Community Resources

Advocacy

Minnesota Statewide Family Network
Contact person name: :Renelle Nelson, M.A.
Contact person phone number: 952-838-1360
Contact person email address: cmhn@cmhn.org
The Minnesota Statewide Family Network is a Minnesota statewide non-profit parent-directed organization whose mission is to expand opportunities and enhance the lives of children with mental health disorders and their families.

PACER Center
Program name: Parent Training and Information Center
Contact person name: Renelle Nelson, M.A.
Contact person phone number:952-838-9000
Contact person email address: rnelson@pacer.org
PACER Center is a state and national parent center that expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with any disability and their families. Based on the concept of parents helping parents, PACER is staffed primarily by parents of children with disabilities who understand your concerns and can provide you with the resources and supports necessary to help your child experience success at school and in the community. PACER Center is also the National Center for Bullying Prevention.

The Family Partnership
Program name: Public Policy and Civic Engagement
Contact person name: Jeff Bauer
Contact person phone number: 612-728-2063
Contact person email address: jbauer@thefamilypartnership.org
Agency website: www.thefamilypartnership.org
Public Policy & Civic Engagement focuses on connecting communities and building community leadership to achieve racial and economic justice, so families are strong and children thrive.

Cultural

Somali & East African Behavioral Health Services Program
Volunteers of America Minnesota – Mental Health Clinics
Contact person: David Schuchman
Contact person phone: 612-767-0019
Contact person email: dschuchman@voamn.org
Agency website: http://www.voamn.org/Somali-MH
The program offers culturally and language specific behavioral health services for Somali and East African youth and adults who experience significant difficulty due to emotional or behavioral problems, and their families. Our comprehensive program offers intensive therapeutic, skill building and rehabilitative services to help strengthen the emotional, behavioral and social functioning of Somali and East African youth and their families. In addition, we perform diagnostic assessments and some follow up services for adults.

Education

The Family Partnership
Program name: School Success
Contact person name: Laurie Lindblad
Contact person phone number: 612-728-2067
Contact person email address: llindblad@thefamilypartnership.org
Agency website: www.thefamilypartnership.org
The Family Partnership provides in-school, after-school and home-based services designed to help kids succeed in school and in life. Our staff speak a number of languages and work with students and families to achieve goals related academics, attendance, behavior and family stability.

MN Department of Education (MDE) 651-582-8200

Mental Health

Canvas Health/HSI-New Generations
Program name: CTSS/ARMHS/Outpatient
Contact person name: Carrie Brooks
Contact person phone number: 612-676-1604
Contact person email address:cbrooks@hsinewgen.org
Agency website: www.canvashealth.org
HSI NewGenerations, a division of Canvas Health provides, Mental Health Services to
individuals of all ages. We provide therapy services in addition to CTSS and
ARMHS throughout the Twin Cities metro area.

Choices Psychotherapy, Ltd.
Program name: Outpatient/DBT/CTSS
Contact person name: Susan Davis, LICSW
Contact person phone number: 952-544-6806
Contact person email address: sdavis@choicespsychotherapy.net
Agency website: www.choicespsychotherapy.net
Choices Psychotherapy provides outpatient therapy, including individual, family, and couples to clients ranging in age from 5 to senior. We also have a DBT program certified by The Department of Human Services (DHS) that provides individual therapy and group skills. This program is for adults only. Our CTSS program offers individual & family therapy and individual & family skills. We serve the metro area and can accept clients as young as 5. We accept most insurances including Medical Assistance and all of the PMAP’s.

Fraser
Program name: Fraser Child & Family Center
Contact person: Barb Klatt
Contact person phone number: 612-331-9413
Contact person email address: barbk@fraser.org
Agency website: http://www.fraser.org
Fraser is a Minnesota-based nonprofit that serves children and adults with special needs through education, healthcare and housing. Fraser is Minnesota’s largest and most experienced provider of autism services provided through Fraser Autism Services. Fraser Behavioral and Mental Health offers assessment and treatment for children with a range of emotional or behavioral disorders which can interfere with child development, social relationships and academic performance. Treatment may include individual or family psychotherapy or skills training, day treatment for pre-school children, targeted case management, adoptive family services and consultation. Fraser Neuropsychology offers neuropsychological evaluations to children and adolescents.

HSI-New Generations/Canvas Health
Program name: CTSS/ARMHS/Outpatient
Contact person name: Lonna Holmes
Contact person phone number: 612-676-1604
Contact person email address: lholmes@hsinewgen.org
Agency websitewww.canvashealth.org
HSI New Generations a division of Canvas Health provides Mental Health Services to individuals of all ages. We provide therapy services at our 1550 East 78th St., Richfield and our 5701 Shingle Creek Blvd, Brooklyn Center locations and in home life skills (CTSS and ARMHS) throughout the metro.

Headway Emotional Health Services
Contact person name: Intake Coordinators
Contact person phone number: 763-746-2411
Agency website: www.headway.org
Headway Emotional Health Services provides comprehensive mental health services for people of all ages throughout the Twin Cities metro area, with many focused on children and adolescents.  In addition to our well-established Day Treatment program for adolescents who cannot succeed in mainstream schools, our child and adolescent services include general outpatient and play therapy, in-school therapy, truancy and mental health case management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, court-appointed diversion services for juvenile offenders, psychiatric services (including assessments and ongoing medication management), and divorce education classes for the entire family. We also provide in-home case management through our Healthy Families program for babies aged 0-4 and their parents.

MentalHelp.net
Website address:  www.mentalhelp.net/care/substance-abuse/mn/

Metro Social Services, Inc.
Program name: CTSS, ARMHS, outpatient therapy, After School Program, Respite Services
Contact person name: Sunday Olayinka
Contact person phone number: 612-251-4499
Contact person email address: Sunday@metrosocialservices.org Website: www.metrosocialservices.org
Metro Social Services provides mental health services to individuals of all ages. Services that we provide include Children’s mental Health Case Management, CTSS, ARMHS, Outpatient Therapy, After School Program, and Respite Services. Our offices are located in Brooklyn Center and St Paul. Majority of our services are provided in the community. We provide CTSS, ARMHS, and therapy services in four metro counties.

Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH)
Contact person name: Deborah Saxhaug, Executive Director
Contact person phone number: 651-644-7333
Contact person email address: info@macmh.org
Agency website: www.macmh.org
Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health (MACMH) is an education and advocacy organization whose mission is to promote positive mental health for all infants, children, adolescents and their families. MACMH educates professionals about children’s mental health and informs the public to remove the stigma and barriers associated with children’s mental health disorders. MACMH helps parents and caregivers to navigate systems and to develop skills required to effectively care for and advocate for the timely and appropriate delivery of services to children with mental health disorders.

NAMI Minnesota
Contact person name: Cari Juarez
Contact person phone number: 651-645-2948, ext. 130
Contact person email address: cjuarez@namimn.org
Agency website: www.namihelps.org
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children with mental illness and their families. NAMI Minnesota offers education, support and advocacy. NAMI Minnesota vigorously promotes the development of community mental health programs and services, improved access to services, increased opportunities for recovery, reduced stigma and discrimination, and increased public understanding of mental illness.

NAMI Minnesota offered over 300 free classes and 65 support groups in 2013, and also was recognized with prestigious national and state awards for its advocacy successes.

Nystrom & Associates, Ltd
Program name: Multiple programs:
Outpatient Mental Health Services (Rule 29)- Therapy, psychological testing, psychiatry/medication management, Adult Mental Health Day Treatment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), nutritional assessments, and mediation services.
Outpatient Chemical Dependency (Rule 31)- Adult and Adolescent assessments, dual diagnosis programs, medication assisted treatment (Suboxone®), and family  programming
Professional Family Based Division- Providing Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS) and School Based Services (<21)
Family Support Services- Providing  Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Services (ARMHS) 18 year +
Contact person name: Agency Intake Lines
Contact person phone number: 651-379-1707, 651-379-1711, 651-379-1727, 651-379-1748, or 651-379-1791
Contact person email address: registration@nystromcounseling.com  or contactus@nystromcounseling.com
Agency website: www.nystromcounseling.com Nystrom & Associates, Ltd provides mental health services to individuals of all ages out of  (7) Minnesota office locations- New Brighton, Apple Valley, Eden Prairie and Elk River/Otsego, Woodbury, Duluth and Brainerd/Baxter.

Therapy is provided for children, adolescents, and adults on an individual, family and/or couple basis as well as play therapy. Outpatient services also include psychological & neuropsychological testing, psychiatry/medication management for children, adolescents, and adults (available at all seven locations), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adolescents and adults, nutritional assessments, and outpatient chemical dependency treatment for adolescents and adults – including dual diagnosis and medication assisted treatment.  Mediation services are offered in our Apple Valley, Eden Prairie, and New Brighton locations for the following: divorce, custody and parenting time arrangements, post-decree disputes, neighbor disputes, tenant and landlord disputes, and workplace disputes.

Our Community Based Programming (CTSS/ ARMHS) is provided across the state in over 28 counties- please refer to our website for specific counties.  CTSS provides in-home skills and therapy to children under the age 21 and their families. ARMHS provides rehabilitative skills to Adults (18+) with a Mental Health diagnosis that is causing a functional impairment in one or more areas of their lives.

People Incorporated
Program name: Family Networks
Contact person name: Pam Schiele
Contact person phone number: 763-331-3033 ext 11
Contact person email address: pam.schiele@peopleincorporated.org
Agency website: www.peopleincorporated.org
The Family Networks programs of People Incorporated include targeted mental health case management for children and adolescents; School-Linked Services in selected schools in Osseo and Robbinsdale school districts and Intermediate District 287; Early childhood prevention and intervention services for preschool children with mental health issues (includes preschool day treatment program) operating out of the Brooklyn Park location; and day treatment for elementary through high school children and adolescents, located in Golden Valley.

PrairieCare
Program name: PrairieCare, Partial Hospitalization Program
Contact person name: Jen Holper, LSW – Community Relations Representative
Contact person phone number: 952-334-7755
Contact person email address: jholper@prairie-care.com
Agency website: www.prairie-care.com
Clinic Services include: psychiatric diagnosis assessment and treatment, psychological testing and treatment, neuropsychological testing, medication evaluation and treatment, individual therapy, family therapy and counseling. Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) provides multi-disciplinary treatment through group, individual and family therapy sessions. Patients remain living at home while receiving intensive treatment at PrairieCare during the day (6-8 hours per day, Monday through Friday). Current Locations in Edina, and Maple Grove! Inpatient Hospitalization Program, in Maple Grove.
Call 888-9-PRAIRIE to schedule a free Needs Assessment to determine appropriate level of care.

St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development
Program name: Children’s Mental Health Services
Contact person name: Central Office of Resources and Enrollment (CORE)
Contact person phone number: 952-548-8700
Contact person email address: coreinfo@stdavidscenter.org
Agency website: www.stdavidscenter.org
Children’s Mental Health Services at St. David’s Center offer assessments, therapeutic interventions, education, referrals and case management for children and their families at its Minnetonka location and in homes and childcare centers throughout the Twin Cities. It specializes in serving children with special needs including developmental delays/disabilities and emotional/behavioral disturbances. Its therapists and practitioners collaborate with families and early childhood educators to enhance family relationships and develop social and emotional growth in children.

The Family Enhancement Center
Contact person name: Libby Bergman
Contact person phone number: 612-827-3028
Contact person email address: libby@mnpreventabuse.org
Agency website: www.familyenhancementcenter.org
The Family Enhancement Center (FEC) provides mental health services for children and adults that are at risk for child abuse/neglect or who are already struggling with it though individual therapy and in-home parenting programs. FEC offers specialized services for children and families affected by sexual abuse through programs that provide parental support & education.

The Family Partnership
Program name: Counseling
Contact person name: Jane Ginsberg
Contact person phone number: 612-341-1625
Contact person email address: jginsberg@thefamilypartnership.org
Intake/New Counseling Appointments: 612-728-2061 or Español 612-728-2089
Agency website: www.thefamilypartnership.org
Counseling is provided for families, couples, children, teens, and individuals offered on a sliding fee scale, insurance accepted. The Family Partnership has more than 20 professional licensed therapists and nine 2nd year MSW interns from diverse backgrounds who speak a number of languages.

University of Minnesota/Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC)
Program name(s): Outpatient – Psychiatry; Outpatient – Therapy; Targeted Case Management
Contact person: Joan Oslund
Contact person phone number:  612-638-0664
Contact person email address:  oslun041@umn.edu
Agency website:   http://www.ahc.umn.edu/cuhcc/
Community-University Health Care Center (CUHCC) is a department of the University of Minnesota. CUHCC is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing affordable health care to underserved people and communities since 1966. Our mission is “to seek health equity in our community by advancing the well-being of diverse people.”  Children and adults of all ages access these services: Primary medical: Comprehensive primary and preventive health services, care for chronic conditions, culturally appropriate patient education; Dental: A breadth and depth of oral health care (preventive, restorative, prosthedontic, & periodontal) to patients of all ages; Mental health:  A full range of outpatient mental health services staffed by psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed social workers, case managers and adult rehab workers. 

Volunteers of America Minnesota – Mental Health Clinics
Program Names:
Children’s Mental Health Case Management, Intake phone number: 952-945-4168
DBT Intensive Outpatient Therapy Program for Adolescents
DBT Intentive Outpatient Therapy Program for Young Adults
Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Mental Health
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Family Focused Therapeutic Services Program
DHH Impact
Home-Based/CTSS (Children’s Therapeutic Services and Support) Program
Senior Mental Health Services
Somali and East African Behavioral Health Services Program
Contact person name: Intake
Contact person phone number: 763-225-4052
Agency website: http://www.voamnwi.org/mental-health-services

Treatment

Catholic Charities – St. Joseph’s Home for Children
Program name: Residential Treatment, Day Treatment, Emergency Shelter
Contact person name: Kevin Walsh
Contact person phone number: 612-204-8252
Contact person email address: Kevin.Walsh@cctwincities.org
Agency website: www.cctwincities.org/stjosephshomeforchildren
St. Joseph’s Home for Children, a program of Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, serves children and their families by addressing immediate needs for shelter and stability and offering long-term solutions to emotional and behavioral issues with quality mental health care.

Choices Psychotherapy, Ltd.
Program name: Outpatient/DBT/CTSS
Contact person name: Susan Davis, LICSW
Contact person phone number: 952-544-6806
Contact person email address: sdavis@choicespsychotherapy.net
Agency website: www.choicespsychotherapy.net
Choices Psychotherapy provides outpatient therapy, including individual, family, and couples to clients ranging in age from 5 to senior. We also have a DBT program certified by The Department of Human Services (DHS) that provides individual therapy and group skills. This program is for adults only. Our CTSS program offers individual & family therapy and individual & family skills. We serve the metro area and can accept clients as young as 5. We accept most insurances including Medical Assistance and all of the PMAP’s.

Fraser
Program name: Child and Family Mental Health Program
Contact person name: Barb Klatt, LICSW
Contact person phone number: 612-331-9413
Contact person email address: BarbK@fraser.org
Agency website: http://www.fraser.org/
Fraser is a Minnesota-based nonprofit that serves children and adults with special needs through education, healthcare and housing. Fraser is also Minnesota’s largest and most experienced provider of autism services. Fraser offers assessment and day treatment for children with a range of emotional or behavioral disorders, such as disruptive behavior disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and psychotic disorders. Such disorders can interfere with emotional development, social relationships, and academic performance.

LifeSpan of Minnesota
Program name: Youth Transition Program
Contact Person: Pam Kuntz/Intake Department
Contact number: 952-562-8528
Agency website:www.lifespanmn.com
LifeSpan provides intensive outpatient day treatment for children ages 5-18. The program is an integrated therapeutic model including therapy with academic support provided on site by an intermediate school district. They are certified by the Department of Human Services through Children’s Therapeutic Services and Support (CTSS). No referral or IEP is required to attend. There are two program locations, Burnsville and Maple Grove.

The Family Partnership
Program name: Multisystemic Therapy/Counseling
Contact person name: Lisa Hill
Contact person phone number: 763-569-2621
Contact person email address: lhill@thefamilypartnership.org
Intake/New Counseling Appointments: 612-728-2061 or Español 612-728-2089
Agency website: www.thefamilypartnership.org
Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is a program of The Family Partnership specifically designed for youth that are exhibiting high risk antisocial behavior; such as truancy, criminal activity, verbal /physical aggression and/or substance abuse. Counseling is provided for families, couples, children, teens, and individuals offered on a sliding fee scale, insurance accepted.

Headway Emotional Health Services
Program name: Outpatient mental health therapy services for children, age 3 & up, individuals, family and couples
Contact person name: Intake
Contact person phone number: 763-746-2401
Contact person email address: intake@headway.org
Agency website: www.headway.org
Headway Emotional Health Services provides comprehensive mental health therapy services for children, age 3 & up, individuals, families and couples. Therapy services are offered in Golden Valley, Richfield and other community locations. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 763-746-2401.

People Incorporated
Program name: Family Networks
Contact person name: Pam Schiele
Contact person phone number: 763-331-3033 ext 11
Contact person email address: pam.schiele@peopleincorporated.org
Agency website: www.peopleincorporated.org
The Family Networks programs of People Incorporated include targeted mental health case management for children and adolescents; School-Linked Services in selected schools in Osseo and Robbinsdale school districts and Intermediate District 287; Early childhood prevention and intervention services for preschool children with mental health issues (includes preschool day treatment program) operating out of the Brooklyn Park location; and day treatment for elementary through high school children and adolescents, located in Golden Valley.

Washburn Center for Children
Program name: Outpatient assessment and therapy
Contact person name: Agency intake department
Contact person phone number: 612-871-1454
Agency website: www.washburn.org
Washburn Center for Children provides assessment and treatment services to support healthy social, emotional and behavioral development for children.

Clinics in Minneapolis, Minnetonka and Brooklyn Park, early childhood mental health, Crisis Stabilization, Intensive In-home therapy, Children’s Mental Health Case Management, Preschool and Elementary Day Treatment (age 3 through grade 3), Child Psychiatry, Family Focused Infant-Toddler and Therapeutic Preschool, and School-based Mental Health services in 18 public schools in Minneapolis, Bloomington, and Eden Prairie.

 

Hennepin County Resourcesfor a live person
Children’s Crisis Team 612-348-2233
Front Door (support/social services) 612-348-4111

State of Minnesota Resources (DHS)
http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&dDocName=id_000162

http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/idcplg?IdcService=GET_DYNAMIC_CONVERSION&RevisionSelectionMethod=LatestReleased&dDocName=id_001475

http://mn.gov/dhs/people-we-serve/children-and-families/health-care/mental-health/index.jsp

For access to additional resources

www.minnesotaHelp.info
Online directory of statewide community resources and services designed to help families find human services, information and referral, financial assistance and other forms of help.

www.unitedwaytwincities.org/communityinfo/211.cfm
Information on services available throughout the metro area that may help families and children with mental illness.

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