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​As We Close in on the End of Our 40th Anniversary Year, We Thank YOU!

Since 1979, Someplace Safe has provided safety, options, and hope to thousands upon thousands of individuals, families, and communities throughout our area. From those who have accessed services in the midst crisis, to family and loved ones who sought help in the aftermath, and all who are now empowered to lead safer, healthier lives…the impact of Someplace Safe is truly remarkable in our communities.…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Get Involved in Your Community!

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) has been observed since 1981 as a way to connect advocates, activists, legislators, communities, victims, and survivors in ending violence. Today, thousands of organizations across the country work each day to assist victims and families affected by domestic violence, helping them secure the safety, services, and resources needed to live healthier lives. In…

​September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

The back to school season is here, and with that, thousands of students are heading to college and university. For many students, this may be their first time away from home, living independently. They may be looking forward to moving into campus housing, making new friends, and emerging themselves in campus life.But with all the anticipation and excitement of the upcoming academic year, also comes…

This Back to School Season, Learn About Bullying and What You Can Do To Prevent It!

For many, the back-to-school excitement has begun. But with all the excitement of shopping for new backpacks and school supplies, many forget the worry and stress that students can face when returning to school for the new year. Children and teens may experience a wide-range of emotions and anxieties when the school year begins, which extend beyond meeting new teachers, finding new peer groups, or…

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores: Raising funds to create safer families and safer communities!

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores: Raising funds to create safer families and safer communities! Our Stores. Someplace Safe Thrift Stores, located in Alexandria and Morris, help raise funds which support the programs and services provided by the agency. Not only that, the Someplace Safe Thrift Stores also provide needed clothing, household items, and furniture to victims and survivors who are in need…

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


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October 07

"Conquering Fear of Violence" Self Defense - Alexandria

Alexandria Martial Arts and Movement, 415 Fillmore St. Alexandria, MN

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October 09

6th Annual Chili Fundraiser - Wadena

(watch for updates due to COVID-19 related guidelines)

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October 12

10th Annual Chili Feed Fundraiser - Breckenridge

(watch for updates due to COVID-19 related guidelines) Breckenridge Senior Center, 225 5th St S, Breckenridge, MN

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October 13

Taking a Stand Against Domestic Violence - Alexandria

Big Ole Central Park, 200 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN (watch for updates due to COVID-19 related guidelines)

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The Impacts of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence

Tuesday 09/01/2020

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

Friday 07/31/2020

This July support Someplace Safe by visiting the Thrift Stores.

Tuesday 06/30/2020