Victim Witness Assistance - Available Resources

Available Resources - Victim and Witness assistance program

Office for Victims of Crime
Information and resources for victims in need of assistance.
Includes a comprehensive list of toll free numbers.
www.crimevictims.gov

National Center for Victims of Crime
Describes crime and its effects.
See “Get Help Series” for resources.
703-276-2880
www.victimsofcrime.org/

National Organization for Victim Assistance
202-232-6682
www.try-nova.org

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
www.missingkids.com

Childhelp USA
National child abuse hotline
800-422-4453
www.childhelpusa.org

Michigan Alliance Against Hate Crimes
The Michigan Alliance Against Hate Crimes (MIAAHC) represents a statewide coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, civil rights organizations, community-based groups, educators and anti-violence advocates.  MIAAHC provides information and resources that assist local hate crime coordinating units (Community Response Systems) engage specific community partners in education and prevention initiatives. 
http://miaahc.com

Michigan Child Protective Services
Lists protective services agencies by Michigan counties.
www.michigan.gov/dhs

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
www.ndvh.org

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Lists resources for victims and domestic violence shelter information.
517-347-7000
www.mcadsv.org

Michigan Domestic Violence Prevention and Treatment Board
517-373-8144
www.michigan.gov/dhs
click on domestic violence

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
303-839-1852
www.ncadv.org

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
Hotline, crisis counseling, referrals.
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
www.rainn.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Disaster Relief Information.
http://www.samhsa.gov

Federal Bureau of Prisons
www.bop.gov

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
http://www.irs.gov/publications/p547/index.html

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - Hispanic Language
http://www.irs.gov/Spanish
http://www.irs.gov/publications/p547sp/index.html

Parents of Murdered Children
www.pomc.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving
www.madd.org

National Eldercare
www.eldercare.gov

Senior services in Michigan
http://www.caregiverlist.com/Michigan/SeniorResources.aspx

Fraud Reporting in Michigan - contact the Michigan Attorney General’s Office and/or your local police department.

Michigan Attorney General’s Office
Consumer complaint directory - 877-765-8388
www.michigan.gov/ag

Identity Theft Resources

Identity Theft Resource Center
Identity Theft and Identity Fraud
Stolent Identity Help

Federal Trade Commission Clearinghouse
Learn about identity theft and what to do if it occurs.
www.ftc.gov/idtheft

Internet Fraud Information Center
Report telemarketing or internet fraud.
800-876-7060
www.fraud.org

Medicare Fraud Hotline
800-447-8477
http://www.medicare.gov/FraudAbuse/HowToReport.asp

Social Security Administration
Fraud Hotline
Social Security numbers misuse or forged checks.
800-269-0271
www.ssa.gov/oig

Securities and Exchange Commission
File or investigate a prior complaint.
202-942-8088
www.sec.gov

National Association of Securities Dealers
Discloses information, complaints on licensed brokers.
301-590-6500

United States Postal Service
Takes reports of mail crimes.
800-654-8896
www.usps.gov

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
800-388-2227
www.nfcc.org

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Consumer information and advocacy.
619-298-3396
www.privacyrights.org

Credit Reporting Agencies - contact the following agencies to request a copy of your credit report or dispute information listed on credit report.

Equifax
www.equifax.com
P.O. Box 740256
Atlanta, GA 30374
1-888-766-0008 (report fraud)
1-800-685-1111 (order credit report)

Experian, Inc.
www.experian.com
P.O. Box 949
Allen, TX 75013
1-888-397-3742

Trans Union Corporation
www.tuc.com
P.O. Box 6790
Fullerton, CA 92834
1-800-916-8800


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