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The Family Partnership

Building strong families, vital communities and better futures for children.

Mission Statement
Review Completed: 3/27/2014
414 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 612-339-9101
Fax: 612-339-9150
Other Names Used Family Partnership, Family & Children's Service, Family and Children's Service, Family & Children's Services, Family and Children's Services, Families and Children Services, Familiy and Childrens Services, Family, Reuben Lindh Family Services, Inc.
EIN 41-0693858
Principal Staff Molly Greenman, President/CEO
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE) 105
Number of Volunteers 2645
Number of Clients Served 30,294
General Information
Board Chair
Number of Board Members 22
Board meetings with quorum 7
Average Member Attendance at Board Meetings 17
Publicly Available Documents Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
a Families, children, teens, and adults experience positive change as a result of their participation with The Family Partnership. In 2013, we served 30,294 people. Measurable outcomes consistently meet or exceeded goals each year. Examples in each of our three service areas are: 1. We served 5600 people with counseling: 96% said that therapy met or exceeded their expectation and helped with the problem that brought them to us; 84% completely or partially met their therapy goals. 2. We served 12,600+ teens, children, and infants with our education programs; 90% of teens improved behavior or social skills; 81% improved or maintained average or better grades in their classes; 93% significantly increased their knowledge to prevent teen pregnancy; 88% of our “graduating” preschoolers achieved kindergarten-readiness; 81% of parents demonstrated skills to nurture positive child development; 98% of our Healthy Start/Infant Reach babies were born healthy. 3. 11,500+ people engaged in our advocacy programs: 100% of leadership trainees gained skill to organize and mobilize their community; 75% improved their ability to engage public officials around desired changes; 82% of women escaping sex trafficking developed a strong, positive social network; and 90% gained knowledge and skill of how to cope with their circumstances in ways that are helpful to them. Our BeMore campaign reached an audience of 28,494 across the Twin Cities, primarily African Americans, with public health messaging and events on healthy relationships and domestic violence prevention.
Current Goals
a The Family Partnership will help children, families and communities build social, emotional and civic capital. We will know this when: 1. Children in our school success programs demonstrate improved attitude toward school, improved or stable grades of average or better rating, improved or stable positive behaviors and social skills, and a sense of mastery. 2. People experiencing domestic violence - survivors and batterers - gain the capability to deal with their situation, create a safety plan, and report increased domestic safety. 3. Children, teens, and adults participating in at least four sessions of mental health counseling report improved life functioning and well-being. 4. Youth referred for truancy, property offenses, more serious delinquency, or domestic abuse stop problematic behaviors. 5. Parents in our peer support networks increase healthy connections and family strength, such as: know new ways to support their children’s learning and reading skills; gain strategies and confidence to get involved in their children’s school; know about community resources; know other adults who support them as parents and feel less isolated. 6. Diverse and under-represented people take action on issues of concern to their families and neighborhoods in our violence prevention and community organizing initiatives, and their efforts produce at least three measurable changes in systems or policies.
Community or Constituency Served
The Family Partnership serves 30,000+ people annually. We emphasize reaching kids and families who experience the greatest disparities in achievement, healthy development, aspiration and hope: 91% have low income, most living below poverty; 61% people of color; 29% immigrant backgrounds; 59% children and youth; 51% in urban Minneapolis/St. Paul; 49% in high-poverty suburbs.
Geographic Area Served
The Family Partnership serves the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul (Twin Cities) region of Minnesota. We work from our 5 service centers in high-needs urban and suburban neighborhoods, and we’re also known for going into hundreds of community locations across the metro area to serve people when and where they need us – in schools and Head Start preschools, neighborhood centers, faith communities, prisons and jails, low-income apartment complexes, transitional living programs, and in-home visits.
Impact and Programs

3 Year Average Expenses

Program Services: $6,079,924 83.9%
Management: $892,422 12.3%
Fundraising: $275,955 3.8%

Unrestricted Net Assets

2012 2011 2010
End of Year: $3,519,992 $3,961,264 $2,358,801
Beginning of Year $3,961,264 $2,358,801 $2,653,446
Difference ($441,272) $1,602,463 ($294,645)
Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990 $3,519,992
Based on information provided on 2010 to 2012
From the Charity The Family Partnership is committed to maintaining the Accountability Standards of the Charities Review Council. With our community partners, we continue to build strong families, vital communities and better futures for children.
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