Many Thanks to the Seward Co-op Community!
During the month of May, all cash register round-up donations made at Seward Co-op were donated to Walk-In Counseling Center through the co-op SEED grant program. We are so grateful to to the co-op community for choosing Walk-In as a beneficiary
of the SEED program! Walk-In provides provide free, no-appointment, anonymous mental health and crisis counseling to all comers, in English and Spanish. Proceeds will support keeping our free services available, meeting increased demand and raising awareness around mental health.
In photograph: Argentina Lerma (left) of the Seward Co-op presents the SEED award check of $30,519 to Mary Weeks, executive director of Walk-In. At right is Christopher Dark of Kuzala Macaroons, which also donated to Walk-In as the SEED Grant recipient.
Thanks to All of Our Supporters!
We'd like to extend a big thank-you to all of our supporters and volunteers for making it possible to provide free mental health services for all comers during the past year! In 2017, we served a record number of clients -- 2,648 people in 6,853 free counseling sessions. In 2017, 165 volunteers donated approximately 18,000 service hours (e.g. counseling, case consultation, outreach, and administrative assistance) valued at $1,115,000. The contribution of our volunteers over the past 48+ years is estimated at more than $25 million. Click here to read more.
For 48+ years...
We have helped thousands of people--individuals, couples and families--stabilize and resolve emotional issues by providing free, anonymous counseling. We are open to all comers every weekday during clinic hours in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. In addition, our training and consultation to helping professionals and organizations has improved the quality of mental health services in the community.
Professional Trainings and Materials
For mental health professionals seeking continuing education credits, Gary Schoener, Walk-In's Consulting and Training Institute director, has created two 6-hour home study programs worth 6 CEUs on ethics and ethics/diversity. They can be ordered here and here. In addition, Walk-In holds in-person trainings each quarter for which 2 CEUs are available. Walk-In volunteers attend for free. For non-volunteers, a nominal fee is requested. The next training will be announced on our website.
Innovative Walk-In Counseling Center thriving after nearly 50 yearsNovember 14, 2017
Founded in 1969, clinic follows no-fee, anonymous model that has reached thousands.
2016 Annual ReportJuly 27, 2017
To read our 2016 annual report, click on the above heading. Then click on Annual Report.