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

CMHC's Monthly E-Newsletter - September 2021

The CMHC is recruiting parents and caregivers who have children receiving mental health services to participate in Parent Interviews. We are seeking feedback from families to help us improve the children’s mental health systems. The interviews will focus on the families experience as they sought children’s mental health services.

CMHC's Monthly E-Newsletter - July, 2021

The CMHC is recruiting parents and caregivers who have children receiving mental health services to participate in Parent Interviews. We are seeking feedback from families to help us improve the children’s mental health systems. The interviews will focus on the families experience as they sought children’s mental health services.

CMHC Governance Committee Meeting Announcement and Parent Opportunities

The Governance Committee will review a number of amendments to the Hennepin County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative (HCCMHC) Bylaws during this meeting. A summary of the recommended changes has been prepared to assist voting members as they prepare to vote next week. Attendance of voting members, or their alternates, is requested.

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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