Welcome to River House

River House, Inc. is a nonprofit agency that serves victims and survivors of domestic and sexual abuse in four northern Michigan counties: Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda, and Roscommon counties. The main facility is located in Grayling, Michigan. Advocates travel to locations throughout the four counties to meet with survivors.

The mission of River House, Inc. is to provide safety and services to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse while promoting empowerment through education and advocacy. River House, Inc. has been serving local communities since 1986, by providing crisis counseling, emergency shelter, group counseling and support, as well as legal advocacy and community education.

Our website is designed to serve victims and survivors, volunteers willing to help victims and those looking for information about domestic and sexual abuse services in the region served.

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What to expect as a Resident at River House

River House is a Communal living residence. We have 6 bedrooms that can sleep 4 individuals each for a total of 24 women and children, 3 residential bathrooms, a living room, dining room, playroom,  an […]

Community Partner Spotlight: Kirtland Community College

In early 2008, the Kirtland Community College Service Learning Coordinator proposed to the Kirtland administration to formalize a collaborative partnership with River House Inc. The two organizations had a great informal relationship, with the college […]

Fostering a Pet In Need

When I speak to others about the Pet Sanctuary I often get the question, “Why does River House even need a Pet Sanctuary?” River House keeps women and children safe but is not equipped to […]

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You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

- Maya Angelou

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