Children’s Home Society of Minnesota

Mission Statement

Our Mission Children's Home society of Minnesota is committed to help children thrive, and to build, strengthen and sustain individual, family and community life. Our Core Purpose Children's Home knows that a child in a safe, nurturing home is a child who thrives. We work to give every child security, opportunity and a loving family.

Contact Information

1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108

General Information

Alternative Name
Children's Home Society and Family Services
Principal Staff
Alexis Oberdorfer
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE)
61 employees totalling 37.33 FTE
Number of Clients


Board Chair
Peter Ramme
Number of Board Members
Board Meetings with Quorum
Average Member Attendance

Impact and Programs

The agency placed 129 children in adoptive homes
Current Goals
International Adoption Applications 82 Approvals 79 Placements 109 Domestic Adoption Waiting Children Placements 37 Child Specific Recruitment 60 Infant Placements 3
Community or Constituency Served
Adopted persons, birth parents and adoptive parents
Geographic Area Served
State of Minnesota - International, Domestic Waiting, Domestic Infant, and Post Adoption Services Western Wisconsin - International Adoption and Post Adoption State of Maryland and Virginia - International Adoption and Post Adoption Throughout the US - International Adoption Placement Services and Post Adoption Services


3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services $9,469,434 78.9%
Management $2,203,643 18.4%
Fundraising $335,044 2.8%
Unrestricted Net Assets
2014 2013 2012
End of Year: $-1,748,000 $-2,036,476 $-120,948
Beginning of Year: $-2,036,476 $-120,948 $828,545
Difference: $288,476 ($1,915,528) ($949,493)

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700 Raymond Avenue, Suite 160 • Saint Paul, MN 55114
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