Striving to Be An Anti-Racist Agency
We have been appalled by the senseless murder of George Floyd, and stand with our South Minneapolis neighbors in saying “Enough!” Racism has been a part of many of our institutions and it hurts us all.
The staff and board of the Family Enhancement Center have been struggling with how, as an agency, we can authentically respond to this latest injustice against a person of color. We have had difficult conversations, supported one another and tried to make sure our staff persons of color know that the Family Enhancement Center has their back. But frankly, that is not enough.Read More
The Family Enhancement Center has recently transitioned all psychotherapy and parent education services to a virtual format, utilizing Zoom video software. At this time, families are experiencing a lot of stress and anxiety. They are worried about getting sick, loss of income, loss of structure & stability, and adjusting to having children at home. Our ability to offer mental health services and other educational services is more vital now, than ever before.Read More
To help expand mental health services to children in Minnesota impacted by sexual abuse, Minneapolis-based Family Enhancement Center (FEC) has received a new, $100,000 grant, which was secured by the Minnesota State Legislature, that will allow the non-profit organization to hire additional staff and administrative support needed to provide children access to expert mental health services regardless of a child’s insurance status or income.Read More
FREE Experiential Workshop for Child Welfare Professionals with CEUs A Body-Based and Creative Arts Approach to Help Teens Heal from Sexual Abuse and Other Trauma. 9 am -12 pm Friday, May 3, 2019 includes 3 CEUs! Normandale Lake Offices Complex Tower 8400, 5800 West 84th Street, Bloomington, MN 55437. Lots of free parking! Healing Motion…Read More
Feast of Giving for Children 2019 Benefitting the Family Enhancement Center Saturday, April 27, 2019 6-9pm Metropolitan Ballroom 5418 Wayzata Blvd. Golden Valley, MN 55416 Dueling Pianos Show with Duelly Noted Food and cocktails (cash bar) Silent and live auctions, games and raffles Festive attire $75 per person Click Here for Tickets Or Call: 612-827-3028Read More