The first survivor-led outreach and recovery program in the state of Michigan for women who have been sexually exploited/trafficked. Founded and directed by survivor Leslie King, Sacred Beginnings is staffed by peer mentors who champion rescue, recovery, and justice for victims of exploitation and trafficking.
The KENT COUNTY HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASKFORCE
Responding as effectively as possible – to help victims and hold traffickers accountable – is the purpose of the Kent County Human Trafficking Task Force.
Grand Rapids SAFE Taskforce
SAFE (Safe Alliances For Everyone) taskforce is an anti-violence initiative. We work to lower violence in our communities. We partner with community organizations and businesses to help support this goal. Together, we work to solve issues 15 to 24-year-old residents are facing.
KENT COUNTY GIRLS COURT
Girls Court in Michigan's 17th Circuit Court is a new program with a multi-disciplinary approach to serving female youth offenders by providing intensive treatment, incentives, and community-based support. With the coordinated efforts of the judge, probation officer, and surveillance staff, the Court has several goals: reduce offenses, increase education, and assist the girls in connecting with their families and community resources