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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is about more than just raising awareness each April. It is about coming together, educating communities, and taking action - with an ultimate goal of prevention. This April, as we take measures to protect our physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic, we also invite you to explore other issues, such as practicing consent and learning more about online safety,…

March is Women’s History Month.

This March join Someplace Safe in observing Women’s History Month recognizing the vast contributions women have made not only to our organization, but to our country, history, and society. In 1980 President Jimmy Carter declared March as Women’s History Month. At that time, what started out as just a week-long celebration, evolved into an entire month dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of…

Help Spread Awareness About Teen Dating Violence This February.

February has long been known as the month for love. But this month is not just reserved for cupid. February is also National Teen Violence and Awareness Month, where activists, organizations and community leaders come together to raise awareness and stress that Love is Respect. Many of us want to believe that teen dating violence (TDV) is something that only happens on an old episode of 90210 … but…

​January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world, including the United States. In fact, it is estimated that human trafficking generates billions of dollars of profit each year, second only to drug trafficking as the most profitable form of transnational crime. Minnesota is not exempt from this heinous crime. In fact, according to the Minnesota Attorney…

​Happy Holidays to our Amazing Community of Supporters and Allies

Our 40th Anniversary Year was our best year yet! This holiday season, as we reflect on all that we have accomplished this past year, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made so many successes possible. Not only did Someplace Safe provide services to over 4,100 victims, survivors, community members and families this past year; our services provided critical safety, options, and hope to…

​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…


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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Monday 02/01/2021Unhealthy, abusive, or violent relationships can have severe short-term and long-term consequences on developing teens.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Friday 01/01/2021

Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday Season.

Tuesday 12/01/2020