About Us

“Domestic and sexual violence is the most under-reported crime nationally. It is a crime that generally happens secretly in the home.”

If you need help…

…you have found it. SafeCenter is the place to turn for help when you are facing domestic and sexual abuse. We will provide you the assistance, comfort and support you need to help make decisions that are right for you and your family. We passionately believe that everyone has the right to be safe.
           
You have probably been asking yourself if there is anyone out there who will listen and help. SafeCenter is here with a 24-hour Crisis Hotline, emergency shelter, legal advocacy and ongoing support for victims of domestic and sexual violence in Shiawassee and Clinton Counties.

The violence you experienced is not your fault. No one deserves to be assaulted. Despite how you may be feeling right now, you should know that you are not alone. Our compassionate, professional staff is here to help. All services are offered at no charge.

SafeCenter’s Services

As the area’s leading authority on domestic and sexual violence, SafeCenter works with law enforcement, social service agencies, schools and the healthcare community to prevent violence and promote justice for victims.

SafeCenter 24-Hour Crisis Hotline 877.952.7283 or reach us via email at safecenter@thesafecenter.org

Educate. Prevent. Advocate. Empower. SafeCenter’s Promise
Vision: SafeCenter supports a community where all individuals experience the right to be safe from domestic and sexual violence.

Mission: SafeCenter’s mission is to build comprehensive and sustainable community strategies to eliminate domestic and sexual violence in Clinton and Shiawassee Counties.

Values: We believe in safe family relationships; trusting community relationships; respect and dignity for all individuals; and knowledge, evaluation and continuing education.

SafeCenter Services

Emergency Shelter Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, serving victims of domestic and sexual violence. It is an environment free of violence which allows clients to receive safe shelter and emotional and physical healing. While at the shelter, families have access to services including individual and group supportive counseling, legal advocacy, referrals and transportation.

Crisis Line Pick up the phone. SafeCenter’s 24-Hour Crisis Line is often the first step many victims take on their journey to safety. It operates all day, every day to help you learn about resources and options. Call 877.952.7283.

Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs Dealing with the admission and aftermath of domestic and sexual violence often requires individual and/or group counseling. SafeCenter assists with identifying ways to recover from abuse.

Housing Programs When you need a safe place to go, the Transitional Supportive Housing can help provide safe housing for families. Here, clients have the chance to regain independence while utilizing all of SafeCenter’s services.

Legal Advocacy In the midst of dealing with stalking, physical, sexual and emotional abuse, our Legal Advocates help clients to understand the legal process and how to properly utilize court systems.

Education and Prevention We are continually in contact with schools, community and service organizations, and agencies and businesses, educating them about domestic and sexual violence and lending information and resources to assist in the prevention of violence.

Volunteers As a nonprofit organization, SafeCenter relies on the support of individuals and community groups to help fulfill its mission. The success we have been able to achieve would not be possible without those who give so generously.

Statistics show that domestic and sexual violence touches all of our lives in some way. SafeCenter provides professional, confidential, compassionate services and resources that address domestic and sexual violence. We are here for you. Call our Crisis Hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

SafeCenter 24-Hour Crisis Hotline 877.952.7283/TTY Operator 711

SafeCenter is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866)623-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202)690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.


 

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