“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


Join our team for Prevention with Green Dot

Do you want to be part of ending violence in our community? Well, we would love to have you join us. We need a team to participate in bystander training and return to our community to implement Green Dot. Apply here! Green Dot BisMan Individual Application What is...

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Sexual violence prevention program coming to Bismarck-Mandan

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health’s (NDDoH) Rape Prevention and Education Program is expanding Green Dot, a sexual violence primary prevention strategy, to the Bismarck-Mandan area. The Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) in Bismarck will lead...

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AARC earns GuideStar’s top Platinum Transparency Seal

The Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) has earned a 2019 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight progress, the AARC is helping donors...

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Your support is appreciated. Thanks again for stepping up to the plate and helping kids and their families that are victims of domestic violence in your own community.

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A Big Shout out to Ann Andre with EXP Realty! Thank you for being a Gold Level Sponsor of the Safe Home for Kids Raffle.
We appreciate you in supporting this important cause.

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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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