Safe Kids North East MN is one of over 600 state and local coalitions and chapters in the United States and in over 20 other countries of the world that bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families against unintentional injuries.
Safe Kids North East MN brings together the expertise of individuals in our community who are dedicated to reducing childhood injuries. Our service area is Carlton and Southern St. Louis County. Safe Kids North East MN Coalition members include, but are not limited to: EMS, law enforcement, fire departments, service groups, childcare providers, school personnel, government agencies, city personnel, parents, both Essentia Health and St. Luke’s hospital staff, and local police. Safe Kids North East MN is funded by Miller Dwan Foundation, Essentia Health Foundation and St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation. We are also supported financially by Cloquet Area Fire District and Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Human Services Division. Safe Kids North East MN is has an extensive coalition network that provides programming in the same service area covered by our lead agency, Essentia Health – Trauma Department.