Admission Information

Northwood Children’s Services provides year round treatment and an application for admission may take place at any time. Acceptance is based on a review of the student’s current and past history of behavior, consultation with parents and professionals, and psychological testing when appropriate.

Admitting criteria depends on which program best suits the child. Appropriate candidates are males and females, ages 3-17, with a history of emotional and behavioral problems.

To obtain an Admission Packet, please call 218-724-8815.

Child Privacy Policy

For more information please contact:

Residential Treatment
Diagnostic & Assessment Center
Alex Heil
aheil@northwoodchildren.org

Little Learner’s Enrichment Center
Corinne Nelson
cnelson@northwoodchildren.org

Intensive Day Treatment Programs
Chester Creek Academy
Merritt Creek Academy
Shelley Brugman
sbrugman@northwoodchildren.org

Corporate Foster Care
Mel Winkler
mwinkler@northwoodchildren.org
Alex Heil
aheil@northwoodchildren.org

Therapeutic Foster Care/Adoption
Melissa Winkler
mwinkler@northwoodchildren.org

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Northwood Children’s Services provides professional care, education, and treatment for boys and girls with emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities.

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