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Domestic Violence

Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs (DAID)

Provides family violence intervention, rehabilitation services and supervised visitation services. Also offers nonviolence classes for men.



Phone
  • 218-722-2781

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Address
  • 202 East Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802

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Life House

Resource for homeless and street youth ages 14-24 offering a youth drop-in center, housing assistance, mental health and wellness programs, education and employment assistance, and sex trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation care housing and programming.

  • Chemical Health-Licensed alcohol and drug counselor provides chemical dependency support and can conduct Rule 25 and diagnostic assessments. Requires no payment or insurance for services.
  • Youth Drop-In Center-Provides hot meals, showers, lockers, laundry, basic need supplies, activities and group meetings. Call 218-722-7431 ext. 126 for more information. Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3pm-7pm and Wednesday 3pm-6pm (lunch provided for ages 19-24). Dinner for ages 15-19 are Monday-Friday 3pm – 5:30pm.
  • Mental Health & Wellness-Provides daily support and on-going services to improve physical, mental and spiritual wellness. Intensive case management is used to help youth improve health while obtaining life skills, stable housing, jobs, education, parenting education, and connections to community resources. Licensed alcohol and drug counselor provides chemical dependency support and can conduct Rule 25 and diagnostic assessments.  Requires no payment or insurance for services.
  • Futures Program-Voluntary program available to all Life House youth that may have been expelled or dropped out of school, who have little to no job experience, or who want to further their education and employment skills.
  • Education-Offers online GED preparation program, assists with high school enrollment/transfer paperwork and provides tutoring. Assists with entire college process (applications, meetings, tours, supplies, tutoring).
  • Employment-Program for youth who have multiple barriers to obtaining economic self-sufficiency.
  • Legitimate Hustle Program-Program gives youth an opportunity to safely earn money while learning entrepreneurial and employment skills. Life House staff guide and mentor each LHP cohort to start and operate their own social enterprise business.

Housing

  • Life House Housing Program-Over 48 units of housing with supportive case management throughout the Duluth community.  Includes services aimed at preventing homelessness, including emergency rental assistance for eligible homeless and street youth and young families; assistance with advocacy with landlords and utility companies; and rapid re-housing with housing identification, rent and move-in assistance, and rapid re-housing case management and services.
  • Safe Harbor-Provides a continuum of care for underage victims of sex trafficking and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation. Helps to connect survivors to services both within Life House and out in the community to help them heal from their traumas.
  • Sol House-House for survivors of sexual exploitation, staffed 24/7, room for six youth (ages 15-20).
  • Loft Shelter-10 bed emergency shelter for youth ages 15-19. Located at 102 W First Street, Duluth.
  • Host Homes-Program that matches young people ages 18-24 with caring and consistent adults who have a spare bedroom to offer.



Phone
  • 218-722-7431
  • Youth Safeline: 800-786-2929

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Address
  • 102 West First Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

24-hour hotline to report seeing a missing child and to report child sexual exploitation. Non-profit corporation whose mission is to help find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization.



Phone
  • 800-843-5678

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North Shore Horizons

Offering emergency housing, transitional and supportive housing, support groups, supervised visitation, advocacy, law enforcement and medical appointment accompaniment, clothing, bedding, household items, transportation, and information and referrals. The Crisis Intervention Service provides help for individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. 24-hour hotline for support, information and referrals.

  • The Supervised Visitation Program allows parents in high conflict or high-risk situations access to their children in a safe and supervised environment. The program is used to protect children from potentially dangerous situations while allowing parental access and providing support for the parent child relationship. The Supervised Exchange Program service allows the child to be exchanged from one parent to the other without being exposed to the conflict of the parents. Monitoring is limited to the actual exchange with the remainder of the visit occurring unsupervised.
  • Stronger Together is a support group for people who have experienced harmful relationships. Focus is on self-empowerment, healing, coping strategies, and making healthy changes. Group meets Tuesdays from 6pm-7pm at North Shore Horizons.
  • Crisis Intervention Services provides help for individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. 24-hour hotline for support, information and referrals.

Also offers clothing, bedding and household items.



Phone
  • 218-834-5924
  • 800-834-5923 (sexual assult/domestic violence only)
  • 866-223-1111 (crisis line)

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Address
  • 127 7th Street
    Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Program Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA)

Assisting victims of sexual assault through emergency services, advocacy and support services, counseling, support groups and legal services.

  • Art Group-Weekly open group utilizing expressive arts activities that assist victim/survivors heal from sexual violence.
  • Yoga Group-Yoga practices specifically designed for trauma survivors are taught in safe and relaxing environment by a trained professional.



Phone
  • 218-726-1442
  • 218-726-1931 (crisis line)

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Address
  • Suite 200
    32 East 1st Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

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Safe at Home

Statewide address confidentiality program to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking or others who fear for their safety maintain a confidential address.



Phone
  • 651-201-1399
  • 866-723-3035
  • MN Relay 7-1-1

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Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center

Safe Haven provides services to women, children and all survivors whose lives have been affected by physical, emotional, sexual and economic abuse. Provides an emergency shelter, legal advocacy, safely planning, self-sufficiency, support groups and community education.



Phone
  • 218-623-1000

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Address
  • 414 W 1st Street Duluth, MN 55802

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