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

IN THE NEWS @ NEXUS
Alfonzo is looking for a permanent home

Alfonzo is looking for a permanent home

9th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Kindred Family Focus' 9th Annual Turkey Trot 5K

Nexus Glen Lake Receives Funding for Emergency Response Device

Nexus Glen Lake Receives Funding for Emergency Response Device

Kindred Family Focus Foster Parent Honored with MSSA Outstanding Foster Care Award

Kindred Family Focus Foster Parent Honored with MSSA Outstanding Foster Care Award

$10,000 Grant for PATH Trauma and Stress Clinic

$10,000 Grant for PATH Trauma and Stress Clinic

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

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

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.)