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Places that Help: Minnesota
Updated: December 30, 2008
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. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project, Inc.
Day One Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line
Connecting victims to dozens of shelters statewide to widen access to services.
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
The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (Mincava) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources.
Minnesota Legal Services Coalition
Midtown Commons – Suite 101B
2324 University Avenue West
St. Paul, MN 55114
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.
Violence Free Minnesota (formerly, Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women)
60 East Plato Blvd.,
St. Paul, MN 55107
Office: (800) 289-6177 or (651) 646-6177
Violence Free Minnesota does not provide shelter or direct advocacy services but they do list those types of resources on their website. For statewide help, call Minnesota’s statewide 24-hour hotline for people experiencing violence at (866) 223-1111.
Women's Rural Advocacy Programs
Women’s Rural Advocacy Programs is a cooperative of Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice Intervention programs serving southwestern Minnesota.
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