Southside Family Nurturing Center
Together with families and the community; we nurture children, build on family strengths and find alternatives to violence
Review Completed: 10/19/2010
2448 18th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 612 721 2762
Fax: 612 721 1301
||Barbara Olson, Executive Director
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||We are NAEYC accredited
We have a Four Star Parent Aware rating
||Accepts donated goods
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Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
In 2009, we served 72 families comprised of 118 children and 105 parents.
Thirty-eight fathers or male caregivers participated in Fathering for
Success. Forty-four percent of our families were families headed by single a mother.
We provided 184 days of classroom experiences, with 2 half day toddler and 2 half day preschool classes each day, 51 Family Day, Night or Special family events, 20 Dad's night for our Fathering for success program and 9 Latino Family Nights. 100% of families were provided with home visiting services to address acknowledged needs. We offered parenting support, resource referrals and crisis intervention to each family.
66% of our parents followed up on one or more resource referral.
59% of parents demonstrated positive parenting techniques that convey knowledge and understanding of early childhood developmental milestones.
59% of parents demonstrated positive parenting techniques that enhance school readiness prior to entering kindergarten.
62% of parents demonstrated positive, effective parent/child communication techniques with their child.
59% of parents demonstrated increased confidence and self-control when responding to their child’s needs.
76% of children improved their ability to follow routines and schedules with adult guidance.
81% of children improved their skills in at least two areas of cognitive, language, motor, or self-help domains.
Continue to diversify funding sources in order to adapt to a changing economic landscape and Hennepin County budget cuts, including the creation of an Individual Gifts and Foundation committee.
Complete updating of Personnel Guidelines and files.
Implement High/Scope Curriculum and Child Observation
Record assessment tool in our toddler and preschool classrooms. Continue to seek funding for and move forward with the creation of the natural playscape in our backyard
Secure funding and begin implementation of a longitudinal
study to document the long-term success of our programs for children we serve.
Community or Constituency Served
We serve diverse families who are living in moderate to severe poverty and who are struggling with multiple issues in their lives and the lives of their children
Geographic Area Served
We serve families in the Phillips, Seward, Powderhorn and Whittier Neighborhoods of South Minneapolis
Impact and Programs
3 Year Average Expenses
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|Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990
|Based on information provided on 2007 to 2009