• CVT clients, too.

    CVT stands with all our clients who would say #MeToo.

  • You can make a difference.

    Give hope to survivors of torture.

  • "My work is filled with hope."

    Read stories of healing and care by CVT staff.

  • "I was held captive."

    Torture survivors share their stories of hope.


We heal victims of torture through professional care worldwide.

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We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors.

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We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors.

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  • CVT is included in this Big Ten Network interview with National Advisory Council member Fionnuala Ní Aoláin.

  • Press Release: #Hearts4Refugees Fill Windows of CVT Headquarters, Neighboring Storefronts in St. Paul Today

  • Media Advisory: The Center for Victims of Torture will fill their University Avenue-facing windows with #Hearts4Refugees on Valentine’s Day, to show support for Minnesota and global refugee communities. Windows will be filled with hearts and welcoming messages for refugees.

  • Curt Goering discussed CVT’s work in Uganda and around the world, our history and our mission on AM950’s Connections Radio Show. Listen to the interview at SoundCloud and watch a video of the interview on Facebook.

  • The Center for Victims of Torture today expressed profound sadness at the passing of Peter Buttenwieser, a founding member of CVT’s National Advisory Council and prominent philanthropist. 

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