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Victim Support

Available 24/7/365

Supporting Victims of Any Crime

Child Advocacy Center

Minimizing trauma to the child during the process of child abuse investigations.

Suicide Survivors Support

On call to support those in our community who lose someone to suicide. 

Sexual Assault Response

Providing support for victims of sexual assault, including specially trained nurses. 

All Services are Free

All services provided by Copper Shores Victim Services Unit are free of cost. 

Contact Us

Office Location

47431 State Highway M26
Unit 5B
Houghton, MI 49931

Resources for Victims

A Safe Place

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or military, marital, or financial status in any activities. We are a Michigan Tech University Safe Place Ally.  

Funded by

MDHHS Division of Victim Services

Our People

Meet the Victim Support team

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Loraine Hanover

Melissa Helppi - Featured Image

Melissa Helppi

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Virginia Lambert

Program Director - Victim Support
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Rachel Lamppa

Paige Setter-Hallwachs - Featured Image

Paige Setter-Hallwachs

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Carey Sullivan


Donate to Victim Support

Your financial support will help keep these free services available in Michigan's Copper Country.