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Emergency Numbers

Are you (or someone you know) in immediate danger? Call Police at 911 Are you (or someone you know) under 18 and are being physically, sexually, or emotionally abused? Call Child Protective Services Do you live in Ramsey… Read More

Youth in Transition Toolkit

The Youth in Transition Toolkit includes an overview of the skills, knowledge and resources needed for young people leaving foster care to prepare for life on their own as young adults. Read More.

Youth in Transition Necessities

CLC has put together important information for foster youth who are in the process of transitioning out of foster care. These links contain listings of housing, healthcare, education, and employment available to youth and young adults in Minnesota. Read More.

Legal Advice to Common Questions

CLC has developed helpful information for people of all ages to understand their rights and legal options in different situations: What is expungement? – How expungement (removal) of criminal records can help young people overcome some of the obstacles… Read More

Homeless Youth Handbook – Minnesota

Baker & McKenzie, Ecolab and Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services with additional support from Children’s Law Center of Minnesota launched the Homeless Youth Handbook – Minnesota, a free resource to help homeless youth in the area understand their legal… Read More

Foster Youth & Identity Theft

New legislation was adopted and went into effect on 10.1.2011 to aide in protecting foster youth from identity theft. The “Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act” added a new section to 42 U.S.C. 675(5) concerning foster youth ID theft.

Answers to Common Questions

CLC has also developed helpful information for people of all ages to understand their rights and legal options in different situations.

Bill of Rights for Foster Children

Ratified in Congress Hall, Philadelphia Saturday April 28, 1973. EVEN more than for other children, society has a responsibility along with parents for the well-being of foster children. Citizens are responsible for acting to ensure their welfare. EVERY… Read More


Resources for Youth Experiencing Homelessness CLC has developed a comprehensive resource guide for youth experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness.  This guidebook contains information about the various organizations that provide services for youth, including legal… Read More


Healthcare resources, free clinics and low-cost care for youth and young adults.