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May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month

Someplace Safe Parenting Time Center (PTC) is a proud member of the Minnesota Chapter of the Supervised Visitation Network (SVN), a national organization of providers, dedicated to providing safe parental access for families. Each year, SVN dedicates May as supervised visitation/monitored exchange month to help bring awareness to this important service for families.Someplace Safe Parenting Time Centers…

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). While SAAM is entering its second decade, the history of SAAM reaches much longer back. Movements for social change and equality began during the civil rights era, bringing about the wide social activism which occurred in the 1970s. During this time, support for sexual assault survivors grew, along with an increased awareness…

March is Women’s History Month.

Each year we take this opportunity to reflect on how women have shaped history. It is also a time to recognize the accomplishments of women, as well as the challenges they faced, and to draw strength and inspiration from the remarkable women who came before us.

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe short-term and long-term consequences on developing teens.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

The term stalking is sometimes used in a joking manner to express a curiosity, fondness, or infatuation for someone. This happens on social media. Movies or TV dramas also frequently romanticize stalking. Often stalking is portrayed as a persistent pursuing of a crush leads to a fairytale ending. However, stalking is not a joke or romantic. Stalking is a dangerous form of abuse that can have lasting…

Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday Season.

This holiday season, we reflect on the countless ways Someplace Safe has impacted the lives of victims, survivors and families; providing HOPE to those in need throughout 2020.The Covid-19 Pandemic has made this past year unlike any other; creating many new challenges for everyone, particularly victims and survivors of crime. Extended periods of isolation, wide-spread closures, and decreased contact…

This season of gratitude is the perfect time to say THANK YOU for your support.

The Covid-19 pandemic made this past year unlike any other; creating many new challenges for everyone, especially victims and survivors of crime. Along with the support from generous donors, Someplace Safe was able to continue to serve as an essential safety net to clients offering services through video calls, text, telephone and in-person. As Someplace Safe celebrates this season of thankfulness,…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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The Impacts of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence

Fall is in the air…cool mornings and back-to-school buzz are all around us. Soon we will be surrounded by colorful fall foliage and pumpkin flavored treats. However, this autumn is unlike any other. Masks are required for back-to-school shopping. Many school athletic seasons have been cancelled. Victims and survivors of crime continue to live in uncertainty. During this unprecedented time of social…

Back to School 2020: Preparing for a Safe and Successful Academic Year

Preparing to return to school is always a busy time for students and families, this year, the back- to-school season may be more stressful than past years. There are so many questions and uncertainties with COVID-19. Understandably, many parents and caregivers may have more anxiety about sending their children back- to-school. While these fears are warranted, it’s important to remember that children…


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May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month

Saturday 05/01/2021

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Thursday 04/01/2021

March is Women’s History Month.

Monday 03/01/2021Each year we take this opportunity to reflect on how women have shaped history. It is also a time to recognize the accomplishments of women, as well as the challenges they faced, and to draw strength and inspiration from the remarkable women who came before us.