Crime Victim Services
For an Emergency
Dispatch – 24-Hours: 952-258-5321
Monday – Friday Office Admin: 763-427-2017
Hennepin County & Other Available Services
- Hennepin County Operator (All Hennepin County Services Available): 612-348-3000
- Hennepin County Jail (Offender Release Information): 612-348-5112
- Hennepin County Adult Protection/Child Protection: 612-348-4111 / 612-348-3552
- Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office: 612-348-3744 or Non-Emergency Email email@example.com
- Alcoholics Anonymous: 952-922-0880, Detox – Main Center: 612-879-3187
- Mission Farms Detox: 763-559-1402
- VINE system for Offender Release Notification: 877-664-8463 or www.vinelink.com
- Emergency Social Services: 612-596-1300
- Legal Aid Society: 612-332-1441
- Poison Control: 612-347-3141
- Rape/Sexual Assault Counseling: 612-825-4357
- Family & Children Services: 763-560-4412
- St. Joseph’s Children’s Shelter: 612-827-6241
- Youth Crisis and Runaways: The Bridge: 612-377-8800
- Century Link Annoyance Calls: 1-800-582-0655
- Economic Assistance (EBT cards, etc.): 612-596-1300
- Dayton City Attorney: 763-561-2800
- Hennepin County Attorney’s Office: 612-348-5550
HSI (Homeland Security Investigations) administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien’s release from custody. However, victims and witnesses are required to register with our agency in order to receive notification of a criminal alien’s release.
Listed below is a universal resource locator for the HSI Victim Notification Program. A victim or witness can simply click on the hyperlink and be transferred to a number of valuable victim services and programs provided by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement).
Victims of Domestic Assault
- You can ask the city or county attorney to file a criminal complaint.
- You also have the right to go to court and file a petition requesting an Order for Protection from domestic abuse. The order could include the following:
- an order restraining the abuser from further acts of abuse
- an order directing the abuser to leave your household
- an order preventing the abuser from entering your home, school, business, or place of employment
- an order awarding you or the other parent custody of or visitation with your minor child or children or
- an order directing the abuser to pay support to you and the minor children if the abuser has a court order to do so
- You also have the right to notification if prosecution of the case is declined or criminal charges are dismissed.
Court Orders for Protection/Restraining
- Hennepin County Orders for Protection (OFP): 612-348-5073
- Hennepin County Harassment Restraining Orders (HRO): 612-348-9399
- Hennepin County Domestic Abuse Service Center Info
Emergency Services and Shelter
- HOME FREE. (24-Hour Crisis): 763-559-4945
Monday through Friday, Daytime Office: 763-545-7080
HOME FREE is not a part of the court system. They are a community-based domestic abuse intervention project staffed by advocates who are available to offer you support, information, referrals, and options to help you heal with your situation. They assure complete confidentiality. Services include:
- 24 Hour Crisis Line
- Legal Advocacy
- Educational Support Groups
Hennepin County Domestic Abuse Office: 612-348-5073
Crisis lines are committed to serving persons regardless of race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, religion or gender and will refer you to specific resources as needed.
- Crime Victim Services (Any Crime Victim): 612-399-9977 or 1-866-385-2699 or chat at www.dayoneservice.org
- United Way Info and Referral (Emergency Resources: food, shelter, mental health, Domestic, etc.): 651-291-0211
- Mpls Crisis Nursery (Shelter/Abuse & Neglect Prevention Counseling: 763-591-0100
- Sexual Violence Center: 612-871-5111
- Crisis Connection (Mental Health Counseling): 612-379-6363
- CEAP (Food, shelter, Transportation Assistance): 763-566-9600
Suicide Prevention Hotline (COPE): 612-596-1223
- Information on crisis lines, survivor, depression and grief/bereavement support. Click here.
- Information on Suicide Bereavement Support Groups. Click here.
- You have the right to apply for financial help for losses resulting from a violent crime. This assistance does not cover property losses. For application and information, call the Office of Justice Programs at 1-888-622-8799, or online at ojp.dps.mn.gov
- You have the right to request that the law enforcement agency withhold public access to data revealing your identity. The law enforcement agency will decide if this is possible.
- You have the right, if an offender is charged, to be informed of and participate in the prosecution process, including the right to request restitution (money court ordered from the offender and paid to the victim).
- If you feel your rights as a victim have been violated, call the Crime Victim Justice Unit at 1-800-247-0390, ext. 3, or 651-201-7310 TTY 651-205-4827.