“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


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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We’re hiring a full time advocate. Here’s a great opportunity to join our team and serve the community!

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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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PULSE Meeting @ McCabe United Methodist Church
Jan 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
PULSE Meeting @ McCabe United Methodist Church | Bismarck | North Dakota | United States

A community group whose members share the desire to prevent domestic and sexual violence in our community. We’ll discuss prevention in schools, successes of programs, and new protocols as they relate to sexual assault and domestic violence.

Love Without Fear Valentine’s Gala @ Sixteen03 Main Events
Feb 15 @ 5:30 PM
Love Without Fear Valentine's Gala @ Sixteen03 Main Events | Bismarck | North Dakota | United States

The Abused Adult Resource Center’s 10th Annual Love Without Fear Valentine’s Gala will be at Sixteen03 Main Events on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Cocktail Reception, Live Entertainment, Fine Dining featuring a four-course meal and everything chocolate dessert charcuterie tray.  Followed by two-time Emmy Award Winner Comedian & Magician David Harris will perform live. 

Social Hour starts at 5:30 p.m. Dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $60 per individual person, $120 per couple, or $550 for a table of 10. Tickets are available at the AARC office 218 W. Broadway and Seeds of Hope Thrift and Gift Store 520 E Main. 

There will also be a pick-a-prize raffle at the event and we are currently taking donations for that if you have any new items you would like to donate. If you have any questions or would be interested in donating to the pick-a-prize raffle please contact Kim at 701-222-8370 or email her at kimc@aarcnd.com


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What a great way to support AARC and for all of you to get some new holiday clothes or gifts!! Stop by!!Stop in next Thursday and shop for a cause!

Bring in a donation for the Abused Adult Resource Center and receive a free gift!

Show or print off the coupon below and receive $5 off your purchase! We will be giving $1 back from every coupon collected!


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Thank you again!!Thank you to Prairie Rose Family Dentists for the donation of toothpaste and toothbrushes! Very appreciated! ...

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A BIG thank you to Guaranty & Title Co. for the donation of 25 kids tie blankets! The holiday spirit and generosity is amazing in our community! ...

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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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