Support Groups

Grandparent Support Group

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

Grandparent Support Group is on break for the summer. We are hoping to return to in-person in the fall! 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 has just begun meeting in person again! They meet monthly at the Wescott Library in Eagan. Please email for dates and times.

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 Nicollet during the 2022-2023 school year 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. Registration will go live once the new school year begins in September, 2022.

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