Recent Posts

November 28, 2022

Rose’s Story: Part 1

Over the next few months, we will be sharing the personal story of Jessica Rose, a survivor of domestic violence trying to find housing for her family after leaving her abuser. Read part 1 below and continue onto part 2 by clicking here.  It is very important for people…

November 22, 2022

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Video Series

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. With the support of our community, we were able to raise over $112,000 during our 2022 fundraiser to break the cycle of domestic violence in our community and beyond! We released four short videos that tell stories of healing and our team’s innovative…

September 1, 2022

Quarterly Newsletter: September 2022

Read our Quarterly Newsletter today where we share news about our Executive Director’s new journey, 2022 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Fundraiser, and new opportunities to join our team! Subscribe to receive important Women’s Advocates updates in your inbox every quarter. Read and subscribe here:…

September 1, 2022

Turning the Page to a New Chapter

In June 2017, I joined Women’s Advocates as Executive Director. It was a critical time in the life of the organization as well as in my own personal life. Women’s Advocates’ emergency shelter was long established as a safe, compassionate landing place for victim-survivors of domestic violence who needed…

June 15, 2022

Quarterly Newsletter: June 2022

Read our Quarterly Newsletter today where we share an exciting new community partnership, inspiring poetry and spoken word, our latest Annual Report, and more! Subscribe to receive important Women’s Advocates updates in your inbox every quarter. Read and subscribe here:…

March 8, 2022

Quarterly Newsletter: March 2022

Read the latest strides we’ve made in finding safe, affordable housing for victim-survivors of the Twin Cities area and fun ways to give this March! Subscribe to and view our Quarterly Newsletter here.

January 27, 2022

Beginning the Healing Journey

When victim-survivors enter our shelter, we begin to help them along their journey of healing from their past experiences or trauma. We are grateful to have a Mental Health & Wellness Counselor like Saran who helps guide that process by teaching new life-changing and healing skills to many victim-survivors to…

December 7, 2021

Quarterly Newsletter: December 2021

Learn about some of our Domestic Violence Awareness Month successes, our amazing collaboration with Brenda Hershey, and new ways to give back to victim/survivors this holiday season! Subscribe to our Quarterly Newsletter and view December, 2021’s newsletter here.

November 1, 2021

Join us at Pop-Up Advocacy!

Welcoming, trained advocates are available and ready to listen to your story and support you or a loved one in getting resources you need at Pop-Up Advocacy. Visit us at Rondo Community Library in St. Paul every Tuesday, 11am-3pm. We can help make a plan for your safety, connect you…

October 22, 2021

From Victim to Survivor: Stories of Healing

We have the incredible opportunity to meet and serve brave survivors at our shelter every day. We are proud to share their inspiring stories in the next video of our 2021 Virtual Fundraiser series. Their perseverance and strength during some of the darkest times in their lives is deeply profound.