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Short-Term Foster Care —

Kindred Family Focus offers short-term planned relief for families of youth with special needs. Foster parents take these youth into their homes so the youth’s family can take a break from the daily challenges of parenting youth with special needs. This program helps maintain family permanency without out-of-home placement.


Snapshot


Foster Care


Youth Served: Youth with special emotional, behavioral, or developmental needs.

Program Model/Services

  • Short-term relief for families of youth with special needs
  • Gives families a break, while keeping families together
  • Placement of less than 30 days
  • Trauma-sensitive care
  • Trained foster parents take youth into their homes

Referral Sources

  • Departments of Juvenile Services
  • County Human Service Agencies
  • Community Programs
  • Private Pay Respite

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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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.)