“The fact that I was able to be seen right away was amazing. Nice, kind, and knowledgeable staff. Explained things well and made this process easier.”

Free and confidential assistance 24 hours a day/7 days a week

For survivors of:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Dating Violence
  • Rape/Sexual Assault
  • Stalking
  • Human Trafficking
  • Abuse in Later Life


We are still here for services during this extraordinary time

We are still here for services during this extraordinary time

Here is an update on the Abused Adult Resource Center's services on March 23 at 11:00am: Crisis line: Staffed 24/7 at 1-866-341-7009 Main office: Staffed but not open to the public. Please call the office at 222-8370 or the crisis line at 1-866-341-7009. Family Safety...

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We Are Open!

We Are Open!

AARC is committed to ensuring those experiencing interpersonal violence continue to feel supported on their paths to safety & healing. Our office will be open as usual. However, we are canceling all support groups this week. We would like to encourage clients to call...

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Leingang receives AARC award posthumously

Leingang receives AARC award posthumously

The Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) posthumously presented the Sgt. Steven Kenner Lifesaver Award to Paul Leingang, former deputy chief of the Mandan Police Department, who died in 2017 from cancer. The award was presented to Leingang’s widow, Kelly, and two...

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Effective today, March 27, Seeds of Hope will be closed to the public until further notice. While we absolutely appreciate the community’s support, we want to do what’s best for our staff and our citizens during this very challenging time. If you have an emergency need, please contact AARC at 701-222-8370.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you all again soon!

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AARC is looking for a bike for one of our mom's. If anyone has one in good condition they would like to donate, please contact us at 222-8370 and ask for Michelle. Thank you! ...

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About Us

The mission of the Abused Adult Resource Center is to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault by establishing and maintaining a program which will provide temporary shelter, crisis intervention, prevention, education, support and hope as a vision to eliminate violence.

The Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) has been helping survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for more than 30 years. Serving south central North Dakota, we provide emergency support, crisis intervention, temporary shelter, food, counseling, and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence, domestic assault, and human trafficking.

Our goal is to help our clients and their families find hope through a life free from abuse. We also enjoying working with our communities to create an awareness and sensitivity to domestic violence and sexual assault issues, establishing programs that aim to break the cycle of abuse.



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