Friends Against Abuse - Koochiching and Lake of the Woods Counties
406 W Main St, Baudette, MN, 56623
Distance: 1155 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Offers advocacy services 24/7 for domestic abuse, sexual assault and general crime victims and their families
There is no fee for this service
8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday
Lake of the Woods County
- Friends Against Abuse - Koochiching County 407 4th St, International Falls, MN, 56649-2413
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FN-1900.2500General Crime Victim Assistance Definition
Programs that provide a variety of supportive services for victims of crimes and their families which may include general emotional support, crisis counseling, information about police investigative procedures, liaison to police personnel, assistance in completing and filing applications for reimbursement of crime-related expenses or losses, information about the mechanics of court proceedings, advice concerning court appearances, court accompaniment services, assistance in preparing victim impact statements and referrals for other needed services such as medical treatment, shelter away from home, transportation, child care, financial assistance and protective services.
FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
YX-0300.0150Abused Men Definition
Adult men who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse and intimidation by their wives or intimate partners.
YX-0300.0190Abused Women Definition
Adult women who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse and intimidation by their husbands or intimate partners.
YX-0300.8100-050Adult Sexual Assault Survivors Definition
Adults who, as adults or children, have survived an actual or attempted act of rape, forced oral copulation, sodomy or other sexual assault or abuse which was perpetrated by an individual other than their spouse or, in the case of a child, by an individual other than a parent or other extended family member whom the child trusted.