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Mitchell Area Safehouse

Objective/Purpose
To provide emergency shelter and direct services to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and their dependent children; provide the communities we serve with education about domestic violence and/or sexual assault; and provide contacts/referrals to other community agencies.

Emergency Housing
The Mitchell Area Safehouse provides emergency or transitional housing for adult victims escaping domestic violence and/or sexual assault and their children.

This is a locked and secure facility.

Our goal is to provide for the safety of victims and their children as they escape the violence at home. To insure safety for current and future residents our policy is:

  • No one discloses the security procedures or code words
      
  • No visitors allowed
      
  • No violence of any kind tolerated
      
  • No weapons, alcohol or illegal drugs

Counties Served: Davison, Hanson, Hutchinson,
Douglas, Aurora, Jerauld, Sanborn and Miner.

Contact Rural Advocate: 605-770-6837

Women and Children Support and Resource Information
Trained advocates provide non-judgmental support for victims. Referrals for medical, legal, counseling and social services are available depending on the victim’s needs.

Support Groups
Confidential women and children support groups meet weekly and are available to all victims in past or present abusive relationships.

Domestic Abuse Intervention Project
A 27-week educational program for individuals who abuse their partners is provided. Commonly referred to as D.A.I.P. Call: 605-996-2765

Community Education
Speakers, videos and materials are available to provide the public with information and to increase awareness of the issues of domestic violence & sexual assault.

Shelter: (605) 996-2765  •  Hotline: (605) 996-4440  •  Visitation Center: 605-996-8880

Mitchell Area Safehouse and Family Visitation Center
1809 North Wisconsin, Mitchell, South Dakota 57301