Impact and Programs
99% of children worked toward social/emotional goals
100% of children demonstrated age appropriate coping skills
98% of children whose parent/guardian identified and discussed their child’s social/emotional goals
92% of parents/guardians reported a greater understanding of child development
69% of parents/guardians participated in a parent/child relationship inventory
97% of parents/guardians report learning new techniques to reduce stress
99% of parents report the Crisis Nursery helped them alleviate crisis
92% of parents/guardians have the knowledge and skills to access available community resources, information and referral
98% of parents/guardians report having a safety plan to keep their family safe.
Home Visiting Program:
54% (15/28) of families with a goal plan in place completed all action steps of at least one goal.
82% (28/34) of families have a safety plan in place.
82% (372/453) of home visits were successfully completed.
80% (24/30) of families who were provided resources accessed at least one resource provided by the home visitor
65% (117/180) of the resources provided were accessed by families in the home visiting program.
100% of families (19/19) report that participating in the GMCN Home Visiting program has increased their knowledge of child development.
95% of families (18/19) report that participating in the GMCN Home Visiting program has increased their knowledge of community resources.
Family advocates will manage 3,000 crisis calls
Family advocates will provide supportive counseling and goal-setting to 1,350 parents who place their children at the Crisis Nursery
Child Development Specialists will nurture 2,200 (duplicated) children staying at the Crisis Nursery
Nursery Way protocols will help children increase coping skills and acquire resilience
Clinical Home Visiting Program will help 40 families work toward self-sufficiency and healthier parent-child relationships. (We are not fully staffed and do not anticipate being so until sometime between now and January 2019)
Mental health program will serve 25 individual clients in FY19.
Community or Constituency Served
Our residential program serves children ages newborn - 6 years of age from families in crisis, living in Hennepin County. Our home visiting and mental health programs serve the whole family (all ages), living within Hennepin County. The families we serve have the following characteristics:
88% are individuals of color
99% of parents are female
92% are single parenting
79% have household incomes under $10,000 annually
40% of families are homeless
Geographic Area Served
Families using our services reside in Hennepin County. However, our crisis line is available to anyone. We will do our best to provide resources to anyone who calls us outside of Hennepin County.