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Sexual Assault Response Team

Support for those who have been victims of harassment, unwanted touching, rape or other sexual crimes. 

If you need help, call the Sexual Assault Hotline.

Available 24/7/365

Sexual Assault Support Team (SART)

Copper Shores Victim Support is proud to have an experienced, passionate and supportive Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) available at all times to serve the people of Michigan's Copper Country. 

SART Services


Emergency Response

For those seeking support for hospital exams and/or police reporting.


Advocacy & Referrals

Our advocates offer emotional support and referrals to other needed resources.

Legal Information

Don't be intimidated by the legal system; our staff will provide you key information.

Attend Court

You don't have to face the court system alone; our professional victim advocates can come with you. 


Sexual Assault Exams

If you have been sexually assaulted, we can help you obtain a forensic nurse exam paid for by the state of Michigan up to 120 hours.

Sexual assault prevention presentations

Our trained staff and volunteers can provide presentations to help prevent sexual assault. Topics include consent, supporting sexual assault survivors, and resources for those in need

Colleges, businesses, agencies, or other groups can request a presentation by contacting Virginia Lambert at or 1 (906) 482-9077.

Seminar in Gym

Partners in the fight to end domestic violence

Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter

Serving Houghton, Keweenaw & Ontonagon Counties, with a 24/7 hotline.

Baraga County Shelter Home

Serving all of Baraga County, with a 24/7 hotline.

Niimigimiwang Home

Serving the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, with a 24/7 hotline.

Funded by

MDHHS Division of Victim Services