Rebuilding Lives

Minnesota is home to refugees and asylum seekers from every region of the world. Many experienced war, torture and politically-motivated violence. Visit us and see how we’re helping men and women from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East rebuild their lives after the devastation of war and torture.

Healing Center Tour

Our St. Paul Healing Center tours are the best way to learn first hand how we help torture victims – refugees and asylum seekers – heal from the trauma of torture, war and political violence. You’ll learn directly from our psychotherapists, social workers and other staff about the sanctuary and healing we provide after the physical and psychological trauma of torture and war. To RSVP for a tour, contact Steven Hall at 612-436-4820 or shall [at] cvt [dot] org

Thursday, April 10, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 11, 5:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 6, 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 10, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 30, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 19, 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 11, 5:00 p.m.  

Restoring Hope Breakfast

CVT's 5th annual Restoring Hope Breakfast will be held on Thursday, October 16th 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis.

NancyFeldman_RestoringHopeBreakfast2013CVT helps rebuild the lives of thousands of torture survivors throughout the world, including right here in Minnesota. Join us to hear their stories of hope and healing.

If you would like information about attending or hosting your own table at this year's Restoring Hope Breakfast, please contact Steven Hall at 612-436-4820 or shall [at] cvt [dot] org

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CVT Board Member Nancy Feldman welcomed guests to the 2013 Restoring Hope Breakfast.


Host a "Get to Know CVT" Event

Invite CVT to your home, place of worship, office or any other spot that is convenient for you and your guests. We'll provide a compelling overview of our work, including stories about the men and women we care for. Contact Steven Hall at 612-436-4820 or shall [at] cvt [dot] org to schedule an event.


Tour CVT's St. Paul Healing Center




Take a virtual tour of our St. Paul Healing Center. This short video shows how we provide a welcoming sanctuary for victims of torture.





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