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New Families Center

We provide Student Placement Services to ALL families in our South Minneapolis location.
We also have specialists at this location to help those who speak a home language other than English. We have bilingual staff to work with Somali and Spanish-speaking families, and offer referals and resources for those in need.
We provide walk-in service for all, but do recommend calling 612-668-3700 before your visit for fastest service.
In the Wilder Complex Building
3345 Chicago Avenue (South Minneapolis)
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Main Number: 612.668.3700
Fax Number: 612.668.3710
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed major US holidays
The New Families Center is located inside the Wilder Complex at the above address. The entrance for the NFC is at the corner of 34th Street and Chicago Avenue (four blocks south of Lake Street). Click HERE to see a map to our Offices.
By Bus:
The Chicago Avenue bus is the #5.
There is street parking available on Chicago Avenue and on 34th Street - look at signs and park carefully. There is a large parking lot across Chicago from the NFC entrance which visitors are welcome to use. 
What People are Saying on Google Maps Reviews:
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 "A friendly helpful place for Minneapolis..."
"What a nice welcoming, friendly place it is! Very helpful peoples explain everything about getting into schools. They really care and are really respectful."
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 "nice office who help you very much..."
"This is a nice office that helps with the schools... Everybody there is very friendly and give you good instructions and will help you in the language you use. They will help you pick a good school for your family and will show you what to do."
"VEry kind staff, who helped this grandmother with a very complicated situation very diplomatically. The manager explained every step and did all the right things..."

If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact us at sps.department@mpls.k12.mn.us or call us at 612.668.1840.
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