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A Woman's Fund, Inc.

added 12/09/2002

Woman's Fund, Inc. provides safety and support to survivors of violence. Services include emergency and transitional housing for up to 35 women and children, counseling, advocacy, outreach, and training. They provide 24-hour crisis services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Abused Women's Aid in Crisis

added 06/05/2003

AWAIC is a shelter in Anchorage, Alaska that offers safety, information and referral, support, and advocacy.

Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

added 01/08/1999

A statewide coalition located Juneau. The website features information on safety planning, legal issues, upcoming events, domestic violence and sexual assault.

Apna Ghar

added 06/05/2003

Apna Ghar (Our Home) provides culturally-appropriate, multilingual services, including emergency shelter, to survivors of domestic abuse with a primary focus on the South Asian and other immigrant communities.

Asian Pacific Women's Center

added 08/13/2002

Asian Pacific Women's Center is one of the first transitional housing facilities in the United States to focus on the needs of Asian and Pacific Islander domestic violence survivors by providing culturally sensitive and language appropriate services. Asian Pacific Women's Center welcomed its first residents in May 2000.

Asian Women's Shelter

added 05/22/2003

The Asian Women's Shelter (AWS) is a comprehensive shelter program in San Francisco that provides safety, food, shelter, advocacy, and other resources to assist women in rebuilding violence-free lives for themselves and their children. Their services are culturally appropriate and language accessible. They have an on-call pool of multilingual advocates to respond to the wide range of Asian languages spoken in the Bay area, and they work closely with other agencies in the community to provide a comprehensive network of resources for Asian battered women and their children. The Asian Women's Shelter mission is to eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic, and political self-determination of women.

Calcasieu Women's Shelter

added 06/05/2003

Calcasieu Women's Shelter provides 24-hour crisis counseling and shelter for victim�s, as well as their family and friends.

California Courts Self-Help Center

added 01/23/2002

This website provides information about Getting Help Right Now (Emergency Protective Orders); Applying for a Restraining Order; and Responding to a Request for a Restraining Order. Discusses domestic violence and if you qualify for a restraining order in California.

Casa Myrna Vazquez

added 01/17/2001

Community based, multicultural organization dedicated to the eradication of violence against women and children. Includes information about local organizations (a network of emergency and transitional living programs, an array of clinical and community services and education projects) and a Massachusetts state crisis hotline service, 1-877-785-2020.

Cell Phones For Life, Inc

added 06/14/2005

Cell Phones For Life, Inc. mission is to provide free emergency use cell phones for the elderly, disabled, and battered women's shelters. These phones are used for emergencies only and provide a sense of freedom and security.

Center for Domestic Peace

added 03/16/2000

This website provides information about the organization's intervention and prevention programs. Services include 24-hour crisis hotlines (Women's English Hotline 415-924-6616; Women's Spanish Hotline 415-924-3456; Men's Hotline 415-924-1070), a shelter and transitional housing, community education and organizing, a community policing project, a resource library, technical assistance and training, support groups, and a men's program. Marin County, California.

Creating a Partner Violence Workplace Policy

added 10/01/2005
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence

This web page, developed by the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, describes points to consider when creating a workplace policy about partner violence. The site also offers facts, figures, articles and advice for corporations. Information covers dating violence, domestic violence, employee education, safety, support, security and more.

Domestic Violence Intervention Program

added 06/05/2003

DVIP provides 24 hour crisis intervention services and shelter for victims of domestic violence and their family.

Domestic Violence Protection Project for the State of Georgia

added 10/30/2001
Legal Content provided by Georgia Legal Services Program

Website helps a user and gives information on the following topics: Have a court order an abuser to stop; Safety Plan; Locate an attorney and/or emergency shelter; and Georgia's Crime Victim's Compensation Program, and about filing criminal charges against your abuser.

Domestic Violence Protection Project for the State of New York

added 10/30/2001
The Fund for the City of New York

Website helps the user Seek a Family Court Order of Protection against an abuser; Plan for your safety; Learn more about shelters and other domestic violence services; and Find out how to get a lawyer.

DOVE, Inc - Domestic Violence Ended

added 06/15/2005

DOVE, Inc. is an organization committed to serving communities, families, and individuals impacted by domestic violence.

Family Renewal Shelter

added 11/08/2009

Located in Tacoma, Washington, the organization operates a national 24-hour crisis line for victims of domestic violence, provides basic emergency services, an on-site technology center, survival self-defense classes, spiritual support, pet therapy, an animal kennel for victims’ pets, Cars for Families Program, educational scholarships, relocation help and transitional housing.

Family Violence Network

added 04/10/2000

A full-service domestic abuse agency serving the East Metro Region of the Twin Cities, Minnesota. They offer immediate safety and resources for families in crisis. Their 24-hour crisis line is : 651-770-0777. Services include advocacy and legal services, community education including support groups, emergency shelter programs, and transitional support services.

Friendship Home

added 06/05/2003

Friendship Home exists to support, shelter and advocate for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project

added 05/30/2002

Organization provides community education and direct services for clients. Offers a crisis line (1.800.832.1901), shelter, guidance, and resources to allow gay, bisexual, and transgender men in crisis to remove themselves from violent situations and relationships. Website includes information about domestic violence, survivor stories, information on getting involved, and more.
Service region: Massachusetts

House of Ruth

added 06/05/2003

House of ruth offer victim/survivors of domestic violence 24-hour crisis intervention, shelter, transitional housing and other programs.

L. O. Combat Violence Against Women: Women's Aid Centers

added 12/04/2001

Services include: shelters for abused women and their children; day seminars/lectures; 2nd stage housing; and telephone hotlines for assistance (general number: 1-800-353-300, hotline for women in distress: 09-9505720, hotline for children and youth in distress: 09-9518927.) Website includes statistics, newsletters, success stories, and more.
Service region: Israel

LA Gay & Lesbian Center's STOP Partner Abuse Program

added 08/20/2001

Domestic violence in the LGBT community. Safety plan, services offered, where to find appropriate help, etc.
Service Region: Los Angeles, California

Lydia's House

added 06/04/2003

A non-profit organization dedicated to securing transitional housing for women and children in domestic violence situations in the St. Louis area.

Maiti Nepal

added 02/14/2002

Working to protect Nepali girls and women from crimes like domestic violence, trafficking for flesh trade, child prostitution, child labor and various forms of exploitation and torture. Website includes updates, newsletters, program information, reports and more. Services include rehab, transit, and prevention homes; awareness education; rehab and repat services; and more.
Service region: Nepal

Metro Nashville Police Department - Domestic Abuse

added 03/28/2000

The Domestic Abuse Page of the Nashville Police Department contains a tremendous amount of information on domestic violence, including symptoms of abuse, response and follow-up of police officers and investigators, services and telephone numbers to shelters, and a sample separation safety plan.

Mid-Valley Women's Crisis Services

added 09/16/1996

Mid-Valley Women's Crisis Services provides services to women in Oregon. Their web site offers information for survivors of domestic violence, including some resources in Spanish.

Ohio Domestic Violence Resource Center

added 06/12/2002
Ohio State Legal Services Association

Provides information on domestic violence and stalking, including information on the law and community resources in Ohio available to help you stay safe and complete the court papers necessary to get legal protection. Also includes information for attorneys and domestic violence advocates.

Outfront Minnesota's Anti-Violence Program

added 05/30/2002

Organization working to prevent harassment from occurring through education and visibility. Includes training programs, crime victim advocacy, reporting resources, and domestic violence services [Same-Sex Domestic Abuse Hotline at (612) 824-8434].
Service region: Direct services in Minneapolis, MN

OVC Directory of Crime Victim Resources

added 01/03/2010

The Online Directory of Crime Victim Services is an OVC (Office for Victims of Crime) resource designed to help service providers and individuals locate non-emergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad.

Parents and Children Together: Family Visitation Center

added 06/04/2008

The Family Visitation Center-Maui provides a safe, neutral, and nurturing environment where visitations and exchanges of children occur between custodial and non-custodial parents. The Center helps children and parents who are experiencing difficulties in divorce, separation, family violence or involved in custody disputes.

Raphael House of Portland

added 12/16/1996

The Raphael House of Portland, Oregon provides shelter and services to families wishing to break the cycle of domestic violence.


added 08/03/2001

Regaining One's Self Esteem (ROSE) Fund is committed to ending violence against women and assisting women survivors of violence to regain their self-esteem and rebuild their lives. Website includes information about rape, domestic violence and how to help; scholarships for survivors; an online auction; a calendar of events; and information on the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary R.O.S.E. Patrnership: For the Reconstruction of Faces and Self-Esteem.

S.A.F.E House New Mexico

added 06/05/2003

S.A.F.E. House offers a wide range of services to both women and men and their children who aren’t safe in their own homes. Their mission is to shelter and empower survivors of intimate partner domestic violence and to improve the way New Mexico responds to this violence.

Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program

added 04/10/2012

The purpose of the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program (Supervised Visitation Program) is to enhance safety for children and adult victims by increasing opportunities for supervised visitation and safe exchange, by and between custodial and non-custodial parents, in cases involving domestic violence, dating violence, child abuse, sexual assault, or stalking.
This website provides up-to-date information for grantees, non-grantees, community partners, judges, advocates, visitation providers, and units of government on all aspects of this important grant program.

Safe Space

added 06/05/2003

Safe Space provides victims of domestic violence, rape, and sexual assualt with 24-hour emergency hotline, 24-hour advocacy and support, emergency shelter, transportation, food, and clothing, weekly support groups and community education.

Sanctuary, Inc.

added 06/05/2003

Sanctuary, Inc. offers rape, sexual assault and domestic violence victims/survivors and their family members a wide range of services including safe, temporary shelter, individual and group counseling and legal advocacy.

Shalom Bayit

added 03/22/2001

Shalom Bayit is Northern California's first and only Jewish domestic violence agency. We provide support to battered Jewish women, community education to Jewish organizations and groups, Jewish outreach training for shelter workers and battered womens programs, and technical support to organizations needing our assistance. We maintain a speakers bureau and an array of direct services to battered women and their children.
Service Region: California and general
Contact Info: Shalom Bayit
3543-18th Street #10
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 241-8874
No email contact please

Shelter Against Violent Environments

added 09/08/1998

SAVE provides alternatives to domestic violence through support services, advocacy and education in Southern Alameda County, California. SAVE provides crisis counseling and referrals through a 24-hour crisis line - 510-794-6055. Their website includes information for survivors, including safety plan suggestions and information on stalking, restraining orders, and clearing Internet evidence.

The San Diego Family Justice Center

added 05/29/2003

The San Diego Family Justice Center is the most comprehensive "one stop shop" in the nation for victims of family violence and their children. Victims of domestic violence in the City of San Diego can now come to one location to talk to an advocate, get a restraining order, plan for their safety, talk to a police officer, meet with a prosecutor, receive medical assistance, counsel with a chaplain, get help with transportation, and obtain nutrition or pregnancy services counseling.

Violet: Law and Abused Women

added 10/23/2001

Provides passive and interactive services to meet the legal information needs of abused women and their service providers in Alberta, Canada. Gives the facts on what is abuse, how to get out of your abusive relationship, how to contact the police and protect yourself, going to court and other legal details. Includes a web based learning exercise where you can "take on" different roles.

Women's Law Initiative

added 07/31/2002

A nonprofit providing free legal information and online support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.