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Raising Awareness About Elder Abuse Raising Awareness About Elder Abuse

By: Jenna S., Alexandra House Aging Services Advocate June is the month dedicated to raising awareness for abuse of the elderly. When you picture someone who may be experiencing domestic violence or abuse, what do you picture? Would it be difficult to imagine someone who is in their 50s, 60s, 70s, or 80s experiencing abuse? Can you […]


April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  By Courtney G., Alexandra House Healthcare Coordinator THE ISSUE Sexual violence is an epidemic in our society that affects millions of women, men and children. It occurs among people of all races, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, socioeconomic and age groups.  Sexual violence is any violence, physical or psychological, carried out through sexual means or […]


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence thrives when we are silent; but if we take a stand and work together, we can end domestic violence. Throughout the month of October, help Alexandra House to raise awareness about domestic violence and join in our efforts to end violence. Here is what you can do: Donate or Volunteer Make a donation to […]


Proclaiming October Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclaiming October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Every year throughout the nation, October is officially recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Counties and cities all over the United States take the opportunity to honor this month through an official proclamation. Cities throughout Anoka County are recognizing both the gravity of the problem and the importance of the ongoing work to create a […]


Alexandra House Notified of Funding Elimination Alexandra House Notified of Funding Elimination

ALEXANDRA HOUSE IS 1 OF 16 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGENCIES NOTIFIED OF FUNDING ELIMINATION BY GREATER TWIN CITIES UNITED WAY Blaine, MN, 5/17/17– Since 1977, Alexandra House has provided support, comfort, shelter, and hope to families – and created safer communities for all. Alexandra House fulfills a critical role in our communities by helping reduce violent […]


For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Growing older can be a time of profound enjoyment and reflection, looking back on the years and how they were spent.  But they can also be fraught with violence that […]


Announcing Alexandra House’s 12th Annual Walk for Hope Announcing Alexandra House’s 12th Annual Walk for Hope

For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Blaine, MN, 5/25/16— Alexandra House will hold the 12th Annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Bunker Hills Regional Park in Anoka. The Walk for Hope is a […]


TPC ROSE Selects Alexandra House as 2016 Beneficiary TPC ROSE Selects Alexandra House as 2016 Beneficiary

For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. TPC ROSE, a group of about 60 philanthropic women members of TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, has selected Alexandra House as their 2016 beneficiary. Alexandra House provides domestic and sexual […]


Alexandra House Recognized for Service to LGBT Elders Alexandra House Recognized for Service to LGBT Elders

For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Alexandra House Recognized for Service to LGBT Elders Minneapolis, April 11, 2016 – On May 5th, Training to Serve will present the 2016 John Yoakam Award for Service to LGBT […]