Greater Minnesota Family Services

Early Childhood Mental Health Services

Mental health services for young children and their families


Mental health services that can support healthy parenting when either the caregiver or the child is affected by emotional or behavioral concerns. For caregivers, this may be a history of postpartum depression, trauma, anxiety, other mental illness, or substance use. For young children, this may be challenging behaviors, trouble with eating or sleeping, tantrums, or other emotional or behavioral problems.

These services are especially important for young children or parents/caregivers who have experienced trauma, such as abuse, neglect, violence, or other stressful or scary events in life.

Additional Information

Offers diagnostic assessments for children birth - age 5

Trained therapists and counselors will help with a variety of mental health needs such as:

  • Help with discipline
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Social skills
  • Building secure relationships between children and their caregivers

Services may be provided in homes, daycares, schools or in the community.

About This Location

Services are provided by professionals that are trained and supported by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) in evidence-based (proven) ways of assessing and treating early childhood and family mental health concerns. Professionals have specialty training to address trauma, emotional or behavioral concerns of babies, toddlers, and young children.


  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County
    • Big Stone County
    • Cass County
    • Chippewa County
    • Cottonwood County
    • Crow Wing County
    • Jackson County
    • Kandiyohi County
    • Lac qui Parle County
    • Lincoln County
    • Lyon County
    • McLeod County
    • Meeker County
    • Morrison County
    • Murray County
    • Nobles County
    • Pipestone County
    • Redwood County
    • Renville County
    • Rock County
    • Sibley County
    • Swift County
    • Todd County
    • Wadena County
    • Yellow Medicine County


Children age birth - five years of age and their caregivers, with a focus on uninsured and underinsured families


Services can be billed through insurance and through the early childhood mental health grant


2320 Highway 12 E, Ste 2, Willmar, MN, 56201

Area Served

Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, Wadena, Big Stone, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, McLeod, Meeker, Renville, Swift, Yellow Medicine, Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Rock and Sibley Counties

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 320-214-9692


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