Domestic Abuse (cont.)
Other Places To Get Help
|Family and Friends' Guide to Domestic Violence: How to Listen, Talk and Take Action When Someone You Care About Is Being Abused|
|Author/Editor: ||E. Weiss|
|Publisher: ||Volcano Press|
|P.O. Box 270|
|Volcano, CA 95689|
|Publication Date: ||2003|
This book provides information for family and friends on how to help victims of domestic violence.
|Family Violence Prevention Fund|
|383 Rhode Island Street|
|San Francisco, CA 94103-5133|
|Phone: ||(415) 252-8900|
|Fax: ||(415) 252-8991|
|Web Address: ||www.endabuse.org|
The Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) works to prevent violence within the home and in the community. The organization promotes leadership within communities to transform the way health professionals, police, judges, employers, and others deal with violence. FVPF has programs specifically related to children, health, immigrant women, teens, the workplace, and other communities that are affected by violence.
|National Center for Victims of Crime|
|2000 M Street NW|
|Washington, DC 20036|
|Phone: ||(202) 467-8700|
|Fax: ||(202) 467-8701|
|Web Address: ||www.ncvc.org/ncvc/main.aspx?dbID=dash_Home|
The National Center for Victims of Crime is a resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. The Center provides direct services and resources, advocates for laws and policies to secure the rights of crime victims, delivers training and support to victim service organizations, counselors, attorneys, criminal justice agencies, and other professionals to help victims regain control of their lives.
|National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)|
|1120 Lincoln Street|
|Denver, CO 80203|
|Phone: ||(303) 839-1852|
|Fax: ||(303) 831-9251|
|TDD: ||(303) 839-1681|
|Web Address: ||www.ncadv.org|
NCADV supports community-based, nonviolent alternatives for battered women and their children, such as safe home and shelter programs. The organization also provides public education and technical assistance, develops policy and legislation, and supports efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.
|National Domestic Violence Hotline|
|Phone: ||1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)|
|Email: ||email@example.com (email is not confidential or secure)|
|Web Address: ||www.ndvh.org|
The National Domestic Violence Hotline offers crisis intervention, information about domestic violence, and referrals to local service providers for victims of domestic violence (men and women) and those calling on their behalf. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in English, Spanish, and other languages. The hotline connects callers to more than 4,000 shelters and service providers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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