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Family Strengthening

Family strengthening services

FATHER project participant and his daughterWhen our programs train, place or help with advancement, we impact not only individuals but also families and communities. We strive to understand the family systems of the people we are supporting. We consider needs such as child care, family health, housing and transportation so that barriers can be overcome and careers and families can flourish.

We provide variety of family strengthening services to increase the success of our participants. By offering parenting classes, legal services, parent support groups and life skills classes at the FATHER Project, we enhance the family systems of our clients.


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Green Line connects cities, employment
Goodwill-Easter Seals will begin offering employment assistance for citizens along the new Light Rail Green Line. Scheduled to open in June, the new rail line will connect St. Paul and Minneapolis.

New graduates benefit from your support
With the help of generous community supporters, two recent graduates of our Automotive Service Technician training have the tools they need to start their new careers.

Single mom overcomes barriers, looks ahead to bigger dreams
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