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 first Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

This group is going back to in-person in September! If you have any questions, please email: 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 is returning to in-person meetings in September!

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, returning next school year.

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 Chon – Therapist, and Harrell Mathieu