RESOURCES AND LINKS – DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center is, at its core, an advocacy organization committed to — and working on behalf of — crime victims and their families. Rather than focus the entire organization’s work on one type of crime or victim, the National Center addresses all types of crime.
National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
An association of crime victim compensation programs helping victims cope with the cost of violent crime.
National Organization for Victim Assistance – for victims of crime and crisis.
Office for Victims of Crime – Directory of Crime Services
National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline responds to calls 24/7, 365 days/year, toll free, translations in 170 languages, providing crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connect to sources for immediate safety.
Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Network to End Domestic Violence
NNEDV is a leading national voice for domestic violence survivors and their allies.
Womens Law, a project of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, provides legal information to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Trust Law – A global hub for free legal assistance and news and information on good governance and women’s rights.
American Institute on Domestic Violence – offers training for employer intervention to address domestic violence as a security threat and workplace issue. They also offer child IDs and pet IDs.
American Bar Association – Commission on Domestic Violence
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs works to prevent, respond to and end all forms of violence
against and within lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected (LGBTQH) communities.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration, and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.
Phone: 512-407-9020 (voice and fax)
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence is a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence and provides comprehensive information and resources, policy development and assistance to enhance community response to and prevention of domestic violence. NRCDV enhances the capacity of organizations and individuals working to end violence in the lives of women and their children and proactively supports the work of national, state, and local domestic violence programs.
VAWnet: National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a comprehensive and easily accessible online collection of full-text, searchable materials and resources on domestic violence, sexual violence and related issues.
Directory of Crime Victim Services
A resource from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Since its launch in 2003, the Directory has helped thousands of crime victims and service providers find non emergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad.
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
AARDVARC – An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Coalition
A non-profit organization dedicated to combating family and relationship violence, sexual violence and child abuse.
Battered Women’s Justice Project provides training, technical assistance, and other resources through a partnership of three organizations:
— The Battered Women’s Justice Project, focusing on Criminal Justice offers training, technical assistance, and consultation on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice systems in addressing domestic violence. Staff attorneys and advocates can provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders.
Phone: 800-903-0111 ext. 1
— The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit, focusing on Civil Justice, a project of BWJP, the National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit provides technical assistance on all issues related to the issuance and enforcement of protection orders across jurisdictional boundaries.
Phone: 800-903-0111 ext. 2
— The National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women, focusing on battered women charged with crimes and members of their defense teams, in partnership with BWJP, provides customized technical assistance to battered women charged with crimes and to members of their defense teams (defense attorneys, advocates, expert witnesses and others).
Phone: 800-903-0111 ext. 3
Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund)
Instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by the US Congress, they strive to “reach new audiences and transform social norms, we train professionals such as doctors, nurses, athletic coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse. As well, we work with advocates, policy makers and others to build sustainable community leadership and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships…”
Say NO – UNiTE To End Violence Against Women records what individuals, organizations and governments worldwide are doing to end violence against women. Say NO – UNiTE is the global advocacy and communications platform on ending violence against women and girls and part of the UN Secretary-General’s campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.
National Family Justice Center Alliance works to create a network of national and international Family Justice Centers and other models of co-located, multi-agency service centers for victims of family violence and their children with close working relationships, shared training and technical assistance, collaborative learning processes, and coordinated funding assistance.
Dedicated to ending sexual and domestic violence, FaithTrust Institute is an organization of women and men from many faith traditions, cultures, and racial groups committed to the equality of women and men and the empowerment of women, youth and children.
The Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women provides crisis intervention and support services to all victims of domestic violence and their families in order to help survivors recover from the trauma of domestic violence. We work toward the elimination of domestic violence by increasing public awareness and decreasing tolerance of domestic violence through community collaboration and education. DAHMW will strive to improve the quality and safety of the lives of victims who are seeking peace in their homes and in their daily existence.
Men Stopping Violence works locally, nationally, and internationally to dismantle belief systems, social structures, and institutional practices that oppress women and children and dehumanize men themselves.
A Call To Men
Through seminars, workshops and other educational vehicles, A CALL TO MEN challenges men to reconsider their long held beliefs about women, in an effort to create a more just society. We achieve this by encouraging change in the behaviors of men through a re-education and training process that promotes healthy manhood.
Like the peace sign, the “support our troops” ribbon or the AIDS ribbon, our goal is to use the NO MORE symbol to help unify all people and organizations who want to end domestic violence and sexual assault.
Love Is Not Abuse provides information and tools that men, women, children, teens and corporate executives can use to learn more about the issue and find out how they can help end this epidemic.
Private Violence Documentary Project
To help draw back the curtain on this national plague, three North Carolina-based production companies have joined forces to produce a multi-media documentary and educational project entitled Private Violence that explores the complex issue of domestic violence in America and examines the social movement that has pushed back against this crime for decades