PREA

In Accordance with the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003.  Damascus Way has a policy of zero tolerance with regard to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in its facilities and will take appropriate affirmative measures to protect all residents from sexual abuse and harassment and to promptly and thoroughly investigate all allegations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment.  In Golden Valley, the Golden Valley Police Department (763-593-8079) will investigate any criminal allegations.  In Rochester, the Rochester Police Department (507-328-6800) will investigate any criminal allegations.  Any person may report any allegation on the behalf of any resident to the following:

In Golden Valley or Rochester: Damascus Way Business Office at 612-746-5631

In Golden Valley: Minneapolis Sexual Violence Center at 612-871-5111  (24 Hours)

In Rochester: Olmsted County Victim Services at 507-289-0636  (24 Hours)

In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act, Damascus Way is required to undergo a PREA audit every 3 years.  We are required to post a copy of the Final Report once the audit is completed.

Please click here to review the latest PREA Final Report.

Documentation of incidents by year

2015: 0 incidents/allegations of unfounded, unsubstantiated, or substantiated resident/resident or staff/resident sexual harassment or sexual abuse.

2016: 0 incidents/allegations of unfounded, unsubstantiated, or substantiated resident/resident or staff/resident sexual harassment or sexual abuse.

2017: 0 incidents/allegations of unfounded, unsubstantiated, or substantiated resident/resident or staff/resident sexual harassment or sexual abuse.

About Damascus Way

Damascus Way Reentry Center Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Damascus Way is supported by donations from individuals, churches, foundations, and corporations. The organization also receives fees for program services rendered to residents.

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