Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Domestic Violence Support Services
Support program focusing on domestic abuse of individuals by their spouses or partners
This program provides support to people in abusive situations and works to reduce spousal abuse and family violence.
Programs may include crisis intervention for battered women, and domestic violence education and prevention.
The Domestic Abuse Service Center helps meet the needs of people who are living with domestic abuse.
- Helps with Orders for Protection
- Access to police and city of Minneapolis or Hennepin County prosecutors for victims of domestic abuse
- Advocates help victims develop safety plans and access temporary housing and other services
- Safety planning
- There is a playroom so children can accompany their parents to the center and have a safe, age-appropriate place to wait.
Bilingual advocates are available. Languages spoken by staff include English, Spanish, Hmong, Somali, Hindi, Newari, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, and Sanskrit. Additional interpreters are provided if needed.
Area Served by County
- Hennepin County
- Free / no cost to everyone
Call (612) 348-5073 before coming to the center
Program Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Free of charge
300 S 6th St, Government Center, Minneapolis, MN, 55487
- Primary Contact for this program: 612-348-5073
- Main: 612-348-4111
Other Services at this Location
- Adult Mental Health Crisis Response Services Immediate help for people having urgent problems with depression, panic, anxiety, delusions, or other mood or behavior disorders
- Apply for Waiver Programs Accepts applications for Medical Assistance/Medicaid waiver programs
- Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Coordinators connect individuals to well-child care and screenings for eligible newborns, children and young adults
- Children's Mental Health Crisis Response Services (CRS) Professional help 24/7 for children or youth experiencing a mental health crisis to help the child be safe, stay in their home, and get connected to support
- County Programs for Families Apply for county programs that provide financial assistance and supportive resources to families
- County Programs for Food Support Apply for county programs that help pay for food
- County Programs for Income Assistance Apply for county programs that help pay for basic needs
- County Programs for People with Disabilities Apply for county programs that serve people with disabilities
- Family Home Visiting Expectant parents and parents or caregivers of young children can get in-home support with pregnancy topics, parenting skills and connections to community resources.
- Follow Along Program Program that helps to make sure children are learning and growing appropriately for their age
- Housing Stabilization Services (HSS) Medical Assistance benefit to help people with disabilities and seniors find and keep housing
- Teen Parent Assistance Helps prepare young parents with classes or other educational programs and support
- WIC - Supplemental Nutrition Program A nutrition and breastfeeding program that helps young families eat well and be healthy. Learn about nutrition during pregnancy and feeding your baby and young children; meet breastfeeding goals; and buy healthy food using your WIC card.