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WRAC has compiled several resources to help support and understand women's issues.
911 or (218) 726-8770
Arrowhead Childcare Resource & Referral
Serving Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake & St. Louis Counties.
(218) 726-2273 or 1-800-450-0450
Chester Creek Cafe
A women's bookstore and coffeehouse.
Northland Women's Coffeehouse
The Coffeehouse celebrates the achievements and talents of women in our area.
Domestic Abuse (see also Women's Shelters)
DAIP is a comprehensive, community-based program for intervention in domestic abuse cases.
Praxis is a non-profit research and training organization, collaborating with community groups who want to understand and change institutional practices that perpetuate the abuse of women.
Outfront Minnesota has a trained domestic abuse staff experienced working specifically with same-sex domestic abuse. You can speak to a trained domestic violence counselor 24/7
Provides reproductive health care to men and women.
The Women's Health Center is a medical reproductive health care clinic providing services to area women and men.
(218) 727-3352 or 1-800-735-7654
The department is responsible for administration of all forms of public assistance, including child support collection enforcement, child and adult protection, and other community social services for the disabled, elderly, mentally ill, and chemically dependent.
We provide legal services at no charge to eligible low-income residents of our area whose legal issues fit within our priorities. The civil legal services we provide are geared to protect the basic needs of our clients: food, shelter, medical insurance, income protection, and safety.
Serving Aitkin County, Carlton County, Grand Marais in Cook County, Two Harbors in Lake County, and Duluth, Virginia and Hibbing in St. Louis County
(218) 727-2881 or 1-888-249-3205
New Moon Publishing produces media for every girl who wants her voice heard and her dreams taken seriously and for every adult who cares about girls.
Mental Health Care
Full Circle Center for Psychotherapy
Offers spiritual direction and bodywork.
The mission of the Human Development Center is to provide community mental health care that is accessible, comprehensive, and the highest possible quality.
Miller-Dwan Medical Center operates a telephone crisis line and crisis walk-in service for mental health emergencies.
Support and education of transgender issues in the upper Midwest.
Provides a home for organizations and activities which promote the safety, dignity, and empowerment of women.
The YWCA is committed to the empowerment of women and girls and the elimination of racism.
DADs seeks to strengthen relationships with our daughters by changing messages that value our daughters more for how they look than who they are.
The Emily Program provides personalized holistic and humanistic care for any individual struggling with eating disorders and related problems.
Men as Peacemakers aims to foster and develop peacemakers through modeling, mentoring, storytelling, and dialogue.
Support Group for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning teens
A nonpartisan political organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government.
PAVSA (Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault) provides crisis intervention, support and education to victims of sexual violence.
Crisis Line: (218)726-1931
Services offered include a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, and advocacy.
1-800-649-2921 or (715) 392-3136
A Native women's shelter in Duluth.
Providing women and their children with advocacy, safety and space to heal.
Promotes positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach, and activism.
No matter what your size or background, we hope to inspire you to love your body through thick and thin!
Every day millions of men and women engage in combat with themselves. They fight a constant war between the image they see in the mirror and the image they believe they need to obtain.
Boosting body image at any weight.
A site dedicated to improving the portrayal of women in the media.
Authoritative, scientific research on dieting, the failure of weight loss programs, eating disorders, obesity, overweight, size acceptance, diet quackery, and moving ahead with the nondiet health at any size paradigm.
A website designed to fight the negative images of woman with positive images of women through song, stories, poems, and more.
The website of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance.
Date Rape Drugs
Discusses several date rape drugs as well as protection tips.
Discusses GHB, Rohypnol, Ketamine, and Ecstasy, their effects, and what you can do to protect yourself.
The objective of the Eating Disorder Education Organization is to increase the awareness of eating disorders and their prevalence throughout society by encouraging people to develop a positive self-image based on ability and personality rather than just physical appearance.
Their goal is to provide assistance, in the form of information and resources, to those suffering from eating disorders to get them started on the road to recovery and healthy living.
A website dedicated to providing a space for individuals to share their experiences, hope, and strength. Balance, not abstinence, is the goal.
A comprehensive online support and information center on eating disorders.
Nonprofit organization that publishes a magazine about pop culture, feminism, and media criticism.
Bust covers news, crafts, art, sex, and fashion from an independent third wave feminist perspective.
An international human rights organization dedicated to action for the civil, political, economic and social rights of girls and women.
Feminist.com is a grassroots, interactive community by, for and about women.
The Feminist Majority Foundation, founded in 1987, is an organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
The Feminist Theory Website provides research materials and information for students, activists, and scholars interested in women's conditions and struggles around the world.
A blog where frequently asked questions about feminism are answered.
A platform for young women and gender non-conforming people to speak on their own behalf on issues that affect their lives and futures.
The Guerrilla Girls are a group of women artists, writers, performers and film makers who fight discrimination, using humor to convey information, provoke discussion, and to show that feminists can be funny.
A national, multi-issue public women's fund, creating opportunities such as Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
Ms. Magazine addresses a variety of subjects, including environmental feminism, women's work styles, and the politics of emerging technologies, emphasizing investigative reporting and feminist political analysis.
NOW is dedicated to making legal, political, social and economic change in our society in order to eliminate sexism and end all oppression.
The Third Wave Foundation helps support the leadership of young women 15 to 30 by providing resources, public education, and relationship building.
A website dedicated to fighting the popular misconceptions regarding feminism via submissions of people from around the world and their reasons for being a feminist.
Inspire, understand, and support your daughter.
Men Can Stop Rape (formerly Men's Rape Prevention Project) empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men's violence. Through awareness-to-action education and community organizing, we promote gender equity and build men's capacity to be strong without being violent.
Male Positive! Pro-Feminist! Gay Affirmative! Anti-Racist! The members of Men For Change are dedicated towards promoting positive masculinity and ending sexism and violence.
We believe that women and men are each other's natural allies and inherently are eager to be in close, warm, loving contact with each other. (This includes lesbians and gays). In addition, both groups want to be as close to others of their own sex. Men are not women's enemy, nor vice versa.
Men Stopping Rape is an organization of men working in the Madison community and greater Dane Co. to promote education for men about a topic that historically is viewed as a women's issue: sexual assault.
Men Stopping Violence was founded in 1982 based on the premise that men can work together, in alliance with the battered women's movement, to end men's violence against women
Pro-feminist, gay-affirmative, anti-racist, dedicated to enhancing men's lives.
The WRC is the largest effort in the world of men working to end men's violence against women.
A public speaker, educator, writer and consultant focused on engaging men and boys in promoting gender equality.
Works to create a world where all men and boy are loving and respectful and all women and girls are valued and safe.
Men as Peacemakers
College & University Women's Centers
This is a comprehensive list of links by the Women's Center at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.