Do I need to be tribal to receive services?
No, you do not. The ARC provides services to the victim/survivor or a family member/friend of a victim/survivor and does not discriminate based upon actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
Can my children stay with me at the Lodge of Bravery?
Yes, children are welcome at the LOB.
Do I have to pay for services or do I need insurance?
The Advocacy Resource Center does not charge for services. All services are free of charge.
I'm from out of town, can I receive your services?
The ARC provides services in the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indian's Seven County Service Area which includes Chippewa, Mackinac, Luce, Alger, Schoolcraft, Delta, and Marquette counties.
I am worried others will know my personal business.
The ARC maintains strict client confidentiality as protected under Tribal, State, and Federal Law. If an individual is not eligible for ARC services, staff will assist with information regarding other available community resources.
*Please note ARC service availability is dependent upon funding and programmatic prioritizations.
Can my pet stay with me at the Lodge of Bravery?
Yes, the LOB is able to accommodate a survivor's pets in an on-site six run climate controlled kennel. Pets must reside inside the kennel.