Crime Victims Crisis Center

The Crime Victims Crisis Center (CVCC) provides:
  • Assistance with orders for protection and harassment restraining orders
  • Court accompaniment
  • Victim advocacy
  • Groups for children who witness violence
  • Educational group for women
  • Assistance with filing reparation applications
Although CVCC is part of the Department of Human Services, it has recently relocated to the Historic Courthouse on the first floor. On-call trained volunteers cover evening and weekend hours to provide 24-hour response to victims of crime. The 24-hour service can be reached by calling 507-373-2223.
Staff & Funding

CVCC staff and volunteers are available for public speaking and training on topics related to crime victimization. CVCC receives supportive funding from United Way and Minnesota Office for Justice. Donations to CVCC are tax deductible.