Sometime in your life, you or someone you know will be directly impacted by domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking or crime. Violence and abuse knows no boundaries; it’s prevalent in all neighborhoods across the Twin Cities and has real, lasting negative impacts on people and communities. Experiencing or witnessing trauma is harmful for adults’ and kids’ health, development and social interactions. It’s critical that we all take action to end relationship abuse.

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Before real change can happen, we all need to understand the basics of relationship abuse, including what to look for and how to support someone who reaches out for help. Cornerstone is a resource for you, your community and your organizations. We are experts with an almost 40 year history of serving families in suburban Hennepin County. Learn from us.

Our experienced staff offer engaging presentations and workshops that can serve as a starting point for your organization or we can dive deeper into the complexities of violence and abuse. We are adept at creating presentations to fit all audiences, including middle and high school students, Rotary or other civic groups, law enforcement, businesses and faith groups.

“The two decades that Cornerstone has been coming into my classroom have been fantastic! You know you can count on a professional, engaging, educational presentation.” – Teacher

“Thank you for coming here. I hope you come back. This school needs your talks and information.” – Student

“I recently completed sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking advocacy training at Cornerstone. The curriculum and instruction was amazing. The passion and commitment was amazing. I am inspired! Thank you so much to the Cornerstone team.”  – Workshop attendee

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Cornerstone serves thousands of people every year who are experiencing violence and abuse in Minnesota. Help us reach everyone in our community who is seeking safety, support and resources. Brochures, fliers and social media pages with information about how to reach Cornerstone advocates are available for you to share.

Cornerstone understands that education is important to create real, lasting change. Our commitment to teaching others about relationship violence is part of our mission: “Cornerstone advocates, educates and leads the way to social change.” Our outreach might look different depending on your group, but ultimately the message is the same: to work together to create a world where violence and abuse no longer exists.

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Mission & Services

Cornerstone’s continuum of service helps to create communities where individuals and families are safe and children thrive. We advocate, educate and lead the way to social change. Our ultimate goal is to reduce the prevalence of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking and general crime.

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Minnesota Day One®

A statewide program of Cornerstone, Day One® works to ensure that no call for help goes unanswered so that all in need can find safety and support. Day One connects people to experiencing domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking or general crime to help at agencies throughout the state.

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Call: 1.866.223.1111
Text: 612.399.9995

Please call 911 in an emergency.

Minnesota Crime Victims

Cornerstone’s General Crime Victim Advocacy program assists victims of assault, child abuse, impaired drivers, elder abuse, identity theft, robbery, homicide and other crimes. We also can connect you to crime victim agencies through Minnesota via our statewide Minnesota Crime Victim Support Line.

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Call: 1.866.385.2699
Text: 612.399.9977

Please call 911 in an emergency.

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