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March 17, 2020

Women’s Advocates’ response to COVID-19

Please read our update below. If you can support financially at this time, your donations will go directly to Women’s Advocates’ Aftercare program to support domestic violence survivor families and former Women’s Advocates’ residents with rent support. Donate HERE. Our response to COVID-19 developments…

January 17, 2020

Walking with survivors for 45 years

Women’s Advocates: Walking with survivors for 45 years Women’s Advocates and Twin Cities PBS co-produced a series of documentary short videos chronicling the history and legacy of Women’s Advocates. This series documents what it took to launch Women’s Advocates in the 1970’s – a team of committed people who invaded…

November 11, 2019

20 Days of Giving | Nov 14 – Dec 3

Here are links to Women’s Advocates’ facebook or GiveMN fundraising pages. October 11, 2019, marked 45 years of shelter at Women’s Advocates. Forty-five years later, domestic violence persists, and Women’s Advocates’ response is wide-reaching with 150+ partners working with us to provide crisis support for the 1 in 3 women, 1…

November 5, 2019

Womens Advocates 45th Anniversary Newsletter

Click here to view Women’s Advocates’ 45th Anniversary Newsletter    View on Issuu…

October 22, 2018

Highlights from Courage to Fly luncheon

Watch five videos of highlights from Women’s Advocates’ Courage to Fly luncheon from October 10, 2018.  …

August 6, 2018

Women’s Advocates welcomes diverse group of new board members

Saint Paul, MN   August 6, 2018    Women’s Advocates, the first shelter in the nation for victims of domestic violence, is thrilled to announce that it has welcomed seven new members to its Board of Directors. These caring individuals are now part of a 13-member volunteer Board of Directors, who represent…

April 23, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week Four

What We Can Do Young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence – almost triple the national average. Here’s how you can help. 8-steps to support someone who is experiencing domestic violence, via RAINN.

April 18, 2018

In The News: Twin Cities affordable housing shortages affecting domestic violence survivors (Pioneer Press)

Twin Cities affordable housing shortages affecting domestic violence survivors…

April 16, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week Three

Survivor Stories “Violence not only causes physical injury, it also undermines the social, economic, psychological, spiritual and emotional well-being of the victim.” Susmitha B, “Domestic Violence: Causes, Impact, and Remedial Measures.” You deserve kindness! If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse and needs help, please contact Women’s Advocates’…