The 21st annual Fraser, Ltd. Festival of Trees will be at the Fargodome from Nov 12th - Dec 3rd! View beautifully decorated trees, write a letter to Santa, and enjoy the Christmas spirit.  Click the links below to enter the Holiday Portal filled with recipes, coloring activities for the kids, and to write a letter to Santa!

Vintage illustration of Santa Claus going down the chimney at a house on Christmas. Vintage etching on linen circa late 19th century.

Our Mission:

Supporting children, youth, and adults on their life's journey towards independence.

About Us

Fraser, Ltd. is the longest serving non-profit organization in North Dakota. It was established in 1893 as the Florence Crittenton Home for unwed mothers. Since its inception, Fraser, Ltd. continues to meet the needs of children, youth, and adults. Services and resources offered at Fraser, Ltd. have grown significantly to include independent living support, residential services, and day support services for people with disabilities; childcare services for children who are typically developing and children with special needs; and transitional youth services which provide skill training and basic needs resources for transition age youth (16-26).

We offer a variety of services...

Children’s Services

We provide a safe, healthy, and inclusive learning environment in which children that are typically developing and those with special needs learn and grow together.

About Our Child Care Center:

With 25 years of experience, Fraser Child Care Center is well known and established in the Fargo/Moorhead community. A variety of engaging learning activities and fun play experiences are part of each day. Activities are planned with the age and interests of children in mind and our goal is to prepare them for their next level of learning.

Transitional Youth Services

Transitional Youth Services provides shelter, basic needs, life skills education and advocacy services for disenfranchised youth by supporting independent thought and empowering self-directed action.

Three Unique Programs

Including a drop-in center, transitional living program, and permanent supportive housing project. It is the goal of these programs to fill the need of sheltering and housing options, basic needs, life skills education and advocacy services for transitioning young adults ages 16 - 26 who are homeless or are at risk of being homeless.

Adult Services & Independent Living

Education, advocacy, and active treatment for people with intellectual disabilities by providing supportive services in a residential environment.

The goal of this program is to integrate community-based residential support, comprehensive life skills development, and volunteer opportunities for adults living with intellectual disabilities.

Independent Living Services:

Individualized programming is provided to support people with a wide variety of challenges including Prader-Willi Syndrome, Dementia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Celiac Disease, mobility impairment, hearing loss, and vision loss.

Volunteer & Support!

Our success is due to the dedication of the individuals who unselfishly work and donate time and expertise to enable independence for the people we support.

Its all about Giving Back to our Community!

Enriching lives and building friendships is what volunteering is about. The time, talent and dedication of our volunteers contribute to our mission of supporting children, youth, and adults on their life’s journey towards independence. Volunteers make a difference by volunteering for a one-time event, an ongoing project, or sharing a special talents with us. We welcome ALL volunteers. We invite you to get involved!



of the money raised goes
directly to the individuals we support.

Financial support of Fraser, Ltd. programs assists us in supporting children, youth, and adults on their life’s journey towards independence in a variety of ways.

Latest News

Season’s Greetings, For twenty-one years the annual Fraser Festival of Trees event has brought the spirit of Christmas to families in our community. Each year I’m amazed at the contributions and commitment to the event and each year I am humbled by the generosity from the members in our community. Festival of Trees does much…

Greetings! Teresa Larsen’s article is sure to resonate with many individuals no matter the generation or career they have chosen for themselves. Standing up for what you believe is not always easy— that’s an understatement if ever there was one. Recent circumstances surrounding the pandemic certainly speak to this and ring true more than we…

Downtown Fargo Kiwanis Club has provided grant funds to refresh Fraser Child Care Center’s playground. The playground gives the children we support more opportunities for physical growth and development. Funds will be utilized to repaint and reseal the concrete and replace mulch. Part of the active play area is concrete and is used for games with balls,…

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FM Area Foundation provided funding for Transportation and Personal Care Items for At Risk Youth & Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness.


Cass County Electric Cooperative Foundation awards Fraser, Ltd.’s Skill Enhancement Training program $3,000 for operating costs associate with the daily independent living activities and therapy services.

Fraser, Ltd – A Chance for Choice

Supporting Children, Youth, and Adults on Their Life's Journey Towards Independence.