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Welcome to ND FamNet Portal
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ND FamNet supports collaboration between family support organizations to improve health outcomes for families of children, youth and adults with special health care needs and/or disabilities. Our partner agencies have come together to develop this portal to help guide you to the agencies that will best help meet the needs of your family.

Visit out Partner Agencies

FamNet Services

Designer Genes of ND
Family Voices of ND
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
ND Childcare Resource & Referral
ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
ND Center for Rural Health
ND Children’s Special Health Services
ND Protection & Advocacy Project
Pathfinder Parent Center
North Dakota Disability Advocacy Consortium
Head Injury Association of ND’s


Joint Training Calendar
Family Support Services
Training Library
Success Stories
Boards & Committees
Connect with Families
Navigate the System
Navigate this Site
Speakers Bureau

Famnet Video Library

The health benefits counseling training held on April 12, 2011, provided participants with a better understanding of how:  to conduct a successful health benefits counseling program while also managing individual client cases; the benefits planning counseling function fits in at health care providers’ locations, public health offices, community organizations, and larger advocacy and service networks; and provided participants the opportunity to review actual North Dakota case examples for program relevance.  Michael Rust, of ABC for Rural Health & HealthWatch out of Madison, Wisconsin provided the training for ND FamNet and can be reached at 715-485-8525 or email:  miker@co.polk.wi.us.

FamNet Health Benefits Counseling Training April 12, 2011

North Dakota Presentation 2011 (powerpoint)
North Dakota Presentation 2011 (pdf)
HBC Training Agenda 2011 (pdf)