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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 Guide 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 Survivor Outreach Services
7500 Odawa Circle
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231)242-1400 or 1(866) 652-5822

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

North Country Community Mental Health
To access services, call 877-470-7130
For customer service, call 877-470-3195
24-Hour crisis help line: 877-470-4668 – TTY/TDD: dial 711

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

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

That’s Not Cool – this website is dedicated to decreasing teen dating violence due to technology, and is increasing awareness for healthy teen relationships online.

Workplaces Respond – Workplaces Respond educates and builds collaborations to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual harassment & violence, trafficking, stalking & exploitation impacting the workplace.

Thriving Petoskey – an initiative launched in 2016 by the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce to promote the Conscious Capitalism movement in our region.

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.

The Representation Project (TRP) is a leading global non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring all humans achieve their full potential, unencumbered by limiting gender norms. TRP uses documentary films, education and activism to shift the public’s attitudes and behavior around gender in order to transform culture.

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.

Equality Michigan offers advocacy and support services that are tailored to the unique needs of each person and individual incidents of violence, from hate crimes to intimate partner violence.

Human Trafficking – the National Human Trafficking Hotline is a national anti-trafficking hotline serving victims and survivors of human trafficking and the anti-trafficking community in the United States. The toll-free hotline is available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year in more than 200 languages.  Call 1-888-373-7888.

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.

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition – cultivates disability pride and strengthens the disability movement by recognizing disability as a natural and beautiful part of human diversity while collaborating to dismantle all forms of oppression.

National Center for Injury Prevention Institute – Dating Violence Fact Sheet.

National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center – (NIWRC) is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. Under this grant project and in compliance with statutory requirements, the NIWRC will seek to enhance the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native (Native) tribes, Native Hawaiians, and Tribal and Native Hawaiian organizations to respond to domestic violence.

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.

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.

StrongHearts Native Helpline – Safe, anonymous, and culturally-specific helpline for Native Americans impacted by domestic, dating, and sexual violence. Find help, safety, and resources 24/7/365.

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.