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Join Someplace Safe in Recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th

JUNE IS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH:Join Someplace Safe in Keeping Older Adults Safe as we Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15thObserved annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of safety issues both in our homes and in our communities. This year, during National Safety Month, and in honor of World Elder Abuse Day, we focus on the safety of older adults,…

Join Someplace Safe in Keeping Older Adults Safe this June During National Safety Month!

JUNE IS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH: Join Someplace Safe in Keeping Older Adults Safe as we Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing the leading causes of safety issues both in our homes and in our communities. This year, during National Safety Month, and in honor of World Elder Abuse Day, we focus on the safety of older…

May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month

In a general sense, the emotional support and ongoing involvement of both parents are of utmost importance to a child’s well-being. Ongoing parental involvement fosters positive parent-child relationships and healthy emotional and social development. Establishing and carrying out a visitation schedule is an area where many parents may experience conflict. And for families who have experienced crime…

​April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month!

Each April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed nationally as a way to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. While one month alone is not enough time to solve the is­sue of sexual violence in our country, it is certainly enough time to shed a light on this topic, which has widespread effects all year long. Working together each April,…

March 2019: Celebrating Women’s History Month

​February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month!

Each February, activists, community leaders, and organizations come together during National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) in an effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and young adult relationships.Teen dating violence (TDV), while less commonly known than domestic violence, is actually more common than people may think: Each year approximately 1.5 million high school students…

​January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

What is Human Trafficking? According to the Department of Homeland Security, human trafficking is considered to be modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world, including the United States. It is estimated that human trafficking generates…

Someplace Safe is Turning 40!

Since 1979, Someplace Safe has been committed to building safer, healthier communities for victims and survivors of crime in west central Minnesota. As we look forward to celebrating our 40th anniversary in the coming year, we reflect on the impact of Someplace Safe’s work on the individuals and families of our communities for the past 40 years. No matter what the need, such as assistance filling out…

Kick Off the Holiday Giving Season and Make a Difference in Your Community!

In this season of thankfulness, Someplace Safe would like to thank YOU for helping over 3,600 individuals find safety, options, and hope this past year! For nearly 40 years, victims, survivors, families, and community members have turned to Someplace Safe for services, support, and help in their most critical time of need. We simply could not do this without you! We invite you to take a look at…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Domestic violence.A term known to many. A crime experienced by too many. Each year, millions of individuals across the country experience domestic violence. By definition, domestic violence, also called “intimate partner violence”, is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship. Domestic violence is a serious, wide-spread…


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Join Someplace Safe in Recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th

Saturday 06/01/2019

Join Someplace Safe in Keeping Older Adults Safe this June During National Safety Month!

Friday 05/31/2019

May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month

Tuesday 04/30/2019