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National Domestic Violence Hotline:
Provides 24 hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence.
National Crime Victim Law Institute
General Phone: 503-768-6660
Works on behalf of and with victims through public policy, legal advocacy, and training and education.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
General Phone: 1-800-799-SAFE
Serves as a national information, resource, and referral center.
National Stalking Resource Center
General Phone: 202-467-8700
Provides 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 Credit
General Phone: 703-312-7922
Provides 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 Life
General Phone: 608-255-0539
Works to end abuse in later life through advocacy, education and training. Provides resources specifically for older victims.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
General Phone: 202-543-5626
A 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 Women
General Phone: 310-270-1550
Works 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.
National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
General Phone: 1-800-537-2238
Extensive online resources on domestic violence, sexual violence, funding, research, and related international issues.
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Community
General Phone: 612-624-5357
Focused 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 Women
Provides 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 Violence
General Phone: 415-568-3315
National resource center on gender violence in Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
SAFE: Stop Abuse for Everyone
General Phone: 503-853-8686
Human 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.
Resources for Safety