Rochester-Southeast MN

Jeremiah Program


Jeremiah Program serves single moms and their children experiencing poverty in Rochester, Minnesota. Our mission is to disrupt the cycle of poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. JP believes that no mother should have to choose between investing in herself and her children.

About us

Jeremiah Program Rochester-SE MN

JP came to Rochester-Southeast, Minnesota in 2016. The housing campus for single moms and their children experiencing poverty includes an onsite Child Development Center with capacity to serve up to 68 children.

  • 96 moms and children participated in JP’s two-generation programing
  • 68 children benefitted from high-quality learning in our onsite Child Development Center
  • 43 families benefitted from safe and affordable housing on our campus

KIMT News 3 visits the JP Rochester-SE MN campus in honor of National Single Parent Day.

The Minnesota Reformer interviews executive director Ally Hanten Ebert about JP’s work.

JP Rochester celebrated their 5 year anniversary in 2023.


Ways to Get Involved

Join the movement to disrupt generational poverty in Rochester, Minnesota.


Our supporters know that women are world makers and single moms are miracle workers. Your gift to JP helps ensure our moms never have to choose between investing in themselves and investing in their children.


Your commitment of time and talent makes a measurable difference in the success of our families. We offer a range of opportunities for both individuals and groups working with mothers, children, donors, events and staff.


We are excited to work with corporate partners in our community to further support JP families and invest in our mission. Reach out to learn more about opportunities to partner with JP Rochester-SE MN!

“I am thankful for the endless opportunities, relationships, friendships, meals, encouragement, and everything that comes with being part of the JP community.”

— Miranda, JP Rochester-SE MN mom

Contact JP Rochester-SE MN

Address: 2915 Jeremiah Lane NW // Rochester, MN 55901

Phone:  (507) 215-8661


Rochester-SE MN Staff

Haley Kalina-Aakre, CDC Teacher

Kaitlynn Flete Ballestero, CDC Teacher

Sonya Chieves, Family Programming Coach

Rashida Dean, Family Coach

Liz Dorn, Director of Development

Ally Hanten Ebert, Executive Director

Jill Eischens, Food Service Coordinator

Jenna Eswagen, CDC Teacher

Elizabeth Hines, CDC Teacher

Charleen Huber, Operations Manager

Christiania Jefferies, Family Coach

Kylie Kehler, CDC Teacher

Kallie Kieffer, Development Coordinator

Michaela Krahn, CDC Teacher

Elizabeth Merrill, Community Teacher

Jamie Mitchell, CDC Director

Breanna Mundy, CDC Teacher

Angela Patterson, CDC Teacher

Bri Rollins, Family Coach

Katie Ticho, Family Services Director

Ciarra Valadez, CDC Teacher