Kindred Family Focus
Foster Care, Adoption, and Community-Based Care for Youth and Families

A continuum of trauma-informed, individualized services that create permanency solutions for youth.


History

Kindred Family Focus began as PATH MN in 1972. When PATH MN left the PATH Affiliation in July 2011, it rebranded as Kindred Family Services. In 2012, Kindred Family Services affiliated with Nexus. On January 1, 2014, Kindred Family Services merged with another Nexus affiliate —Family Focus — creating Kindred Family Focus, one of the largest, private foster care/adoption agencies in Minnesota.

Site

Kindred Family Focus serves foster youth in homes located throughout Minnesota. Youth, ages birth to 21, and families are served by 8 Kindred Family Focus offices in the state. Additionally, home-based care is provided through Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports (CTSS). Kindred Family Focus also operates the Crisis Nursery Serving Wright County residents.

Innovative Programming

Kindred Family Focus offers a continuum of foster care services, as well as home-based and community-based services to help kids and families throughout the state of Minnesota. Programming includes short-term foster care, emergency foster care, whole family foster care, specialized foster care, supervised visitation, medically fragile programming, unhealthy sexual behaviors programming, crisis nursery, adoption, Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports, CADI Waiver services.

Kindred Family Focus Programs (Boys and Girls, ages birth to 21)

Accreditation/Licensing

  • Accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services (COA)
  • Licensed by the State of Minnesota
  • Member of the Foster Family-based Treatment Association
  • Member of the Minnesota Council of Child Caring Agencies
  • Member of United Way

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