KEY * Applications were submitted to the OVW FY 2015 Special Initiative Sites Program (OVW SI Sites FY 2015).^ Applications were submitted to the OVW FY 2015 Special Initiative Technical Assistance Program (OVW SI TA FY 2015).
To use these services simply call our 24 hour crisis hot line and request assistance.The diocese reached an agreement with its victims, which the bankruptcy judge approved June 11, 2005, specifying terms that included allowing the diocese reorganization to continue in return for a .2 million settlement.In December 2004, the Diocese of Spokane, Washington agreed to pay at least million as compensation to those abused by priests as part of its bankruptcy filing.All services are free-of-charge and include 24-hour emergency shelter, legal advocacy, therapy, support groups, youth intervention and prevention services, abuse in later life resources, community education and professional training, and more.We are located in the cities of Blaine and Anoka, but serve victims of domestic and sexual violence across the state of Minnesota.We also offer community education upon request for educational or professional purposes for a variety of topics. The shelters are used by persons who are in danger or when there is a threat of danger. Procedures have been developed with law enforcement to transport survivors and their children to a law enforcement agency or hospital if the victim requests to leave a situation where there is a threat of danger.Download brochure The Crisis Center operates two shelters. Once at the safe place the families are met by a staff member of the Crisis Center.If this call is made during business hours our office staff will do whatever they can to help.If the call is made after hours or during the weekend, on call staff member will provide any help that they can.On January 4, 2011, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee announced that it would be filing for bankruptcy.The church was facing more than 23 lawsuits, and attempts to reach a mediated settlement with victims failed in December 2010.