For ease of use, the links have been
broken down into categories. Please e-mail us if any of the links need
to be updated, or if you have suggestions for links.
DOVE - Domestic Violence
Escape. Located in Iron Mountain, Michigan, they are a
domestic violence shelter that also provides sexual assault
services. Their local crisis line is 906-932-0310, and their
toll-free number is 1-800-711-6744. Both are available 24
hours a day.
Eve's House (Formerly CADA) - End
Violent Encounters, located in Lansing, Michigan. Provides
shelter and support for victims of domestic violence in our
community. Their 24-hour crisis line is
Llámanos - "Llámanos" es un servicio
telefónico de consejería en español para personas, mujeres u
hombres, que han sido violados o abusados sexualmente. Esta línea
telefónica opera a nivel estatal todos los días de le semana las 24
Assault Hotline - Michigan State
University's 24-hour sexual assault hotline. The phone number
RAINN - the Rape and Incest National
Network. Their phone number is 1-800-656-HOPE, and they can
provide referrals to rape counseling centers in your area.
They also include a document about what you can do if you or a friend is
SACC - Washtenaw County's Sexual
Assault Crisis Center, located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Their
24-hour crisis line is 734-971-3696.
Stop It Now! - resources and
information devoted to stopping the sexual abuse of children,
signs of an abused child and a child
abuse fact sheet. Anyone tempted to
abuse a child should call their toll-free number, 1-888-PREVENT for
Turning Point - another 24-hour
crisis line and shelter, this one located in Mt. Clemens,
Michigan. Their number is 810-463-6990.
Devoted to Stopping Rape
- a nonprofit organization which provides resources and information
regarding the sexual exploitation of clients by
Prevention Education Project - "The ARPEP Web site is designed
to share rape statistics and sexual assault statistics, evaluation,
CAVNET - Communities Against
Violence Network. Includes an international Resource List
indexed by country or state.
for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence - from their
website: "Our goal is to engage religious leaders in the task of
ending abuse, and to prepare human services professionals to
recognize and attend to the religious questions and issues that may
arise in their work with women and children in crisis."
Cybertipline handles leads from individuals reporting the sexual
exploitation of children. Includes a form where
online child abuse and pornography can be reported.
Equality Now - an
international human rights organization dedicated to action for the
civil, political, economic and social rights of girls and
Safe Again - focuses on Mother-Daughter sexual abuse.
Men Can Stop Rape - an
organization devoted to changing men's attitudes and behaviors in
order to stop rape. The site includes a number of free
publications on what every man can do to make a difference.
Michigan Coalition Against Domestic
and Sexual Violence - from their website: "Our mission is to
develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic
and sexual violence in Michigan."
MSU Women's Council -
"...a vehicle through which women's voices
can be heard at MSU and in the greater
Sexual Violence Resource Center - newly updated as of March 23,
with extensive links and resources.
in Four - a men's group based out of Central Michigan University
working to end sexual assault.
SESAME - "a non-profit
organization dedicated to informing the public about, and reducing
the incidence of, the sexual abuse of students at the hands of
teachers and other school staff."
Assault/Domestic Violence Resources in Michigan - an index of
organizations, shelters, and crisis lines, organized by city.
About Face - a website
dedicated to fighting negative portrayals of women in the media
while recognizing and rewarding positive, healthy
Sexual Abuse Information - from Canada's National Clearinghouse
on Family Violence. Includes numerous fact sheets and
Facts and Resources:
Lesbian Sexual Assault - an online brochure by San Francisco
Women Against Rape
Michigan Database of Sexual
Offenders - the Michigan Sex Offender registry.
Michigan Laws: Criminal Sexual Conduct
in the first,
degree, as well as Assault
with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct.
University's Sexual Harassment Policy
MSU Safe Place - a domestic
violence shelter on the campus of Michigan State
Criminal Justice Reference Service - national statistics about
crime, including several rape-related reports. Their rape
& sexual assault section is here.
Orders - information about PPOs from the Ingham County
Project GHB - extensive
information on Gamma Hydroxy
Rape & Sexual
Assault - from the Take Back the Night Alliance in Louisville,
Kentucky. Includes profiles of various types of rapists as
well as related statistics.
information from Columbia University about the "Date Rape Drug."
- a brief description of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program
at Sparrow Hospital, in Lansing.
Service Dogs for
Victims of Assault - SDVA trains service dogs as a therapeutic
aid for victims of assault who suffer from a disability
covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Take Back the Night - the
annual march/rally in Lansing, Michigan to raise awareness of sexual
assault while supporting and empowering survivors.
Male Survivor - an article about male victims of sexual abuse,
posted on the HealthyPlace
a Rape Culture, edited by Emilie Buchwald, Pamela R. Fletcher,
and Martha Roth - this collection of essays is a very helpful and
thorough book about the causes of rape in our society and what we
can do to change things.
U.S. Department of Justice Statistics & Dept. of Justice Crimes
Against Women Page - statistics and information about Rape,
Domestic Violence, and other crime in the United States.
You'll encounter radically different numbers depending on who you
talk to - I've found it best to use primary sources whenever
"Was He Asking For It?" - an article
from Harper's Weekly that demonstrates the way most rape
victims are unfairly attacked in the court
When a Child or Youth is
Sexually Abused - an online book designed for youth, parents,
Justice? - a site protesting MSU's decision to offer a full-ride
scholarship to two football players convicted of raping a