Family Enhancement Center aka Center for Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment

A nonprofit organization

$15,245 raised by 70 donors

100% complete

$8,000 Goal

Support Lasting Solutions to Prevent and Heal Child Abuse

Give to the Max Day is November 16!

FEC is on a mission to connect underserved families with the tools and resources they need to thrive. Your gift helps to sustain our programming among those disproportionately impacted by abuse, and provides an investment for addressing underlying and systemic barriers to health, social, and economic equity.

Here’s what one of our clients said about our therapy services:

Here’s what one of our clients said about our services: 

“The staff at the Family Enhancement Center have been vital to the healing of my two daughters and myself. They have poured their heart and soul into seeing people recover from sexual abuse. I am forever grateful for the wonderful leadership of Libby Bergmann, Kirsten Moertel, Brigit Wingert, and staff to hold us up and help us navigate through the unbelievable maze of the courts and CPS. Their knowledge of sexual abuse trauma and their love and care for us has been tremendous!"

Give to the Max Day 2023 is coming up on November 16, and early giving begins November 1! Any donation made between November 1st and GTMD on November 16 will go toward our goal of raising $8,000!

Your gift helps our agency build stronger families and create safer homes for children impacted by trauma and abuse. Access to therapy, mentorship, and parent education has the power to break the cycle of abuse – to make a bright future possible for families on their path to healing. From Families Moving Forward to the Nest Program to new services like Survivor Support, your financial gift directly supports our mission to create lasting solutions to prevent and heal child abuse.

Give to the Max Day is Minnesota’s single most impactful day of individual giving. This “annual celebration of generosity” provides supporters like YOU with the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways and maximize the impact of your gift. 

Build Stronger Families and Safer Homes by Donating Today!

Ways to give: 

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Mail a check to:
Family Enhancement Center
4826 Chicago Avenue South, Suite 105
Minneapolis, MN 55417

We are so grateful for the support and generosity of community members like you. Thank you for being a part of our mission to create lasting solutions to prevent and heal child abuse. 

Our Mission

The mission of Family Enhancement Center is to create lasting solutions to prevent and heal child abuse. We strive to build strong children, strong families and support communities to create a society where children are safe, respected and valued. Child abuse robs children of their childhood—we help give it back. Interested in learning more? Keep reading for an overview of all our programs or visit our website at

Our Service Model Includes Expert Crisis Response, Assessment, Support & Therapy 

  • Individual and Family Therapy – we offer a full range of counseling services with an expertise in families affected by, or at risk for, child abuse.
  • In-Home Parent Education – parent development services for families in the child protection system in Hennepin & Ramsey County.
  • Solid Starts – an education, support and mentoring program for families during pregnancy & through age 3.
  • Families Moving Forward – a group therapy program designed for children who have been sexually abused and their non-offending parents.
  • Healing Motion – a group and skills-based holistic approach to healing, Healing Motion incorporates mind-body techniques such as mindfulness practices, yoga and movement therapies, creative arts and writing for girls and female-identified adolescent and teens – ages 13-20 – who have experienced sexual abuse or assault.
  • Drum Beat – a group specifically for young men who have experienced trauma, the program seeks to heal trauma, prevent violence, and build community.  Drum Beat utilizes drums, other musical instruments, and reflective discussions to engage youth in healing trauma. 
  • The Nest Program – designed to create a network of support for families struggling with child management issues either due to a parent or child’s mental health, family trauma, or other stressful circumstances that make parenting difficult.
  • Youth Intervention Programempowers youth to practice prevention in their own lives, through validating the impacts of historical & intergenerational trauma, acknowledging how trauma impacts relationship to self & others, and teaching healthy decision-making skills.
  • Survivor Support - responds to calls from survivors of traumatic incidents within 24 hours. We quickly provide resources along with offering group support via our programs.

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Organization name

Family Enhancement Center aka Center for Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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Children & Family

BIPOC Serving

BIPOC Serving

LGBTQ+ Serving

LGBTQ+ Serving


4826 Chicago Avenue South Suite 105
Minneapolis, MN 55417



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