“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


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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Childcare workers needed at AARC. Pays $9.50 an hour, 5 to 15 hours a week. Hours will vary - mostly Monday through Thursday daytime and occasional evening. Flexible scheduling, willing to work around other jobs. Applicants can apply at our office, facebook, or email resume to kaycel@aarcnd.com. ...

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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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