AADA's Goals


  • Develop programs that aid battered women who seek assistance
  • Address the immediate safety needs of women experiencing domestic violence
  • Provide supportive services including advocacy, shelter, transportation, and support groups
  • Empower all battered women to develop their full potential as self-sustaining people
  • Support domestic violence educational programs that service children and adults who are the victims of domestic violence
  • Encourage Community values that sustain and promote a non-violent environment
  • Develop Coordinated Community Response to domestic violence with social services, law enforcement, health and legal service providers, ministerial associations and schools.
  • Provide information and referral services to all families on the issue of domestic violence in and around our surrounding communities.
  • Envision a unified community where violence is not tolerated and respectful relationships are valued. 

AADA Values:

AADA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in Aitkin County, Minnesota. The agency is supported entirely by public & private grants, fundraisers and donations. We need your assistance to continue to assist battered women, their children and domestic violence victims.  Please make your tax-deductible donation today! 

AADA's Mission

  • Respect & Dignity
  • Empowerment
  • Equality
  • Perseverance
  • Empathy 

AADA works to end violence through education and advocacy and empowers people experiencing domestic violence to heal their lives

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