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15.87 VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE.

In furtherance of the state policy of zero tolerance for violence in section 1.50, the state shall have a goal of providing:

(1) every victim of violence in Minnesota, regardless of the county of residence, access to necessary services, including, but not limited to:

(i) crisis intervention services, including a 24-hour emergency telephone line;

(ii) safe housing;

(iii) counseling and peer support services; and

(iv) assistance in pursuing legal remedies and appropriate medical care; and

(2) every child who is a witness to abuse or who is a victim of violence, access to necessary services, including, but not limited to:

(i) crisis child care;

(ii) safe supervised parenting time or independent, neutral exchange locations for parenting time, when needed;

(iii) age appropriate counseling and support; and

(iv) assistance with legal remedies, medical care, and needed social services.