News & Press Releases

  • Otto Bremer Trust Gift

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2018 Contact: Ann Gaasch, Executive Director, 612.877.7827 This month FamilyWise received a $100,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust: $25,000 designated for capital improvements and $75,000 for general operations to… Read More

  • Parent Support Partner

    September 17, 2018 We’re hiring a BRAND NEW position: Family Support Partner! Adults who have past involvement with county systems will help families navigate the process of staying together. Can… Read More

  • Science of Reading

    September 14, 2018 Science finds the human brain isn’t hard-wired to grasp reading. Emphasis on phonics in early learning and grade school classrooms may be the hack. Can understanding the… Read More

  • Simply the Basics

    August 27, 2018 Affording basic hygiene items is a stressor for many of the families we serve. 91% of our program participants are considered low income. Thanks to Simply the… Read More

  • Unwanted Parenting Advice

    August 7, 2018 Artist and business mogul Jennifer Lopez sat down for an interview last week and was asked what advice she’d give to first-time mother and music video costar… Read More

  • OPEN: George Kressin Award Applications!

    August 1, 2018 George Kressin was an inspiration to all who knew him. FamilyWise was fortunate to have him as our Clinical Supervisor until his death in May 2013. George… Read More

  • Successful Back to School

    July 21, 2018 We have about 1,085 kids, ages five through 18, who need your help. Many are not able to afford school supplies this year. Please donate any of… Read More

  • Supervised Parenting Expansion!

     July 20, 2018 FamilyWise will be able to certify and support community members providing supervised parenting time and exchanges! We’re currently developing this service expansion with a goal to pilot… Read More

  • Bundles of Love

    June 29, 2018 Thanks to Bundles of Love in Burnsville, we received 14 handcrafted bags of baby items for our families with new infants. The bundles have been divided among… Read More

  • Hot off the presses!

    June 23, 2018 Our 2017 annual report, A community where every child thrives, is out now! See how our programs did, learn about our plan for the next three years… Read More

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