Being a survivor of a traumatic event can feel isolating and overwhelming. You are NOT alone. According to a student survey conducted in 2009, Approximately 1 in 4 of all ARCC students has experienced Sexual Assault in their lifetime (27.9% females, 10.5% males). More than 1 in 3 of our students of our students has experienced Domestic Violence in their lifetime (39.2% females, 24.3% males).
Your Anoka Ramsey Counselors are here to help you locate the resources you may need and offer you support at this challenging time. During regular hours you can call 763-433-1840 (Cambridge campus) or 763-433-1240 (Coon Rapids campus). You can also come to the main Information Desk on both campuses. Please explain that this is an urgent situation and one of our staff will be notified.
Below, you will find links to agencies that also offer supportive services for survivors.
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program
A sexual assault nurse examiner is a registered nurse with special education and training surrounding the care of people who have experienced sexual and family violence. The nurse offers the information and support needed to make personal choices about health care following rape, sexual assault, or family violence.
Sexual assault care services in our area.
Alexandra House Shelter & 24 hour Crisis Line 763-780-2330
Alexandra House provides 24-hour emergency shelter, support services and advocacy to victims of domestic and sexual violence. They are located in the cities of Blaine and Anoka, but serve victims of domestic and sexual violence across the state of Minnesota.
- Support group on Monday nights from 7-8:30pm for victims of sexual violence. Please call 763-656-1366 during regular business hours to pre-register with the Sexual Violence Services Coordinator.
- Concerned Persons Support Group - Weekday Evenings in Fridley. To register, call 763-656-1368 Please call during regular business hours, Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Five County Mental Health Centers 800-223-1513 or 320-396-3333
Five County Mental Health Centers have offices in Cambridge, Braham, North Branch Milaca, and Sandstone. Their 24 hour emergency number is 1-800-523-3333 or 223-1513
Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault 800-964-8847 or 651-209-9993
The Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA) is a voice for victims/survivors, sexual assault programs, and allies committed to ending sexual violence.