Starting in the Fall of 2022, Youth who were in MN foster care (under the age of 27 who were in MN Foster Care after the age of 13) will be able to attend accredited Minnesota Institutes of higher education for free!!! This includes application, tuition and living costs! 

Go to for more details.  

Also, here is the link to the legislation .

  • Joseph’s Coat – 651-291-2472 

  • The People’s Laundry MPLS – The Peoples Laundry MPLS

  • Free services with pick up/drop off, and no contact options available. Visit their website to request services

  • The Grief Club of Minnesota
  • Call 952-224-4859 or fill out the online contact form HERE – 

  • Located in Eden Prairie, clients can contact them through the website “contact us” form, or email at, or call us at 952-224-4859. 
  • Mostly in person sessions, but they have the capability to offer virtual if preferred. 
  • We provide no cost counseling for children who have experienced the death of a primary caregiver/ parent/or sibling. The Grief Club of Minnesota is a 501c3 community-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide a place where grieving children, teens and families find connections, share their experiences, and heal.  The organization offers a safe haven of support, compassion, education, and hope, providing peer-based support groups, individual and family grief counseling sessions and crisis support and education to the community.  All clinical services are provided by professional licensed mental health counselors and at no cost to the participants.

  • Brighter Days Grief Center

  • National Alliance for Children’s Grief (list of programs in MN)

  • Children’s MN Bereavement Program– Bereavement services at Children’s Minnesota offer families support, education, and opportunities to connect and interact with others experiencing similar losses. All of our services are free of charge and open to any family in the greater community – those seeking support do not need to have had Children’s Minnesota care to access grief resources.

  • FamilyMeans: Center for Grief & Loss– the Center for Grief & Loss offers specialized therapy for complicated grief, trauma, and life transitions (children, family, couples, or individual counseling).

  • Portico Healthnet: Referral Line Phone: 651-489-2273; toll free 866-489-4899

  • Assistance finding health care services, including care available to those who are uninsured or underinsured. They can refer you to affordable medical, dental and mental health care; also provides health insurance information and can provide assistance in applying for insurance.