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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE1-800-787-3224 (TTY) Provides 24 hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. http://www.thehotline.org
National Crime Victim Law Institute http://www.lclark.edu/law/centers/national_crime_victim_law_instituteGeneral Phone: 503-768-6660Works on behalf of and with victims through public policy, legal advocacy, and training and education.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violencehttp://www.ncadv.orgGeneral Phone: 1-800-799-SAFEServes as a national information, resource, and referral center.
National Stalking Resource Centerhttp://www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-centerGeneral Phone: 202-467-8700Provides resources and support for the general public as well as law enforcement agencies, including offering an information clearinghouse, training, and a comprehensive website.
National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith Credithttp://www.fullfaithandcredit.orgGeneral Phone: 703-312-7922Provides ongoing assistance and training on full faith and credit, federal firearms prohibitions related specifically to domestic violence and stalking crimes, and inter-jurisdictional child custody cases involving domestic violence.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Lifehttp://www.ncall.usGeneral Phone: 608-255-0539Works to end abuse in later life through advocacy, education and training. Provides resources specifically for older victims.
National Network to End Domestic Violencehttp://www.nnedv.orgGeneral Phone: 202-543-5626A social change organization dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists.
Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Womenhttp://www.lrcvaw.orgGeneral Phone: 310-270-1550Works to obtain legal representation for domestic violence survivors in inter-state custody cases, and to provide technical assistance to domestic violence advocates and attorneys in inter-state custody cases.
Alianza: National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violencehttp://www.dvalianza.orgGeneral Phone: 505-224-9080Provides resources, training, and policy advocacy for Latino/a families experiencing domestic violence.
National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Womenhttp://www.vawnet.orgGeneral Phone: 1-800-537-2238Extensive online resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, funding, research, and related international issues.
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Communityhttp://www.idvaac.org/index.htmlGeneral Phone: 612-624-5357Focused on the unique circumstances of African Americans as they face issues related to domestic violence.
Sacred Circle: National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Womenhttp://www.sacred-circle.comProvides training, resources, and materials regarding violence against native women and assists in the development of tribal strategies and responses to end violence.
Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violencehttp://www.apiidv.orgGeneral Phone: 415-568-3315National resource center on gender violence in Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
SAFE: Stop Abuse for Everyonehttp://stopabuseforeveryone.org/General Phone: 503-853-8686Human rights organization providing services and support to those who typically fall between the cracks of domestic violence services: straight men, GLBT victims, teens and the elderly.
Police-Perpetrated Domestic Violencehttp://www.fbi.gov/minneapolis/General Phone: 1-847-469-8947Resources and support for those experiencing or who have experienced police officer-involved domestic violence.
Other Safety Related Resources:
Changing Your Identityhttp://www.fbi.gov/minneapolis/
Changing your Social Security Numberhttp://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10093.html
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