Teen Dating/Violence Abuse » Directory

If you are a victim of dating abuse, you could be at risk of physical harm. If you are an observer, you can locate resources to help a friend or family member.

IT IS NOT YOUR FAULT. It can be difficult to talk with someone and you may feel uncomfortable letting
someone know. It is important to let someone you trust and who will believe you, know what is happening to

Dating violence can be physical, but it can also be emotional, psychological verbal and/or sexual.

Dating violence/abuse is illegal, and even though you are a teenager, there is information available to get help. Tell an adult you trust about what is happening, and use the following resources to get more information and help.

If you are in immediate danger, or in an emergency,
call 911.

Websites with information on assistance for teen dating violence/abuse:



Resources that can offer you help:

Common Ground Sanctuary

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24 Hour-Crisis Counseling
(248) 456-0909

Mental Health Screening

(248) 464-6363

Legal Clinic


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First Step

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Western and Downriver Wayne County Project on Domestic and Sexual Violence. First Step is a 24 hour emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. It provides information and referrals for legal assistance and counseling.
24 hour help line (734) 722-6800
Toll Free 1-888-453-5900

HAVEN (Help Against Violent Encounters Now)

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24 hours crisis (248) 334-1274
Toll Free 1- 877-922-1274

General Inquiries (248) 334-1284

The Haven is a 24 hour emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Counseling is available for domestic violence, teen-rape and sexual abuse victims.


Jewish Family Service

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Hours: 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. M-F
JFS Resource Center (248) 592-2313
Main Office (248) 592-2300
TDD (248) 592-2349


National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline

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(855) 565-2729 Text 652729 website mi.gov/OK2SAY

Turning Point

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Macomb County Project for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness.

24 hour crisis line: (586) 463-6990