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.
Camp Character provides camp experiences for youth with special needs. The emphasis of camp is on character and social skills, improved self esteem, and developing meaningful relationships. Approximately 50% of our campers are currently in foster care or have been adopted out of foster care and a number of campers each year are learning to work through FASD and how to adapt and advocate for these challenges. We specialize in addressing behavior and customizing a camp experience to meet children at their level of functioning and specific objectives. Camp Character is accredited with the American Camp Association and through state licensure. Camp families also have access to an opt-in support network and follow-up included in cost of tuition. Serving all children with special needs age 7-18.Tags: Adolescents, Adoptees, Adults, Adults with FASD, African American, Children, Immigrant Friendly, Native American, Private Pay