· Catalog available each season with classes for all interest areas for kids and adults.
· After School Activities program offers intramural sports, recreation, arts programs.
· Project COMPASS classes specialize in slower paced classes for all, customized classes for people with disabilities, parent and professional development workshops and support groups.
· Key Kids/Summer Key Kids is a child care program held after school, on non-school days and snow days for children enrolled in Kindergarten through Fourth grade. Summer Key Kids offers child care for children who have finished Kindergarten – Fifth Grade.
· Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) welcomes all families with children age birth to kindergarten. They offer information about child development and parenting techniques and give children opportunities to discover and learn.
· Community Preschools is located at Goodview Elementary.
· Early Childhood Screening is a FREE screening for all 3 – 5 year olds, available by appointment. This is a quick and simple check of how your child is growing and developing.
· Baby Connections is a great place to call if you are expecting or parenting a baby. Schedule an appointment for a baby visit.
NEW Location: Winona Mall, 1213 Gilmore Avenue, Winona MN
To schedule your appointment call (507) 474-7202
(see website for dates of service)
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is sponsored by the IRS and the Minnesota Department of Revenue that provides free tax preparation services for people of all ages with low to moderate incomes.
Free tax preparation is available to qualified individuals at our Winona and St. Charles sites.
Services are made available through a grant provided by the State of Minnesota.
Main Square Montessori (MSM) is a non-profit learning center for children, age 16 months to kindergarten, located in the heart of Winona, MN. Grounded in the tradition of Maria Montessori, MSM views the child as one who is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully prepared environment.
MSM will be open 6:30AM to 6:00PM, five days a week, and is designed for families that need full time child care. Tuition assistance is available and families that qualify for Child Care Assistance are encouraged to apply.
Partners In Excellence is an autism therapy center that offers a set of effective treatment programs for children ages 1-10 years old diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Partners in Excellence is an outpatient mental health clinic providing simulated environments that reflect real-life situations, enabling the children to work on their skills one-on-one or in small groups with trained behavior therapists.
Located in the heart of Winona, Minnesota. Muddy Waters Studio offers yoga, barre+piyo, kid’s yoga, workshops, trainings, and a limited availability of Young Living Essential Oils. Whether you are just beginning or have a daily practice, we’ve got something for everyone: from beginning to advanced; gentle and meditative; to hot, vigorous and challenging.
Muddy Waters is all about building community while growing your personal practice. We hope you’ll enter feeling welcomed and leave feeling inspired, challenged, and uplifted. We aspire to be a place where you can walk in, take off your shoes, and take a deep breath.
Mission: To facilitate and maintain sustainable clinic-community linkages to evidence-based health promotion programs.
WellConnect is designed to meet the long-term health and wellness needs of people in Southeast Minnesota. It does this by engaging diverse stakeholders in the delivery of evidence-based health promotion programs in community settings. All programs and procedures are proposed, developed, and carried out by and for the people of Southeast Minnesota to meet the specific and expressed needs of local stakeholders.
Click here to watch a short video about WellConnect.
Solomon’s Song fosters community connections that fortify our belief that we are all more alike than we are different. We promote healthy mind/body, celebrate diversity and work to stomp out stigma in its many forms.
Walkabout Winona is a premier student run tour company capturing Winona’s rich history street by street. Backed by the Winona State University (WSU) College of Business, Walkabout aspires to connect visitors and community members to the rich history of Winona through walking tours presented by a premier, student-run non-profit organization.
- Birth and death certificates
- Around-the-clock monitoring for infectious diseases
- Assurance that the water and food are safe to drink and eat
- A swift, effective response to disease outbreaks and public health emergencies
- Investigation into novel illnesses
- Planning with hospitals and health care systems to rapidly care for large numbers of injured or ill victims
- An immunization program for preventable diseases
- Data to identify economic trends such as health care costs
- Data to identify public health concerns, such as obesity
- Health reforms to improve population health and the medical system
- Quality measurement and public reporting of clinical care
- Statewide health improvements that focus on policy, environmental, and systems changes in communities
- Assurance that inappropriate care in nursing homes, hospitals and other care facilities is corrected
- Planning to help ensure rural Minnesotans have access to care
- Statewide food programs for women, infants and children
- Information about health behaviors and chronic disease prevention, such as which diseases are among the most prevalent, costly and preventable
- Information about effective approaches to improving health and reducing the state’s incidence of chronic diseases.
- Efforts to eliminate health disparities between Minnesota’s different ethnic populations
- Programs that encourage people to make healthy choices
- Advice about reducing environmental and pollution risks to health
- Assurance the dead are disposed of properly
Winona Area Catholic Schools welcome and invite students of all faiths and various learning backgrounds to join our schools. From 16 months to senior year, experience a schools system united to excel in faith and learning.
St. Mary’s Primary School serves 16 months to Kindergarten
St. Stan’s Elementary School serves 1st – 6th grades
Cotter Jr. High School serves 7th & 8th grades
Cotter Sr. High School serves 9th – 12th grades
Winona Area Public Schools is the public school system in Winona, Minnesota. It is also known as Independent School District 861.
The local public school system includes 8 early learning programs, 5 elementary schools, the Winona Middle School, an alternative school and the Winona Senior High School.
The five elementary schools in the district include the following:
Madison Elementary, located at 515 West Wabasha St., Winona
Jefferson Elementary, located at 903 Gilmore Ave, Winona
Washington-Kosciusko (W-K), located at 365 Mankato Ave, Winona
Goodview Elementary, located at 5100-9th Street, Winona
Rollingstone Community School, located at 61 Main Street, Rollingstone
Southeastern Minnesota Area on Aging strives to promote independence and dignity of older people in the region by coordinating, funding and developing programs and services. We link people with information, advocate for the needs of older people, build community capacity through development, partnerships, grants and contracts, and promote prudent stewardship of the federal, state and local resources we receive.
Southeastern Minnesota Area on Aging, Inc. is the designated area agency on aging for the 11-county region of Southeastern Minnesota, and was established in 1976 by the Minnesota Board on Aging. We receive Older American Act funds and state funds that are awarded to local service providers for community based programs for older people. It is a 501-C3 non-profit.
Service area includes the counties of Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona. It is also known as the Region 10 Planning and service area. The office is located in Rochester.
Partnerships include: Senior Linkage Line, Veterans Linkage Line, Disability Linkage Line, MN Board on Aging
The mission of LDA Minnesota is to empower and support children, adults, families and the broader community impacted by learning disabilities, attention deficit and related challenges through assessment, intervention, education and outreach.
Experience Works offers employment training services through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) to low-income older workers in 56 counties in Minnesota. Experience Works partners with local 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agencies in each of the counties we serve as training sites for participants. Experience Works also actively collaborate with local and public employers to create permanent employment opportunities for older workers who want to re-enter the workforce.
Experience Works is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of older people through training, community service, and employment
This is a free statewide program that supports young children who are at–risk for experiencing developmental delays.
Babies and young children grow and learn at their own rate. However, some children need special help to grow up healthy and learn skills such as sitting, walking, or talking. Minnesota´s Follow Along Program will help you know if your child is playing, talking, growing, moving, and acting like other children the same age.
- A good way to learn about your child´s health and development
- A fun way to get ideas about “what to teach” and “at what age” to teach it
- A simple way to ask questions about how your child is hearing, moving, seeing, playing, talking, learning, growing, and acting
- An easy way to find out about other services you may want for your child
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
They are the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs for girls from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to do something amazing.
As Girl Scouts, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Girls grow courageous and strong through a wide variety of enriching experiences, such as field trips, skill-building sports clinics, community service projects, cultural exchanges, and environmental stewardships.
Girl Scouts helps girls develop their full individual potential; relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect; develop values to guide their actions and provide the foundation for sound decision making; and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others.
The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
For over a century, the BSA has helped build the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun. The Boy Scouts of America believes — and, through over a century of experience, knows — that helping youth is a key to building a more conscientious, responsible, and productive society.
The Arc Southeastern Minnesota builds fully inclusive communities by protecting human rights through advocacy, support, and education for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families will live full and complete lives as valued and engaged members of their communities.
- The Arc improves the quality of life for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and assists them in obtaining the full range of civil rights, including the right to equal education, housing, and employment.
- The Arc supports and advocates to secure and enhance opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to choose how they live, learn, work and play in their communities.
- The Arc addresses the needs of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in a holistic way by looking at the total person.
- The Arc is the gateway through which persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families pass as they search for support from others who have shared their same experience.
- The Arc identifies gaps in the service system and leads collaborative efforts with other agencies and elected officials to find ways to close these gaps.
- The Arc promotes the development of or provides new services so that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can live full and productive lives in their communities.
Reduce sexual and domestic violence by improving the attitudes and behaviors of men & boys in the Winona community. Encourage community members to live the BTG Characteristics and institutions to support the norms they represent. Create a sense of purpose and optimism as the foundation for a positive vision of masculinity.