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Application Assistants & Victim Advocates

What is an Application Assistant/Victim Advocate?

Application Assistant or Victim Advocates help individuals apply to participate in the Address Confidentiality Program.

To be eligible to assist individuals in enrolling in the Address Confidentiality Program, an Application Assistant must be an employee or volunteer at an agency or organization that serves victims of domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking, or sexual assault.

Victim Advocates must either be an employee of the Department of the Attorney General or an employee of a county prosecutor's office.

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Application Assistants & Victim Advocates

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How to become an Application Assistant/Victim Advocate

An individual must attend a training session administered by the Department of the Attorney General and pass a skills assessment. The training provides a comprehensive overview of the program, how to enroll applicants and access to the Address Confidentiality Program online portal. The training is available at no cost.

All new Application Assistants/Victim Advocates will receive a certification ID numbers and a certificate. The certification is valid for two years and may be renewed by completing a renewal quiz. 

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Role of the Application Assistant/Victim Advocate

  • Explains the program.
  • Confirms applicant eligibility.
  • Assists applicant with the application.
  • Submits application to the ACP.
  • Assists with overall safety planning.
  • Refers applicant to community resources.
  • Adheres to the terms and conditions of the Address Confidentiality Program Application Assistant/Victim Advocate Agreement.
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How to Create Your Advocate Account

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) has adopted MiLogin, the State of Michigan’s single sign on application for online access to many state services. If you don’t have a MiLogin account, you will need to create one from the MiLogin page.

Once certified, please use the instructions below to create your account. 

If you experience issues accessing MiLogin we ask that you try following these directions before reaching out to the DTMB Client Service Center for assistance.

  • We recommend using the following browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Mozilla Firefox.
  • If you are still unable to access ACP, our contact center is available at 800-968-2644 or 517-241-9700 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Review the ACP MiLogin Instructions

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Training

To request in-person training for your agency, email the ACP or call 313-456-0190.

Below is a list of all available virtual training sessions for Application Assistants and Victim Advocates. To register, complete the online registration form. 

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Tuesday, September 10, 2024