Our mission is to lift families to their fullest potential.
To bring this to life, we will:
Create a space that is safe to be who you are
Listen and believe the experience of others
Practice unconditional positive regard for people
Commit to interrupting the cycle of poverty
Model self-care, connection to others, and responsibility to community
Our core values in practice help us achieve our vision of building a community that safeguards quality of life.
Grace Place, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization.
Carla Burton – Founder & Executive Director
Carla Burton founded the Grace Place Ministry in 1992. She is a single mother of three adult children and lives in Winona, MN. Carla has worked in the fields of Early Childhood Education and Family Ministry for over 20 years. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education, which includes a Pre-K and Kindergarten certification. Carla works closely with the board of directors to provide oversight of Grace Place. She is steering the work to return to shelter, offering safe housing on a sliding fee for families. Carla also leads our Morning Music, Godly Play, Evening Song, Gospel Hour, and Rushford Bible Study classes. She feels right at home teaching and leading others.