An Evaluation of the Safe Harbor Initiative in Minnesota - Phase 4 Supplemental Materials

This Phase 4 report, produced by Minnesota Department of Health, includes evaluation results for April 2019-June 2021. It contains two sections that provide a comprehensive overview of several components of Safe Harbor: 1) Results from the external evaluation conducted by Wilder Research. 2) Results of a companion evaluation conducted by MDH that supplemented Wilder’s work. Wilder Research evaluation results are included in the appendix of this report.



Schauben, Laura
Turner, Lindsay
Palmer, Caroline


130 p.
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Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor began in Minnesota in 2011 to provide legal protection and services for sexually trafficked or exploited youth. Safe Harbor funds agencies and grantees to provide services, provide housing and shelter, deliver training, and conduct outreach and evaluation. 

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