Our Mission & Values


The mission of the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is to end child abuse and neglect and create strong, healthy families.


Safety:  We believe the security and well-being of children come first.

Courage:  We believe seeking support is a sign of strength.

Respect:  We promote a culture which values the dignity of all.

Community:  We believe, together with families, our community has a responsibility for children.

Inclusion:  We create a welcoming environment in which each person feels engaged, empowered and respected.

Collaboration:  We believe by working with strategic partners, we combine our strengths to achieve greater goals.

Excellence:  Our work is rooted in evidence-informed practices, a commitment to continuous program improvement and leadership in the effort to end child abuse and neglect.

Safety and Wellness:

Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is committed to the wellness and safety of clients, staff and volunteers. 

The Crisis Nursery promotes safety and wellness by: 

  • Providing a safe physical environment
  • Providing safe and nutritious meals
  • Providing time and space for physical activity 

To this end, Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery has a Wellness and Safety Committee which meets quarterly to discuss wellness and safety issues.