provides a wide variety of services (such as employment development and exploration, employment support, in-center employment, day habilitation, etc.) as well as a wide variety of training (such as employment skills, self-care skills, communication skills, social skills, etc.). STEP Inc. provides these services to a wide variety of individuals with varying abilities and needs.

"A STEP To Employment"

Is driven by the philosophy that everyone has skills and are employable.

Our Employees

Are well trained, compassionate and experienced job coaches, direct support professionals and employment specialist to help our clients