Someplace Safe

Safety. Options. Hope.

700 Cedar Street, Suite 268
Alexandria, MN 56308

LOCAL PHONE: 320-762-1995
24-HOUR CRISIS LINE: 800.974.3359

Open Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Hours subject to change)

OUR MISSION – Someplace Safe works to create safer communities in West Central Minnesota by providing high quality crime victim services.

VISION – Safer Families, Safer Communities

Someplace Safe is a nonprofit agency which offers a myriad of services to victims and survivors of crime, families, and communities throughout a nine-county region in West Central Minnesota. Nearly 4,000 unduplicated local victims of crime are provided services each year through ten Advocacy Offices, five Parenting Time Centers, and two Thrift Stores located in Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse, Wadena, and Wilkin Counties.

Someplace Safe works to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, sex and labor trafficking, and other crimes (including stalking, elder abuse, identity theft, robbery, theft, etc.), as they navigate the social, emotional and economic impacts on the path to becoming survivors.

Local Someplace Safe programming:

  • Douglas Advocacy Office (located in Cedar Building): Providing crisis intervention, legal and medical advocacy, emergency short-term housing, resources and referrals to victims and survivors of crime and abuse. All services are free and confidential. Accessible services are available, including: interpreters, live web chat and text messaging.
  • Alexandria Community Thrift Store (located at 690 Voyager Avenue):
    • Raising funds and support for Someplace Safe programming and services, as well as providing an affordable shopping option for the community.

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