Southwest Crisis Center
Jackson County Office
401 West St, Door 27, Jackson, MN, 56143-1219
Distance: 1038 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
Provides confidential support and information to victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence
* 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
Services are for victims of domestic abuse. No residency requirements but primarily serves Cottonwood, Jackson, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock counties in Southwestern Minnesota.
24 Hour Safe Line: (800) 376-4311
There is no fee for this service.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Tuesday - Friday
By appointment only Monday
|Toll Free - Crisis Line||(800) 376-4311||24/7|
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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.
FT-3000.1750Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Definition
Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. Most also represent the person's interests in complexities that arise as part of the legal process such as restitution, payment of debts or child support, custody and visitation and property control. Some programs may also represent victims of domestic abuse who have been charged with a crime and/or handle cases involving accusations of child abuse filed by one parent against the other, abuse of an elderly person by an adult child or abuse of an adult child by a parent.
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-1500Crime Victims Definition
Individuals who have suffered injury or loss of property because of the illegal actions of another.