Foster care provider coming to FL

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a contract Aug. 27 with a foster care provider that will open a facility in Forest Lake. New Journeys provides foster care for individuals with disabilities and will open a residence for up to four clients who are eligible for Home and Community Based Services through Medical Assistance Waivers.

The care is designed for persons in need of regular supervision and assistance with daily activities. New Journeys operates four similar sites in St. Louis County under the name Heartland Homes of Duluth LLC.