Family Resource Centers

The Family Resource Center is a comfortable, welcoming place where helpful staff can connect you to services and amenities during your stay at Children’s Minnesota.

Services and resources

Here are some of the services and resources available:

  • Libraries and reference information
  • Technology
    • Access to computers, phone charging stations, photocopiers and fax machines.
    • Help connecting to the Geek Squad® Precinct at both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campus.
    • Help setting up CaringBridge™ a personalized, secure webpage to stay in touch with friends and relatives through an online journal, photo album and guestbook.
  • Other services and amenities
    • Dining options near our Minneapolis and St. Paul campus locations.
    • Adult coloring and cross-stitch kits.
    • Complimentary beverages and breakfast snacks for patient families.
    • Complimentary personal hygiene kits for families who arrive at Children’s unexpectedly or forget to pack toiletries.
    • Notary services: Staff that are licensed by the Minnesota Secretary of State to witness the signing of important documents
    • Financial counseling and help with billing concerns and financial assistance applications

Please note: Information and resources provided by the Family Resource Center are intended for reference only and should not be interpreted as medical advice or instruction. Please discuss questions and concerns with your care team.

Locations and hours

The Great Clips Family Resource Center
Children’s Minnesota – Minneapolis
Second floor, across from the Welcome Center (Suite 2109)
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact us by phone: 612-813-6816

Family Resource Center
Children’s Minnesota – St. Paul
River Tower, third floor (Suite 3107). Take the River Tower elevators to the third floor and go right.
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact us by phone: 651-220-6368

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