News, Events and Updates


A response to tragic shootings

Washburn Center for Children is deeply devastated by the recent shootings which have traumatized our local communities and our country. Our thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to the families of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philandro Castile in St. Paul – two fathers, two African-American men who were killed by police officers in front of their children.

Providing Children the Tools They Need to Succeed

Washburn Center for Children invites you to help children start the school year prepared to learn by donating back-to-school supplies.

A message from Washburn Center

Washburn Center for Children is deeply saddened by the horrific act of terrorism in Orlando Florida, which resulted in the deadliest mass shooting in US History.

May Is Mental Health Month

Washburn Center for Children helps kids who are overwhelmed by sadness, anger or anxiety — and we know having a healthy self-esteem is vital to their emotional well-being. Nurturing healthy self-esteem contributes to feeling valued and positive social behavior.


Golf, Wine and Brew Celebration

Join us Monday, June 13, 2016 for a fun event featuring golf, wine and Minnesota craft beer!

Healthy Kids – Healthy Communities

See how Washburn Center is a vital Twin Cities resource that creates brighter futures for children struggling with learning disorders, depression, anxiety or trauma.

Washburn Games

Kids + 3 hours of recess + giving back to the community = The fun-filled Washburn Games!