National Resources


National Domestic Violence Hotline


1-800-799-SAFE (7233) 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) (

The National Domestic Violence Hotline links individuals to help in their area. The Hotline is toll-free from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. The Hotline offers assistance in many languages and is available 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.

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Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center

1-866-USWOMEN (879-6636)

The Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center can be reached internationally toll-free from 175 countries. The center serves abused Americans, mostly women and children, in both civilian and military populations overseas.

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National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)

News and information for coalitions and advocates; the national perspective on public policy; training, conference information; and other important issues for domestic violence coalitions, policy makers, and others who encounter domestic violence in their work.

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National Sexual Violence Resource Center

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The NSVRC is a project of the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape. This site provides a state-of-the-art database, toll-free information line, interface to a library database, technical assistance personnel and a searchable website. PCAR offers a Sexual Assault Response Team plan and newsletter.

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National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

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The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is a comprehensive source of information for those wanting to educate themselves and help others on the many issues related to domestic violence.

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An online resource of information and applied research regarding working to end domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violence in the lives of women and their children.

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National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women (NCDBW)

The NCDBW is a resource and advocacy center for battered women charged with crimes related to their battering.

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National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV) designs, provides, and customizes training and consultation, influences policy, promotes collaboration and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.

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National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and therefore is committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of battered women and their children.

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National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

Through advocacy and education, the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) works everyday to improve victim safety, increase abuser accountability, expand coordinated community response, and ultimately, put an end to abuse in later life.

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Stalking Resource Center


The Stalking Resource Center is a resource for practitioners and victims, resources, fact sheets on federal statutes, an annotated stalking bibliography, summaries of state stalking laws, a guide to online resources, statistical overviews, practitioner profiles, and more.

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Futures Without Violence


Futures Without Violence works to prevent and end violence against women and children around the world. Futures Without Violence trains professionals such as doctors, nurses, athletic coaches, and judges on improving responses to violence and abuse. They work with advocates, policy makers and others to build sustainable community leadership and educate people everywhere about the importance of respect and healthy relationships – the relationships that all individuals, families, and communities need and deserve.

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Praxis International


Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. Visit their collection of articles, recommended books, and websites to find a wide range of information.

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U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women

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The Office on Violence Against Women administers grant programs under the Violence Against Women Act.

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Updated 9/12/2018 

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