Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women

Mission Statement

Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women's mission is to assist victims of domestic violence.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments SVABW served 728 victims of domestic violence in 2015 while also reaching out and educating 3,500 adults and youth about the issue of domestic violence.
Current Goals In FY2016 SVABW implemented a three-year strategic plan with directions to engage the broader community, secure new and additional resources, and serve victims throughout Scott and Carver counties. These strategic directions are: I. Strategic Direction: Engaging Community Goal: We are the organization recognized for our dedication to end domestic violence. II. Strategic Direction: Securing Community Goal: We are the organization with sufficient, sustainable and well-managed resources. III. Strategic Direction: Serving Community Goal: We are the organization that represents and serves the diversity of the community. At the core of our organization are our programs and how we serve victims. Our yearly plan of work is driven by our program goals; 1) Increase the number of victims served; 2) Open doors in the Latina community; 3) Build a stronger volunteer program; 4) Ensure our programs meet the needs of victims.
Community or Constituency Served Victims of domestic violence living in Scott and Carver counties.
Geographic Area Served Scott and Carver counties

Reports & Finances

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Organization Last Reviewed on 06/03/2016

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551 East Park Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
Phone: 952-873-4214

General Information

Alternative Name: Southern Valley Alliance, The Alliance, SVABW
EIN: 41-1483575
Principal Staff: Mary Ann Bigaouette
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 4.5
Number of Volunteers: 60
Number of Clients: 700
Ruling Year: 1984


Board Chair: Pamela Petersmeyer
Number of Board Members: 12
Board Meetings with Quorum: 18
Average Member Attendance: 7.5

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