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There are an abundance of resources available to you.

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The VSP staff members are happy to help you locate resources and make referrals around your unique needs.

Tribal Resources

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

MI Tribal Service Areas and Contact Information

Stronghearts Native Helpline

Mending the Sacred Hoop

National Women’s Indigenous Resource Center

Tribal Court Clearinghouse

Michigan Indian Legal Services 

Indian Law Resource Center

Tribal Law and Policy Institute

Tribal Resource Tool

Tribal Trafficking

Tribal VAWA

Michigan Resources

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS)

Mental Health Resources

Michigan 211

Victim Connect Resource Center

Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services

MDHHS- Coalitions and Crisis Lines

MCEDSV MI Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Provider Directory

MDHHS Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Provider Directory

A Single Mom: Grants for Single Moms

Victims’ Rights

National Center for Victims of Crime



Uniting Three Fires Against Violence

Native Justice Coalition

Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women

Victim Notification Network


Domestic Violence

National Network to End Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Helpline

MDHHS Domestic Violence & Sexual Violence Resources

Futures Without Violence

MCEDSV Domestic Violence Resources

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Recognizing Patterns and Seeking Help

National Clearing House for the Defense of Battered Women

Responding to Victim Blaming

Relationships, Safety, and More

Path to Safety

How to Leave an Abusive Relationship

Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Book List: Violence in Relationships

Document the Abuse

Victim Voice

National Center on DV, Trauma & Mental Health

What You Need to Know About Leaving & Divorce

Workplaces Respond to DV & SA Violence

Legal Resources

For tribal specific law services, please see the Tribal Resources section above.

Women’s Law

Michigan Legal Help

Legal Services of Northern Michigan

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Crime Victims Legal Assistance Project

State Bar of Michigan

Personal Protection Orders

Overview of PPOs

Frequently Asked Questions: PPOs

PPO Proceedings Forms


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

My Safe Plan

Safety Plan Guide

Suicide Risk Assessment

Suicide Loss Survivors

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

American Association of Suicidology

Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

Indian Health Services

Missing & Murdered

US Dept. of the Interior – Indian Affairs

Association on American Indian Affairs

Anishinaabek Caucus

When a Loved One Goes Missing

When Your Child is Missing

Native Hope

Substance Misuse

Michigan Recovery

Harm Reduction Michigan

Overcoming Substance Misuse

Live Another Day

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Find Recovery Now

Start Your Recovery

Substance Use & DV

Alcoholism and Domestic Abuse

Alcohol and Domestic Abuse

Substance Abuse & DV: How to Get Help

DV & Women with Alcohol Abuse Issues

Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence, and Substance Use

Addiction and Domestic Violence

Relationship Between Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

Firearms & DV

Disarm Domestic Violence

The National Resource Center on DV and Firearms

Sexual Assault & Abuse


VOICES 4 – Michigan Sexual Assault Hotline

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Joyful Heart Foundation

No More

Me Too

1 in 6 (for male survivors)

Sexual Assault Guide

Book List: Childhood Sexual Assault

Military Sexual Trauma

Helping Survivors of Sexual Abuse & Assault

Seek Then Speak


The Stalking Resource Center

Safe Horizon

Victim Connect

Technology-Facilitated Stalking

The Stalking, Awareness, and Resource Center (SPARC)

Stalking Awareness and Harassment Assessment & Risk Profile (SHARP)

Tribal Court Clearinghouse

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women

How to Shut Stalkers Out of Your Tech


Strangulation Training Institute

Dating Violence

Native Love

Break the Cycle

Love is Respect

Teen Dating Violence

That’s Not Cool

One Love

TAR Network

Human Trafficking

Tribal Trafficking

Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force

Coalition to Combat Human Trafficking

Polaris Project

National Human Trafficking Hotline

Office for Victims of Crime

Free the Girls

The House of Promise

Trafficking 101: A Quick Guide for Parents & Educators

Improving Prevention and Survivor Outcomes


Live Your Dream

Victim Services for Veterans

U.S. Department of  Veteran Affairs

MI Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

VA Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program

VA Military Sexual Trauma Services

VA Women Veterans Health Care

HUD-VASH Vouchers Rental Assistance for Homeless Veterans

Military Divorce and Financial Compensation Guide

DOD Compensation to Victims of Domestic Abuse

DOD Family Advocacy Program (Active Duty)

Transitional Compensation: Support for Victims of Abuse

Types of VA Personal or Sexual Trauma Compensation

Resources for Women Vets

Military Resources and Legal Considerations

Military Protective Orders

Military Sexual Trauma: Survivors and VA Disability Benefits

Air Force Domestic Abuse Prevention

Army Family Web Portal Resource Center

Navy Medicine Domestic Violence Resources

Naval Services Family Line

Eight DV Resources Available for Military Families

Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate Locator

Child Sexual Abuse & Exploitation

National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

National Center on Sexual Exploitation

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Michigan

Lakeshore Children’s Advocacy Center

Child Victims and Witness Support

National Parent Helpline

The Mama Bear Effect

Enough is Enough

Teen Issues

Safe Place

Staircase Youth Services

National Center for Juvenile Justice

Ask Your Relatives


One Love Foundation


We R Native

Indian Health Services – Two Spirit

National Safe Place


Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project

The Trevor Project

Trans Lifeline

Transgender Michigan

National Center for Transgender Equality

LGBTQ+ Resources for College Students

Gender-Based Violence


Human Rights Campaign

Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence

Men as Survivors

1 in 6

Help for Men

Male Survivor

I Am Man

DV Against Men: Know the Signs

Men Healing


Parents, Friends & Family

Friends and Family Resources

Helping a Sexual Assault Survivor

Voices 4- Helping a Survivor

Help a Friend or Relative

How to Help a Friend who is Being Abused

How to Help: When a Friend of Family Member is Being Abused

Stalking Resources for Friends & Loved Ones

Emotional CPR

Start by Believing

Tech Safety

Tech Safety Survivor Toolkit

Tech & Social Media Safety

How-To Guide on Digital Sharing

MDHHS Using Your Computer Safely and Privately

Yo! Safety Tips

Parents Ultimate Guide to Social Media

NetSmartz – Resources for Parents, Educators & Communities

The LGBTQ+ Guide to Online Safety

Parental Control Apps

ProtectMIChild Registry

Internet Safety for Kids

Cell Phone Safety for Intimate Partner Violence Survivors

Internet Safety 101

Know 2 Protect

Cyber Civil Rights Initiative

Intimate Images: Know Your Rights

Image-Based Abuse Resources

Safety Apps for Mobile Phones

DocuSAFE Documentation and Evidence Collection App

RAINN Mobile App

Tech Safety App

MyPlan App




Additional Others

Personal Safety

Stun Gun Laws

Stun Gun Guide