In 2009 Lee Carlson Center made a number of historical changes critical to its mission. We completed our first strategic plan and changed our name as a result of this to a name that was more descriptive of our services. We redesigned our logo and also revamped our website, making it more using friendly and visually appealing.
Served approximately 4000 families and individuals providing prevention and intervention services for those with mental health concerns.
Our surveys reported over 90% satisfaction with our surveys
Increased services in our domestic abuse program by adding a restorative parenting component for mothers, making it a more holistic program.
We provided these services while maintaining a balanced budget.
Goals for the organization for 2010 include include:
Research and start to implement an electronic medical record system
Obtaining stamp of approval from Charities Review council
Increasing out donor base
Maintaining a balanced budget
Increasing our commercial insurance market.
Community or Constituency Served
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well-Being provides a number of programs targeting different populations. We have clinic based mental health services providing individual, group, family and couples’ therapy for all ages as well as play therapy for children, We also provide psychological testing for children, adolescents and adults and have child& adolescent psychiatry services. We provide prevention services in schools for at risk students, and also have school based day treatment and therapeutic services for special education students in a number of local schools. Our domestic abuse program provides therapeutic services for the entire family—the male batterers’ program, the women’s survivor program, a restorative parenting program for the parents who exposed their children to domestic violence, women’s anger management services, and group and individual therapy for youth and children who have witnessed domestic violence. . In addition, our Bridgeview Drop In Center is a consumer support program for adults living with serious and persistent mental illnesses.
Geographic Area Served
Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well-Being primarily serves the Anoka county area and the northern suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. THese areas include (but are not limited to)the cities of Anoka, Andover, Bethel, Blaine, Cedar, Columbia Heights, Centerville,Columbus, Circle Pines Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Fridley, Ham Lake, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Moundsview, New Brighton, Nowthen, Oak Grove, Oak Park, Ramsey, St. Francis, and Spring Lake Park.
Impact and Programs