Victim's Assistance

Detroit Police Victim’s Assistance Program

24 hours, 7 days a week

Rape Counseling and Homicide Individual and Group

4707 St. Antoine Suite M-167 Detroit, MI 48201

 

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

Sexual Assault:

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, help is available. The Victim’s Assistance Center provides FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL individual and group counseling. 
Our services are completely free of charge and Our staff of Licensed Social Workers are bound by State of Michigan, Board of Social Work requirements for confidentiality.

Victim’s Assistance Center staff respond to sexual assaults reported to Detroit Police Sex Crimes and Detroit Receiving Hospital

Domestic Violence:

Domestic Violence, also called “intimate partner abuse,” refers to physical, sexual, psychological and economic abuse or control that takes place within an intimate relationship, including marriage. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A CRIME!

Individual and Group counseling and support is available.

• Learn how domestic violence affects children 
• How to establish a safety plan 
• How to identify Domestic Violence warning signs, and much more

HOMICIDE:

The unlawful killing of one human by another, produces deep and bitter grief for the surviving loved ones or secondary victims.

Understand this, the Victim’s Assistance Center provides:

• Grief and Loss, Individual and Group, Counseling 
• Community Debriefing/Response 
• Assistance with Victim Compensation Claims 
• Advocacy and Information 
• Support during the Criminal Justice Process


Victims Assistance On-Line Resources

National sexual assault hotline (1-800-656-hope)

Rape abuse & incest national network
www.rainn.org (rainn)

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
www.ncdsv.org

Men Can Stop Rape
www.mencanstoprape.org

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
www.mcadsv.org