St David's Center for Child and Family Development

Contact Information

3395 Plymouth Road
Minnetonka, MN 55305
United States

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DayHours
Monday 8 AM-5 PM
Tuesday 8 AM-5 PM
Wednesday 8 AM-5 PM
Thursday 8 AM-5 PM
Friday 8 AM-4 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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St. David’s Center is a regional leader in child and family development, working to create a healthy, vibrant society in which every member fully contributes to its success. We offer therapeutic, educational, and support services, including mental health and pediatric therapies, autism treatment, home visiting, an inclusive preschool, and disability services.

Over 4,000 children and families access these services at our two early intervention centers in Minneapolis and Minnetonka, more than 30 partner sites, and hundreds of homes across the community.

Together with families and community partners, St. David’s Center prepares children for success in school; builds skills; improves mental health; strengthens parent/caregiver-child relationships; and builds capacity for caregivers to support children with challenging needs. 


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Requirements to become a foster parent

There are several support services available for foster parents in Minnesota. Let's take a look at what's available:

Support Payments

Minnesotan foster parents receive a monthly basic payment to help with the care costs of the foster child. Payments vary depending on the child's age and circumstances. They start at $650 per month.

In some circumstances, foster parents can also receive a difficulty of care supplemental monthly rate. These payments help support children with physical and mental difficulties and can be up to $1,500 per month.

Medical and Dental Coverage

In Minnesota, foster children receive Medicaid coverage for their medical and dental needs.

The foster parents are responsible for arranging the child's medical care and must attend all necessary appointments to maintain their health and well-being.

Training and Support Groups

There are plenty of support groups and resources available for foster parents in Minnesota. These services offer ongoing support and an opportunity to share experiences with other people in the same situation as you.

Additional training can also help you be the best caregiver possible for your foster kid.


Ratings and Reviews

Average user rating

4.8 / 5
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Camila Valeria Díaz
Sep 15, 2023

This center helped my kids so much. I am so grateful with all the staff specially with Elizabeth Zimmer, Robin, Grace and Megan. They are the best, forever grateful ❤️

Rating: 5

Jessica Vrieze
Sep 01, 2023

My son just graduated from preschool and will be starting kindergarten next week at the Minnetonka location! Theresa and the other therapists were so incredible with him!! We will never forget how they changed his life forever! ❤️ (My son was diagnosed with ASD at 18 months old, is non-verbal, and is using a speech language device to talk.)

Rating: 5

Malory L
Aug 09, 2023

My child receives great care here and has in multiple ways. The therapists and staff work hard to assist them in their needs.
However, communication from St. Davids Center is easily the worst communication I have ever experienced from a location where my children have received therapy. I have also experienced multiple times where receptionists have been rude. Going here is a great and worthwhile for making sure your child receives amazing care, as long as you are able to get over the other stuff.

Edit: Great care or not, the communication gets progressively worse, and sometimes it feels as if when change is happening, client care is an afterthought.

Rating: 1

SheilaC SheilaC
Mar 13, 2023

Great place to work and learn skills to help people with special needs.

Rating: 5

Jess Schwartz
Feb 04, 2023

This place changed my son's, my family's & my life!! The staff is incredible!!

Rating: 5