Children’s Home Society of Minnesota

Mission Statement

Mission of Children’s Home—To help children thrive; and to build, strengthen and sustain individual, family and community life. Our Definition of Family—A family consists of two or more people, whether living together or apart, related by blood, marriage, adoption or commitment to care for one another.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Children’s Home Society would increase government contracts to support growth in foster care adoptions to increase allocations by 20%.
Current Goals Eliminate the waiting list to serve Foster Care Adoption Families.
Community or Constituency Served Children and families
Geographic Area Served Children's Home Society serves Minnesota state wide, as well as placing children with families throughout the U.S.

Reports & Finances

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Adoption & Post Adoption Services:
International Child Welfare:
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
Unrestricted Net Assets
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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 09/01/2021

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 651.646.7771

General Information

Alternative Name: CHS, CH
EIN: 41-0693906
Principal Staff: Heidi Wiste
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 36.18
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 10,873
Ruling Year: 1942


Board Chair: Lance Novak
Number of Board Members: 16
Board Meetings with Quorum: 8
Average Member Attendance: 13.1

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