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Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well-Being

Established in 1979 by community leaders, the mission of Lee Carlson Center for Mental Health and Well-Being is, “To provide exceptional and affordable mental health services for families, children, youth, and adults in our community.”

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 10/23/2013
7954 University Ave. NE
Fridley, MN 55432
Phone: 763-780-3036
Fax: 763-780-0784
Other Names Used Central Center for Family Resources (until October 2009)
EIN 41-1354967
Principal Staff Kathleen Samilo, Executive DIrector
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 34
Number of Volunteers 80
Number of Clients Served 3000+
Affiliations We are a Rule 29 facility licensed by the state of Minnesota
Tags / Keywords Treatment & Prevention, Nonprofit Services, Children & Families
General Information
Board Chair Susan Butler
Number of Board Members 7
Board meetings with quorum 6
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 6.67
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
We served over 3000 individuals through our various programs including our mental health clinical services, our child and adolescent psychiatry services, domestic violence and sexual assault programs, and our school based services. We also provided meals, supportive groups, therapy, recreational activities, community outings, art programs, and other supportive services at Bridgeview, our psychosocial drop in center for adults with serious and persistent mental illnesses.
Current Goals
To receive the designation of essential community provider by the state of Minnesota. To explore feasibility of a day treatment program. To increase our fee for service billings. To start up school linked mental health services in the Columbia Heights and Centennial School districts.
Community or Constituency Served
Children youth and adults with mental health concerns or at high risk for mental health issues
Geographic Area Served
Anoka County and northern suburbs of Minneapolis and St. Paul
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $1,922,824 82.3%
Management: $338,674 14.5%
Fundraising: $74,594 3.2%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $555,961 $525,319 $415,139
Beginning of Year $525,319 $415,139 $319,358
Difference $30,642 $110,180 $95,781
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $555,961
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
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