Tubman’s Mission is to promote safe and healthy individuals, families and communities through promising and best practices in education, intervention and prevention.
Agency Strategic Goals are to:
•Engage people in transforming their lives by providing a spectrum of quality services
•Empower the community to act upon our shared responsibility for the health and safety of every person
•Create a learning institute that closes the gap between research and practice to ensure effective client outcomes
•Forge teams and partnerships that learn, invent, adapt and sustain innovative client and community services
•Leverage staff expertise and service delivery models to attract new community investment and generate enterprise revenue for sustainability and growth
Review Completed: 9/28/2012
3111 1st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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||Harriet Tubman Center, Family Violence Network, Tubman Family Alliance, Chrysalis A Center for Women, ElderCare Rights Alliance
||Beverly Dusso, Executive Director & President
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||Eric L. Lipman
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Most Recent Audit
Highlights of Tubman services include:
•750 women and their 800 children receive emergency shelter and supportive services at our shelters for victims of family violence. Over 20 adults and 30 children receive services in our transitional housing program for victims.
•4,300 clients receive critical legal services, including criminal court advocacy for victims; legal advocacy, advice or representation services for Orders for Protection and family law cases; and support and information through our legal helpline.
•1,300 clients receive mental or chemical health assessment or treatment in our licensed clinics.
•6,000 adolescents participate in our 6-week school-based violence prevention curriculum or attend a presentation on healthy relationships and violence prevention. Tubman provides these services in public, private and alternative schools and community programs.
•3,100 seniors, family members and caregivers receive community and professional education; advice and education for effective resident and family councils in nursing homes; and advocacy and resources for elder abuse and neglect
•Over 1,000 clients participate in support groups, workshops or individual assistance with their financial, employment, education or housing goals.
•Over 20,000 individuals in crisis or seeking help with critical needs receive safety planning, support and assistance connecting with Tubman and community resources by phone or in person.
•Over 9,800 professionals, students, and community members attend 175 presentations on domestic abuse and Tubman services.
Tubman will continue providing family violence shelter and transitional housing, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, elder care resources, youth programming, and community education. Specific goals for FY13 are to:
(1) Complete the relocation of our east metro shelter services to Harriet Tubman Center East in Maplewood bordering Ramsey and Washington Counties and expand public and multi-disciplinary partnership spaces at that site.
(2) Expand legal services for victims of family violence including services for immigrant victims.
(3) Review the agency’s current youth services, evaluate client and community needs, and develop a strategic plan for expansion of youth services.
(4) Improve client services and program effectiveness by reviewing measurement tools for client outcomes and implementing a unified client data management system, including an upgraded electronic health records system for Clinical Services. More efficient data collection and reporting systems will decrease staff time spent on administrative tasks and increase time for direct client services.
(5) After shelter services are relocated to Harriet Tubman Center East in the fall of 2012, increase volunteers and interns to serve callers and community members who walk-in to the Center for help. The next step will be increasing mental and chemical health services at that site.
Community or Constituency Served
Tubman serves women, men, youth, and families with little or no income and from all cultural backgrounds. Most are women; 25% are under age 18; 15% are ages 18 to 24; and 9% are 55 or older. In 2011, 74% reported experiencing family violence or were participating in violence prevention programs. They may also struggle with mental illness, substance abuse, economic instability and independence. Many have exhausted all other resources, are homeless, in an immediate emotional crisis, and seeking multiple supports.
Geographic Area Served
Most Tubman programs serve the Twin Cities metro area, primarily Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington Counties. In 2011, 46% of Tubman clients lived in the east metro (including 14% in St. Paul) and 54% lived in the west metro (including 35% in Minneapolis). Tubman’s Elder Care & Rights Center serves clients throughout Minnesota.
Impact and Programs
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|Based on information provided on 2009 to 2011