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.
Metro Crisis Coordination Program (MCCP) is a recipient of an 18 month Community Grant provided by MOFAS. This will provide extended support for families and individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).
The grant will be utilized to provide training and support to families, caregivers (Residential and DT&H) as well as school teachers. We will also have the opportunity to conduct Social Skills Groups for individuals with an FASD.
These sessions will be about 2 hours and will include a meal and childcare will be paid up to $25 with proof of service.