We have a Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators whose job is to connect you with resources and help you feel safe and connected. They're also here to help if you want to file a complaint or learn about the process of doing so. If you have a concern that you believe may be:
- Sexual harassment
- Sexual assault
- Domestic or dating violence
- Sexual exploitation
- or any other form of gender or sex based discrimination,
Even if you are unsure, please report it.
Where to go for help on-campus.
For students: The counselors in our Counseling and Career Development center are licensed for personal counseling. You can request a one-hour personal counseling appointment by calling (616) 234-4130 or schedule a first time appointment online.
For Employees: Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) services are available to all employees (except student employees), their spouses and children living in their household. Services are available 24/7 via the hotline numbers: (800) 442-0809 or (616) 455-6210. Employee health insurance covers mental health support as well. You can search mental health providers through the website directory for your plan: Blue Cross Blue Shield or MESSA.
If you would like to involve GRCC police, you can contact them directly at (616) 234-4911, or (616) 234-4010 for non-emergencies. GRCC Police can also provide a Safe Walk service for you to enhance your safety and peace of mind if you must walk after dark. Available downtown and on the Lakeshore campus.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.
Grand Rapids Police Department
Nonemergency (616) 456-3400
Investigates incidents within the City of Grand Rapids, including the GRCC Main Devos Campus and Leslie E. Tassell M-Tec, when GRCC Police are not on duty
Ottawa County Sheriff Department
Nonemergency (800) 249-0911
Investigates incidents within Ottawa County, including the GRCC Lakeshore Campus
- National Domestic Violence Hotline:
- Call (800) 787-3224
- Text "START" to 88788
- National Sexual Assault Hotline
- (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline
- (800) 273-TALK (8255)
- National Sexual Violence Resource Center
- Resilience (includes counseling for those in Ottawa County):
- Safe Haven Ministries:
- Call (616) 452-6664
- YWCA West Central Michigan:
- Call (616) 454-9922
- Victim Connect Resource Center
- Call or text (855) 484-2846
- VINE is a national confidential source for updated custody status and criminal case information.
- Register and stay informed.
- (800) 770-7657
- Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
- (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
Preserving Evidence & Other Videos
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs
On-call nurse examiner programs are especially important for victims of sexual assault for evaluation, treatment, and evidence collection.
They are available 24 hours a day at no cost.
YWCA of Grand Rapids
25 Sheldon Blvd., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 454-YWCA (454-9922)
411 Butternut Dr., Holland, MI 49424
Corewell Health Butterworth Hospital
100 Michigan NE, Grand Rapids
Corewell Health Blodgett Hospital
1840 Wealthy SE, Grand Rapids
Trinity Health St Mary’s Hospital
200 Jefferson SE, Grand Rapids
University of Michigan Health-West Hospital
5900 Byron Center Avenue SW, Wyoming
602 Michigan Avenue, Holland
Corewell Health Zeeland Community Hospital
8333 Felch Street, Zeeland
Personal Protection Order
Kent County 17th Circuit Court
180 Ottawa Ave. NW, Suite 3500
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Ottawa County 20th Circuit Court
414 Washington Ave., Suite 300
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Statewide Sexual Assault Hotline
Let’s End Campus Sexual Assault
The Rapid (Bus)
Yelp Page to Local Taxi Services
State of Michigan Ridesharing Program for Commuters
Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON)
Provides free immigration legal services for low-income clients, for their family reunification and humanitarian based cases.
Languages spoken by JFON staff/volunteers
207 Fulton St. E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Appointment only: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free and low cost legal and social support for migrant and seasonal farm and food workers
1104 Fuller Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
Google Voice and WhatsApp:
Please consider some of the other options available to you on the GetHelp webpage as well as various options near you. The Find Help site can help you find resources and other free or reduced cost programs depending on your need, and United Way – 211 is another option that connects people to more than 2,900 services.