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. Crisis Line: 989-348-3169
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.
- Maya Angelou
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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River House is looking for talented, outgoing, and creative individuals to be on our amazing volunteer team. Our volunteers play an integrated role in our Thrift Store and the Shelter…Read More
Chili Cook Off is coming back for 2023
Feeling up to the challenge and want to enter your chili or just want to taste some of the best chili around? Watch for more detail in 2023.Read More
River House Make a Difference Day 2022
RIVER HOUSE’S MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY WHEN: Saturday, October 22, 2022 TIME: 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. WHERE: River House, Inc., National Make a Difference Day is an annual community…Read More
2023 Empty Bowls
Returning to River House, Inc. in 2023 The Empty Bowls Project is an international, grassroots, crafts-based effort to end hunger. Empty Bowls allows artists and groups to create and donate…Read More
SPRING FLING 2023
River House’s Spring Fling is returning for 2023 Return engagement of this special event to raise money for victims and survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Watch for more…Read More
November 2022 Needs List
Drop off items from our needs list to our administrative offices, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thank you!Read More
UNDERSTANDING THE POWER & CONTROL WHEEL
Do you understand the Power & Control Wheel? The Duluth Model or Domestic Abuse Intervention Project is a program developed to reduce domestic violence against women. It is named after…Read More
Am I being Abused?
What are the types of abuse, patterns of abuser behavior, common abuser traits, phrases abusers use…Watch this video to learn more.Read More
APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
Sexual violence happens in EVERY community. How you talk about sexual violence matters. The things you say every day send a message about your beliefs and values. When you stand…Read More