MCADSV is dedicated to the empowerment of all the state's survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan.

Internet Links

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention. It provides an extensive on-line library and customized technical assistance, as well as, coordinates National Sexual Assault Awareness Month initiatives.

Liz Claiborne's Dating and Domestic Violence Handbooks

These handbooks are available to download for free. Handbook titles include:

  • A Parent's Guide to Teen Dating Violence: 10 Questions to Start the Conversation
  • What You Need to Know About Dating Violence: A Teen's Handbook
  • A Woman's Handbook: A Practical Guide to Discussing Relationship Abuse
  • A Parent's Handbook: How to Talk to Your Children About Developing Healthy Relationships is a nationwide online resource for women and girls living with or escaping domestic violence. The entire site is set up to provide information on state by state basis on how to obtain a protective order, how to find courthouse, download court forms, legal statutes, and other links and resources.