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Southwest Crisis Center

Advocacy

Jackson County Office

401 West St, Door 27, Jackson, MN, 56143-1219

Distance: 1038 Miles

(507) 800-1260

Website

https://www.mnswcc.org/sexual-assault-advocacy-program

Service Details

Description

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


Additional Information

Provides confidential support and information to victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence


Services include:
* Medical advocacy: support during emergency care or a sexual assault exam and advocacy with medical personnel
* Criminal justice advocacy: support before, during and after court proceedings with law enforcement, and with attorneys; assistance with reparations applications
* Civil legal advocacy: help to file an order for protection or a harassment restraining order
* Safe housing: provide short term safe housing through hotels for those who are not safe at home; provide referrals and transportation to shelters
* Personal advocacy: provide emotional support, encouragement and referrals
* Safe At Home: assist in filing an application for the Safe at Home confidential address program for those who fear for their safety
* Emergency financial support: provide emergency funds for qualifying clients
* Transportation assistance: assist with transportation for qualifying clients
* Safety planning: help make a plan of action to be prepared in any situation
* Interpretive services: have in house bilingual staff, language line and interpreters


Eligibility

Services are for victims of domestic abuse. No residency requirements but primarily serves Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock counties in Southwestern Minnesota.


Application Instructions

24 Hour Safe Line: (800) 376-4311


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday - Friday
By appointment only Monday


Area Served

Jackson County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 800-1260
Toll Free - Crisis Line (800) 376-4311 24/7

Last Update

11/8/2019

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