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Give to the Max Day

Every year Minnesotans across the state participate on Give to the Max day. A Statewide program to match any funds donated on this day. Show your asupport for Someplace Safe by donating to Give to the max.

As the 2016 Holiday Giving Season Fast Approaches Someplace Safe Thanks YOU For Your Support This Year!

As the 2016 Holiday Giving Season Fast Approaches Someplace Safe Thanks YOU For Your Support This Year! Imagine for a moment that you are a victim of a crime or are living in an unsafe situation. Where would you go? Who would you turn to for help? What options would you have?For nearly 40 years, individuals and families in our communities have turned to Someplace Safe. These individuals may be your…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

The History of Domestic Violence Awareness Month Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is observed every October as an opportunity to bring light to the issue of domestic violence and its effects on victims, survivors, families, and communities. Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) as we know it today, has evolved from the "Day of Unity", which was first held in October 1981. The intent of…

September is National Campus Safety Month

September is National Campus Safety Month! The beginning of cooler weather and a new academic year means that students across our area are heading off to college and university. Whether attending a small college or large university, located in a community close to home or far away, safety should be a priority and concern for college students and parents alike. Prior to beginning the school year,…

2016 Someplace Safe Raffle

The annual Someplace Safe Raffle is here! This year we are raffling off:1st place: Garden Shed/Playhouse or $350 cash option2nd place: Samsung Galaxy tablet with technology bundle3rd place: Coach HandbagTickets are $5 each or 5/$20 and are available at all Someplace Safe Advocacy Office and Parenting Time Center locations, the Someplace Safe Thrift Stores in Alexandria and Morris, as well as the following…

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores

 Have you been using these long summer days to tackle that “to-do” list and organize and declutter your home? If so, chances are you have items that you are ready to part with.  The good news is that at Someplace Safe Thrift Stores, your cleaning and decluttering can help us to stock our shelves! That’s right – by simply getting rid of “stuff” that you no longer use, you can make a difference in lives…

June is National Safety Month!

                  JUNE IS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH!   Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities.  According to Injury Facts 2016, about 136,053 people died from unintentional-injury-related deaths in 2014 (www.nsc.org/learn/safety-knowledge/Pages/safety-at-home.aspx?var=mnd).…

May is Supervised Visitation Month!

2016 MINNESOTA LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY23 May 2016END OF THE 2016 SESSIONANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MCBW PROACTIVE AGENDA MANDATORY OFP EXTENSION HEARINGS ELIMINATED: HF2552 passed unanimously in both chambers and was signed by the governor on the May 19th and is now session law chapter 141. This bill eliminates the mandatory hearing that was required for extensions of limited-relief Orders for Protection. …

Join Someplace Safe for Denim Day on April 27, 2016!

Join Someplace Safe for Denim Day on April 27, 2016What is Denim Day?The Denim Day campaign was originally triggered after a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court, where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt that since the victim was wearing tight jeans she must have helped her attacker remove her jeans, thereby implying consent. The following day, the women in the Italian Parliament…

Join us at the Capitol for the 10th Annual Action Day!

  10th Annual Action Day at the Capitol    Join Someplace Safe on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at the capitol to stand against Domestic Violence. Someplace Safe staff and volunteers, along with students and community members will travel to St. Paul, Minnesota on March 30th, 2016 for the 10th Annual Action Day at the Capitol. Action Day is an annual collective effort by several statewide coalitions…

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Upcoming Events


October 01

October Lunch & Learn - DVAM Kickoff



October 11

10th Annual Chili Feed Fundraiser - Breckenridge

Breckenridge Senior Citizen's Center (stay tuned for COVID-19 related updates)


October 14

October Lunch & Learn - Supporting Survivors


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It's October - Help us Kick Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

Friday 09/24/2021

Unpacking the Cleary Act - National Campus Safety Awareness Month

Monday 08/30/2021

Heading Back to School Safer: A Look at Bullying

Wednesday 07/28/2021