Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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  • The NCADV is a coalition of grassroots and community organizations that work to prevent, assist, support, and treat victims of domestic violence. The website has contact info for state coalitions and other member organizations, as well as information about safety planning, domestic violence laws, and other related topics. Public policy efforts work to develop a national legislative agenda to address epidemic of domestic violence and to represent before elected officials the over 2,000 NCADV members and coalition partners. Lobbies Congress, monitors and analyzes state and federal legislative developments and common law, and provides information about pending policy initiatives to shelters, state coalitions, and other grassroots advocates.
  • Addresses all forms of family violence in the African-American Community. Works in coalition with communities, legal system, activists, and policymakers to end violence in black families.
  • provides a referral directory of domestic violence resources.
  • Information and links to domestic violence, sexual assault, and other organizations committed to ending violence against women.
  • Community education and development, public policy, research, training and technical assistance to professionals and advocates working to address violence against women in Latino communities.
  • Clearinghouse and library for information relating to sexual violence, including publications, research, and other resources both print and online. Website also provides a complete list of state and territory anti-sexual violence coalitions and their contact information. Does not provide crisis intervention, but can provide referrals.
  • Provides training and technical assistance to American Indian and Alaskan Native communities in order to eliminate violence in the lives of women and their children. Works with villages, reservations, rancherias and pueblos across the United States to improve the justice system, law enforcement, and service provider response to the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Native communities.
  • Sexual and domestic violence resources, including publications, grant programs, public policy, fact sheets, and research.
  • Program development, policy and technical assistance and training that addresses the nexus between domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse/neglect. The vision of NCALL is to end abuse and neglect of older adults and people with disabilities by family members, caregivers and others with ongoing relationships with victims. Resource directory includes listing of elder shelters (by state) as well as support groups tailored to older women. Hotline/website info in Spanish and Hmong as well as English.
  • Nonprofit organization providing information and resources to promote awareness and understanding of the issues involved in sexual assault and other abuse by helping professionals, including doctors, therapists, teachers, and clergy. Website has database of attorneys who specialize in practitioner abuse, links to resources, forums, and other helpful information.
  • Provides training, technical assistance, and consultation to advocates and policymakers on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice system in addressing domestic violence.  Criminal and Civil Justice staff can provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders, as well as protection orders, confidentiality issues, divorce and custody, and separation violence. BWJP also manages the National Center on Full Faith and Credit.
  • Their 'Face to Face: National Domestic Violence Program' provides free reconstructive surgery to domestic violence victims who have scars or injuries of the face, head, or neck due to domestic violence. Works with women’s shelters and other domestic violence programs to ensure both physical and emotional healing.


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