Helpful Support & Resources for Victims of Violence
Crisis Phone Numbers
Macomb County Crisis 586-307-9100
Wayne County Crisis 866-289-2641
Oakland County Crisis 800-231-1137
National Hotline 800-273-TALK (8255)
Alanon Family Groups
Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.
Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)/Dysfunctional Famalies is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition program of men and women who grew up in dysfunctional homes. We meet to shareour experience of growing up in an environment where abuse, neglect and trauma infected us. This affects us today and influences how we deal with all aspects of our lives. ACA provides a safe, nonjudgemental environment that allows us to grieve our childhoods and conduct an honest inventory of ourselves and our family – so we may (i) identify and heal core trauma, (ii) experience freedom from shame and abandonment, and (iii) become our own loving parents.
“Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships.”
National Center for Victims of Crime
“The National Center for Victims of Crime has a number of resources available to assist victims of crime. With extensive specialized training Victim Assistance Specialists stand ready to help crime victims understand their rights and options, find information and connect with resources, access referrals, and craft next steps to regain control over their lives.”
CARE of SE Michigan
CARE of Southeastern Michigan is located in Fraser and offers a number of services and supports to assist individuals and families. They facilitate parenting classes, family events, personal coaching and training. CARE offers help connect with options, find information and connect with resources, access referrals, and craft next steps to regain control over their lives.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
First Step (Wayne County)
“First Step has been working for peaceful families and safe communities in Wayne County, Michigan. First Step is the only non-profit agency in out Wayne County Providing comprehensive services of victims of domestic and sexual violence.”
Haven (Oakland County)
“Haven seeks to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault across Oakland County and the surrounding communities by empowering survivors through advocacy and social change.”
Safe House Center (Washtenaw County)
“Safe House Center provides support for those impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault. Safe House provides free and confidential services fo any person victimized that lives or works in Washtenaw County. Our services include emergency shelter for those in danger of being hurt or killed, counseling, legal advocacy, support groups and especially, hope.
Turning Point (Macomb County)
“Turning Point’s mission is to provide programs and resources that enable victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault to regain control of their lives.”
Blue Water Safe Horizons (Saint Clair County)
“Blue Water Safe Horizons offers shelter and support services for survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence, dating violence, sexual violence, and elder abuse and exploitation. The services and support programs are delivered to the community in a variety of formats ranging from shelter emergency to counseling and legal advocacy.”
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence (MCEDSV)
“MCEDSV is a statewide membership organization whose members represent a network of more than 70 domestic and sexual violence programs and over 200 allied organizations and individuals… MCEDSV is dedicated to the empowerment of all the states survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan.”