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“Thank you, this program has made all the difference in my life!”

- Domestic Abuse Survivor

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24-hour help and information line
Callers receive immediate assistance

(231) 347-0082 (Local calls)
(800) 275-1995 (Long distance calls)


What is Domestic Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)?
Domestic abuse and IPV are defined as intentional acts used to gain power and control in an intimate relationship, including:

  • Physical assaults
  • Sexual assaults
  • Emotional abuse
  • Verbal abuse
  • Social isolation
  • Isolation from support system (friends, family)
  • Minimizing and blaming
  • Controlling finances and decision-making
  • Using children
  • Using coercion and threats
  • Using intimidation
  • Stalking

Domestic Abuse Services
Our program provides FREE and confidential support services to survivors experiencing control in their lives by a current or past intimate partner.

  • Safe Home WEB24-hour crisis and information line
  • Safe Home
  • Individual support and advocacy (legal, medical, housing and financial concerns)
  • Confidential counseling for residents and non-residents of the Safe Home
  • Safety planning
  • Assistance with Personal Protection Orders (PPOs)
  • Support groups
  • Information and referral services

We Serve 
Past or present abuse survivors who are:

  • Married, separated or divorced
  • Dating
  • Have a child in common
  • Living together/intimate partners
  • Opposite or same gender relationships

Support Groups
Click here for a description of our support groups.

Resources and links

Information is available 24/7 about our Domestic Abuse Program, support groups or Safe Home, call (231) 347-0082 or (800) 275-1995.

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Tue Nov 12 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM

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