Newly Named, Safe Avenues; communicating many avenues to safety, including safe shelter. Gifts are partnership for healing, justice, & peace

Safe Avenues programs provide safety, promote justice and prevent future harm for those facing violence in the home; for women, men and children who have been sexually assaulted; for child witnesses of domestic abuse; and for chidren in need of safe supervised visits with a non-custodial parent or caregiver.

Our programs reach far and wide - Shelter House, our emergency safe shelter is the only residential domestic abuse shelter for women and children in southwest Minnesota. Outreach programs provide safety and advocacy to women, men and children who have been victims of domesticc abuse or sexual assault. Outreach programs include Kandiyohi and Meeker County Outreach in Willmar, Renville and McLeod County Outreach in Olivia, Swift County Outreach in Benson and Chippewa/Lac qui Parle County Outreach in Montevideo. Harmony Visitation Center provides supervised visits and exchanges so children can spend time with a non-custodial parent or caregiver when there is otherwise risk of abuse to the children. Criminal Justice Intervention Programs provide help to the victims in the courts when the abuser is being charged for the crime. Project Impact comforts and assists children while coaching the parent when the children have witnessed violence in the home or have been victims themselves. Community education and systems training is conducted to bring hope for a future without the crimes of interpersonal violence.

Donations of product, supplies and money are much needed and appreciated to continue the life saving work of Safe Avenues. Please consider a contribution today and partner with us to empower more than 600 survivors each year to work, play and contribute safely in our communities once agagin!

Safe Avenues: envisioning a UNITED COMMUNITY, COMMITTED TO THE SAFETY OF ALL! Your gift is an important part of our vision relaized!

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