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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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20 officers earn AARC’s ‘Badge of Hope’

20 officers earn AARC’s ‘Badge of Hope’

Twenty members of the Bismarck and Mandan police departments have earned the Badge of Hope Award from the Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) for their efforts in the second half of 2019. The Badge of Hope is an award given by the AARC to a law enforcement officer in...

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Hope for the Holidays

Hope for the Holidays

Through the generosity of the community, the Abused Adult Resource Center’s “Hope for the Holidays” program each year helps families who have been victimized by violence by providing gifts at Christmas. Monetary donations are needed and welcome, according to Kayce...

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AARC’s Christmas store opens Friday, Oct. 25

AARC’s Christmas store opens Friday, Oct. 25

The Myrt Armstrong Christmas store in the Abused Adult Resource Center’s Seeds of Hope Thrift and Gift Store opens this Friday, Oct. 25. The Christmas store premiere is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Friday, with the entire store also open until 8 p.m. The store is named...

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Judge Haskell named to AARC Board

Judge Haskell named to AARC Board

Retired South Central District Judge Bruce Haskell has been named a member of the Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) Board of Directors. Judge Haskell was appointed recently by the AARC Board of Directors to replace Aruna Seth, who resigned for personal reasons. She...

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25 officers earn AARC’s ‘Badge of Hope’

25 officers earn AARC’s ‘Badge of Hope’

Twenty-five staffs with law enforcement agencies in the Bismarck-Mandan area and surrounding counties earned the Badge of Hope Award from the Abused Adult Resource Center (AARC) for the first half of 2019. The Badge of Hope is an award given by the AARC to a law...

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Join our team for Prevention with Green Dot

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

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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