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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’…

April 9, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week Two

Healthy Relationships vs. Unhealthy Relationships Do you think you or a loved one may be in an abusive relationship? We are here to help! https://www.wadvocates.org/resources/ Unhealthy relationships are based upon power and control. This can include coercion, threats, intimidation, put-downs, isolation, etc. Abuse is not just physical. Abuse can…

April 2, 2018

#SurviveTogether Week One

Connections between Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence This week marks the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). As a Domestic Violence shelter, we know all too well that sexual assault plays a part in the lives of our survivors. As RAINN states, “Sexual assault in a relationship rarely exists…