Dakota County received a System of Care grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. This progress summary shares data on youth and families served midway through the grant, as well as lessons learned from key Dakota County stakeholders.
The vision for the Minnesota System of Care for Children’s Mental Health is to create a coordinated network of effective, community-based supports and services designed to meet the needs of children, youth, and young adults with serious mental health challenges, and their parents and caregivers. This initiative exists to create better outcomes for children and youth in Minnesota and their families by bringing together the work of many partners across the state. The evaluation includes process and outcome evaluations.
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