Victim Advocacy

Our services are free and confidential for women and men. Call 612-301-3433 and ask for an advocate.

Advocates can help you:

  • Get immediate assistance and assure your safety
  • Connect to therapy, shelters, and community resources
  • Join a support group and get supportive counseling
  • With legal services, courts, law enforcement, and forensic exams
  • What is Domestic Violence?
  • All acts of violence--physical or emotional--by a family member, partner, girlfriend, boyfriend, or children. It includes:
  • Using physical force such as kicking, hitting, punching, biting, slapping, and hitting with objects
  • Bullying
  • Threats and insults
  • Being controlled
  • Being deprived of financial support