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Luan Haskins is an advocate at the women's shelter and helps with children there. Paula Quam/Tribune

Women's shelter seeks volunteers

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They say domestic abuse goes much deeper than the bruises or emotional pain … it is the systematic suffocation of another person’s spirit.


And while the Lakes Crisis Center in Detroit Lakes can provide safety, food and some professional therapy, advocates there are now pleading with the community to help with some much needed, deeper healing.

“Our shelter is almost filled,” said Jan Logan, who continually has to try to stretch the facility’s budget and its staff.

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