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Cornerstone Advocacy Service 
Cornerstone's mission is to prevent domestic abuse. We provide children and adults a continuum of services that builds sustainable self-reliance and revives the human spirit.
We educate, advocate and lead the way to social change.

MINCAVA
The Mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

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upports research, education, and access to violence related resources.

Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women
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tatewide membership program of local, regional, and statewide organizations advocating on behalf of battered women and their children. Their mission is to end violence.

CSD of Minnesota
(Formerly known as Communication Service for the Deaf) is a nonprofit group based in South Dakota providing a range of social services in the state, in the region and across the United States.

Rape and Sexual Abuse Center Neighborhood Involvement Program
Provides caring, competent and affordable services to female and male survivors of sexual abuse and assault in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan area. RSAC is committed to educating professional colleagues and the general public about sexual trauma.

U Have the Right
Resources and information for teens who are victims or at risk of becoming victims of dating violence.
Site is sponsored by Verizon Wireless and developed by Cornerstone Advocacy Services PAVE Program.

Outfront
Community based, membership organization that serves the statewide GLBT and allied communities of Minnesota with a wide variety of programs and services.

Eldercare Rights Alliance
ElderCare Rights Alliance provides individual advocacy and group education, for elders and people with disabilities, who are victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation throughout Minnesota. ElderCare Rights Alliance is a non-profit organization who has served elders and people with disabilities receiving long-term care since 1972. See website for additional services, information, and access to free newsletter.

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Family Violence Prevention Fund
Na
tional nonprofit organization that focuses on domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform.

The Violence Against Women Office of the Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Dept of Justice
Created in 1995 to implement the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and to lead the national effort to stop domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking of women.

National Network to End Domestic Violence
Dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of women and their children.

Silent Witness
Began promoting an end to domestic violence in 1990, and now we're spreading our message across the web. We support hope, help and healing for the victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.

National Hotline
Summons immediate help in English or Spanish, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They also have interpreters available to translate an additional 139 languages.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and therefore is committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of battered women and their children.