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​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…

​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…

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Heading Back to School Safer: A Look at Bullying

Wednesday 07/28/2021

This Summer, Help Save Lives by Supporting Someplace Safe Thrift Stores!

Thursday 07/01/2021

Elder Abuse Awareness Month: Learn More and Take Action This June

Tuesday 06/01/2021