A continuum of trauma-informed, individualized services that create permanency solutions for youth.
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. In March, 2017, Kindred Family focus merged with PATH MN to build on programs and community services to meet Minnesota’s growing need for foster care and continuous care. creating Minnesota’s largest private, nonprofit foster care, adoption, and home-based care agency. The merger positioned Kindred Family Focus as the largest private foster care, adoption, and home-based provider in Minnesota, serving youth and families throughout the state.
Kindred Family Focus serves foster youth in homes located throughout Minnesota. Youth, ages birth to 21, and families are served by 11 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.
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, treatment foster care, supervised visitation, medically fragile programming, unhealthy sexual behaviors programming, crisis nursery, adoption, Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports, CADI Waiver services.