We Are Here To Serve You

Hope Shores Alliance provides free confidential services to survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence regardless of race, age, creed, national origin, ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, language, hearing or Deaf identity, class, economic status, education, immigration status, marital status, physical or mental abilities, HIV status or substance use.

Hope Shores Alliance believes in communities where ALL have the right to be safe from sexual and domestic violence. We reinforce that belief with free and voluntary programs, services and resources that include:

24/7 Help and Support Line (1-800-396-9129)

Our trained and skilled advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone affected by sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence.  This includes survivors and loved ones or significant others of survivors who have been affected by sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence at any point in their lifetime.  We understand that these forms of violence can happen at any point in a person’s lifetime and that survivors may want support at various points along their healing path.  Healing from the trauma experienced through violence is a journey that is unique to each person and we are here to support you, wherever you are on your individual journey.

There are no fees or conditions . . . we are here to listen, validate and support.

Short-Term Safe-Home Placement

When seeking a temporary safe-place to stay, Hope Shores Alliance is here to help.  Whether you are seeking safety from sexual violence, dating violence, stalking or domestic violence we understand it is not often an easy transition to temporary emergency shelter. Our trained and compassionate advocates are available to support you through this process.  Our Shelter is open to survivors of sexual violence, dating violence, stalking and domestic violence 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.  We offer a violence-free and safe environment allowing survivors to access safe shelter and support as well as emotional and physical healing.

If you are seeking temporary emergency shelter, you may call our 24/7 Help and Support Line @ 800-396-9129 and speak with an advocate about your options. 

Individual Advocacy

Hope Shores Alliance assists survivors with identifying ways to heal from trauma and abuse. Our team of advocates offers one-on-one visits with survivors to provide emotional support, exploration of feelings, assistance with safety planning and information about options and resources available.  Hope Shores Alliance advocates are skilled in providing a safe atmosphere, free from judgment and questioning where we engage in active listening that is both supportive of survivors and validates the experiences they share.

To talk with an advocate or to make an appointment please call our 24/7 Help and Support line @ 800-396-9129

Support Groups

Our team of advocates offer support group options that are both on-going or intermittent in response to community needs.   Hope Shores Alliance Support Groups are designed in a way that creates a safe environment where survivors, and loved ones or significant others of survivors who have been affected by sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence at any point in their lifetime can engage confidentially with advocates, counselors and other persons affected by these forms of violence.  Support Groups are offered as Therapeutic, Psycho-Educational or Peer-Based depending on the goals of those attending.

To talk with an advocate about current Support Group options or to speak with advocacy staff about your interest in a future Support Group call our 24/7 Help and Support line @ 800-396-9129.

Medical Advocacy

Our advocacy team can provide survivors with accompaniment and support at local hospitals or medical providers during evidence collection exams and while they are treated for injuries or receive other care as the result of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence.

Medical advocacy also includes helping survivors access and navigate other health care and mental health services. 

To talk with an advocate or to learn more about medical advocacy services call our 24/7 Help and Support Line @ 800-396-9129. 

Legal Advocacy

Our advocacy team can provide survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence with accompaniment and support as they navigate the court system and help them better understand their legal rights and options. While our Legal Advocates do not act as attorneys for survivors and are not able to provide legal advice, our Legal Advocates are available to survivors, their families and other significant persons in their lives to discuss their legal rights, the legal process, possible outcomes and to provide information that will help individuals make informed decisions about whether to engage in the legal system.

 To talk with our Legal Advocate, call our 24/7 Help and Support Line @ 989-356-2560
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Housing Advocacy

Our advocacy team works with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence to address barriers to attaining or maintaining safe, affordable, and permanent housing. Housing advocacy includes helping with housing applications, transportation, and referrals in obtaining financial assistance. 

To talk with one of our housing advocates or learn more about our housing advocacy services call our 24/7 Help and Support Line @ 800-396-9129. 

Education and Prevention Programs

Our team of advocates provide education to organizations, law enforcement, public and private K-12 schools, public and private post-secondary schools as well as to service providers; community outreach aimed at increasing awareness of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence; and outreach to communities that include collaborating agencies, faith communities, homeless population service providers, medical communities and the public designed to provide education and discussion about:

  • gender-based violence dynamics
  • sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence dynamics
  • the links between violence and power, privilege, and oppression
  • healthy sexuality and relationships
  • bystander intervention

We also provide in-service workshops and training modules for allied professionals and community partners, to engage in community outreach events and activities aimed at increasing public and media awareness regarding sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence and involve public participation in calls to action, volunteering, and fund raising.

Thrift Store

Thrift store dollars provide significant support for the many programs and services offered by Hope Shores Alliance, which has assisted thousands of survivors in accessing services.  Sale proceeds directly fund services for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and dating violence. In addition, donations of clothing and household items are available to survivors at no-cost. Survivors can use shopping vouchers for clothing and household items they need through their transition periods.

Call or visit our agency Thrift Store. All proceeds benefit Hope Shores Alliance programs and services.

Seconds on Third Thrift Store

380 N Third Street                         

Rogers City, Michigan 49779                  

Telephone:  (989) 734-7306 

Hours of Operation:

   Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

   Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

 



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