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Give the Gift of Hope this Holiday Season.

This holiday season, we reflect on the countless ways Someplace Safe has impacted the lives of victims, survivors and families; providing HOPE to those in need throughout 2020.The Covid-19 Pandemic has made this past year unlike any other; creating many new challenges for everyone, particularly victims and survivors of crime. Extended periods of isolation, wide-spread closures, and decreased contact…

This season of gratitude is the perfect time to say THANK YOU for your support.

The Covid-19 pandemic made this past year unlike any other; creating many new challenges for everyone, especially victims and survivors of crime. Along with the support from generous donors, Someplace Safe was able to continue to serve as an essential safety net to clients offering services through video calls, text, telephone and in-person. As Someplace Safe celebrates this season of thankfulness,…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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The Impacts of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence

Fall is in the air…cool mornings and back-to-school buzz are all around us. Soon we will be surrounded by colorful fall foliage and pumpkin flavored treats. However, this autumn is unlike any other. Masks are required for back-to-school shopping. Many school athletic seasons have been cancelled. Victims and survivors of crime continue to live in uncertainty. During this unprecedented time of social…

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

Preparing to return to school is always a busy time for students and families, this year, the back- to-school season may be more stressful than past years. There are so many questions and uncertainties with COVID-19. Understandably, many parents and caregivers may have more anxiety about sending their children back- to-school. While these fears are warranted, it’s important to remember that children…

This July support Someplace Safe by visiting the Thrift Stores.

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores, located in Morris and Alexandria, provide a trifecta of community benefits each and every day; you can donate, shop, and help save lives! See how supporting the Someplace Safe Thrift Stores provide these remarkable community benefits and more.Donate:Studies have shown that having too much clutter around your home can cause stress. When you clean out your clutter and donate…

Understanding Elder Abuse is the Key to Prevention

“Respect your elders” is an age old saying most of us have heard throughout our lives. Yet all too often, older adults not only experience disrespect but abuse. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some form of elder abuse. Some estimates range as high as 5 million older adults who are abused each year. One study estimated that only 1 in 14 cases of abuse against older adults…

May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month

As part of our mission to create safer families and communities, Someplace Safe operates five Parenting Time Centers (PTC), designed to assure that children can have safe and conflict-free access to parents through a variety of services delivered by trained providers. PTC is located in Fergus Falls, Morris, Ortonville, Glenwood and Perham. Someplace Safe recognizes that all children deserve the right…

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…

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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


Event Calendar
Parenting Time Centers Thrift Stores Victims of Crime Donate

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