763-581-3942 (SafeJourney Office)
763-581-3942 (SafeJourney Office)
Open: 24-hour Advocacy/Referral Phone: 763-581-3940

Courage for the Journey

SafeJourney is saving lives with its free, confidential, 24-hour, hospital-based domestic abuse advocacy program. Instead of wondering why you stay, we offer respect for your timeline. Instead of judgment, we offer options. Instead of hopelessness, we offer legal, financial, counseling, and shelter resources. We work with you to develop a safety plan, and help you feel empowered, believed, and encouraged. This is not your fault.

Call our 24-Hour Advocacy Referral Line

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The Support That Keeps You Safe

  • SafeJourney’s entire 7-day-a-week, 24-hour advocacy program is provided by volunteers. A caring, trained volunteer advocate—not a recording—is at the customer’s bedside within 30 minutes of a referral.
  • Advocates develop safety plans with you, which includes: safe housing and shelter referral, legal remedies, referrals for restraining orders through the court system, documentation of injury, support groups, individual counseling, community resources, and ongoing support and education.
  • SafeJourney is one of a few domestic abuse programs that provide after-care or follow-up support.
  • You do not have to be a patient to access SafeJourney. All our services are free and confidential.
  • The significant number our clients ultimately leave their abusive relationship and live a life free of violence. But you cannot do it alone. SafeJourney is here to help each step of the way.

SafeJourney Support Services

SafeJourney is one of few programs in Minnesota that provides follow-up services for ongoing support for each customer for an entire year. SafeJourney aims to empower each customer to move from a life filled with fear to a life of deserved happiness, from victim to survivor.

To get help, please call the SafeJourney 24-Hour Advocacy/Referral Line: 763-581-3940.

List of Services

Connection to Professional Pro Bono Services and Community Resources
Documentation & Photograph of Injury
Education on Children's Safety & Resources
Individual Safety Planning for Every Client
Legal Advocacy to Assist with Orders for Protection
Ongoing Support and Education
Safe Housing Referral
Weekly Support Groups & Individual Counseling

There is no holding me back now. Only wish I would have left a lot sooner.

- 68 year old
who after nearly 50 years of marriage, left her husband

Everyone I came in contact with at North Memorial had very positive comments about SafeJourney, from the nurses to the doctor and even the uniformed guard I spoke with. They recognize the advocate and seem to be very impressed with SafeJourney.

- SafeJourney Volunteer Advocate

Am I not entitled to be happy?

- 28 year old patient
trying to get away get away from her abuser, now attending SafeJourney support group

She was so thankful I believed her. I asked if I could hug her and she held on. She told me she felt an angel was sent tonight.

- SafeJourney Volunteer Advocate

It’s amazing how invested the women in group are to each other. It is so nice to see them grow and change, as well as help them through setbacks. Thanks so much for this wonderful opportunity.

- Support Group Facilitator