According to Minnesota law, every child who is a witness to abuse or who is a victim of violence, access to necessary services, including but not limited to:

  • Crisis child care;
  • Safe supervised painting time or independent, neutral exchange locations for parenting time;
  • Age appropriate counseling and support; and
  • Assistance with legal remedies, medical care, and needed social services.

In order for children to receive protection from abusive situations, reporting must occur. It is a state policy to require the reporting of neglect, physical, or sexual abuse of children in the home, school, and community settings. Therefore, it is every person’s obligation to report abuse if they see it.

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