Strangulation Training
Aug. 27 or 28

For professionals working with people experiencing domestic or dating violence or sexual assault.

Learn more here.

Community Survey

Help assess community needs and perceptions of violence in Grand Forks County communities. The survey takes less than 10 minutes and can help impact our region's future.

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Urgent client needs

  •  Gas cards
  • Grocery cards
  • TracFones
  • TracFone minutes
  • Activities for families in our shelter that may include: Board games, coloring books/colored pencils, DVD players and movies; outdoor items including chalk, jump ropes, balls, bubbles, and kits
  • Outdoor games for our shelter: corn hole, bocce ball, giant Jenga (not wood)
  • Newborn diapers

Please know that, for the safety and well-being of staff and clients, we are not accepting donations of used items at this time including used clothes, personal care items, stuffed animals or furniture. Gifts of any kind or dollar amount that are manufacturer packaged are greatly appreciated.

COVID-19 Operation Updates

CVIC is committed to continue supporting people impacted by interpersonal violence during this unprecedented time. Effective Monday, July 6, CVIC will resume providing some in-person services. We encourage phone or virtual meetings whenever feasible. For the safety and well-being of staff and visitors to our offices we will monitor temperatures and require masks be worn when entering our offices. 

Our 24/7 crisis line continues to be available: 701-746-8900.

  • Beginning July 6, clients will be able to meet with advocates in-person when phone or video meetings aren't possible
  • New Choices domestic violence intervention groups are meeting virtually; intakes in-person or by phone/virtual
  • Kids First  exchanges will resume July 6. Visitations will continue to be done via video conference when possible. Call 701-787-5806 for updates.
  • Tours are suspended through August
  • Regular in-person support groups are suspended. You are invited and encouraged to participate in one of the two online groups now available:

On-line support groups

Survivors of sexual violence:
Mondays at 3:30 p.m.  |  Fridays at 10 a.m.

Survivors of domestic violence:
Tuesdays at 2 p.m.  |  Fridays at 1 p.m.

Free, confidential chat room. Attend a meeting at this link.

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