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Kindred Family Focus
A Continuum of Services from Foster Care to Community-Based Services

The Site

Kindred Family Focus provides foster care in 52 of 87 Minnesota Counties, making it the largest private foster care provider in the state, serving more than 262 youth daily.

We provide personalized care plans for each youth and family in our care. We are creative and passionate about providing quality services that meet the needs of our clients. Watch our site video.

Clients Served

Kindred Family Focus offers a range of foster care and community-based services to boys and girls, from birth to age 21. These youth may have traumatic pasts, complex mental health issues, social/emotional behavioral problems, conduct-related issues, autism spectrum disorders, chemical dependency, self-harming issues, and sexually harmful behaviors.

Programming & Treatment

Kindred Family Focus offers an array of high-quality services to give children and families the tools and skills they need to build a successful relationship outside of treatment. Our program mix includes foster care, emergency foster care, short-term foster care, whole family foster care, therapeutic foster care (alternative to residential treatment) which includes programming for medically fragile youth and youth with sexually harmful behaviors, adoption, home-based counseling, crisis nursery, and supervised visitation services.

A private nonprofit organization, Kindred Family Focus provides foster care throughout Minnesota to allow youth to transition back into the community as close to their home as possible. We support and care for children and families in difficult circumstances with a program mix that is progressive and responsive to those it serves.

Family Involvement

Relationships are the foundation of treatment success at Kindred Family Focus. Through the Nexus Family Partnership Initiative, our staff and foster parents work to create an open and ongoing dialogue with parents about what will work for them and their child.

Family involvement is a necessity throughout the treatment process, and the family is our partner in the treatment of youth in our care.

All Kindred Family Focus programs are built on relationships and are based on the Cornerstone Values of Honesty, Responsibility, Courage, Care and Concern.