Support Groups

Social workers, foster parent trainers, and health care professionals are also available as resources to help both foster parents and children adapt and flourish. In addition, Anoka County has a number of support groups who have meetings where foster providers can talk with others who are also caring for foster children.

Support GroupsSocial workers, foster parent trainers, and health care professionals are also available as resources to help both foster parents and children adapt and flourish. In addition, Anoka County has a number of support groups who have meetings where foster providers can talk with others who are also caring for foster children.

Support Group Locations

Support group for licensed foster care providers are held at the following locations: 

**Please note you must RSVP to all support groups to ensure there will be child care.**

Anoka and Coon Rapids Support Group


Day: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Advent Lutheran Church, 540 E. River Road, Anoka MN. During the summer months (June - August), this support group is held at King Park: 2401 Porter Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303

Daycare is provided when you RSVP

Please RSVP to Rachele Green 763-324-1285 or email at Rachele.green@co.anoka.mn.us 

Ham Lake Lutheran Support Group


Day: Third Thursday of each month
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Family of Christ Lutheran Church: 16345 Polk Street NE, Ham Lake, MN

Daycare is also provided when you RSVP. Pizza for dinner is also provided. Please bring your own beverage.

Please RSVP to Heather Anderson 763.324.1226 or email at Heather.Anderson@co.anoka.mn.us