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Special Projects Volunteers

Students of Color

University of Minnesota Staff and Faculty Specific

University of Minnesota Staff and Faculty Specific

Employee Assistance Program
Professional Consultation / Mental Health
Business: (612) 625-2820 (Civil Service) or (612) 625-4073 (Faculty and Academic Staff)
Address: 209 Dunhowe

For University of Minnesota Students, Staff, and Faculty

For University of Minnesota Students, Staff, and Faculty

Special Projects Volunteers (SPVs) serve as our ambassadors of The Aurora Center across campus. SPVs table at events including new student orientation and Welcome Week and coordinate Aurora's efforts during Homecoming and Paint the Bridge throughout the summer and fall.

University of Minnesota Student Specific

University of Minnesota Student Specific

Boynton Mental Health Clinic
Counseling / Therapy
Business: (612) 625-8475
Address: Boyton, 4th floor

SCS (Student Counseling Services)
Counseling / Academic
Business: (612) 624-3323
Address: East Bank - 340 Appleby;
St. Paul - 199 Coffey

University Student Legal Services
Legal
Business: (612) 624-1001
Address: 160 West Bank Skyway

Greater Twin Cities Area

Greater Twin Cities Area

Confederation of Somali Community of Minnesota (East African community specific)
General / Women’s Program
Business: (612) 338-5282
Address: 420 15th Ave South Minneapolis, MN

Crisis Connection / Men’s Line
Men's Line: (612) 379-6367
Crisis: (612) 301-4673 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Domestic Violence Program
Relationship Violence
VP: (651) 829-9089
24 hour text: (651) 280-7878
FaceTime: (651) 280-7878
Address: 2375 University Avenue West, Suite 110, St. Paul, MN 55114

Division of Indian Work (American Indian community specific)
Family Violence / Youth / Family Needs
Business: (612) 722-8722
Address: 1001 E Lake Street Minneapolis, MN

Domestic Abuse Project
Relationship Violence / Legal / Treatment for Men Business: (612) 874-7063
Address: 204 W Franklin Ave Minneapolis, MN

The Family Partnership
Family Violence / GLBT Programs / Sexual Exploitation/Youth Programs/ Counseling
Several metro locations

Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project (at Brian Coyle Center)
Domestic violence / legal assistance / community education
Serving women and men
Advocates speaking Somali, Arablic, other East African languages, and English
Business: 612-876-9307
Address: 420 15th Ave S; Minneapolis

Jewish Family and Children's Services of Minneapolis
Wide range of services to Jewish families and community
Business: (952) 546-0616
Address: 13100 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 400
Minnetonka, MN 55305

MNCASA (Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault)
Assists local programs in providing state of the art advocacy and prevention programming and to affect public perception and policy in relation to sexual assault
Business: (651) 209-9993
Address: 161 St. Anthony Avenue Suite 1001 St. Paul, MN
Noted Program: Sexual Violence Justice Institute

Outfront Minnesota Anti Violence Program (LGBTQ community specific)
Sexual Assault / Relationship Violence / Advocacy
Crisis: 612.822.0127 ext.7656
Business: (612) 822-0127
Address: 310 East 38th Street Suite #209 Minneapolis, MN

Phyllis Wheatley Community Center (African American community specific)
Relationship Violence / Family and Youth programs
Business: (612) 374-4342
Address: 1301 10th Ave N Minneapolis, MN

RapeHelpMN
Sexual Assault/Find Nearest Advocate in Minnesota

SOS Sexual Violence Services
Sexual Assault
24 Hour: (651) 266-1000
Address: 555 Cedar St, St. Paul, MN 55110

Sexual Violence Center
Sexual Assault
Crisis: (612) 871-5111
Business: (612) 871-5100
Address: 3757 Fremont Ave N Minneapolis, MN 55412

Tubman
Relationship Violence / Legal / Safe Housing
Crisis: (612) 825-000
Business: (612) 825-3333
Address: 3111 First Avenue South Minneapolis, MN
(also serves East side of St. Paul)

Emergency Shelter Information

Emergency Shelter Information

Day One - MN Emergency Shelter & Crisis Line 
Call to connect to most/all shelters in MN to fit your needs, 24 hours a day
Toll Free: (866) 223-1111

St. Paul Domestic Abuse Intervention Project
Relationship Violence / Advocacy / Safety Planning
Business: (651) 645-2824

Alexandra House: (763) 780-2330

360 Communities Lewis House: (651) 452-7288

Casa De Esperanza: (651) 772-1723

Cornerstone Advocacy Service: (952) 884-0330

Tubman Center: (612) 825-0000

Home Free: (763) 559-4945

Sojourner Project: (952) 933-7422

Women of Nations: (651) 222-5830

Women’s Advocates Inc. (651) 227-8284

Child Abuse and Incest

Child Abuse and Incest

Because The Aurora Center primarily serves a college campus population, we generally refer people concerned about child abuse to agencies who specifically work with incest and child sexual abuse.

Child Help USA - (1-800-422-4453)

Adult Survivor Specific
Sexual Violence Center (SVC)
Counseling and Support Groups
Business: (612) 871-5100 
24 hour Crisis Line: (612) 871-5111
Address: 3757 Fremont Ave. N Minneapolis, MN 55412

Adults Recovering from Incest Anonymous (ARIA)
Support groups - Women only
Business: (763) 591-5916
Address: P.O. Box 24692
Minneapolis, MN 55424

Relate Counseling Center
Counseling
Business: (952) 932-7277
Address: 15320 Minnetonka Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55345

SOS Sexual Violence Services
Counseling and Support Groups
24 Hour Phone: (651) 266-1000
Address: 555 Cedar St
St. Paul, MN 55110

Child/Teen Survivors Specific
African American Family Services (AAFS)
Counseling
Business: (612) 871-7878
Address: 2616 Nicollet Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Kids Help Phone
Counseling - Children & Teens
Business: 1-800-668-6868
Web Address: www.kidshelpphone.ca

Prostituted Women

Prostituted Women

Breaking Free
Help for prostituted women and girls
Business: (651) 645-6557
Location: St. Paul, MN

Family & Children's Service Lake Street Office PRIDE
Help for women and teens in prostitution
Crisis: 1-888-774-3399 (toll free)
Address: 414 South 8th Street Minneapolis, MN

Youth Link
Help for youth in need / Prostituted youth
Business: (612) 252-1200
Address: 41 N 12th Street Minneapolis, MN

Alexandra House, Inc.
Shelter / Education
Crisis: (763) 780-2330
Location: Anoka County, MN

Women's Recovery Center
Chemical Dependency / Prostitution
Business: (651) 484-7840
Location: North Oaks, MN

Resources for Perpetrators

Resources for Perpetrators

Program in Human Sexuality, Center for Sexual Health
Sexual Health / Perpetrator program
Business: (612) 625-1500
Address: 1300 So. Second St., Suite 180 Minneapolis, MN

Domestic Abuse Project
Relationship Violence / Legal / Treatment for Men
Business: (612) 874-7063
Address: 204 W Franklin Ave Minneapolis, MN

National Resources

National Resources

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
1 (800) 656-HOPE (4973)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
 
Survivor Manual
Find Healing Resources, Encouraging and Empowering Pathways out of pain and Healing Techniques that can help survivors move forward in their lives.
 

Pandy's Aquarium
Online support group for survivors of sexual violence

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
1 (877) 739-3895 (Toll Free)

1 in 6
Serving men with histories of unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood.
Male Survivor
Overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men

National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-422-4453

National Stalking Resource Center
1-800-FYI-CALL