Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery

Mission Statement

To end child abuse and neglect and create strong, healthy families.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Residential Program: 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.
Current Goals 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.

Reports & Finances

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Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 11/30/2018

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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4544 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
Phone: 763-591-0400

General Information

Alternative Name: Minneapolis Crisis Nursery, Crisis Nursery
EIN: 41-1379021
Principal Staff: Mary Pat Lee
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 43
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 3618
Ruling Year: 1983


Board Chair: Martha Burnett Pettee
Number of Board Members: 20
Board Meetings with Quorum: 6
Average Member Attendance: 12.2

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