Free and Confidential Help
ALL CRIME VICTIMS
National Center for Victims of Crime provides confidential access to Victim Assistance Specialists with extensive specialized training where victims can learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately.
Call or text 855-4-VICTIM (855-484-2846): available 8:30am-7:30pm EST Monday-Friday
Online chat: https://chat.victimsofcrime.org/victim-connect/: available 8:30am-7:30pm EST Monday-Friday
Web-based information and service referral: www.VictimConnect.org
DOMESTIC, INTIMATE PARTNER, AND TEEN DATING VIOLENCE
National Domestic Violence 24/7 Hotline and Online Chat
800–799–7233: Call to talk with a highly-trained advocate confidentially about anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship.
844–7 NATIVE (844–762–8483): Call for a safe, confidential, and anonymous helpline for Native Americans affected by domestic violence and dating violence.
Available 7am-10pm CT (8am-11pm ET)
Find Michigan domestic and sexual violence resources by county
The Polaris Project helps human trafficking survivors restore their freedom and leverages data and technology to pursue traffickers wherever they operate 24/7. Call or text The National Human Trafficking Hotline to talk confidentially with a highly-trained advocate about the various reporting and referral options:
Text “BeFree” (233733)
National Suicide Prevention 24/7 Lifeline provides free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ABUSE
Confidential and anonymous Michigan Sexual Assault 24/7 Hotline:
Find information about sexual assault and abuse, the Michigan Sex Offender Registry, PPOs, Child Protective Services, health options, legal options and rights, and helping a survivor here: https://www.michigan.gov/voices4/
Reporting Hotlines (Not Confidential)
ADULT/ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Michigan Adult Protective Services
855-444-3911: Call 24/7 if you suspect abuse, neglect or exploitation. This is a service to report abuse and is not confidential. Staff will investigate allegations within 24 hours after the report is received.
877-MI-CYBER (877-642-9237): Call to report cyber crimes including identity theft, social security fraud, internet crimes against children, and online scams. This is a service to report crimes and is not confidential.
They can also be reached through email: MC3@michigan.gov
CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Michigan's Child Protective Services
855-444-3911: Anyone, including a child, who suspects child abuse or neglect, can make a report by calling. This is a service to report abuse and is not confidential.