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Where to Find Help

UPDATED December 30, 2008

Statewide Programs


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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project, Inc.
1611 Park Avenue Suite 2
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 343-9842
Phone: (800) 313-2666
Fax: (612) 343-786
Web: http://www.bwlap.org
Email: Email: info@bwlap.org

Day One Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line
1000 East 80th Street
Bloomington, MN 55420
Hotline: 866-223-1111
Web: http://www.dayonecenter.org
Email: astern@dayoneservices.org
Connecting victims to dozens of shelters statewide to widen access to services.

Web: http://www.lawhelpmn.org
LawHelpMN is your one-stop online resource for legal referral and self-help information.

Mincava-Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
105 Peters Hall, 1404 Gortner Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
Phone: 612-624-0721
Fax: 612-625-4288
Web: http://www.mincava.umn.edu
The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (Mincava) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources.

Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women
60 East Plato Blvd.,
Suite 130
St. Paul, MN 55107
Phone: (800) 289-6177
Phone: Voice: (651) 646-6177
Fax: (651) 646-1527
Web: http://www.mcbw.org
The programs offer safe shelter, food, clothing, legal process help, assistance in restraining orders, support groups, information, advocacy with child protection, public housing and other systems victims deal with in their communities.

Minnesota Legal Services Coalition
Midtown Commons – Suite 101B
2324 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone: 651-228-9105
Fax: 651-222-0745
Web: http://www.mnlegalservices.org
Email: statesupport@mnlegalservices.org
MLSC supports the regional programs that help low-income Minnesotans with a broad range of civil legal matters. Keep program advocates trained and informed about legal matters that impact the legal rights of low-income people in Minnesota.

Women's Rural Advocacy Programs
Web: http://www.letswrap.com
Women's Rural Advocacy Programs is a cooperative of Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice Intervention programs serving southwestern Minnesota.

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