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.

Board of Directors


Amanda Weberg (chair)

Nicole Rice (co-chair)

Sue Nordman (Recorder) 

Laurel Wilson

Christy Buetow

Anne Swallow Gillis

Maggie Anderson 

Mike Carlson

Roger Linehan 

 A Violence Prevention Center board member mentioned at one of our meetings that her board work was one of the most meaningful things she does. Would you like to join us in working to prevent violence and help those that have experienced it? We are seeking new board members to help with this critical mission. Please call the VPC office at (218) 387-1262