Family Resources
MPS Family Resource Center  We partner with community agencies and public institutions to provide comprehensive school-based, social, emotional and physical health services and learning opportunities for families and students.
 
MPS Office of Student, Family, and Community Engagement  The Office of Family and Community Engagement builds the capacity of MPS, school, staff, families, students and the community to establish partnerships that strengthen student learning and improve schools.
 
PACER  The Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights, or PACER, works to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families. Founded in 1977, PACER Center was created by parents of children and youth with disabilities to help other parents and families facing similar challenges. Today, PACER Center expands opportunities and enhances the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families. PACER is staffed primarily by parents of children with disabilities and works in coalition with 18 disability organizations. PACER has many different programs, for all children and parents.
 
MN Parent Center  The Minnesota Parent Center is a unique statewide project designed to help families and schools build stronger ties to benefit students. We help parents be strong partners in their children's education and encourage community involvement to help all children succeed at school. We can answer questions and help you solve school-related problems. The Minnesota Parent Center provides:

*free researched-based training for Title I schools
*individual assistance
*information handouts

Parents Helping Parents  The original philosophy behind starting the PACER center, Parents Helping Parents is the idea that parents teach other parents about issues regarding their children. Today, trained parent advocates assist parents by distributing informative materials, conducting workshops and trainings, and providing one-on-one consultations with parents throughout Minnesota.
 
National Bullying Prevention Center  PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center unites, engages, and educates communities nationwide to prevent bullying through creative, relevant, and interactive resources.
 
Committee for Children  A nonprofit working globally to promote children's social and academic success.
 
MN Association for Children's Mental Health  MACMH’s mission is to promote positive mental health for all infants, children, adolescents and their families.
 
Be @ School  The be@school mission is to increase school attendance and improve community connections across Hennepin County through a collaborative early intervention providing education and support services to school-age youth and their families.