Crisis Center, Inc, known and doing business as Listening Ear Crisis Center, is a private, nonprofit, multi-county human service agency based in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Governed by a volunteer board of directors, the organization is licensed by the State of Michigan and accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Families and Children, IncSince its inception in 1969, Listening Ear has grown and evolved from a single service agency providing 24-hour crisis services for 200 persons, to a multi-service organization serving over 20, 000 persons annually.The mission of Listening Ear Crisis Center, guided by the communities served, "is to provide mid and northern Michigan with human services and housing that satisfy, support, and promote both dignity and well being."The agency's purpose: "We are in the vocation of supporting and improving human life. All of our actions must be measured by our success in achieving this."Listening Ear is committed to its values and its slogan "Focusing on What People Can Do" which best illustrates the organization's approach.