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YOUR SEARCH FOUND 59 RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES
Definition: Services and programs whose primary purpose is on the needs of children or youth. For example, they may involve child care, early intervention, home based services, mentoring, recreation, family support, and mentoring.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The goal of the American Cancer Society (ACS) is to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from cancer.
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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF GREATER WINONA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Our mission is to effectively match children with caring adult mentors to share time, experiences, friendship and fun that help children become caring, confidential, competent adults.
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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Gamehaven Council serves Scouts and Scouters in SE Minnesota providing information and support to Scouting programs.
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CARDINAL OF MINNESOTA, LTD.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Provide residential and in-home services for individuals with developmental disabilities. We currently have 24 residential services within Southeast Minnesota.
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CATHOLIC CHARITIES

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Street Address for Catholic Charities is 111 Market Street, Suite 2. See Full Description for Services.
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CHILD & TEEN CHECK UP PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Complete health screening for children ages 0-21 years who are on Medical Assistance. Call your clinic and ask for a Child & Teen Checkup appointment.
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CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A federal program for licensed in home child care providers which assists them financially for providing nutritious meals to the children they serve.
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CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Resource and information related to child care for parents, providers and the community at large. CCR&R is the primary source of information about the local supply and cost of child care. We are able to track trends about the changing needs of families using our comprehensive database.
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COMMUNITY YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Our goal is to prepare adults and help communities ensure that young people have access to quality positive youth development opportunites that will enrich their learning and development and have real impact.
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FAMILY & CHILDREN'S CENTER - ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Alternative Education Program is a private school that offers middle and high school instruction to at-risk students. Through the use of intensive academic support, positive reinforcement and Afterhours detention, the Alternative Education Program assists students in receiving credits and moving toward reintegration in a public school. The Afterhours Program is a service for youth who are experiencing difficulties while in school. Their behaviors typically include truancy, tardiness, poor behavior and/or failing grades. Students are brought to the Alternative Education Program building to serve detention time. During Afterhours, students are kept busy with academic work and/or behavioral planning.
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FAMILY & CHILDREN'S CENTER - DAYTREATMENT PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Day Treatment is a half-day mental health program that utilizes a group therapy format. Treatment plans are individualized. Clients may attend a home school or the Alternative Education Program for the remaining half-day.
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FAMILY & CHILDREN'S CENTER - WINONA YOUTH HOME

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Winona Youth Home provides 24 hour per day treatment for emotionally disturbed youth ages 12-17. The Winona Youth Home offers an alternative for youth with exceptional behavioral and emotional needs, while allowing the youth to live in a home environment.
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FAMILY & CHILDREN'S CENTER YOUTH ACT PROGRAM

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FAMILY GROUP DECISION MAKING

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A facilitated meeting in which family, friends, service providers, and other supportive persons come together to make a plan or decision for reunification, permanency, care, protection and support,transition, self-sufficiency, concurrent plans, visitation, or independent living.
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FOLLOW ALONG PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A program to follow infants and children from birth to age 3 to help parents know if their child is playing, growing, talking, moving and acting like other children the same age. A Public Health Nurse will come to your home to discuss the program with you, or you can come to the office to enroll.
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GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL OF RIVER TRAILS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: See Full Description
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GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SERVICES-CHILD CARE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Child care is offered for infants, toddlers, preschool and school age children (ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age).
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GRACE PLACE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Grace Place is a holistic ministry dediated to serving the unborn and their families by providing grace, acceptance, refuge and resources. We are a non-residential ministry that teaches and models Godly life skills.
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HIAWATHA VALLEY EDUCATION DISTRICT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Hiawatha Valley Education District delivers services through a cooperative concept of efficiency and economy while preserving local autonomy. Work Experience Program - Teaches students positive work skills, laws and problem solving techniques; observe and evaulate student job performance; communication with employers, students, teachers, parents and transition related agencies; assist with IEP/IIIP temas.
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HIAWATHA VALLEY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Comprehensive mental health and behavioral health counseling and therapy services to children, teens, adults and families.
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HOFFE COUNSELING

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Provide drug and alcohol counseling for adolescents, young adults and adults.
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HOME AND COMMUNITY OPTIONS, INC.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Home and Community Options provides support and residential services to persons with developmental disabilities who reside in the Winona County area. The agency provides support to persons of all ages.
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IMMUNIZATION CLINICS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Clinics for immunizations are held on the third Tuesday of selected months. Clinics are held in the Community Health Services office clinic area at 60 West Third Street, Plaza Square Mall Building.
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JAPAN KARATE-DO GENBU-KAI

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Full time school teaching Japanese Karate-Do, Okinawan Kobu-Do and Japanese Sword Arts. Classes also offered through Winona Area Public School, Winona Family YMCA and Winona State University.
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LDA MINNESOTA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Testing for learning disabilities, individualized tutoring, small tutoring groups for children at the office in Minneapolis. Workshops and support groups for parents of children with AD/HD and adults with AD/HD. Fees for services. Engages in public education and outreach to help raise awareness about learning disabilities and related difficulities.
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LEGACIES LLC

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Legacies provides well-trained, supported and energetic staff to people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and related conditions in 1:1and group home settings. At Legacies we focus on building relationships, building skills and building individuals.
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LEWISTON-ALTURA EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Lewiston-Altura Early Childhood Family Education serves families with children birth through entrance to kindergarten and expecting parents. The program includes parent-child classes and special events.
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LUTHERAN SERVICES OF WINONA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Supported living services, in-home service, personal support and supported community involvement for persons with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury.
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PACER CENTER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: PACER's programs help parents become informed and effective representatives for their children.
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PEOPLE FIRST OF WINONA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: This is a self-advocacy group. The group meets the second Monday of each month. The group usually meets at Home & Community Options, lower level, 66 East Third Street, Winona.
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PEOPLE OF FAITH

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Ecumenical ministry offered to adults (16+) with developmental disabilities. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays from October through April.
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PROJECT FINE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Project FINE (Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education) seeks to help immigrants and ethnically diverse persons to be fully integrated into the Winona County community.
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PUBLIC HEALTH - NURSING-MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Winona County Public Health Nursing Service is provided through the Department of Community Health Services. Public Health Nurses are registred nurses certified in public health. Maternal Child Health Nurses specialize in providing healthcare and educational services to women, children and families.
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READY SET SCHOOL

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Ready Set School is a community partnership to ensure that all Winona County children have basic school supplies and clothes to succeed in school.
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READY SET SCHOOL

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Ready Set School is a community partnership to ensure that all Winona County children have basic school supplies and clothes to succeed in school.
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REM RIVER BLUFFS, INC.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Group residential, in-home assistance and homehealth assistance.
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RIVERFRONT, INC.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Individualized job placement and support for individuals with disabilities. Skills training, recreational assistance and daily living supports to promote independence in the community. Riverfront provides services to individuals in Winona County.
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SEMCAC GRAND KIN PROJECT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Semcac's Grand Kin Project provides help for people raising their grandchildren, other related children or children of friends.
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SEMCAC HEAD START - ST. CHARLES

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Head Start is a family-focused program that promotes the growth and development of three and four year old children, including children with special needs.
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SEMCAC HEAD START - WINONA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Head Start is a family-focused program that promotes the growth and development of three and four year old children, including children with special needs. The focus is on school readiness and life-long learning skills.
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ST. CHARLES EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Education program for children ages 0 - 5 offering classes for children and their families to attend together.
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ST. CHARLES PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Parks, recreation and Aquatic Center
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THE EXCELLENT ADVENTURE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: An independent living program for 16-21 year old youth. Program provides information and skills to young people striving to live on their own.
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WAPS - COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S - BABY CONNECTIONS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Free Home Visits for Families with Babies
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES PROGRAM GRADES 5-8

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: After school programming for all 5th - 8th grade students; public and non-public. Includes athletics, clubs and activities.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S COMMUNITY PRESCHOOLS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Community KIDS Preschool at Goodview Elementary, offers preschool Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (three times a week) or Tuesdays and Thursdays (two times a week) both with morning (8:45-10:45 a.m.) or afternoon (12:15-2:15 p.m.) times. Rollingstone Community KIDS Preschool at Rollingstone Community School offers preschool two times a week, mornings only.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION (ECFE)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Parenting classes, play and learning activities for children, family events, community resource information and a library of books, toys and learning material to all families with children between the ages of birth and kindergarten.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A free screening for pre-kindergarten children 3 1/2 to 5 years of age. Required before all children prior to kindergarten.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S KEY KIDS/SUMMER KEY KIDS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Key Kids is a child care program after school, non-school days and snow days for kindgergarten through fourth grade. Summer Key Kids is a summer child care program. Available for children who have completed K through Fourth Grade.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S SCHOOL READINESS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: This program assists parents of 3 1/2 to 5 year olds in locating community resources and promotion of learning experiences for pre-kindergarten.
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WAPS-WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: WALC 507-494-1470 WSHS 507-494-1504 Work experience program. Classroom component involves self awareness, career exploration, job seeking skills, and job keeping skills. Can include jobsite transportation during the school day. (ALC students can access service without IEP).
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WINONA COUNTY 4-H

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The purpose of 4-H is to provide a variety of learning experiences for youth that contribute to their personal growth and development and that will help them to become contributing, self-reliant, and responsible members of society.
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WINONA COUNTY COLLABORATIVE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Winona County Collaborative (WCC) is an integrated Family Service and Children's Mental Health collaborative. The mission of WCC is to develop an integrated network of supports and services, which strengthens children and families. The intent is to provide improved outreach, service coordination and multi-agency planning around a system of care that focuses on early intervention and prevention services that targets at-risk children and their families.
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WINONA COUNTY RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Our purpose is to use restorative measures to help juveniles understand who is affected by their actions and to take accountability for their actions. We provide alternate, retributive and restorative programming for the at-risk youth in our communities.
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WINONA COUNTY WIC PROGRAM

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: WIC - Women, Infants and Children WIC is a program that provides nutrition education and healthy foods for: *Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have recently had a baby *Infants-from birth to 1 year *Children-from 1 to 5 years Families qualify according to income guidelines and nutritional needs.
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WINONA FAMILY YMCA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Family, adult and youth recreation and fitness.
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WINONA ORC

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Job development, job coaching, support services and long-term follow up. Three levels of service: Center-based employment which includes return to work referral, income producing employment and supported services and training. Community-based employment including job skills classes, evaluations, job placement and job development. Supported employment program which are enclave positions under the guidance of WORC staff.
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WINONA PARK RECREATION DEPARTMENT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: We provide year-round activities for families, youth and adults. The activities are both recreation and enrichment based.
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WINONA PUBLIC LIBRARY

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Library Services.
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Disclaimer: The Community Resources section of WinonaShares.org is still a work in progress. Watch for improvements and a more complete listing of services in the coming weeks. Please let us know if you find errors in any of the listings. Also let us know if you think a group, organization, or agency should be listed here. Contact us by phone at (507) 457-6467, or by email.


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