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Violence Prevention Program

The violence prevention program addresses sexual violence, relationship violence, domestic violence, and stalking, the Violence Prevention Program combats violent crimes against women and men on campus. An award from the US Department of Justice supports this work.

We work to build a coordinated comprehensive education and prevention effort, and create a campus culture that addresses the roots of gender and relationship violence while fostering healthy relationships.

Gay Hall, Room 16A
The Wellness Center
Phone number: 320-589-6061

Someplace Safe

Someplace Safe works in collaboration with the Violence Prevention Program, which offers free confidential advocacy services for sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking. Services include 24 hour crisis line, crisis intervention, information and referrals; advocacy for medical exams and legal proceedings; support groups; training and education; shelter and safe hotel system; criminal justice monitoring and policy development. Someplace Safe has an office located in Morris and other surrounding communities. An advocate is available to talk with 24 hours a day 7 days a week by calling 800-974-3359 and on the University of Minnesota, Morris campus in the Student Counseling Office on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Student Counseling
Behmler Hall 235
320-589-6060

Stevens County Violence Prevention Task Force

UMM and various community agencies work together to support victims/ survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking in the most effective manner. The Stevens County Violence Prevention Task Force leads a coordinated community response to support victims/survivors and hold perpetrators responsible. Participating agencies include: Violence Prevention Program, Campus Police, Student Counseling, Student Affairs, Someplace Safe, Morris Police Department, Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, Stevens County Attorney’s Office, Stevens Community Medical Clinic, Stevens County Court Administrator, and Stevens County Human Services.