“Mental illness and homelessness are conditions, not crimes,” says NYFS Community Advocate Morgan Merritt. As an advocate, Morgan works with community members who have frequent contact with law enforcement and helps clients address underlying issues that contribute to the need for crisis intervention. She serves adults in the Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, St. Anthony [...]
NYFS is proud to announce the addition of two new Community Advocate positions to better serve our clients and community. Funding for the positions comes from a grant from the Office of Justice Programs and enables NYFS to better serve victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence. One advocate will focus on youth victims of [...]
Take a break from our blog and explore our updated and upgraded website! The expanded platform includes more information about our programs, trauma-informed language that increases understanding of and access to our services, and a client portal to easily process payments. Take a moment to explore and let us know what you think!
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