Resources for Domestic Violence Victims
Access crime victim forms and brochures.
If your situation is an emergency, call 911!
Otherwise, call the nearest Shiawassee County police department.
NOTE: If you are a sexual assault victim who underwent a sexual assault forensic exam (a "SAFE" exam) as part of a police investigation, you are not responsible for the costs of that exam. You have the option of having the examination billed to your insurance or having the provider bill Michigan SAFE Response; contact SAFE Response at 517-335-SAFE (517-335-7233).
Domestic violence shelters can provide safe, short-term housing, information, and assistance in considering all the options available to victims. They can also help break down the isolation victims have experienced in their abusive relationships and provide support from others who have been through similar experiences. Shelters provide a variety of supportive services which are confidential and free of charge:
- 24 Hour Confidential Crisis Hotline
- Assistance in Developing a Safety Plan
- Child Care
- Crisis Intervention
- Housing Assistance
- Individual Counseling and Support Groups
- Information and Referrals
- Legal Advocacy
- Shelter for Victims and Their Children
View a list of area medical facilities.