The mission of the Violence Prevention Center is to serve individuals and families in Cook County affected by domestic and sexual violence and to act as a catalyst in building healthy relationships and developing a community where violence is not tolerated.

Violence Prevention Center. Cascade Building, 21 W. 2nd St., Grand Marais, MN 55604.

(218) 387-1262. (218) 387-1237.


Our volunteer advocates have completed at least 40 hours of sexual assault and domestic violence training. They are well versed in areas of confidentiality, information for recovery and referrals to services available in Cook County and surrounding areas. Our advocates provide free, confidential and non-judgmental support after business hours. 


Visit our                                 page to learn more about how to become

a volunteer advocate, and what it entails.