Anna Marie’s has a list of most needed items.


There are many ways you can help at Anna Marie's.


Interested in working at Anna Marie’s Alliance?


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.

Holiday Needs at Anna Marie's Shelter

This is truly a need we have every year to help our residents have a wonderful holiday. We invite you, your family, organization, or business to help by buying items off our Holiday Wish List to help with last minute gifts for those who come to us closer the Holidays.

If you know of a woman or a woman with children who is struggling this holiday season due to violence in the home, please contact Elaine to see if they qualify to be adopted by someone currently waiting for the opportunity to help.

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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