Future Planning

Life After Now Podcasts for Grads

Ok! So, you want to go to college? How do you know if college is right for you? What do you need to do to go? We help explain the admissions process, debunk any misconceptions, and help you explore the successes and challenges of life after high school.

Rural Minnesota CEP

Laid Off? Unemployed? Career Change? Looking for school or training funding? Rural MN CEP at CareerForce can help. Our job counselors have latest information on what employers are looking for in today’s workforce. They are well-trained and are committed to helping you reach your goals.  There are no fees to you for these services.

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Legal Aid Program Kiosks

We are proud to announce that the Pine River-Backus Family Center is now home to two Legal Aid Kiosks! Get information from Legal Aid Services with Kiosk A or have a confidential visit with your existing Legal Aid Counsellor with Kiosk B. Visit the webpage to reserve a time (scroll down to Pine River-Backus Family Center and click "Reserve") or call the Family Center directly to reserve your time slot today!

Family Safety Network

Family Safety Network (FSN) is an organization providing advocacy, support, and referral services to domestic violence victims and their families since 1993. Family Safety Network was founded by a group of concerned citizens who saw a need for this service in the community. We have been actively working with victim and survivors of domestic violence since then.

Financial Aid Webinar Series

The series, which runs February 8th through March 1st, will focus on a variety of topics, including general financial aid information, details on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Minnesota Dream Act for undocumented students, and other ways to pay for college.