To ensure that Minnesota has a child welfare system in which children are safe and reach their full potential.
There will always be a group of Minnesota citizens who advocate on behalf of victims of child maltreatment and hold counties and the state accountable for good outcomes for these children and their families.
A Minnesota child protection and foster care system in that continuously improves the lives of children, as demonstrated by objective, measurable outcomes. If the system is working well, children’s outcomes will improve over time.
“Child welfare” refers to public child protection and foster care programs and related services.