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The Central Minnesota Task Force on Battered Women, doing business as Anna Marie's Alliance, is a private non-profit corporation dedicated to providing safe shelter, support, and referral services for battered women and their children. The Alliance also works with the community on systems change and violence prevention.

Anna Marie's has sheltered over 13,000 battered women and their children since 1979—more than 8,000 of these were children.

2014 Femicide Report Available

16 women, 2 men, 5 friends/family

These are the numbers for murders due to domestic violence in Minnesota during 2014. To read the full report check out the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women Femicide Report.

January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Did You Know.....

You are being stalked when a person repeatedly watches, follows or harasses you, making you feel afraid or unsafe. A stalker can be someone you know, a past boyfriend or girlfriend or a stranger. While the actual legal definition varies from one state to another, here are some examples of what stalkers may do:

Show up at your home or place of work unannounced or uninvited.                                                                                        

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Help for Men

If you are a man experiencing relationship violence you are urged to seek help with the following resources:

  • If you are in immediate danger, call 911
  • Mens Line - 612.379.6367 or toll free 866.379.6367
  • Caritas Mental Health Clinic 320.650.1660 or 800.830.8254
  • Central MN Mental Health Center Crisis Center 320.252.6654