Minnesota Thrive Initiative Resources
Note: Documents in pdf format.
Family Information and Services on the Web...
Help for Families
Reach-Up Inc. provides Head Start, Early Head Start, child care and family support services for eligible children and families in Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties in central Minnesota.
Arc Midstate is a nonprofit membership organization offering advocacy, resources and connections to individuals with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and their families.
Minnesota Parents Know is a resource filled with convenient and trusted child development, health and parenting information. The Minnesota Parents Know Web site is founded on the belief that parents are the first and most important teacher in a child's life. Parents are likely to benefit, however, from the aid and support of experts' information on child health, development, nutrition and safety in raising strong and healthy children.
Child Care Aware of Minnesota provides families, child care providers, and communities with information and support for quality child care that is affordable and accessible for families in Minnesota.
New Beginnings is a 24-hour intensive residential program for pregnant women, new mothers and their babies.
United Way of Central Minnesota is working to advance the common good by focusing on Education, Income, Health and Basic Needs. The way to achieve these action areas is to Give. Advocate. Volunteer.
Child Related Entertainment
Rainbow Play Systems, Fine children's play equipment designed for years of quality use.
GROWING WITH MUSIC, is a developmental music program designed especially for toddlers and preschoolers with a curriculum that supports the prekindergarten national music standards of the Music Educators National Conference. Each week students are guided through thirty minutes of musical activities designed to emphasize overall development while introducing important music concepts.
County Child Care Assistance
Stearns County, Human Services for Children and Juveniles
Benton County, Human Services
Sherburne County Social Services, Family & Child Services
Business & Professional
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principals of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
Child's Play of St. Cloud, Proud Member of Better Business Bureau ®
Proud Member of St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce
The St. Cloud Downtown Council (DTC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)4 organization, supported by its members, whose mission is to serve as the effective voice for the concerns and interests of our members, while being the driving force for the economic and aesthetic vitality for Downtown through advocacy with government, public awareness and bringing resources to economic development.