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Stalking: Know It, Name It, Stop It

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to focus on a crime that affects 3.4 million victims a year.1 This year's awareness theme--"Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It."--challenges the nation to fight this dangerous crime by learning more about it. Stalking is a crime in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, yet many victims and criminal justice professionals underestimate its seriousness…

Honor Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

Greetings and Happy Holidays Friends of Someplace Safe! Someplace Safe is offering a fun and thoughtful way to give to others this Season. The Holiday Season is the perfect time to show those around you how much you care. For those who are hard to buy for, consider making a donation to Someplace Safe in their honor, or giving a gift in memory of someone special, for the Holidays. In return, a Holiday…

Give to the Max on November 16!

Someplace Safe is one of many nonprofit organizations throughout the state that will once again ask Minnesotans to display their record-breaking generosity by donating to their favorite charities online at www.GiveMN.org during the third annual "Give to the Max Day" on November 16. http://youtu.be/MFm-i4FUmTA Last year on Give to the Max Day, supporters gave nearly $3000 to help support Someplace…

Teaching Future Generations

In honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Someplace Safe's Otter Tail County programs held their 24th Annual Walk & Vigil on October 6, 2011, in Fergus Falls. Following is a powerful quote shared by Charles Kitzman, Probation Director for Otter Tail County, at the event. We would like to share it here with you. "We must teach our young women to distinguish between: A man who flatters…

Now Accepting Applications for Executive Director Position

Someplace Safe Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. A full job description can be found HERE, or in the Employment section of our website. To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to: ssboardchair@gmail.com.  

New Adventures for Executive Director

The Someplace Safe Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Jeanne Jacobs, Executive Director, effective October 16, 2011. The Board is very appreciative of the huge contribution Jeanne has made to Someplace Safe and the accomplishments during her years of service. Please read Jeanne's farewell message, which can also be found in our Fall 2011 Newsletter: "The printing of this newsletter…

Bremer Foundation Invests in Development

The Otto Bremer Foundation, majority owner of Bremer Bank, recently awarded $65,300.00 to Someplace Safe, based in Fergus Falls, MN. The funds will be used to help create a comprehensive fund development program to support and sustain services for victims and survivors of violence, abuse and crime throughout Someplace Safe's service region, including Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Ottertail, Pope, Stevens,…

Scramble for Someplace Safe

Looking for something fun to do this September? Join us for our 1st Annual Benefit Golf Scramble coming up September 12, 2011, at Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course in Elbow Lake! We'll begin registration at 8am with a Shotgun Start at 9am. Not a professional golfer? No problem! This event is open to the public and will have something for everyone, including a variety of games and contests, and most importantly,…

Back In Business

Someplace Safe received word that domestic violence, sexual assault, and general crimes programs under the Minnesota Office of Justice were designated as essential services by special court order. We resumed services in all of our nine outreach offices effective Thursday, July 21. Thank you to all for your hard work, kinds words, and generous support throughout this challenging time! Please contact…

What Would YOU Do With One-Hundred Dollars?

The following essay was written by a Fourth Grade student at Prairie Wetlands Learning Center/Cleveland Elementary in Fergus Falls, MN, and resulted in a $100 donation from the Fergus Falls Kiwanis group. "If I had one-hundred dollars... If I had one-hundred dollars I would give it to Someplace Safe. You may ask "why there"? Because I love all of the thoughtful people who put so much time and effort…

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October Lunch & Learn - Supporting Survivors


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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