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Our Mission To provide supportive services to individuals hurt by domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse as we advocate for a community effort to end violence. LEARN MORE Our Services Services are provided to individuals and families regardless of race, color, religion (creed), gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, age, ability or national origin (ancestry). 24-Hour Help Line The helpline is for anyone who needs crisis counseling, emotional support, information or referrals. LEARN MORE Advocacy Services Our advocates help clients understand and leverage their rights, as well as secure services from other agencies or systems LEARN MORE Children's Program Our Children’s Program offers crisis counseling, advocacy services, and safety planning to children ages 4 to 18 who have been abused or witnessed violence. LEARN MORE Support Group We offer support groups that include sessions on violence education and self-sufficiency. LEARN MORE Our staff and volunteers provide 1 on 1 crisis counseling, emotional support and guidance to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Peer Counseling LEARN MORE Emergency Shelter Our shelter is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. It is designed to be a safe place for individuals and families needing to escape, or take time out from a violent home, to find protection and peace. LEARN MORE


CASDA relies on the support of the community in providing our services to victims of violence. Volunteers, interns and donors provide the support and structure that make our work possible. Learn more about how you can assist CASDA.

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CASDA can also use your financial support. It’s an easy, effective way to make a difference! The community’s financial support allows CASDA to provide essential services such as emergency shelter, children's programming, transportation, community education and much more.

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The next time you’re stocking up, think of us. Some useful items include: toiletries, first aid supplies, diapers, baby wipes, and non-perishable food items.

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CASDA Advocates Reflect on What Pride Means to Them

CASDA was proud to be part of this year’s virtual Duluth Superior Pride Festival over Labor Day Weekend. We invite you to meet a few of CASDA’s advocates sharing what Pride means to them: CASDA Pride Video We can’t state this commitment too many times: when it comes to our services for victims and survivors […]

Announcing the Virtual Return of the Beautiful Strength Project

We are excited to announce the October 1st return of this free community-based wellness program for women receiving services from CASDA, Safe Haven and/or Harbor House. It is designed to be a relaxed, non-clinical setting where women can build on their strengths as they build community with one another. It is especially geared toward women […]