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.

2017 Healing Center Tours

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. All tours begin at 5pm and last one hour. To RSVP for a tour, contact Steven Hall at 612-436-4820 or shall [at]

Wed, February 8 Thur, March 16 Wed, April 5
Thur, May 25 Wed, July 19 Thur, September 14
Wed, October 25 Thur, November 16 Wed, December 6

Restoring Hope Breakfast

Join us Thursday, October 12, 2017 for CVT's Restoring Hope fundraising breakfast and networking event.

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Details and registration information available Spring 2017. To learn about hosting a table or sponsorship opportunities, contact Steven Hall at 612-436-4820 or shall [at]

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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] to schedule an event.





We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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