Since 1982, we have assisted over 17,000 victims of domestic violence in Scott and Carver Counties. Browse our site to find out more about us, how to get help, or how to get involved.

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  • Boots & Boas Dash 5/10K Run

    Boots & Boas is a great Run that lets you run for the cause for victims of domestic violence. Get your boots out from your closet and pick up a boa from the registration desk and get ready, set, RUN!  Last year, The Alliance was the beneficiary of a $500.00 donation from this event.   To registration go to: or at the registration booth the day of the race.  Where:   Purgatory Creek Park (by the Eden Prairie Mall)  13001 Technology Drove  Eden Prairie, MN 55344 When:    Saturday, September 6, 2014 Time:       Dash:  9:00 am. and  Run:  9:15 am.  Cost:  $25.00 thru [...]

  • Chaska River City Days 5K Run

    A Benefit for Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women  The Chaska River City Days 5K run will be held on Saturday, July 26 with all proceeds donated to Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women, a non-profit organization that has assisted over 17,000 victims of domestic abuse in Scott and Carver counties. The race begins and ends in downtown Chaska’s historic City Square Park. Registration is at 7:00 am. For more information visit the website  We are also looking for a few volunteers to help out in the morning, if you are interested, please contact Martha or Anna at 952-873-4214.

  • Advocate Training

    If you have a listening ear and a real desire to assist victims of domestic violence, please consider becoming an Advocate for Southern Valley Alliance. As an Advocate, you will answer the crisis line from the comfort of your own home, be able to commit to two shifts per month and make a one year commitment. Free training begins on Saturday, September 20 from 8:30 to 3:30, with two additional evening training sessions to follow. Advocate training is a great way to gain valuable skills and build your resume, all while helping others.  Contact Martha or Anna at 952-873-4214 for [...]

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