Our Mission: "Protect children and strengthen families through professional and community collaboration."
Chair: Brittany Lochner-Sherburne County Health and Human Services
Vice-Chair: Mary Massmann-Sherburne County Probation
Treasurer: Deb Terlinden-Big Lake Schools
Secretary: Pat Seavert- Sherburne County Health and Human Services
In an effort to meet our purpose the Sherburne County Safe Child Council sponsors a yearly bookmark contest, facilitates networking luncheons, acts as the counties mortality review panel and provides crisis directories along with materials relating to safety to the community.
The Sherburne County Safe Child Council meets the third Thursday of the month, 9:00am at the Sherburne County Government Center.
|2018 Safe Child Council Schedule*|
|Wednesday, January 17th||Luncheon|
|Thursday, February 22nd||Maple Room|
|Thursday, March 22nd||Maple Room|
|Wednesday, April 18th||Luncheon|
|Thursday, May 24th||Maple Room|
|Thursday, June 28th||Maple Room|
|Thursday, August 23rd||Maple Room|
|Thursday, September 27th||Maple Room|
|Wednesday, October 17th||Luncheon|
|Thursday, November 15th||Maple Room|
|Thursday, December 20th||Maple Room|
|* Meetings are all held at the Sherburne County Government Center on the fourth Thursday (except in June, November and December) at 9:00 a.m. (rooms reserved until 11:00). If A mortality review is necessary the meeting will be extended until noon. Luncheons are held on the third Wednesday.|
If you have an interest in participating, want to be added to the email list or have questions or concerns, please contact Brittany Lochner at 763-765-4071. If you would like to join us please download and submit a Membership application
Pursuant to Minnesota Statute 626.556, subd. 3, a person who knows or has reason to believe a child is being neglected or physically or sexually abused or has been physically or sexually abused within the preceding three years, shall immediately report the information to the local welfare agency responsible for assessing or investigating the report, police department, or the county sheriff if the person is:
Any concerned citizen can make a report, the law protects reporters if the report is made in good faith.
Culturally Diverse Services
Support Services and Crisis Intervention Directory
American Academy of Pediatrics
Child Help USA
Child Abuse & Neglect Clearinghouse
Child Welfare League of America
Minnesota Mental Health
Prevent Child Abuse America
Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota