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Whole-Family Foster Care —

The Kindred Family Focus Whole-Family Foster Care program offers intensive support and collaborative services for at-risk parents where the parent or county maintain custody of the children. Skilled foster parents work with families to 1) teach parenting skills through modeling parenting techniques, setting examples, and providing education, and 2) improve the family’s communication and relationship skills.


Snapshot


Foster Care


Families/Youth Served: Intensive support and collaborative services for at-risk parents.

Program Model/Services

  • Trauma-sensitive care
  • Program where the whole family can be placed together in the foster home
  • Trained foster parents work with families to teach parenting skills
  • Provides in-home supervision of parent and child interactions
  • Helps families improve communication and relationship skills
  • Flexible and individualized placements

Referral Sources

  • Departments of Juvenile Services
  • County Human Service Agencies
  • Department of Health
  • Family Court
  • Community Programs

Accreditation/Licensing:

  • Accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA)
  • Licensed by the State of Minnesota
  • Member of Foster Family-based Treatment Association
  • MCCCA member

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Corey is looking for a permanent home

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Nexus Names Paula Minske Vice President of Clinical Services

Nexus Names Paula Minske Vice President of Clinical Services

Nexus Names Dr. Michelle K. Murray President, Chief Executive Officer

Nexus Names Dr. Michelle K. Murray President, Chief Executive Officer

9th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Kindred Family Focus' 9th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

25th Annual Golf Outing

Onarga Academy 25th Annual Golf Outing

Gerard Academy 18th Annual Golf Tournament

Gerard Academy 18th Annual Golf Tournament

The 2nd Annual Great Steak Out

Join Onarga Academy for The 2nd Annual Great Steak Out

MN Department of Human Services Crisis Line

MN Department of Human Services Crisis Line
Help is available now!

Mille Lacs Academy 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Come enjoy a day of golf in support of the youth at Mille Lacs Academy!

The Library
The Library
A list of resources for parents
Parenting Partner
Parenting Partner
Helpful articles for parents
Family Matters
Family Matters
(Q&A with Dr. Michelle Murray, Ph.D.)