Crime Victims Crisis Center

Freeborn County Crime Victims Crisis Center provides support and education to empower the community to reduce crime victimization and promote positive outcomes

Who we serve: All victims of crime including: domestic violence, sexual assault, robbery, homicide, identity theft, harassment, etc.

COVID 19 RESPONSE:

  • When calling CVCC, please leave a message and an advocate will return your call. 
  • HRO and OFP petitions are available in the Law Enforcement Center lobby or by going to MNCourts 
  • A drop-box is located in the Law Enforcement Center lobby, but we ask that you call the office when leaving documents.

PROGRAM SERVICES:

  • 24 hr. Crisis Line
  • Confidential services
  • Assistance with protective orders
  • Safety Planning
  • Information and referral
  • Safe at Home Application assistance
  • Women’s educational/support group
  • Volunteer opportunities

Email CVCC Staff Advocates

Please visit CVCC's Facebook page:  CVCC Facebook Page


Although CVCC is part of the Department of Human Services, it is located in the Government Center. Please call 507.377.5460 during regular business hours to speak with a staff advocate. 24-hour crisis line can be reached by calling 507.377.5460. If there is a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.


RESOURCES:

Crime Victim Rights 

Minnesota Day One shelter and resources for crime victims

South Central Mobile Crisis helping adults, youth and families in mental health crisis

Vine Link Victim notification system provides information for custody status changes and criminal case information when the offender is in jail/local facility

MN Haven Victim notification system provides information for custody status changes and criminal case information when the offender is in prison/DOC facility

Zero Abuse Project/Jacob Wetterling Resource Center protecting children from abuse

Elder Justice Center provides support, information and resources to older and vulnerable adults and their loved ones around issues of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation

Breaking Free MN to end all forms of sex trafficking, prostitution, and sexual exploitation

RAINN- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network anti-sexual violence organization

Minnesota Alliance on Crime  connects systems, service providers, and victims to advance the response for victims of all crime

A Call to Men promoting healthy, respectful manhood and offering trainings and educational resources for companies, government agencies, schools, and community groups

Stalking Resource Center enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking

Safe at Home  statewide address confidentiality program administered by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State

SMRLS-Southern MN Regional Legal Services provides free, high-quality legal help to low-income people in critical civil matters

Immigrant Law Center of MN  for immigrants and refugees- legal representation for low-income individuals

WomensLaw-MN  access to free legal information for victims and survivors of domestic violence 

VictimLaw  online database of state, federal, and tribal victims’ rights laws

CVCC receives supportive funding from Minnesota Office for Justice Program. Donations to CVCC are tax deductible.