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Domestic Abuse (cont.)

Other Places To Get Help

Book

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.


Organizations

Family Violence Prevention Fund
383 Rhode Island Street
Suite 304
San Francisco, CA 94103-5133
Phone: (415) 252-8900
Fax: (415) 252-8991
TDD: 1-800-595-4889
Email: info@endabuse.org
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
Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 467-8700
Fax: (202) 467-8701
TDD: 1-800-211-7996
Email: gethelp@ncvc.org
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
Suite 1603
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 839-1852
Fax: (303) 831-9251
TDD: (303) 839-1681
Email: mainoffice@ncadv.org
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)
TDD: 1-800-787-3224
Email: ndvh@ndvh.org (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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