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“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




139 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 in 1883, 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.


Northwood Children’s Services is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA). To learn more about COA, please visit COA

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