Our mission to change the course of children’s lives by stabilizing families and strengthening mental health is woven into everything we do. Our goal is to help youth and families achieve and maintain safety, permanency, and well-being. We provide a continuum of services to help youth and families recover, rehabilitate, and reintegrate to live happier, healthier lives.
Nexus-Kindred Family Healing provides:
Foster Care: for youth with unique needs, ages birth through 21, who can benefit from support with a family setting. Individualized support plans for youth. Careful assessment of youths’ needs to match with a qualified foster home. Assessment of youth’s needs and strengths using the CANS assessment tool- Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths. Special care for youth with complex medical conditions that might otherwise require hospitalization or institutional care. Support services to youth ages 14 and older who are transitioning to independent living.
Adoption Services: Nexus-Kindred Family Healing is designated by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to license adoptive homes and place youth who are under state or tribal guardianship for the purpose of adoption. Services provided free of charge include: Adoption Training and Education, Adoption Home Studies and Updates, Relative Adoption Services, Child-specific Recruitment, Child Placement Services, and Post-Adoption Services.