Pine River-Backus Family Center
Your number 1 family friendly center providing you with the resources you need to reach your full potential.
Our Mission: "Strengthening Families and Building a Strong Community”
Our Vision: “All families have what they need to reach their full potential and contribute to their community”
Our work at the Family Center is guided by the following values; respect, integrity, compassion and honesty.
It's our goal to provide local children and their families the support they need to function as strong, healthy family units. We offer a variety of services, programs and opportunities for families...please browse our site to see how we may be of service to you.
We'd love to meet you! Feel free to stop by or contact us at 218-587-4292!
Meet Our Staff
Pine River-Backus Family Center Director and Home Visiting Supervisor
Family Support Specialist
Pine River Area Food Shelf Coordinator
Feeder of the hungry!
Toddler tamer extraordinaire!
Coordinator of the Working Together Coalition and the Opioid Prevention Team
Regional Prevention Coordinator (RPC) for the West Central Region
Alex Raiden Ritter
Web Designer, Editor, & Social Media Manager