Domestic Violence
Below you will find a listing of organizations for various aspects of domestic violence and abuse.

Address Confidentiality Programs star[offsite link]
ddress Confidentiality Programs were created to protect victims of stalking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes from offenders who use public records, such as voter or drivers´ license registries, to locate them. These programs give victims a legal substitute address (usually a post office box) to use in place of their physical address; this address can be used whenever an address is required by public agencies. First class mail sent to the substitute address is forwarded to the

American Bar Asssociation Commission on Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
For 20 years, the Commission has conducted trainings to better equip lawyers to assist victims of domestic and sexual violence, provided legal resources to support lawyers who represent victims, connected lawyers with local organizations through the National Domestic Violence Pro Bono Directory, which is run by the Commission, and developed important policies that have been adopted by the ABA House of Delegates.

American Institute on Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
The American Institute on Domestic Violence offers on-site workshops and conference presentations addressing the corporate cost of domestic violence in the workplace.

Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
The API Institute on Domestic Violence is a national resource center on gender-based violence against Asians, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. We analyze critical issues, provide technical assistance and training, conduct research, and inform public policy.

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
The mission of the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence is to eliminate family violence and to strengthen Asian families and communities. Founded in 1987, the Task Force represents a group of diverse Asian community leaders concerned about the incidence of domestic violence in Asian communities.

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
Our mission is to prevent domestic violence in Asian families and communities and to provide hope to survivors.

Avon helps with Domestic Violence Awareness star
Avon is raising money to help in the fight against Domestic Violence. The Avon foundation helps educate people through education and awareness items that are given to their representatives and through donations to education services and places that offer help to victims and survivors.

Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
The Center is an interreligious educational resource addressing issues of sexual and domestic violence. Our goal is to engage religious leaders in the task of ending abuse, and to prepare human services professionals to recognize and attend to the religious questions and issues that may arise in their work with women and children in crisis. Our emphasis is on education and prevention.

Domestic Violence Charities star
Tax time is one time a year that most of us have a little extra money in our pockets. Have you ever thought about giving just a little to help someone who is less fortunate then you or someone who is trying to start life anew after a rough patch in their life?

Domestic Violence Training Programs star[offsite link]
The National Institute of Crime Prevention (NICP) was formed in 1999 by four Law Enforcement Officers with over 80 years combined experience. Our organization was formed as we have seen the need for quality training for law enforcement and the general public in the area of domestic violence.

Donate Cell Phones to Help Victims and Survivors star
Have an old cell phone laying in the closet that you no longer use? Maybe one that is broken and have replaced? Donate it to help Domestic Violence victims, survivors and their childnren.

Emerge Counseling and Education star[offsite link]
Founded in 1977, Emerge was the first abuser education program in the nation. Since its creation, Emerge has been a national leader in working to end violence in intimate relationships.

he Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence star[offsite link]
he Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work - and eliminating it altogether. From policies and programs to legal issues and legislation, CAEPV is a credible source for information, materials and advice.

Men Can Stop Rape star[offsite link]
Men Can Stop Rape (formerly Men´s Rape Prevention Project) empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men´s violence. Through awareness-to-action education and community organizing, we promote gender equity and build men´s capacity to be strong without being violent.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and therefore is committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of battered women and their children.

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
NCADV is the voice of victims and survivors. We are the catalyst for changing society to have zero tolerance for domestic violence. We do this by effecting public policy, increasing understanding of the impact of domestic violence, and providing programs and education that drive that change

National Latino Alliance For the Elmination of Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
The Alianza does not provide direct services. It is a national organization that works in the areas of research, public policy, training and technical assistance, and community education and development. For information on services in your area, please call the bilingual National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233).

Office on Violence Against Women star[offsite link]
Domestic violence can be defined as a pattern of abusive behavior that is used by an intimate partner to gain or maintain power and control over the other intimate partner. Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person. This includes any behaviors that intimidate, manipulate, humiliate, isolate, frighten, terrorize, coerce, threaten, blame, hurt, injure, or wound someone.

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network star[offsite link]
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation´s largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. RAINN also publicizes the hotline´s free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.

Rent Assistance star[offsite link] provides an online directory or local rent assistance programs nationwide.

Safe Horizon Domestic Violence Shelter Tour star[offsite link]
What is domestic violence? How much do you know? Take the quiz and tour an actual domestic violence shelter. Join us as we go from room to room. Hear the voices of women who have sought shelter with Safe Horizon, see pictures of the inside of a shelter, and find answers to the questions battered women entering a shelter might ask.

Sexual Offender Database star[offsite link]
Criminal Background Records will help you find out who that new neighbor is down the street, they may know you, your little girl or boy...what do you know about them. Dating? What do you really know about your new date, is that guy you´ve let into your home actually a convicted wife-beater, rapist or child molester with multiple restraining orders. Are you a single Mom or Dad with children? You have a duty to protect your baby!

The Good Samaritan Homeless Center star[offsite link]
Food, clothing and shelter for women and children of domestic violence. Some restaurants have actually joined our efforts to donate meals for women and children in crisis. Through the help of a national motel chain, we can provide emergency temporary shelter for homeless families in every major city and town.

The Northwest Network star[offsite link]
The NW Network of Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse works to end violence and abuse by building loving and equitable relationships in our community and across the country.

Victims Assistance Progam star[offsite link]
A list of topics to read.

Women Against Domestic Violence star[offsite link]
WADV,Inc. is a group of women from across the nation who have joined together in the struggle against domestic violence.We are not a feminist group or an anti-men group. We are here to help all of those affected by abuse. The women of WADV are dedicated to stopping dv through communication and support. We are all survivors and we will not stop until changes are made.

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