Families First of Minnesota

Crisis Nursery

Short-term child care for families going through a crisis or stressful situation


Immediate child care is available to kids that need temporary supervision. A crisis nursery is generally available on a 24/7 basis. Crisis intervention services can include child abuse prevention and family support programs.

Services are available to families experiencing:

  • Medical or mental health concerns
  • Housing problems
  • Financial strain or lapse in Child Care Assistance benefit
  • Divorce or separation
  • Family violence
  • Emergency situations

Additional Information

Services are available 24/7 to all families living in Olmsted County

Additional services include:

  • Crisis counseling and support
  • Parent education
  • Referrals to other stabilization resources


  • Area Served by County
    • Olmsted County


Children ages birth - 12 years old living in Olmsted County, regardless of income.

Application Instructions

Call (507) 287-2020 to access Crisis Nursery services Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

For after-hour Crisis Nursery services, please call (507) 535-5625.




126 Woodlake Dr SE, Rochester, MN, 55904

Area Served

Olmsted County and surrounding area

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 507-287-2020
  • Toll Free: 800-462-1660


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