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Statement regarding Burnsville domestic violence killing

2024-06-12T13:19:39-05:00

Statement regarding Burnsville domestic violence killing Our community has experienced another loss of life due to domestic violence. Eight-year-old Amir Demarion Harden was trying to protect his mother when he was shot and killed by his father. Our hearts are with Amir’s mother and siblings who witnessed this tragedy, as well as other family [...]

Statement regarding Burnsville domestic violence killing2024-06-12T13:19:39-05:00

Statement regarding Lakeville domestic violence killings

2024-05-31T10:33:58-05:00

Statement regarding Lakeville domestic violence killings 360 Communities extends our heartfelt condolences to the family of Bethany Israel after the tragic incident of domestic violence that claimed her life and the life of her unborn baby last week.  Our thoughts are with her mother, the first to arrive at the horrific scene, her husband, [...]

Statement regarding Lakeville domestic violence killings2024-05-31T10:33:58-05:00

Statement regarding Burnsville domestic violence killings

2024-02-19T14:37:02-06:00

Statement regarding Burnsville domestic violence killings Domestic violence has claimed more lives in our community, leaving us heartbroken and grieving. 360 Communities extends its heartfelt condolences to the families of the first responders killed Sunday. Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge, and firefighter/paramedic Adam Finseth made the ultimate sacrifice. Sgt. Adam Medlicott is recovering [...]

Statement regarding Burnsville domestic violence killings2024-02-19T14:37:02-06:00

A year of growth and impact

2024-03-28T16:59:50-05:00

2023 A year of growth and impact In 2023, 360 Communities experienced remarkable growth. Our commitment to fiscal responsibility shone through as we navigated a substantial increase in individuals seeking services.  More than 98% of those served had household incomes below 200% of the federal poverty level. Our programs thrived thanks to our extensive [...]

A year of growth and impact2024-03-28T16:59:50-05:00

A safe pathway for a survivor and her family

2023-12-20T14:45:29-06:00

360 Communities Lewis House: A safe pathway for a survivor and her family For Charlene, the abuse was physical, mental, and emotional. Her ex-husband inflicted beatings that escalated over time and resulted in severe injuries, including a miscarriage. She knew she needed to escape, but that would not be easy. Legal constraints, financial insecurity, [...]

A safe pathway for a survivor and her family2023-12-20T14:45:29-06:00

Getting help and giving hope – a 360 Communities story

2023-12-18T17:55:35-06:00

Getting help and giving hope: a 360 Communities story Melinda M is the first person in her family to graduate from college, earning her criminal justice degree with honors. She has worked as a correctional officer at Minnesota’s only women’s prison. Melinda is also a domestic violence survivor. These experiences have armed her with [...]

Getting help and giving hope – a 360 Communities story2023-12-18T17:55:35-06:00

Louise Evans retires

2023-12-18T16:51:07-06:00

Louise Evans delivered 25 years of advocacy during her 360 Communities career The closing of our Hastings Lewis House coincided with the sunset of an impactful career. For more than two decades, Advocate Louise Evans has been the guiding light for those navigating the darkest of times, offering unwavering support, a compassionate ear, and [...]

Louise Evans retires2023-12-18T16:51:07-06:00

Closing Hastings Lewis House

2023-12-31T08:46:45-06:00

Closing the doors of our Hastings Lewis House shelter For over two decades, 360 Communities has operated two shelters for victims of domestic and sexual violence in Dakota County. In November, we were forced to close our Lewis House shelter in Hastings. We could not operate two shelters due to the stagnant nature of [...]

Closing Hastings Lewis House2023-12-31T08:46:45-06:00

360 Communities to close Hastings Lewis House

2023-10-12T16:01:55-05:00

360 Communities to close Hastings Lewis House 360 Communities will close its Lewis House domestic and sexual violence shelter in Hastings and reduce staffing in its violence prevention and intervention program by mid-November 2023. “Resource constraints led us to this difficult decision,” says 360 Communities President & CEO Jeff Mortensen. “Unfortunately, at a time [...]

360 Communities to close Hastings Lewis House2023-10-12T16:01:55-05:00

It’s About Connection

2023-12-31T08:00:25-06:00

It's about connection a message from President & CEO Jeff Mortensen “360 Communities saved my life. I stayed in an abusive relationship for 12 years, and now I’m free and looking to inspire someone facing a similar situation to let them know that there is hope,” says domestic violence survivor Cheryl. “I am grateful to [...]

It’s About Connection2023-12-31T08:00:25-06:00
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