Support Groups

Grandparent Support Group

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

Grandparent Support Group meets the first Friday of each month at 7:30 PM

This group is hoping to return to in-person soon, but is currently online. If you have any questions or to get the zoom link, please email: support@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 currently meeting online on Saturdays.

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

Safety Net

Safety Net is is an after-school program for middle schoolers at Eagle Ridge that meets monthly. Youth in this group  discuss a variety of topics such as bullying, mindfulness, privilege, LGBTQIA+ and African American History, along with other topics of interest identified by the students.  This group is FREE and was made possible by a Dakota County Collaborative Grant, Dakota Child and Family Clinic, and ISD191 Community Education. To sign up, please visit the website: https://tinyurl.com/ERSafetyNet

Understanding LGBTQIA+

Understanding LGBTQIA+ is a free support group for gender creative and exploring youth ages 7-12 and their caregivers. The group will provide support and growth for kids and adults, examining a variety of topics related to healthy expression and understanding of the LGBTQIA+ community. This group meets in person at Diamondhead Education Center in Burnsville the third Tuesday of the Month from 6-8 p.m. To register, please go to the Community Education website at https://isd191.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/costoption/class_id/45293