Rights & Resources for Victims of Crime

Crime Victim Rights

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

  1.  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.
  2. 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.
  3. The prosecuting attorney's office has a  victim/witness program.
  4. Notification of hearings upon request.
  5. 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 www.vinelink.com
  6. 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.
  7. Property taken as evidence shall be returned, except contraband, property for which ownership is in dispute, weapons and property the prosecutor deems necessary.
  8. 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):


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:

R.I.S.E Advocacy Crisis Line: 844-349-6177

Provides free assistance, counseling and support to survivors, their children, family and friends. No payment is required for their services.


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