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.

VPC staff

There are two full-time advocates on staff Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. All of our staff have gone through extensive advocacy training and are prepared to assist survivors in getting the help they need to be successful thriving community members. 


Executive Director: Jodi Yuhasey

Program Advocate:

Lindsey Gau