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Domestic Violence

Organization Name:  Blue Water Safe Horizons
Organization Overview:  The mission of Blue Water Safe Horizons is to partner with the community to provide the resources, support and education necessary for every individual to become empowered and live a life free from domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness.
Language:  English
Cultures:  All
Street:  P. O. Box 610247
City/Township:  Port Huron
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48061
Country:  USA
Phone:  (810) 989.5246
Organization Overview:  The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan is a nonprofit organization serving the needs of the Hispanic and broader community.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  Hispanic
Street:  1204 Grandville Ave. NW
City/Township:  Grand Rapids
State:  MI
Zip Code:  49503
Country:  USA
Phone:  (616) 742-0200
Fax No:  (616) 742-0205
Organization Overview:  The Michigan Ethnic Friendship Center provides a place where individuals of different nationalities can join together, learn new skills, and build new relationships. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering or attending classes, you can contact POBLO International Ministries at: (313) 563-2051.
Language:  Arabic,English,Hindi,Punjabi,Spanish,Urdu
Cultures:  All,Arabic,Asian,Bangaladeshi,Hispanic,Indian,Pakistani
Street:  35555 Garfield Road, Suite 7
City/Township:  Clinton Township
State:  Michigan
Zip Code:  48035
Country:  USA
Phone:  (586) 477-1530
Fax No:  (586) 477-1548
Organization Overview:  Jewish Family Service is dedicated to helping individuals and families cope, survive and thrive in an ever-changing world. We are focused on the needs of the Jewish Community, while providing services to all.
Language:  English,Russian,Ukrainian
Cultures:  All,American,East European,Jewish,Russian,Ukrainian
Street:  6555 W. Maple Rd.
City/Township:  West Bloomfield
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48322
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 592-2300
Organization Name:  Lakeshore Legal Aid / LA VIDA
Organization Overview:  "Lakeshore Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law firm providing a wide range of free civil legal services to low income people and seniors in our communities. The Mission of Lakeshore Legal Aid is to exercise all methods of legal advocacy and representation in order to: · Empower people to address their legal rights and concerns, · Provide access to the legal system and all community resources, and · Preserve the dignity of our clients."
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All,Hispanic
Street:  5635 W. Fort Street
City/Township:  Detroit
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48209
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 849-3920 ext 5036
Organization Overview:  Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) provides free legal advice and representation in certain civil cases to approximately 10,000 low income persons and senior citizens (regardless of income) each year. We provide general civil legal services to low-income and senior citizens of Barry, Branch, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe, Shiawassee, and Washtenaw Counties. We also provide legal services to senior citizens of St. Joseph County. We also operate two statewide programs - Farmworker Legal Services (FLS), which provides services to migrant and seasonal farm workers and the Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP), which provides case consultation, training, technology and other support to local legal services programs throughout the state. LSSCM is committed to treating all applicants with respect. LSSCM policies prohibit discrimination in any aspect of the program or its services. LSSCM is staffed by attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, law students and community volunteers.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All
Street:  420 N. Fourth Ave
City/Township:  Ann Arbor
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48104
Country:  USA
Phone:  (734) 665-6181
Fax No:  (734) 665-2974
Organization Name:  Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates
Organization Overview:  Bringing stability to West Michigan families & communities through legal services & advocacy Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates (LIA) is a law office that brings stability to West Michigan families and communities through legal services and advocacy. Families that are constantly in fear of deportation; families that lack access to quality, low-cost legal services; families that are unauthorized to work; and/or families are trapped in violent situations, struggle to maintain stability and economic security. Unstable families and families suffering from economic insecurity lead to instability in our communities, schools, and workplaces. This is an issue that impacts everyone in our community: rich and poor, young and old, citizen and noncitizen. Founded in response to this need within one of our most vulnerable communities, LIA provides high-quality legal services for a nominal fee. LIA also advocates through community education, internships and volunteer opportunities, and public awareness campaigns. These services work towards insuring family economic security, intact and unified family units, and detecting and preventing violence in our community. LIA staff and board of directors are members of this community who are passionate about serving this community. Anyone, regardless of race, color, religion, creed, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, are welcome to seek and receive services at LIA. We value human life and dignity. We value social justice. And we value a strong and stable community.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All,Multicultural
Street:  665 136th Avenue, Suite 150
City/Township:  Holland
State:  MI
Zip Code:  49424
Country:  USA
Phone:  (616) 298-8984
Organization Name:  Mai Family Services
Organization Overview:  Mai Family Services was established in 1986 to provide assistance to Asian Indian families and individuals in need. Since it was formed, Mai Family Services has expanded to offer services to all South Asians in Michigan. In an effort to provide Prevention and Intervention Services, MaiFS fights against the Domestic Violence (DV) and Mental Health issues through community outreach and education programs in addition to offering confidential counseling.
Language:  English,Gujarati,Hindi,Marathi,Punjabi,Tamil,Telugu,Urdu
Cultures:  Bangaladeshi,Indian,Nepali,Pakistani,South Pacific,Sri Lankin
Street:  32401 W. Eight Mile Rd
City/Township:  Livonia
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48152
Country:  USA
Phone:  (248) 477-4985
Email:  info@maifs.org
Organization Overview:  Our Mission MCEDSV is dedicated to the empowerment of all the state's survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan. Our Vision MCEDSV is Michigan's catalyst for creating empowered and transformed individuals, communities, and societies committed to building a lasting legacy of equality, peace and social justice, where domestic and sexual violence no longer exists.
Language:  English
Cultures:  All
Street:  3893 Okemos Rd., Suite B2
City/Township:  Okemos
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48864
Country:  USA
Phone:  (517) 347-7000
Fax No:  (517) 347-1377
Organization Overview:  The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is a resource center for advocates seeking equal justice for Michigan's immigrants. MIRC works to build a thriving Michigan where immigrant communities are fully integrated and respected.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All
Street:  3030 S. 9th Street, Suite 1B
City/Township:  Kalamazoo
State:  MI
Zip Code:  49009
Country:  USA
Phone:  (269) 492-7196
Fax No:  (269) 492-7198
Organization Overview:  The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) is a resource center for advocates seeking equal justice for Michigan's immigrants. MIRC works to build a thriving Michigan where immigrant communities are fully integrated and respected. In order to realize this mission the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center: Builds capacity through education and training about immigration law and the complex relationship between immigration status and immigrants' rights in areas including access to public benefits, family law and child welfare, civil rights, and worker's rights. Answers questions and provides technical support to attorneys and advocates serving low-income immigrants. Recruits, trains, and mentors volunteer pro bono attorneys. Leads systematic advocacy to advance the rights of low-income immigrants and their families. Tracks and analyzes legislative and legal developments related to immigration law and immigrants' rights. Builds coalition among immigrant advocacy and other social justice and civil rights organizations statewide. Represents individual clients in priority areas including naturalization and citizenship matters and the rights of survivors of domestic violence, refugees, and unaccompanied minors. Promotes respect and understanding among immigrants and receiving communities through our Welcoming Michigan initiative. Represents clients in impact cases involving violations of civil rights by law enforcement or government entities, access to public benefits for immigrants and children of immigrants, the unauthorized practice of immigration law, and any other civil legal issue relating to immigration status. The Michigan Immigrant Rights Center is one of several statewide advocacy programs created by the Michigan Advocacy Program, formerly Legal Services of South Central Michigan. The Michigan Advocacy Program's direct service components are Legal Services of South Central Michigan and Farmworker Legal Services. MAP provides administrative services to several statewide programs, including MIRC. These statewide programs are all housed at Michigan PLP, LLC.
Language:  English,Spanish
Cultures:  All
Street:  220 E. Huron Street, Suite 600A
City/Township:  Ann Arbor
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48104
Country:  USA
Phone:  (734) 239-6863
Fax No:  (734) 998-9125
Organization Name:  Polish American Congress
Organization Overview:  Serves to support local Polish American community at national and local level; Serves to facilitate Polish political awareness at various levels of government.
Language:  English,Polish
Cultures:  Polish
Street:  11333 Joseph Campau
City/Township:  Hamtramck
State:  MI
Zip Code:  48212-3038
Country:  USA
Phone:  (313) 721-3369
Fax No:  (313) 365-9474