The Dakota County Collaborative is a children's mental health and family services collaborative that establishes a system of care for children. Partners include parents, community agencies, schools and county staff.
Programs & services supported
Each year, the Dakota County Collaborative distributes local funding to support early intervention and prevention services. Funded projects include:
In 2020, 4,894 children and their families were served by these programs.
For more information contact Cynthia Fashaw, Collaborative Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952-891-7449. To receive weekly resource emails subscribe to Dakota County E-News Service - Community Resources and Events.
All meetings are held virtually for 2021.
Friday, Nov. 19, 8:30–10:30 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 17 8:30–10:30 a.m.
School Mental Health Practice Group
This group brings together mental health providers that provide school-linked or school-based mental health services to Dakota County schools regardless of funding sources. Contact email@example.com for meeting dates and times.
Dakota County Healthy Communities Collaborative (DCHCC)
The Dakota County Healthy Communities Collaborative (DCHCC) is a resource sharing and networking collaborative. It brings together health care providers, county staff, school representatives, faith communities, law enforcement, nonprofits and other organizations to support health and well-being of Dakota County residents. Members plan the annual South of the River Mental Health Summit and other educational events across the county.
Monica Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Children and Family Resource Directory
and Mental Health Resource List for Dakota County Children and Youth
) list community resources available in Dakota County.
The Interagency and Collaborative Directory, lists the various community groups and interagency collaboratives that work to improve the outcomes of children, adults and families in Dakota County.