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Children's Services

“We really appreciate that all services are available on site. My
daughter doesn’t need to miss any part of her education while still
receiving therapy.”

– Northwood parent


135 Years of Caring for Children

Changing the world, one child at a time.


Located in Duluth, Minnesota, Northwood Children’s Services provides holistic and professional care, education, and treatment for children with severe emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities. Established 135 years ago, we are the oldest and largest organization of our kind in Minnesota. Northwood is a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt agency committed to building positive change in children’s lives.


Our tradition of compassionate service has made Northwood the program of choice for the care and
treatment of children with significant mental health challenges.

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August 18 2018

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Latest News

NAMI Provider of the Year Award

(November 16, 2017) Northwood Children’s Services recently was honored to receive the “Provider of the Yea

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Barnes & Noble Book Drive

Once again, Northwood Children’s Services was the recipient of the 2017 Barnes & Noble holiday book driv

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Kids in the News

Gardening at the West Campus

Usually teenage boys don’t need an excuse to play with mud, worms, and get their clothes full of dirt…but

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