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Where Everybody Belongs
At St. David's Center, inclusion is not a practice or an educational strategy, it is a value. Learn how preschool children, like Jonathan, benefit when they have opportunities to play and learn side-by-side with children of all abilities. Watch video.
Play for All
St. David's Center opened the first toddler playground in Minnesota combining inclusive and natural play elements in September 2010. Learn more.
Importance of Early Intervention
Learn how preschool children with developmental challenges, like Joey and Drew, make gains faster thanks to intensive, targeted intervention early in life. Watch video.
St. David's Center proudly meets all of the Charity Review Council's Accountability Standards for non-profits. Charities that meet all standards are granted the use of the Council's "Meets Standards" seal which gives donors indication of a charity's commitment to accountable and ethical practices. Learn more.
What is St. David's Center?
With a 50-year history, St. David's Center has grown and changed based on community need. Learn more about the organization today and our goals for the future in this video overview.
Finding a Toy for Your Child with Special Needs
St. David's Center partnered with Creative Kidstuff to train their staff and develop a website to help you find the right toy for your child with special needs, develop their skills and show you the best way to play. Check it out.
"Tee Up for Tomorrow" Golf Tournament
Golf Hazeltine while supporting St. David's Center at our Inaugural Tee Up for Tomorrow Golf Tournament presented by the Minnesota Vikings and John Randle on Monday, July 15. Learn more.
Healthy Families: An Infant-Parent Development Program
Part of the Metro Alliance for Healthy Families, the Infant-Parent Development Program is designed for expecting and/or new parents who are impacted by significant stressors such as financial stressors, stressful relationships, mental health concerns, and/or chemical health concerns.
Using a relationship-based home visiting model, Healthy Families offers a continuum of services to respond to the unique needs of each family. These include:
- Access to community resources
- Developmental information and guidance
- Emotional support
- Therapeutic services
Healthy Families is a voluntary program and families can stay enrolled for up to four years.
This program is funded through the Metro Alliance for Healthy Families and foundation grants.
Self-referrals are welcomed. Referrals also can be made by family members, friends and professionals. To refer a child or family, please call our director of the Infant-Parent Development Program at 952-562-5747.
Participants must live in the West or North metro. For Healthy Families programs in other areas of Hennepin County, please call 612-596-7537.
St. David's Center for Child & Family Development | 3395 Plymouth Road Minnetonka, MN 55305 | (952) 939-0396
Serving Minneapolis and the Greater Twin Cities Metro