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Resources for Victims of Crime

This page includes many resources to assist crime survivors in coping with the aftereffects of an event. 

Crime victim rights

Victims who suffer direct or threatened physical, financial or emotional harm as a result of a felony or other crime, are entitled to the following information:

  •  Emergency and medical services are available: McLaren, 989-772-6700, 121 South Drive, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 / CMU Health Services (Students), 989-774-6599, Foust Hall/CMU Counseling Center (students) 989-774-3381, Foust Hall.
  • You may be eligible for crime victim's compensation benefits.  To apply, fill out an application available from the Crime Victim's Services Commission at PO Box 30026, Lansing, MI 48909. Their telephone number is 517-373-7373.
  • The prosecuting attorney's office has a  victim/witness program.
  • Notification of hearings upon request.
  • If you would like to be notified of an arrest in your case or the release of the person arrested or both, you should call the Isabella County Sheriff's Department at 989-772-5911 and inform them, and/or go to
  • If, within 6 months, you are not notified of an arrest in your case, you may call CMU Police Department at 989-774-3081 for the status of your case.
  • Property taken as evidence shall be returned, except contraband, property for which ownership is in dispute, weapons and property the prosecutor deems necessary.
  • You can contact the Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney's office at 989-772-0911, to obtain more information about victim's rights.

Directory resources

Information about emergency shelter, counseling services and the legal rights of domestic violence and sexual assault survivors is available from these resources.

Emergency medical services

  • Isabella County Central Dispatch: Call 9-1-1
  • McLaren Central Michigan, Mt Pleasant: 989-772-6700
  • MidMichigan Medical Center, Mt. Pleasant: 989-775-1600

Sexual assault medical forensic examination

  • McLaren Central Michigan SANE: 989-772-6777
  • Shelter House of Midland: 877-216-6383
  • Devos Children's Hospital (Child): 616-391-9000
  • Bay Area Women's Center SANE (Adult/Child): 800-834-2098

Sexual assault crisis programs

  • R.I.S.E Advocacy Crisis Line: 844-349-6177
  • Saginaw Chippewa SART Team: 989-775-4000
  • Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates for Students of CMU: 989-774-2255

Domestic violence programs

  • R.I.S.E Advocacy Crisis Line: 844-349-6177
  • Nami Migizi Nagwiihgan, SCIT: 989-775-4700
  • Shelter House of Midland: 877-216-6383
  • Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates for Students of
  • Central Michigan University: 989-774-2255

R.I.S.E Advocacy

Provides free assistance, counseling and support to survivors, their children, family and friends. No payment is required for their services. Crisis Line:  844-349-6177 

Other victim resources

  • Listening Ear Crisis Center, Mt Pleasant:  989-772-2918
  • National Crime Victims Helpline: 800-211-7996
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673
  • Community Mental Health: 800-317-0708
  • Family Independence: 989-772-8400
  • Crime Victim's Comp Board: 517-373-7373

Law enforcement agencies

  • CMU Police:  989-774-3081
  • Isabella Co. Sheriff: 989-772-5911              
  • MI State Police: 989-773-5951
  • Mt. Pleasant Police: 989-779-5100
  • Tribal Police: 989-775-4700