Rape » Directory

Rape, sexual assault, or the attempt to do either is a crime. The rapist can be anyone—a neighbor, a date, a friend, a relative, or a stranger. If someone you know forces you to have sexual intercourse, it is called acquaintance rape. Since this often happens in a date situation, it is also called date rape.

You have the right to say no to anyone who tries to touch you in any way which makes you uncomfortable. If the person will not leave you alone, try to get away as soon as possible.

The victim of a rape needs immediate medical attention and people to talk with about feelings—people who will listen for as long as it takes. Call the following numbers anytime, day or night. Don’t be afraid to call for help.

In any emergency, call 911.

For rape or injuries, go to a hospital emergency room.

National Rape Hotline: 1-800-656-4073

Common Ground

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24-Hour Crisis Counseling

Mental Health Screening


HAVEN (Help Against Violent Encounters Now)

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

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.


National Sexual Assault Hotline operated by RAINN (English & Spanish)

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24-hour crisis:


National Sexual Violence Resource Center

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Toll free