Our nationally accredited NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) and Parent Aware 4-Star multicultural therapeutic preschools prepare children for Kindergarten success and beyond.

We offer developmental screenings on-site and provide speech, occupational, physical, music and play therapy to enhance learning potential. We help kids reach their goals, and provide home visits to help parents resolve issues and support their children’s success in school. Our staff also provides coaching and tutoring for older children and teens.

Our Children’s First Early Learning Center is a full-day therapeutic education and care program for children aged aged 6 weeks and older and older, or until they start kindergarten. Therapeutic services available include speech, language, occupational, physical, and music therapy. This nationally accredited (NAEYC) and Parent Aware 4-Star program provides culturally responsive early childhood and preschool education for children living in the north Minneapolis community.

For more information about our Children’s First Early Learning Center, contact Cassaundra Davis by phone at 612.294.2659 or by email at cdavis@thefamilypartnership.org.

Our Four Directions Family Center offers full-day therapeutic education and care for children 16 months to 12 years in south Minneapolis. Therapeutic services available include speech, language, occupational, physical, and music therapy. Four Directions is Hennepin County Strong Beginnings program, is NAEYC accredited and holds a 4-Star Parent Aware rating.

With our partner, Wicoie Nandagikendan, we offer Ojibwe and Dakota language-immersion classrooms and culturally specific activities and outings.

For more information about our Four Directions Family Family Center, contact Mary Rainey by phone at 612.722.0766 or by email at mrainey@thefamilypartnership.org.


Our multicultural therapeutic preschools are supported in part by members of the community including: Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation, Greater Twin Cities United WayMedica FoundationMinneapolis Foundation, Mortenson Family Foundation, R.C. Skoe Foundation, The Sheltering Arms FoundationThrivent Financial FoundationWCA FoundationWells Foundation, and many companies and individuals providing financial and in-kind support.