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Survivors of Homicide Support Group

This free 10-week program uses structured topics and guest speakers to provide support for those facing the loss of a loved one due to homicide. This group usually meets 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at our Resource and Crisis Center, building 32 East in the Oakland County Service Center complex located at 1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Pontiac, MI 48341.
This is a closed group after the second session, so prior registration helps ensure cohesiveness. To register or learn more, call 1.248.451.2622.

Growth & Healing Support Group (Girls ages 13-17)

This free 10-week empowerment group is for girls who have experienced sexual abuse, date rape, or incest. This group usually meets on Thursdays. To register or learn more, call 1.248.451.2621.

Additional Resources

Michigan Legal Help (online self-help)
www.michiganlegalhelp.org
The Michigan Legal Help website and affiliated local self-help centers are part of the Michigan Legal Help Program. The Program works with judges, courts, lawyers, bar associations, nonprofit legal aid agencies, legal self-help centers, libraries and many others to promote coordinated and quality assistance for persons representing themselves in civil legal matters in Michigan.

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Services
800.288.5923
www.mpas.org
Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) is the independent, private, nonprofit organization designated by the governor of the State of Michigan to advocate and protect the legal rights of people with disabilities in Michigan. MPAS services include information and referral, short-term assistance, selected individual and legal representation, systemic advocacy, monitoring, and training.

Crime Victims Compensation Program
517.373-7373
ww.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71548_54783_54853_54855-14162–,00.html
The Crime Victims Compensation Act-PA 223 of 1976 (M.C.L. 18.351) created the Crime Victims Compensation Board to provide reimbursement expenses to crime victims who suffer personal injury.

HAVEN (Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence)
877.922-1274
www.haven-oakland.org\
HAVEN provides shelter, counseling, advocacy and educational programming for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.