Since 1982, we have assisted over 17,750 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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  • Help us to help others!

    What is November 12, 2015? Give to the Max day is a day for Minnesotans to come together to raise as much money as possible for nonprofits and schools in 24 hours. During last year’s Give to the Max Day, over $17 million was raised to benefit Minnesota nonprofits and schools. Soon, you can help nonprofits and schools raise millions of dollars again! Scheduled giving for a Give to the Max Day donation is now available! Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women (SVABW) is participating in this statewide effort to encourage giving. Whether you give to SVABW or another of [...]

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month The month of October is set aside nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As the service provider for victims of domestic abuse in Scott and Carver counties, we at Southern Valley take this opportunity to “get the word out” about domestic abuse and the services The Alliance offers to assist victims.  We set up a display at both Scott and Carver counties’ court houses in the public foyer. This high traffic visibility is an opportunity for many to acquaint themselves with our services, or discretely note our 24 telephone crisis line number. A letter to the editor [...]

  • 20th Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser

    Its Poinsettia Time! In November, Bachman’s will be arriving at Southern Valley for our annual fundraiser. You have a choice of red, white or pink poinsettias, every 8″pot has 8-10  flowers on 2 beautiful plants!  Make sure you get your order in before it is to late! Last year we sold 686 plants, help us to break our record and reach a new all time high of 700 plants sold! (We would also be more than happy to surpass the 700 mark!) Buy a beautiful holiday plant for yourself, your parents, your kids, your neighbor, or even the mailman! Please help add a little beauty to the holidays with a Bachman’s [...]

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