A full-service domestic and sexual violence agency serving the Grand Traverse area.
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is an escalating pattern of abuse in which one person in an intimate relationship does a variety of things to control another person. (By “intimate” we mean marriage, dating, or former partners.) Physical abuse is probably what most people think of with domestic violence, but it is just ONE of MANY ways that your partner might try to gain power and control in your relationship.
Staying Safe for Our Community
To Our Community:
With COVID-19 on top of mind for all of us and respecting our community’s safety as our top priority, from Thursday, November 19th – until at least Monday, December 14th, the WRC Thrift Shops located at 3030 US 31-South and 1331 W. South Airport will be closed.
This is a complete closure for the WRC Thrift Stores; we will not be accepting donations or be open for retail sales. We will continue to reassess the situation and evaluate safe plans to reopen.
We will continue to serve survivors. However, the way we do so will be temporarily changing.
Our emergency shelter will remain open unless additional directives from a unit of government dictate otherwise.
The WRC’s main office located at 720 S. Elmwood in Traverse City will be closed to the public.
If you need to speak with an Advocate or have any questions,
please call (231) 941-1210.
* Our Advocates will continue to work with clients regularly, via phone and online. * We will continue to answer phones 24/7.
* MENS and AWARE programs will continue to be conducted via Zoom.
As a member of the community, the WRC wants to do its part to help prevent the spread of the virus in Northern Michigan while serving our Mission of caring for people impacted by domestic and sexual violence
The Women’s Resource Center offered me information and resources that were extremely helpful, but the affirmation that I was strong enough, smart enough and capable, through counseling obtained through WRC, was truly instrumental in moving forward from a very abusive relationship. I am grateful that they were there 13 years ago for me and that they are still helping so many other people.– Kim, Domestic Assault Survivor
Do you or someone you know need help?
The mission of the Women’s Resource Center is to protect, shelter, and empower people impacted by domestic and sexual violence. We’re here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide individual and group support and emergency shelter.
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One in four women and one in nine men experience severe intimate partner physical violence. Find out how you can make a lasting difference by donating and supporting WRC today.