Programs

Not just a shelter…

In addition to our shelter and other services provided for Domestic Violence or Sexual Abuse victims, we run programs to reach out to families and members of the community who may be at risk of domestic violence or sexual assault. By promoting education and awareness in the community at large, we hope to help others to recognize abuse and break the cycle.

Youth Services

The Youth Program groups helps children and adolescents learn how to identify and express their feelings, manage stress, have healthy relationships, build self-esteem, and understand personal boundaries. Participants will also participate in fun activities, such as craft-making. Snacks and incentive...

Outreach Offices

The Diane Peppler Resource Center currently has two Outreach offices providing services to the communities in the Mackinac and Luce Counties areas. Some of the services provided in these offices are Crisis Counseling Advocacy/Referrals Emergency Needs Assistance Life Skills Development...

The Mackinac County Outreach Office

246 Ferry Lane St. Ignace, MI 49783 (906) 643-0498 The DV Task Force in Mackinac County is continuing to meet weekly bringing together prosecution, law enforcement, and domestic violence advocacy working as a team to provide better investigation, more prosecutions,...

The Luce County Outreach Office

407 W. Harrie Newberry, MI 49868 (906) 293-4853 The Outreach Office in Luce County is located within the Government Building at 407 West Harrie Street. Our regular business hours are from 8a.m. to 4p.m., Monday through Friday. Our Outreach Advocate...

Support Groups

These support groups are free of costs and located at the Diane Peppler Resource Shelter. The purpose of these support groups: to provide emotional support for women as they work through the effects of abuse, to provide a comfortable atmosphere...

Legal Services

The Diane Peppler Resource Center provides legal advocacy in all three counties. The legal advocate works closely with police departments and the County Prosecutor’s Office. We provide assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. When an assault is...

Emergency Shelter

The Diane Peppler Emergency Shelter, a 19-bed residential facility located in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, provides temporary and emergency shelter for adults and their children victimized by domestic violence. Our shelter is open and a crisis line is in operation...

24-Hour Crisis Hotline

The Diane Peppler Resource Center (DPRC) has trained advocates who provide support and referrals on our 24-hour Hotline: 1-800-882-1515.  If you have questions about domestic violence, or if you or someone you know has been abused, please call us for...

DV and SA Counseling