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​August is Back to School Safety Month!

As long summer days come to an end, children across our communities will head back to school. Help make your child’s school year a success with these safety tips: Transportation Safety:Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is extremely important that they take proper safety precautions. Here are some tips to make sure your child safely travels to school. Walking…

Someplace Safe Thrift Stores

Existing as viable cornerstones to raise funds and awareness for Someplace Safe services, engage communities, recycle usable goods, and provide employment and volunteer opportunities. The Someplace Safe Thrift Stores, located in Alexandria and Morris, provide a multitude of benefits and services to the individuals and families of our communities! The stores provide an affordable option for community…

June is National Safety Month

JUNE IS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH!Observed annually in June, National Safety Month raises awareness of what it takes to keep each other safe, as well as focuses on reducing the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities. Crime takes place in every community, making it imperative to take safety precautions in everyday life. Did you know, in 2014 U.S. residents…

May is Supervised Visitation Month!

For nearly 25 years, Someplace Safe Parenting Time Centers have been providing children in West Central Minnesota the opportunity to have meaningful time with their parents and other significant adults in their lives. Parenting Time Center wishes to meet the unique needs of all families and offers a variety of services, which include: supervised parenting times, safe exchanges, contact exchanges, supervised…

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month:

Join Someplace Safe in Creating Change in Our Communities!

March 2017: Celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day

March 2017 Celebrating Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day Each March, Women’s History Month is observed in the United States. Women’s History Month grew out of a weeklong celebration of women’s contributions to culture, history and society organized by the school district of Sonoma, California, in 1978. A few years later, the idea had caught on within communities, school districts…

A Statewide Day to End Domestic Violence

“It Happens Here”: A Statewide Day to End Domestic Violence on March 7, 2017 Domestic violence happens here, in Minnesota, to over 1 in 3 women. Survival, healing, support, resilience and solutions to ending domestic violence also happen here, with the commitment of communities across our great state. Advocates from Someplace Safe and agencies across the state have teamed up with the Minnesota…

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month!

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) is a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and early adult relationships. It is also a time to promote programs and efforts that prevent teen dating violence.Dating violence is more common than many people think. One in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with…

January is National Stalking Awareness Month!

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. NSAM emerged from the work of the Stalking Resource center, a National Center program funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, to raise awareness about…

Thank You for Your Support of Someplace Safe This Holiday Season!

Thank you for your support of Someplace Safe this Holiday Season! On behalf of crime victims, survivors, and families that we serve, Someplace Safe would like to thank you, our donors andsupporters, for your generosity this holiday season. Your support not only provided needed funding for our services and programs, it also provided countless toys, gift cards, personal care, and household items…

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Upcoming Events


October 07

"Conquering Fear of Violence" Self Defense - Alexandria

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


October 09

6th Annual Chili Fundraiser - Wadena

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


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


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