Sherburne County Health & Human Services

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

Short-term, emergency-based service to assist families with temporary child care.

Crisis situations may include:

  • Child abuse or neglect prevention
  • Family violence
  • Crisis intervention
  • Medical necessity of the parent or child
  • Emotional exhaustion of the parent
  • Chemical abuse treatment
  • Housing or financial crisis


This service is typically reserved for children 12 and younger.

Application Instructions

Please contact the Intake Unit at: (763) 765-4000


13880 Business Center Dr NW, Elk River, MN, 55330

Area Served

Sherburne County

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 763-765-4000


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


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