CONNECTED is a free state-wide parent-to-parent peer support program provided by Family Voices of Minnesota for families whose children have chronic or complex special healthcare needs or disabilities.
GET CONNECTED with resources, information and other parents who understand what you are going through.
All staff of Family Voices of MN are also parents of a child with a disability or chronic health condition. We are here to listen and connect you with resources and other parents.
Families of Children and Youth With Special Health Needs and Disabilities need to be vigilant in their emergency preparedness during the Covid-19 outbreak. Here’s an article from Complex Child with ways to prepare.
We have a new webpage containing a (fluid and growing) resource list for families whose children are home from school. Resources include information, community resources, education, activities and more.
In Minnesota, Governor Walz has issued Peacetime Emergency Orders that provide some assistance and safeguards for families whose incomes have been reduced because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Here is a pdf outlining facts about essential services during these uncertain times. Please note that this document will be updated as needed.
We are pleased to be offering a variety of parent networking and support groups this fall. Groups are open to parents of children and youth with special health care needs or disabilities. Connect in a private, safe space to share understanding, support and resources.
Choose from a variety of virtual groups including a guided journaling group, virtual support groups that you can access from your own home and an in-person group in the Metro area.
Questions? Connect with a Family Voices of Minnesota advocate for information, resources and more!
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