Foster Adopt Minnesota
Helpline - HELP Program
2446 University Ave W, Ste 104, St. Paul, MN, 55114
Distance: 1529 Miles
Staff or volunteers answer questions or talk confidentially with callers. Program can provide information, a sympathetic listener, advice and/or referrals to other resources.
The Foster Adopt Minnesota HELP program offers free phone support and information and referral to Minnesota adoptive families.
The HELP Program offers the following to Minnesota adoptive families:
* Phone support from clinical specialists who specialize in adoption
* Individualized referrals to therapeutic services, resources and practitioners across the state specific to the caller's situation and needs
* Access to information regarding educational offerings & training specific to the caller's situation and needs
* Potential financial assistance for adoptive families to access eligible adoption-competent therapeutic services when financial barriers to receiving needed services are present
Resources and support are available to adoptive parents of children who have special needs and to professionals who serve adoptive families.
- Assistance with community resources
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
Any Minnesota family who adopted a child who was under state or tribal guardianship; internationally; or through private domestic infant adoption, kinship adoption or guardianship; and foster care families.
For questions about adopting in Minnesota, resources after finalization, or support in your area, call Foster Adopt Minnesota.
There is no fee for this service.
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PH-0300.0300-650Postadoption Counseling and Support Definition
Programs that provide guidance and support following placement of a child to help the adopting family through the early period of adjustment or thereafter as needed.
Programs that offer a telephone service that enables people who are troubled to talk confidentially about their personal problems with an empathetic listener. These programs are often staffed by volunteers who can offer referrals for ongoing treatment, if needed.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YK-6500.0500Adoptive Parents Definition
Individuals who have taken the child of another into their family and have given him or her the rights, privileges and duties of child and heir.
YK-6500.2000Foster Parents Definition
Individuals who are licensed to provide a home for orphaned, abused, neglected or delinquent children or children with disabilities, usually with the approval of the government or a social service agency.
YK-6500.3600Kinship Caregivers Definition
Grandparents, aunts and uncles or other relatives, members of a child’s tribe or clan, godparents, stepparents, neighbors, friends of the family or other adults who can serve as "family" who have taken on the responsibility of raising children in situations where the birthparents are unable or unwilling to provide for their care.
YK-8000.0500Adopted Children Definition
Children who have been relinquished by their natural parents or are otherwise unable to remain in the care of their natural parents and who have new legal parentage. Also included are adults who were adopted as children.
YZ-0200Adoption/Foster Care Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topics of adoption and/or foster care as well as foster care transition.
YZ-6200Parenting Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of parenting.