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Links and Resources for foster care families and youth
Adolescent Living Skills Ramsey County Program - Offers a variety of services to help teens and young adults transition to independent living.
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties offer FREE money management and consumer protection classes. Bigelow Building - 450 Syndicate Street North, St Paul. Learn more about CAP classes.
Foster Care/Out of Home Placement - Minnesota Department of Human Services Facts, and information on out of home placements.
Minnesota Statutes - The Minnesota Statutes regarding concurrent planning. This describes abasis for Foster-Adoptive placements in “Resource Homes.”
Hennepin County - For persons living in Hennepin County, home page on foster care.
National Foster Parent Association - The National Foster Parent Association is a national organization which strives to support foster parents, and remains a consistently strong voice on behalf of all children. They offer training, newsletters and information for foster parents.
SUIDS Center - The "Safe to Sleep" brochure stresses that the same practices that reduce SUIDS will prevent deaths caused by sleep related suffocation, asphyxia and entrapment.
Sites for Kinship Care Givers
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren from AARP
Children’s Defense Fund – Minnesota
Child Welfare League