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Resources and Links


Central Intake Center
(Reporting of child abuse and neglect or adult abuse and neglect)
(855) 444-3911 - toll free

Department of Health and Human Services
(for financial assistance)
2229 Summit Park Drive
Petoskey, MI
(231) 348-1600

Family Resource Guides for Charlevoix/Emmet area and Central Lake area.  Meeting your needs through community support and resources makes your family strong.  Publications brought to you by Great Start Collaborative of Charlevoix, Emmet and northern Antrim counties.

Health Department of Northwest Michigan - local Health Department for Charlevoix, Emmet, Antrim and Otsego counties
3434 Harbor-Petoskey Rd., Ste A. 
Harbor Springs, MI
(231) 347-6014

Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
Click here for Victim Services
7500 Odawa Circle
Harbor Springs, MI 49740 
(231)242-1400 or 1(866) 652-5822

McLaren Northern Michigan (formerly Northern Michigan Regional Hospital)
(for health related services and information)
416 Connable Avenue
Petoskey, MI
(231) 487-4000

Planned Parenthood Northern Michigan -
for information on services available through Planned Parenthood
1003 Spring Street
Petoskey, MI
(231) 347-9692


A Call to Men - Mission - to galvanize a national movement of men committed to ending all forms of violence against women

Darkness To Light - provides resources and programs to raise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse.  www.D2L.org

Love is Respect - their mission is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.They provide chat, text and phone support links for teens: 

Chat at www.loveisrespect.org

Text loveis to 22522*

Call 1-866-331-9474 

Futures Without Violence - for more than 30 years, FUTURES has been providing groundbreaking programs, policies, and campaigns that empower individuals and organizations working to end violence against women and children around the world. 

Men Can Stop Rape - empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men's violence

Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence - for information on domestic violence and sexual assault and programs available in specific areas in Michigan

National Center for Injury Prevention Institute - Dating Violence Fact Sheet 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center - The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research. http://www.nsvrc.org

No More - is a unifying symbol and campaign to raise public awareness and engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault. NO MORE was conceived to amplify the power of the domestic violence and sexual assault movement using a unifying symbol to drive awareness and break down the barriers of stigma, silence and shame that keep people from talking about these issues and taking action to prevent them.

North Central Michigan College - for information regarding educational opportunities
1515 Howard Street
Petoskey, MI
(231) 348-6600 

RAINN - The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization

Shelter Alliance a program of GRC Wireless Recycling a Miramar, Florida private sector company dedicated exclusively to socially responsible cell phone recycling

Women's Independence Scholarship Program, Inc. - The objective of the Women's Independence Scholarship Program (WISP) is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse obtain an education that will in turn offer them the chance to secure employment, personal independence and self-sufficiency.  Those interested in pursuing this scholarship, locally, must be sponsored by the WRCNM.



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