Mothers Against Drunk Driving-Minnesota (MADD-MN)
155 Wabasha St S, Ste 104, St. Paul, MN, 55107-1822
Distance: 1032 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Mothers Against Drunk Driving offers support to victims and survivors of impaired driving crashes. Services are free of charge and provided by trained victim advocates.
* Emotional support
* Information and education
* Education on the criminal justice process and court proceedings
* Assist victims in understanding their rights as a victim
* Assistance with preparation of a Victim Impact Statement to present at the sentencing of the offender
* Assist in preparing statements for parole hearings or probation hearings
* Referrals to community resources, support groups, counselors and civil attorneys
* 24-hour helpline
* Victim impact panels that help drunk and drugged driving offenders understand the lasting and long-term effects of substance impaired driving
* Assistance in applying for victim compensation, which may cover:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical, rehabilitation and prescription expenses
- Lost wages
- Counseling services
- Child care
- Crime scene cleanup
* Public awareness and advocacy
- Assistance with community resources
Those affected by impaired driving crashes, including victims, survivors and bereaved loved ones in Minnesota
Contact the Minnesota State Office to be connected to a victim advocate.
Victim services are provided at no cost.
|Crisis Line - 24 Hours||(877) 623-3435|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FN-1900.2500General Crime Victim Assistance Definition
Programs that provide a variety of supportive services for victims of crimes and their families which may include general emotional support, crisis counseling, information about police investigative procedures, liaison to police personnel, assistance in completing and filing applications for reimbursement of crime-related expenses or losses, information about the mechanics of court proceedings, advice concerning court appearances, court accompaniment services, assistance in preparing victim impact statements and referrals for other needed services such as medical treatment, shelter away from home, transportation, child care, financial assistance and protective services.
FP-0500.3500Issue Advocacy Definition
Programs that engage in a form of advocacy that focuses on marshaling public and legislative support for a particular social or political goal.
PN-8100.0200-130Crime Victim Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are burglary victims, hate crimes victims, stalking victims, workplace violence victims, torture victims or other individuals who have experienced violent crime and/or the spouses or partners, other family members and friends of crime victims. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants cope with the negative after effects of their ordeal.
RP-1500.1400Crisis Intervention Hotlines/Helplines Definition
Programs that provide immediate access to support and advice for people who are in distress with the objective of defusing the emotional impact of the crisis, ensuring the person's safety and helping the person to take the next steps toward resolving the problem. Hotlines/helplines are generally staffed by trained volunteers who are available via the telephone, email, live chat, texting and/or instant message (IM).
RX-8250.0550Alcohol/Drug Impaired Driving Prevention Definition
Organizations that sponsor a variety of educational programs that attempt to discourage adolescents and adults from driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs that have an impact on their reflexes or judgment. The objective of the program is to reduce the incidence of accidents caused by drinking/drug-impaired drivers.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-2100.2000Families of Victims of Accidents Caused by Impaired Drivers Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners or other significant others of people who have been seriously or fatally injured as the result of an accident caused by an individual who was under the influence of alcohol or drugs, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by concern about the individual's injuries or their loss.
YX-0600.8500-900Victims of Accidents Caused by Impaired Drivers Definition
Individuals who have been injured as the result of an accident precipitated by a person who was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.