Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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  • The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC) is a project of the Battered Women’s Justice Project. NCPOFFC’s mission is to facilitate implementation of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Violence Against Women Act in all states, tribes, and territories by raising public awareness of the statute’s requirements and by providing problem-solving technical assistance and support to individuals and jurisdictions.
  • Through their 'Give Back a Smile' program, AACD members provide free dentistry to help survivors of domestic violence who have damaged or lost teeth due to domestic violence. Call toll-free number to apply for services.
  • International, multifaith organization working to end sexual and domestic violence by helping religious leaders become part of community response to domestic violence. Works with clergy and religious communities by providing on-site training, as well as internet, video, and other informational resources to prevent sexual and domestic violence.  Special projects focus on clergy ethics, prevention of child abuse, trafficking and sexual exploitation.
  • Public policy and education address multiple aspects of domestic violence and abuse, nationally and internationally.
  • An important resource and advocacy organization for crime victims, including victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Affiliated with the National Crime Victims Bar Association. Helps with protective orders and creating safety plans.
  • Public education on a variety of issues regarding athletes and violent behavior. Also provides advocacy, referrals and research for victims of violence by athletes. Promotes positive athlete development through education, support and accountability.
  • 24-hour hotline staffed by trained counselors to provide support referrals to local organizations that help crime victims, including victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Also does public policy work to promote victims’ rights, provides technical assistance to advocates and community programs.
  • Works to provide information, training, technical assistance, program development, funding to state and community domestic violence organizations; lobbies congress for comprehensive legislative remedies to end domestic violence. Special projects include Women of Color Leadership Project, Technology Safety Project, Transitional Housing Project, VAWA implementation.
  • Faith-based organization that focuses both on healing the individual victim and the institution. Information about therapists, lawyers and legislative decisions regarding the sexual abuse of minors available on website. Also connects people with local activist groups and healing liturgies.
  • Federal agency that handles legal/policy issues and grant programs related to violence against women.
  • Aims to raise awareness about sexual misconduct in schools, encourage victims to report incidents and help them recover. Information about contacting local and national legislators, reporting abuse and Title IX in elementary schools is available on website. Also provides legal referrals.
  • Online resources and support network for victims of stalking. Includes contact info for local organizations, links to online information about stalking, safety planning resources, discussion boards, other help.

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