Serving Barnes, Griggs and Steele counties.  Serving all persons regardless of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political beliefs or affiliations, disability, marital status, public assistance status, or class.

Abused Persons Outreach Center, Inc. provides:

Confidential Crisis Intervention, Advocacy, Support, 

Counseling, Emergency Shelter

APOC is committed to providing crisis intervention, support and counseling services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assualt, and to promoting educational and prevention programs that are the catalyst in facilitating change in societal attitudes and behaviors.



Contact APOC to find out what resources are right for you.  APOC also provides:  Training - Public Education/Presentations - Information & Referral Services - Volunteer Opportunities 

Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Links:


ND Rape & Abuse Service Providers Map

Dating Violence Information and Resources

Futures Without Violence 

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health 

Men Can Stop Rape 

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center 

North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services 

Office on Violence Against Women 

Sexual Violence - Centers for Disease Control  


LGBTQ Resources

Sexual Violence & Domestic Violence - CAWS ND

The National Domestic Violence HOTLINE


Form - Report of Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect

Legal Services of ND

North Dakota Self Help Center - information, instructions & forms about court processes, court rules, court forms and legal terms

* Court Forms for Self-Represented Parties

Victim Services: ND Crime Victims Compensation

Victim Notification

South Central Transit Network: 701-845-4300

SAVIN Program - Victim Notifications

Law Enforcement:

Barnes County Sheriffs Office: 701-845-8530

Griggs County Sheriffs Office: 701-797-3911

Steele County Sheriffs Office: 701-524-2742

Valley City Police Department: 701-845-3110

Nearby Crisis Centers & Shelters:

Abuse Resource Network - Lisbon, ND

Rape & Abuse Crisis Center - Fargo, ND

Safe Shelter - Jamestown, ND

CVIC - Grand Forks, ND

YWCA Cass County - Women's Shelter (Fargo)

Churches United for the Homeless (Moorhead)