How are the payments handled for supervised parenting & safe exchange services?
There is an initial registration fee of $50. The initial costs and future payments for these services are determined during the intake evaluation or by the referring agency.
Are activities available during the time I spend with my children at our supervised visit?
We offer a family-friendly environment, which, depending on the location, may include a kitchen, toys and games, video games, game room, and playground.
How do I get services started?
Call to schedule an orientation appointment at 612.877.7832. There is a $50 registration fee. Bring any court documents you may have. Come prepared to discuss your circumstances and which level of service may be right for you. For child welfare agency cases, ask your county worker for a referral to FamilyWise.
Do you have any resources for navigating the family court system?
Supervised Visitation Directory www.SVNDirectory.com
ParentingTime.net this recourse uses a program called Optimal for information management regarding all aspects of custody time and attendance, custody calendar and more!
ParentingPlan.net for parents who need to create a parenting plan. The parenting plans are approved in 50 states and there are multiple plans to choose from such as military, interstate, phase plans, and plans that can be designed unique to a family’s needs.
ALERT: If you are concerned about your safety, be aware that a person abusing you may be able to monitor your use of your computer and the Internet. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer (such as a public computer at a library, resources center, friend’s computer, etc.). If you are in danger, always call 911 in an emergency. For assistance, resources, information, and a safe place to stay, you may also call Tubman’s 24-hour crisis line: 612.825.0000 (West Metro) or 651.770.0777 (East Metro)
Or if you are outside of Minnesota, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.SAFE (7233).