FamilyMeans provides a variety of groups & classes to support individuals and families through life’s challenges. Click the class or group to learn more about how to register today!

Because of the current COVID-19 crisis, many of our classes/groups have been postponed or moved to a virtual format. For information about these classes please contact us at 651-439-4840. Thank you. 


Caregiving & Aging


Caregiver Support Groups - Virtual and In-Person Options

Memory Cafes - Woodbury, Lake Elmo, Cottage Grove, Hugo 

Welcome Mat Wellness - Individualized consultation with an expert Caregiving & Aging staff member to help guide you towards wellness in your home.

Caregiving & Beyond - Quarterly meetings focused on resources, faclitated discussion, reflection and support about life after caregiving.

Community Connection:

Communicating Effectively with your Health Care Provider::

  • Tuesday, May 17, 10:30 am to 11:30 am.  Located at Forest Lake YMCA.  Click here for more information.  Memory Screening event to follow 11:00 am - 1:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, May 25, 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.  Located at Hardwood Creek Library, Forest Lake, MN  Click here for more information

Memory Screening Event:

  • Tuesday, May 17, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Forest Lake YMCA.  Click HERE for more information.


Financial Solutions

  • Preparing Your Budget for Retirement - May 10, 12pm - 1pm via Zoom 
  • Managing Finances in a Tough Economy - May 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm via Zoom



Contact Financial Solutions Educator, Suzy Wheeler, at to learn more about financial educational opportunities.


Counseling & Therapy

Contact us at 651-439-4840 to learn what support groups, group therapy, and educational classes are available at this time.


Center for Grief & Loss

Click HERE to learn more about Center for Grief & Loss classes/groups

Therapy groups to help people process through their grief and loss in a different way than they are able to in individual, couples, or family therapy.

The therapy groups at the Center are closed groups meaning the people who start the group are in the group through all sessions. Often therapy groups have a limited number of participants (5-8 people).

To learn more call 651-641-0177.