AdoptUSKids is an educational website operated a national nonprofit membership organization focused on recruiting adoptive families for waiting children.
Children's Law Center of Minnesota promotes the rights and interests of Minnesota's children, especially children of color and children with disabilities, in judicial, child welfare, health care and educational systems.
Fostercare.com is a website operated by KidsPeace, which prepares foster parents to care for children nationwide, including Minnesota.
MNADOPT is contracted by DHS to promote and support successful adoptions for Minnesota children and families.
National Foster Parent Association is a national nonprofit organization that supports foster parents in achieving safety, permanency and well-being for children and youth in their care.
MinnesotaFosterCare.org is a site operated by Minnesota Foster Care Association, a nonprofit membership organization for foster parents, adoptive parents, kinship parents and social service agencies.
Foster care is a program funded primarily through a federal grant authorized by title IV-E of the Social Security Act. Minnesota's IV-E plan provides estimates of program expenditures as well as quarterly reports of estimated and actual expenses.
Training videos demonstrate best-practices for caseworker visits
Frequent visits by caseworkers with children in foster care are essential to their safety and well-being at all ages. Children's needs change, and so does the focus of the visit. These nine videos provide suggestions to prepare of caseworker visits: