Minnesota Foster Care Agencies

While most foster care in Minnesota is provided through the county social services departments there are also several excellent private foster care agencies which provide specialized services such as Treatment Foster Care and Medical Foster Care.

PATH - Professional Association of Treatment Homes 

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Family Alternatives
416 East Hennepin Ave #218
Minneapolis MN 55454-1071
(612) 379-5341

Bethany Christian Services
3025 Harbor Lane, #223
Plymouth MN 55447

Family Focus, Inc.
2331 University Avenue SE, Ste 142
St Paul MN
(612) 331-4429

Areas of specialization: Therapeutic Support to Treatment Foster Care
(Foster Care Placements/Alternative to Residential Treatment)

Counties Served: 
Anoka, Brown, Carver, Chisago, Cottonwood, Dakota, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Jackson, LeSueur, McLeod, Martin, Nicollet, Olmsted, Ramsey, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Todd, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Watonwan, Winona, Yellow Medicine 


All county social service agencies within Minnesota must provide foster care services for residents of that particular county. For information please contact your local social service agency or:
Minnesota Department of Human Services
444 Lafayette Road
Saint Paul MN 55155

These are the addresses of the larger counties:

Anoka County Community Health and Social Services
2100 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor
Anoka MN 55303

Carver County Community Social Services
600 East Fourth Street
Chaska MN 55318

Dakota County Human Services
14955 Galaxy Avenue West
Apple Valley MN 55124

Hennepin County Children and Family Services
525 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55415

Ramsey County Community Human Services
160 East Kellogg Boulevard, #7650
St. Paul MN 55101

St. Louis County Social Services
320 West Second Street
Duluth MN 55802

Scott County Social Services
200 Fourth Ave W
Shakopee MN 55379
(952) 445-7751

Washington County Social Services
PO Box 30
Stillwater MN 55082