Impact and Programs
360 Communities supported people with stabilizing resources in the last year through the three effective program areas of School Success, Community Resources and Violence Prevention and Intervention. The staff and volunteers carried out mission-drive work to serve more than 16,500 individuals in Dakota County and the surrounding communities. The following are highlights of the impact made within the three areas:
-3,477 people were engaged in Partners for Success, including 1,789 students in 1,034 families
-55 students who received support from Partners for Success graduated high school
-120 child care providers received in-depth coaching services through Child Care Aware
-92% of students with academic goals improved or stabilized their performance.
-9,535 individuals received food support, through 46,374 food shelf visits
-4.8 is the average number of visits each food shelf client make in a year
-3,858 individuals were served through Armful of Love
-1,000,000+ pounds of food were distributed through the five food shelves
Violence Prevention & Intervention
-2,893 individuals were served by violence prevention and intervention programs
-10,018 community members/professionals received violence prevention education
-254 children and 313 women were provided with emergency shelter at the Lewis Houses
-363 individuals received sexual assault services
360 Communities has 3 main program areas, Community Resources, Violence Prevention and School Success. All program areas goals relate to the mission of 360 Communities, to deliver safety and stability that improves lives.
Community Resources program goals are to provide 1,000,000 pounds of healthy food options to support to families experiencing food insecurity and to provide homeless prevention services to families through financial assistance in order to create stability.
Violence Prevention program goals are to provide safe housing to women and children fleeing domestic and Sexual Violence through our shelters. Another program goal is to provide safety planning, assistance with Orders for Protection, navigation of the court system and connection to other community and county resources through shelter, outreach and sexual assault services.
School Success program goals are to engage families and child care providers in developing home and child care settings that foster school success and lead to high school graduation for students. Our Partners for Success program also provides connection and support in navigating county and community resources to create stability at home and works to engage parents in the academic success of their children.
Community or Constituency Served
Individuals and families in Dakota County, MN.
Geographic Area Served
Dakota County, MN.