Mission Statement:

"The SMNCN is a 24-hour home that exists to provide a temporary, safe and loving environment for children while supporting and strengthening families experiencing a stressful situation."

IMportanT COVId-19 update:

The Ivy House is open and continuing to serve families during the Covid-19 pandemic.  We are taking many precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing

of our staff and the children we serve.  

If you or anyone you know needs assistance,

please call our Hotline at: (507) 766-6925.

Help is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We continue to appreciate your support during this trying time. 

Wish List

We are so grateful for all of the support our community has provided for us!  Look over our wish list PDF for our most up-to-date needs.


In addition, we have an Amazon Wishlist for very specific needs found here:


If you would like to make a donation please contact our director at: director@smncrisisnursery.com

As a 501(c)(3), all your donations are tax deductible!

Financial donations

Any amount that you are willing to give will help us complete our mission to strengthen our community.

Please see the 'Donate' tab above for more information.

Donated goods

To the left is an updated wish list of needed items if you are looking to support us with materials, however, we do request that all clothing items are new.

Call Us:


Mailing address:

P.O. Box 53

New Ulm, MN 56073