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Domestic Violence

Use the Domestic Violence Resource Directory to locate information about domestic violence services in your area. Services may include shelter, legal and other kinds of advocacy, counseling, support groups, transitional housing and many others provided by the domestic violence programs across the state.


YWCA/Interim House Metro Detroit

P.O. Box 21904
Detroit, MI 48221

Phone: 313.862.3580

Fax: 313.862.4190

Crisis: 313.861.5300

YWCA Interim House offers services to battered women and their children in a safe, comfortable and supportive environment. The average length of stay is 60 days.

YWCA Interim House offers:

  • 24-hour crisis line
  •  67-bed shelter
  • Food and clothing
  • Individual, family & children and group counseling
  • Residential & non-residential support groups
  • Legal advocacy
  • Sexual assault advocacy
  • Childcare services
  • Community education
  • Information & referrals


Wayne County SAFE Program
2727 Second Ave., Suite 120
Detroit, MI 18201

Phone: 313.964.9701

Fax: 313.964.9706

Provides comprehensive and compassionate medical-forensic care to Wayne County survivors of sexual assault with immediate crisis advocacy, follow-up care & counseling, and provision of expert witness testimony. They also provide choices of these services in a confidential, non-judgmental atmosphere, with specially trained staff and at no cost to the patient – Wayne SAFE focuses on re-empowering our survivors in order to begin the healing the process, and in addition, work to end Sexual Assault in our community.

They have 4 clinic sites to serve you that all provide e medical forensic exams & crisis intervention. Additional advocacy & counseling services are provided at our administrative and counseling offices (above listed address).

  • Detroit Receiving Hospital
    4201 St. Antoine
    Detroit, MI 48201
    Contact: 313.996.9911
  • Sinai Grace
    6071 W. Outer Drive
    Detroit, MI 48235
    Contact: 313.966.3300
  • Taylor
    12701 Telegraph Road, Suite 204
    Taylor, MI 48180
    Contact: 734.287.8860
  •  St. John
    22101 Moross Road
    Detroit, MI 48236
    Contact: 313.343.4000


First Step
44567 Pinetree Drive
Plymouth, MI 48170

Phone: 734.416.1111

Fax: 734.416.5555

Crisis: 734.722.6800 or 1.888.453.5900

First Step works to reduce the incidence of domestic and sexual violence and to provide services to individuals affected by these crimes by providing programs and services such as:

  • Temporary housing
  • 24-hour help line
  • Information and referrals
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocacy programs
  • Children’s Advocacy and prevention Programs
  • Volunteer/intern programs
  • Assault response
  • Community legal response project
  • Community Education


Detroit Police Department Victim Assistance Line

1151 Taylor, Building 6
Detroit, MI 48202

Contact: 313.833.1660

The Victim’s Assistance Program (VAP) is designed to address the needs of individuals, families and communities affected by:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Homicide


Adult Protective Services

Contact: 313.396.5050

24-hour line: 1.855.444.3911

Adult Protective Services investigators protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation by coordinating with mental health, public health, law enforcement, the probate courts, the aging network, community groups and the general public.


Mission 2 Hope
Northland Towers Building
15565 Northland Drive, Suite 702 West Tower
Southfield, MI 48075

Contact: 248.967.9561 or 313.930.0062 (24-hr)

Email Address:

Mission2 Hope shares healthful information as organized subject matter that is
usable, factual and pertains to the problems, issues and practices that affect our physical,
emotional, social, and spiritual well-being; to promote respect and interest in good health.


National Domestic Violence Hotline

800.799.SAFE (7233)


National Sexual Assault Hotline


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