Family Resource Centers

Family Resource Centers of Scott County are a place for connection to services, resources, information, and support.

At the Family Resource Centers, you will find:

  • Parenting skills, support, and mentorship programs
  • Early literacy and education programs
  • Health and wellness services and programs
  • Financial literacy classes
  • Economic Assistance navigation, Housing consultation, Legal information
  • Domestic Violence Education and Advocacy
  • Culturally specific service navigation and language access for LatinX and Somali communities

CLICK HERE for the Family Resource Center Flyer in English, Spanish, and Somali.


Connect with the Family Resource Centers

Call: 612-708-6935

Email: frcinfo@co.scott.mn.us


Weekly hours at each location: 

Shakopee Library (235 Lewis Street S, Shakopee)

Mondays 3-7pm

Tuesdays 1-4pm

Wednesdays 3-6pm

Thursdays 10am-1pm

Fridays 10am-1pm


Jordan Area Food Shelf (312 Water Street, Jordan)

2nd and 4th Wednesdays 4-7pm

1st Saturdays from 9am-12pm


Savage Library (13090 Alabama Ave S, Savage)

Thursdays 12:30-4:30pm


Monthly Schedule

FRC Sept 2022

CLICK HERE for a PDF of the September schedule in English and Spanish.


FRC Empowered Parenting Programs

Empowered Parenting ProgramsEmpowered Parenting Programs
Parenting is one of the toughest and most rewarding job out there. Join the Empowered Parenting Programs for knowledge, tools, and support for raising healthy, thriving children.

Weekly programs include NAMI Talks, Parenting for Today, and Parenting Support Circles. (See descriptions below.)

The Empowered Parenting Programs begin on Monday, September 19th from 5-6pm at the Shakopee Library.

To register visit: www.surveymonkey.com/r/empoweredparenting

NAMI Talks - Gain helpful pandemic parenting tips and mental health information.NAMI Talks 
Gain helpful pandemic parenting tips and mental health information.

1st Monday of the Month from 5-6pm
Shakopee Library Large Meeting Room

(235 Lewis St, Shakopee)

*Begins on Monday, October 3rd

Click here to register: NAMI Talks

1st Wednesdays of the month from 4-5pm on Zoom
Parenting for Today - Discuss the joys and struggles of daily life with children. Parenting for Today
Discuss the joys and struggles of daily life with children.

3rd Monday of the Month from 5-6pm
Shakopee Library Large Meeting Room
(235 Lewis St, Shakopee)

*Begins on Monday, September 19th

Click here to register: Parenting for Today
Parenting Circles - Connect with other parents in Scott County to learn from and support each other.Parenting Support Circles
Connect with other parents in Scott County and learn from and support each other.

Last Monday of the Month from 5-6pm
Shakopee Library Large Meeting Room
(235 Lewis St, Shakopee)

*Begins on Monday, September 26th

Click Here to register: Parenting Circles 


FRC Family Programs

Graphics Wellness in the ParksWellness in the Parks
Enjoy time outdoors with your family.

Huber Park
(150 Fillmore Street N, Shakopee)
Friday, October 7 from 10-11:30am
Friday, November 4 from 10-11:30am
Friday, December 9 from 10-11:30am

Click here to register: Wellness in the Parks
Playtime with Public Health - Activities that encourage families to learn, grow, and play together.Playtime Pop-Ups with Public Health
Activities that encourage families to learn, grow, and have fun together.

Jordan CERC
(500 Sunset Dr, Jordan)
Thursday, September 29 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, October 27 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, November 17 from 10:30-11:30am
Thursday,  December 15 from 10:30-11:30am

Shakopee Library Large Meeting Room
(235 Lewis St, Shakopee)
Friday, September 30 from 10:30-11:30am
Friday, October 28 from 10:30-11:30am
Friday, November 18 from 10:30-11:30am
Friday, December 16 from 10:30-11:30am

Click here to register: Playtime with Public Health
Graphics for Money MonstersMoney Monsters
Money Monsters stories will introduce you to ideas, habits, and activities that you'll need as you grow up and start to manage your own money.

Shakopee Library Large Meeting Room
(235 Lewis St, Shakopee)
Monday, October 10 from 4-5pm
Monday, November 7 from 4-5pm
Monday, December 12 from 4-5pm

Savage Library
(13090 Alabama Ave S, Savage)
Thursday, October 13 from 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, November 10 from 3:30-4:30pm
Thursday, December 15 from 3:30-4:30pm

No registration needed.


Screened-for-K Tablet Giveaway

Families with children ages 3-5 years old are eligible to receive an Amazon Fire Tablet powered with Amazon Kids+. 

  • Families must live in Scott County.
  • One per child ages 3-5, not yet enrolled in Kindergarten.
  • While supplies last.

To bring home a tablet:

  1. Visit a Family Resource Center location during open hours.
  2. Sit down with a Family Resource Center navigator to register your child for an Early Childhood Screening (ECS) or show proof of a completed Early Childhood Screening.
  3. Complete a Family Resource Center referral form to connect with services.

CLICK HERE for PDF flyer in English, Spanish, and Somali.