Support Groups

Coming Out

DCFC is working with the community to provide a safe space for peer led support, resources and fun for individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.

Coming Out meets the third Saturday of the month beginning at 2pm

Due to COVID-19, this group is currently meeting online. Please email comingout@dakotachildandfamily.org for meeting link or with any questions

Grandparent Support Group

NACAC’s Adoptive Foster Kinship Connections facilitates a Grandparent Support Group with DCFC. 

Grandparent Support Group meets the second Sunday of the Month from 4-5:30 p.m.

Due to COVID-19 this group is meeting online, please email for the link to the meeting or with any questions: heather@dakotachildandfamily.org

Transforming Families

Transforming Families, along with DCFC, are offering safe and caring support for gender creative kids and their families. All ages welcome.

Transforming Families meets Online.

For more information, concerns or childcare, please contact us 24 hours in advance. Email heather@dakotachildandfamily.org

Indigenizing Love

Friends from the Dakota Child & Family Clinic invite Native youth ages 13-18 from across Minnesota to join a virtual discussion to share what you need to feel supported as a young Two-Spirit or Native LGBTQIA+ community member.

**Participating youth will be entered in monthly drawings for prizes!

Indigenizing Love meets the third Monday of the month at 5 p.m. To learn more contact: support@dakotachildandfamily.org or 651-209-8640

Facilitators for Indigenizing Love: Keioshiah Peter, Diné (Navajo) and Lenny Hayes, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate

It’s Complicated

Dakota Child & Family Clinic is hosting an after school program for African American/Black high school students.

This curriculum was developed with the support of a Community Advisory Board that met to identify barriers for mental health services experienced within the African American/Black community, This program is made possible by a Minnesota Department of Behavioral Health block grant. 

Facilitators for It’s Complicated: 

Jason Sole – Author and Professor – Prison to PH.D, co-founder of “Humanize My Hoodie,” Adenike Chan – Therapist, and Harrell Mathieu