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St. David’s Center is an exceptional preschool, children’s mental health clinic and pediatric therapy clinic—all under one roof. We also provide day treatment programs for children with autism and mental health diagnoses on our Minnetonka and Minneapolis campuses. In addition, we offer a variety of programs throughout the Twin Cities metro area in community settings and in family homes.
Building relationships that nurture the development of every child and family.
Our community programs include school-linked mental health therapy in the Hopkins, Robbinsdale, and Osseo School Districts, an Autism Day Treatment Program for East African children in Minneapolis, Early Childhood Home Visiting, In-Home Mental Health Services, and Therapeutic Recreation programs for teens and young adults among others. At St. David’s Center, relationships are more than a benefit—they are the foundation for our work.
Learn more about St. David’s Center programs and take a look at our campuses in Minnetonka and Minneapolis.
Young children of all abilities will be well prepared for learning and life through access to developmentally-informed, emotionally-responsive early childhood education.
Children with developmental needs will have improved outcomes as a result of early intervention and treatment.
Children, adolescents, and adults with enduring special needs will thrive in their homes and communities through access to developmentally-informed support services.
Together with families, community partners and other stakeholders, St. David’s Center will build communities that support healthy relationships and development.
St. David’s Center now serves over 4,000 children, teens, and young adults annually, with a particular focus on at-risk populations.
St. David’s Center was founded 60 years ago. Although no longer affiliated with the church, we retain the St. David’s name to honor our community heritage. Formerly known as St. David’s Child Development & Family Services, we changed our name to St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development in 2009 to better reflect our position as a center for leadership in child and family development. We continue our mission to build relationships that nurture every child and family.
All development unfolds along individual pathways.
Nurturing relationships are fundamental for healthy development.
Evolving partnerships are essential to meet the changing needs of families.
Developmental success is enhanced through a thoughtfully integrated approach to services.
Inclusive environments, embracing individual differences, promoting optimal development of all people.
Investing our resources in human development will lead to a stronger community, both today and in the future.
We couldn’t do the important work our families rely on without you. Read a summary of the past year’s accomplishments and the impact of your support.