If you're looking for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) you have come to the right place. We have some exciting news about our organization. We have a new name! MOFAS has officially been renamed Proof Alliance. Our mission remains the same: to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and to improve the quality of life for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
We now have the proof that prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading cause of brain injury in children. We have the proof that FASD is 100% preventable and people living with an FASD can reach 100% of their potential.
We seek to build powerful alliances with people with an FASD, their families, legislators, experts in the field, new partners, and community members to bring awareness, research, and services to this field.
Proof Alliance is rebranding, expanding, and we're moving! We have a new logo, website, and prevention campaign to help change the norms around drinking during pregnancy. And in May 2019 we will be moving to a stand-alone building. Proof Alliance commits to the people of Minnesota and we will continue to develop transformative programs to help Minnesotans impacted by FASD.
By: Mercedes Rider
Two years ago a MOFAS clinic was an idea, and now, after a tremendous amount of thought, strategy, and a “can do” attitude on many people’s part, MOFAS has a fully functioning diagnostic clinic on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Thirty children received assessments since the clinic opened in September 2012. We currently have 44 children on our wait list. We continue to refine our intake and assessment process.
As we move into our second year of operating the clinic we want to send out special thanks to: