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Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: Cass Lake/Bena Family Council

Cass Lake Family Center, PO Box 785, Cass Lake, MN 56633

Contact Person:


Louise Smith, Director






Agency Description:


The Cass Lake Family Center is a nonprofit agency under the umbrella of the Cass County/Leech Lake Reservation Children's Initiative. The mission of this organization is to "serve families in Cass Lake and surrounding communities to promote and nurture family wellness through collaborative, coordinated, centralized and accessible services and activities". Services provided in called sponsoring a Food Shelf, Clothing Depot and Furniture Exchange. Additionally, programs to serve at-risk youth include a Universal Home Visitor and Parent Mentor program.


Description of Field Activities


1) Work with the Youth/Family Worker to identify specific systems changes needed to increase the chances of success for clients returning from out-of-home placement. 2) Identify alternative programming, especially in the schools, to increase success for youth-at-risk and 3) Grant writing


Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This has been approved for a Field II placement.

Contact the Field Coordinator if you would like the complete Agency Application for this placement, or if you have any questions regarding this or other Field Placements.


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