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Providing Alternatives to Law Enforcement Intervention in Northeast St. Paul Suburbs

The Community Advocate Program serves as a bridge of communication and support between residents and public safety officials in communities throughout the St. Paul and the northeast suburbs. Our advocate serves adults who have had repeated contact with law enforcement and have underlying needs that cannot be resolved by law enforcement alone. 

By serving as a bridge between law enforcement, case managers, caregivers, and family members, the advocate is able to improve the quality of life of our clients while reducing reliance on public safety departments for crisis intervention. 

Clients are referred to the Community Advocate Program by our public safety partners. For more information about the program, to learn about how to bring this program to your town or city, or a potential referral, please call 651-379-3449.

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Northeast Youth & Family Services is a nonprofit, community-based, and trauma-informed mental health and community services organization that has been serving your friends and neighbors in the northeastern Saint Paul suburbs since 1976. Among our many programs, we offer two convenient mental health clinic locations in Shoreview and White Bear Lake, MN.

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Contact

Call us to schedule an intake appointment today

Ph: 651-486-3808
Fx: 651-486-3858

Main Office

3490 Lexington Ave N
Shoreview, MN 55126

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