Who We Serve

Southside Family Nurturing Center’s services are available to families living in the Phillips Community of South Minneapolis.  Families qualify for therapeutic early childhood education and family home visiting services based on income and history of trauma.  We serve approximately 50 families per year.  Families participate voluntarily because they want to nurture strong futures for themselves and their children.

Phillips Neighborhood At-A-Glance

Our families live within a 2-square-mile radius of Southside Family Nurturing Center, in the Phillips community of South Minneapolis.

Total Population: 20,944
Size: 2.0 square miles
Children Under Age 5 in Poverty: 57%
Median Household Income: $26,900 (2015 dollars)
Single Parent Households: 24%

39% Black
27% Hispanic
20% White
7% American Indian
7% Multi-Racial

Phillips Neighborhood Map

The Families & Children We Serve

Geographical Area: 2.0 square mile radius of our building in the heart of the Phillips community
Living at or below 185% of Poverty: 97%
Single Parent Households: 40%
Children Facing 2+ Risk Factors: 75%
Children with developmental delays: 75%+
Parents who self-report trauma related to current and/or past domestic violence: 50%

41% Hispanic/Latino
34% American Indian
10% African American
8% African
7% Multi-racial