The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation is a nonprofit community organization that helps children, families and older adults in the greater east metro area of Saint Paul through direct service programs, research, leadership development and community building.
What We Do
Wilder serves thousands of low income and vulnerable children and families each year through mental health, education, housing, social adjustment, early childhood and aging programs. We build community capacity through leadership development programs, community initiatives and collaborations that bring people together to solve complex social challenges. Wilder Research studies evidence and provides applied and practical research in the field of human services.
The Wilder Center is located at 451 Lexington Parkway North in St. Paul is a LEED certified building with dedicated space for community health and wellness services, meeting rooms and auditorium space for nonprofits and other community groups to use, and office space for Wilder housing, mental health and education programs, community engagement, and Wilder Research.