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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Embrace Your Voice, Take Action, Participate in Denim Day on April 25th!

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Embrace Your Voice - Take Action - Participate in Denim Day on April 25th Each April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is observed throughout the United States to raise awareness of sexual violence. Sexual violence, while prevalent in our so­ciety, is not just a national issue. It unfortu­nately affects many individuals in our local communities as…

March 2018: Celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day

Each March, Women’s History Month is observed in the United States to recognize the vast amount of contributions that women have made to our country, history, and society. Since 1986, Women’s History Month celebrates the dignity and accomplishments of women, honors the challenges women have faced, and draws strength and inspiration from the remarkable women of the past. The theme of Women’s History…

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month!

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month is a national effort carried on by activists, community leaders, and organizations to raise awareness about dating abuse, promote programs that support young people, and encourage communities to decrease and prevent dating abuse among young people. Teen dating violence (TDV) is defined as a pattern of abuse, or threat of abuse, against teenaged dating partners.…

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

In January 2004, the National Center for Victims of Crime launched National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM) to increase the public’s understanding of the crime of stalking. Stalking can be very dangerous, as a stalkers’ behaviors can escalate over time, and become more and more dangerous for the victim. It is important for the victim to know that he/she is not to blame for the stalker’s behavior.…

Thank You for Making a Difference in the Lives of Others This Holiday Season!

Join Someplace Safe for the Blue Campaign on January 14th!

What is Human Trafficking? Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked in countries around the world, including the United States. It is estimated that human trafficking generates many billions of dollars of profit per year, second only to…

Spread Safety, Options, and Hope in Your Community This Holiday Season!

Since 1979, Someplace Safe has been committed to building safer, healthier communities for victims and survivors of crime in West Central Minnesota. The impact of Someplace Safe’s work on the individuals and families of our communities is truly incredible. Someplace Safe is here for victims and survivors of crime, no matter what the need. Trained staff and volunteers will assist in filling out a protection…

In this season of giving thanks, Someplace Safe would like to thank YOU, our generous supporters.

In this season of giving thanks, Someplace Safe would like to thank YOU, our generous supporters, for helping to create safer families and safer communities for all: “I felt comfortable…I felt I was listened to and validated.” “…Having someone to talk to about my situation without being judged.” “The feeling that someone was there that understood what I was going through without judgment”…

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: How will you get involved in ending violence in your community?

Domestic violence is prevalent in every community and affects all people regardless of age, marital status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion, or nationality. In fact, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been physically abused by an intimate partner. National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed each year as a way to honor victims and survivors, as well connect…

​September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month!

With the coming of the new academic year, students across our area have headed off to colleges and universities both close to home and far away. No matter where the campus is located, safety should be a priority for students, faculty, and parents alike. In preparation for the beginning the new academic year, it is important for new and returning students to review the safety information of the college…


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"Conquering Fear of Violence" Self Defense - Alexandria

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6th Annual Chili Fundraiser - Wadena

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Taking a Stand Against Domestic Violence - Alexandria

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