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FamilyMeans Building

Support for Families

FamilyMeans' mission is to strengthen communities by strengthening families.

FamilyMeans believes a family consists of two or more people, whether living together or apart, related by blood, marriage, adoption or commitment to care for one another.

FamilyMeans is headquartered in Stillwater, Minn., with branch offices located throughout the Twin Cities metro area, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

About Us

FamilyMeans Lobby Area

FamilyMeans is a place where families, children, couples and individuals can come to find help and work through challenges during difficult times in their lives.

FamilyMeans is a nonprofit organization funded by grants, donations and client fees. Our priority is to serve everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

FamilyMeans can help in the following areas:

*Financial services and education (including debt management and help with bankruptcy)

*Counseling and mental health services

*Collaborative divorce and marriage counseling

*Grief and traumatic loss counseling

*Aging and Caregiver services

*Youth enrichment programs and mental health in the schools


FamilyMeans Meeting Room

FamilyMeans opened its doors in 1963. Since then, our programs have been sustained and have consistently adjusted to fit the changing needs of our community.

Our main location is in Stillwater, MN. We also have other offices in Golden Valley, St. Paul, Rochester, Hudson, WI and Eau Claire, WI.

In addition to offering an accessible and welcoming environment, our Stillwater location makes its meeting rooms available to the community.

FamilyMeans is a nonprofit agency inspiring trust, clarity, confidence and hope since 1963.