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Places that Help: Michigan
This page has contact information for programs that offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. If you plan to contact a program via email, please review our Safety when using email page first.
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Please note that we list the organizations by the county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple counties. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.
The Women’s Center provides services to survivors of dating, domestic, and sexual violence and stalking. Services include individual counseling, safety planning, assistance petitioning for a Personal Protection Order (PPO), information and referrals to outside sources, accompaniment to legal appointments and court hearings, and housing assistance. The Women’s Center Services serves Alger and Marquette Counties.
(888) 411-7837 or (269) 673-8700
Sylvia’s Place provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services for residents include a 24-hour hotline, safe shelter, safety planning, food, clothing, and hygiene products, case management, individual and family counseling, housing referrals, and employment assistance. Services for non-residents include legal advocacy (PPO), Crime Victims Compensation assistance, domestic violence education, counseling, victim support, and court accompaniment. Sylvia’s Place serves Allegan County.
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