Welcome to Women’s Advocates

The nation’s first shelter for women and children escaping domestic abuse.

News & Events

Welcome to Women’s Advocates

The nation’s first shelter for women and children escaping domestic abuse.

News & Events

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Shelter & Facility

Our 24/7/365 shelter typically provides shelter to 50 women and children daily.

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Programs & Services

Women’s Advocates creates a path to self-sufficiency for individuals leaving abusive relationships, using a survivor-centered approach to its services.

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Resources

Women’s Advocates is dedicated to ensuring people have the resources to help others be safe, and learn about issues surrounding domestic abuse. Women’s Advocates offers a 24-hour crisis line, resources for community partners, and educational presentations.

For victims seeking help

Outreach & Education

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 8

Witness the Journey: A tour of Women’s Advocates

Learn about domestic violence in our community and how you can make a difference.  This open house style event will feature light refreshments and tours of our historic buildings. RSVP with Tom at tbrinker@wadvocates.org.  This event is free to attend and is also an opportunity to meet Women’s Advocates’ new Executive Director Estelle Brouwer!  

Wednesday, October 11

Courage to Fly: Luncheon benefit for Women’s Advocates

Recent Posts

Wednesday, July 12

Estelle Brouwer named Executive Director of Women’s Advocates

Saint Paul, MN   July 12, 2017    Women’s Advocates, the first shelter in the nation for victims of domestic violence, is thrilled to announce that it...

Thursday, June 22

Women’s Advocates June 2017 Newsletter!

Click to view: June 2017 Women's Advocates Newsletter

Monday, June 12

You’re Invited! Summer Shelter Tour – Tuesday, August 8th – 5:30pm

Witness the Journey: A Tour of Women's Advocates August 8, 2017 - 5:30-7:00pm Learn about Women's Advocates, our services, domestic violence, and how you can...

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588 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Admin: 651-227-9966

Crisis Line: 651-227-8284