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Celebrating the strengths and achievements of refugees, the Minnesota Department of Human Services honored nine people who came to the United States as refugees and have since made significant contributions to Minnesota.
 
Construction is officially underway on a new psychiatric hospital in Willmar that will provide specialized treatment to children and teens from across Minnesota who have severe mental illness and behavior disorders. 
 
As the number of children in the state’s foster care system has grown – from 11,500 in 2013 to 16,500 in 2018 – there is a greater need than ever for foster parents to provide temporary, critical care to children in crisis. The good news is, many people who might not think they qualify to be foster parents are actually eligible.
 
 

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Foster care gives teen safe space to be himself
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Leland talks about how foster care has given him a safe place to call home, and how foster parents can better serve youth in their care.
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