Who We Are

The Minnesota Legislature established Children’s Mental Health Collaboratives and Family Services Collaboratives in 1993.  Learn more…

Contact Us

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Our Mission

To improve access to and resources for high-quality, culturally and economically supportive mental health services for infants, children, youth and families within Hennepin County through our working partnerships with Family Service Collaboratives, County and State Government, Adult Mental Health Systems, Parents, Schools, and Health Systems.  Our collective vision is to ensure effective and accessible community-based mental health systems and supports for infants, children, youth and families with mental health needs.

News

REGISTER NOW for POCI Provider Discussion on COVID-19!

The mission of the Hennepin County Children's Mental Health Collaborative (CMHC) is to provide a forum for a diverse and representative group of system stakeholders to influence the development and ongoing operation of an accessible and effective children’s mental health service system within Hennepin County.

DHS Response, Current Funding Opportunities, and Call for POCI Providers

DHS responded on April 21, 2020. The CMHC Coordinators have added additional references/information to compliment what has been shared by these agencies. Please take the time to read through.

Response from Hennepin County & Additional Resources for Families and CMH Providers

The Federal Communications Commission announced that its Wireline Competition Bureau will begin accepting applications for $200 million in funding through the COVID-19 Telehealth Program beginning on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM Central Time.

PARENT CATALYST LEADERSHIP GROUP (PCLG)

Empowering parents to promote positive change

Vision: All Hennepin County families will have access to and a voice in promoting a high quality children’s mental health system.

Mission: To empower Hennepin County families to become valued advocates and decision-makers at all levels of the children’s mental health system through education, outreach, and support.

Please Note:

The CMHC does not provide any direct services to children or families, but provides financial support to agencies that do. We also do not provide general information or consulting assistance to parents who are attempting to navigate the mental health systems within Hennepin County.

ASSISTANCE

If you are a parent or community member who is looking for this assistance, we recommend you call:

1.  Hennepin County Front Door: 612-348-4111
2.  Hennepin County Easy Information: 612-596-1300
3.  Hennepin County Crisis Line: 612-348-2233    OR outside of the county:
4.  PACER: 952-582-8616
5.  Minnesota Department of Education Special Education: 651-582-8616

Our partners and the CMHC focuses on children up to age 18 with emotional or behavioral disturbance or who are at risk of suffering an emotional or behavioral disturbance.  Our guiding principles are accessible for youth and children; culturally and gender responsive; flexible; sustainable; collaborative; system focused; accountability focused; trauma-informed; evidence-based & promising practice driven; family centered; care coordination; and  quality and effective services.

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