The mission of Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is to end child abuse and neglect and create strong, healthy families.
For 32 years, families in crisis have turned to the Crisis
Nursery for support as they work through a crisis in their lives. With a
mission to end child abuse and neglect and create strong, healthy families, the Crisis Nursery offers free, voluntary
services to Hennepin County families in crisis with children ages newborn
through six at risk of abuse or neglect. The Crisis Nursery’s programs include
a 24-hour crisis line, crisis counseling, community referrals, parent education
classes and support group, a 4th Day Home Visiting program, and
overnight residential care for parents to place their children voluntarily for
up to three nights while they address their crisis.
In our 32 year history,
the Crisis Nursery has helped over 60,000 children on their journey toward
Because families turn to the Crisis Nursery in the midst of a crisis, the Crisis Nursery is able to work with families to address their immediate needs as well as to build toward long-term self-sufficiency. In doing so the Crisis Nursery is able to help parents increase their ability to meet their child’s needs all the while decreasing the risk of child abuse and neglect.
Please support this critical work with your generous financial support.