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National Stalking Awareness Month

National Stalking Awareness Month

If you or someone you know is experiencing stalking, help is available. Advocates at Resilience can assist with Personal Protection Orders and provide support.

“I’m Fighting for a Life.”

“I’m Fighting for a Life.”

“The best you can do is what you are doing now. To learn and listen. Empathize.  Advocate for and support. I don’t want what happened to me to happen to anyone else.”

Understanding & Screening for Domestic Violence

Understanding & Screening for Domestic Violence

An abuser’s access to firearms increases the risk of homicide by 1,000%. Learn more and be prepared to help survivors navigate their options when they are faced with lethality concerns.

Protecting Survivors from Gun Violence

Protecting Survivors from Gun Violence

As the Michigan legislative branch continues conversations and actions on these bills, stay tuned for updates. Meanwhile, contact your representatives and urge them to consider the necessity for this legislation to be passed.

Shatter the Silence, Share the Strength: DVAM 2023

Shatter the Silence, Share the Strength: DVAM 2023

We are committed to breaking stereotypes and challenging stigmas surrounding abuse. This month and all throughout the year, we aim to educate our community on abuse while amplifying the voices of survivors.

Celebrating A Landmark Investment in Victim Services

Celebrating A Landmark Investment in Victim Services

Governor Whitmer’s fiscal year 2024 budget has approved a groundbreaking $30 million for victim services – one of Michigan’s largest and most historic investments in services for crime victims and survivors.

The Legacy IRA Act of 2022

The Legacy IRA Act of 2022

Individuals who are 70 ½ and older could make gifts through an IRA-qualified charitable distribution (QCD) of up to $100,000 a year directly to the charity.

Red Flags & Ending Relationships

Red Flags & Ending Relationships

Maybe it’s a new relationship or you’ve only had a few dates, but you’re just not feeling a connection, or something feels off. You are free to choose for yourself what sort of relationship you want and if it’s working for you or not. 

Stalking: What I Wish I Had Known

Stalking: What I Wish I Had Known

It was when I was in college that I realized I had experienced stalking beginning in sixth grade. I didn’t recognize it as stalking then, but I knew it was very unhealthy and made me feel uncomfortable. Now, I see the signs and want others to know that help is available.   

When Domestic Violence Comes to Work

When Domestic Violence Comes to Work

As employers, employees, and community members, we have a duty to understand when and how domestic violence shows up at work and how to responsibly handle it.

Strangulation & Risk Factors

Strangulation & Risk Factors

Research shows that there is a significant reduction in the risk of severe assault when victims utilize domestic violence services.

Resilience’s Legacy Society

Resilience’s Legacy Society

Legacy giving ensures donors will be remembered for their generosity and commitment to ending domestic and sexual violence long after their passing. 

The ABCs of QCDs

The ABCs of QCDs

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) are growing in popularity as a way to make a gift to an organization with 501(c)(3) status because they can benefit taxpayers (even those who take the standard deduction and do not itemize).

Advocates For Ending Violence

Resilience is dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence. We offer supportive services and safe housing to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and we provide programs to engage and educate community members to help end the cycle of abuse before it begins.

    

Make A Donation

Your contribution allows us to provide confidential services to all survivors, free of charge.

Reach Out To Us

 We are here for you, no matter the time of day. Get the support and security you need.

Advocates For Ending Violence

Resilience is dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence. We offer support, services, and safe housing to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, and we provide programs to engage and educate community members to help end the cycle of abuse before it begins.  

Make A Donation

Your contribution allows us to provide confidential services to all survivors, free of charge. Thank you for your support.

Reach Out To Us

We are here for you, no matter the time of day. Get the support and security you need.