Protecting

24/7 Acute Intervention Services. Safe Emergency Shelter at Harbor House. Personal Protection Orders.

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Counseling

24/7 Help Line. Individual Counseling and Support Groups.

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Educating

Stopping the cycle of violence, reducing harm, saving lives.

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Advocating

Resource Support. Victim Housing Activism. Court Support.

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The Mission of The Women’s Center is provide programs and services in Marquette and Alger Counties that Protect, Educate, Advocate, Counsel, and Empower (PEACE).

The Women's Center believes that every individual is entitled to dignity and respect, and that women and men should be treated equally under the law and by society in general. No individual should be discriminated against or limited by society based on age, sex, career choice, sexual orientation, or other circumstances of legitimate life choices. The Women's Center provides services in a non-judgmental and supportive manner to individuals as they make decisions for their lives. The Women's Center advocates for change in the larger society to eliminate bias and to enhance the ability of all individuals to be fully functioning members of society.

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NEWS

COVID-19


In recognition of the State of Emergency declared by Governor Whitmer and the President of the United States, The Women’s Center is limiting access to its offices. Beginning Wednesday, March 18, our offices in Gwinn, Marquette and Munising are closed to the general public. Our services are still available, but we want to ensure best practices are in place for the health and welfare of clients and employees so we are limiting access to the general public.

All advocates will be available by telephone at their respective locations and we encourage our current clients, as well as new clients, to call us during this time. If it is necessary to visit one of our offices, please call ahead of time to schedule an appointment during hours of operation for emergent matters.

Gwinn office: 346-2134/869-4549
Marquette office: 225-1346
Munising office: 387-4554/250-2595

Our 24/7 Support Line, 226-6611/800-455-6611 is always available
Our shelter, Harbor House, remains open.

If you have a scheduled appointment, please call your advocate to confirm.

100 Good Men 2019

Looking for 100 Good Men

 On May 14, 2019, The Women’s Center kicks off its annual 100 Good Men Campaign. Men have a crucial role to play in the movement to end violence against women and children, as well as other men. Through greater awareness of and by advocating for violence prevention at the community level, men are becoming part of the solution in ending what has become one of the most significant social issues of our time. We are hoping that a group of local men will stand with the thousands of other men across the country who say “Enough already!” Continue reading “100 Good Men 2019”