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National Organizations

  • Americans for Immigrant Justice: Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking Program

    305-573-1106
    AI Justice is a non-profit law firm that specializes in protecting and promoting immigrant rights in Florida and on a national level. Their Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking Program provides assistance to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, violent crime, or human trafficking.
  • Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

    (617) 338-2355
    The mission is to eliminate family violence and to strengthen Asian families and communities.It provides direct services to ensure the safety, stabilization and empowerment of battered Asian families.
  • Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women (DAHMW)

    (888)743-5754
    The DAHMW works to provide crisis intervention and support services to victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) and their families in order to help survivors recover from the trauma of IPV.  Contact the crisis hotline at 1-888-743-5754 for referrals to services such as emergency shelters, counseling, and support groups.  DAHMW also has resources specifically for male and LGTBQ victims of domestic violence.
  • HopeLine

    (847) 706-1733
    Hopeline connects survivors of domestic violence to vital resources, funds organizations nationwide and protects the environment.
  • Loveisrespect (formerly National Dating Abuse Helpline)

    Chat at www.loveisrespect.org
    Text loveis to 22522*
    (866) 331-9474
    (866) 331-8453 TTY
    Loveisrespect, formerly the National Dating Abuse Helpline, offers support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships and provides information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365. 
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline

    (800) 799−7233
    (800) 787−3224 TTY
    The National Domestic Violence Hotline has access to more than 4,000 shelters and domestic violence programs across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  The Hotline is toll-free, confidential and anonymous. It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in more than 170 different languages through interpreter services, and also has a TTY line available.
  • The Hotline

    1−800−799−7233

    TTY 1−800−787−3224

    The National Domestic Violence Hotline supports male victims and recognizes the unique obstacles they encounter when seeking help.  Advocates can provide information, find local resources, safety plan, and provide peer support.

  • WomensLaw.org

     
    The mission of WomensLaw.org is to provide easy-to-understand legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault.  Their website provides education and referrals to victim services nationwide.
  • An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Connection (AARDVARC)

    This site is for victims of violence, their families and friends, and the agencies and programs which serve them. Issues addressed here currently include: domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.
  • ASISTA

    (515) 244-2469
    ASISTA provides centralized assistance for advocates and attorneys facing complex legal problems in advocating for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • DrugRehab.com

    855-408-6156
    DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. 
  • Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women

    The mission of the Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women (LRC) is to improve legal representation for domestic violence survivors.  Specifically, the LRC works to obtain legal representation for domestic violence survivors in interstate custody cases and to provide technical assistance to domestic violence victim advocates and attorneys in such cases. 
     
  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)

    (800) 799 SAFE
    (800) 787 3224 (TTY)
    NCADV provides unique services to victims of domestic violence such as cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, and financial education.  NCVADV also operates the Remember My Name Project to memorialize people who have died as a result of domestic violence.
  • Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center

    (866) USWOMEN
    The center serves abused Americans, mostly women and children, in both civilian and military populations overseas.
  • The Relocation Counseling and Identity Protection Initiative

    617-603-1557 or 800-323-3205
    This initiative is in partnership with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and provides information to individuals and service providers nation-wide for victims/survivors who are seeking to relocate for purposes of escaping an abuser.

Statewide Organizations

  • ACTION OHIO Coalition For Battered Women

    The Action Ohio Coalition for Battered Women is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to resources and local service providers for victims, including shelter programs.
  • Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    1-800-650-6522
    The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence statewide.  Their website has referrals to local resources and service providers for victims, such as shelter programs.





  • Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

    The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence statewide.  Their website has referrals to local resources and service providers for victims, such as shelter programs.
  • Ayuda

    (202) 387-4848
    Ayuda provides legal and social services to low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking.
  • CAWS North Dakota

    (701) 255-6240
    The mission of CAWS North Dakota is to provide leadership and support in the identification, intervention, and prevention of domestic and sexual violence.  Their website has referrals to local shelter services and programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and stalking throughout the state.
  • Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (888) 774-2900
    (844) 831-9200 (Spanish)
    The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a membership program of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to local resources and service providers for victims, such as shelter programs.
  • Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCADV)

    302-658-2958
    local 24-hour hotline:
    Northern Delaware: 302.762.6110 (bilingual)
    Southern Delaware: 302.422.8058 or 302.745.9874 (bilingual)

    The Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a statewide, nonprofit organization of domestic violence agencies and individuals working to eliminate domestic violence.  Their website has referrals to local resources and service providers for victims statewide, such as shelter services..
  • Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (800) 500-1119
    TDD: (800) 621-4202
    The Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to local resources and service providers for victims, such as shelter programs.
  • Greater Boston Legal Services: Relocation Counseling Project

    Main Office: (617) 371-1234; Cambridge/Somerville: (617) 603-2700
    Main Office Toll free: (800) 323-3205
    TDD: Main Office: (617) 371-1228; Cambridge/Somerville: (617) 494-1757
    The RCP offers counseling to individuals and service providers in Massachusetts for victims/survivors who are seeking to relocate from or to Massachusetts for purposes of escaping an abuser.
  • Her Justice

    InMotion provides free legal services to low-income women in New York City. Their services are designed to address the unique needs of women who suffer from abuse—most of their clients are survivors of domestic violence. They focus on reaching women living in immigrant communities who are isolated by language and cultural barriers.
  • Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance

    (800) 291-0463

    (800) 669-3176 (Helpline)

    The Council’s mission is to fund state-wide programs that serve victims of crime, and to help victims through legislation, advocacy, training, and public awareness.  Their website has referrals to local shelter services.
  • Immigration Counseling Service (ICS)

    (503) 221-1689
    ICS provides affordable legal services to immigrant victims of serious crimes, particularly domestic violence or human trafficking.
  • Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (800) 943-0033
    The Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence statewide.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.
  • Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a member organization of fifteen advocacy centers for victims of domestic violence throughout the state.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.
  • Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (888) 411-1333
    The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCADV) is a statewide network of domestic violence programs, supportive organizations, and individuals that share the goal of ending violence against women and children in Louisiana. Their website has referrals to local shelter services.
  • Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence

    (301) 429-3601
    (800) MD-HELPS
    MNADV is a coalition of advocacy programs for victims of domestic violence and stalking in Maryland.  Their website has referrals to local support providers throughout the state, including shelter services.
  • Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence

    The Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence is a network of rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, and other victim advocates.  Their website has a list of statewide victim support providers.
  • Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence is composed of advocates for domestic violence victims throughout the state.  Their website has referrals to local shelter programs that provide support to victims.
  • Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    The Montana Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence represents over 50 programs across Montana that provide direct services to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children.  Their website has referrals to local sexual assault support providers and domestic violence shelter programs.
  • Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC)

    (202) 742-1727
    The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive case management and pro bono legal services to all victims of crime in the District of Columbia. NVRDC’s holistic services are provided regardless of income, ethnicity, immigration status, sexual orientation, race, or gender identity/expression. NVRDC runs the District’s on-call crisis response services to survivors of sexual assault who receive a sexual assault forensic exam in the District of Columbia. NVRDC offers victims professional case management services combined with experienced crime victims’ rights attorneys. The legal staff also represent sexual assault survivors within the context of college or university administrative proceedings and Title IX enforcement and complaints.
  • New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    (866) 644-3574
    The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is an umbrella organization that provides technical and financial support to 14 member agencies who provide services to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.  Their website has referrals to direct services and support for victims in New Hampshire including shelters.
  • New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides statewide leadership as a voice for victims and survivors of domestic violence and the programs that serve them. Their website has referrals to direct victims services statewide including shelters.
  • New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

    (212) 613-5000
    NYLAG provides free legal services to low-income New York residents.  Their VAWA/U-Visa Project assists immigrant victims of domestic violence, while their Assistance to Victims of Immigration Fraud project works to assist immigrant victims of unethical legal representatives.
  • North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (888) 232-9124
    NCCADV is a coalition of advocates and organizations supporting victims of domestic violence throughout North Carolina.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims of domestic violence and abuse, including shelter programs.
  • Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    (800) 522-7233
    The Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault works to empower victims and eliminate violence by providing education and prevention information, supporting member programs, and expanding quality services to all.  Their website has referrals to local victim service and support providers including shelters and rape crisis centers.
  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is an organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.
  • South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) is a statewide coalition made up of the 23 domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy programs in South Carolina. Since 1981, SCCADVASA has been a leader in representing the critical needs of survivors and their families. Their website has referrals to local rape crisis centers, shelters, and direct victim service providers.

  • Tapestri

    (404) 299-2185
    Tapestri provides advocacy, streamlined access to services and direct services to immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual assault, as well community outreach in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
  • Texas Council on Family Violence

    512.794.1133

    The Texas Council on Family Violence promotes safe and healthy relationships by supporting service providers, facilitating strategic prevention efforts, and creating opportunities for freedom from domestic violence. The website offers an interactive map by county for service providers.
  • The Domestic Violence Initiative (DVI)

    The Domestic Violence Initiative (DVI) is dedicated to the survival and safety of Colorado’s people with disabilities and their children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, caregiver abuse, elder abuse and stalking.
  • Aid To Victims of Domestic Abuse

    713-224-9911
    The mission of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA) is to provide direct services to families that are victimized by domestic violence by providing legal representation, education, and battering intervention programs. Houston area only.
  • Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assualt (ANDVSA)

    ANDVSA is a non-profit, membership corporation made up of 22 programs statewide that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotlines, food, clothing, transportation, legal assistance, counseling, community education, and more.
  • Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (800) 269-4668
    The Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a member program of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking statewide.  Their website has referrals to local services and resources for victims such as shelter programs.
  • California Partnership To End Domestic Violence

    (916) 444-7163
    The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence is a membership organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence and stalking.  Their website has referrals to local service providers statewide, such as shelter programs.
  • Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (888) 778-7091
    The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides resources for victims of domestic abuse and violence statewide.  Their website has referrals to local service providers, such as shelter programs.
  • DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV)

    (202) 299-1181

    DCCADV is the District’s leading voice on domestic violence public policy, systems coordination and reform. Partnering with and on behalf of our member programs, we: track and analyze legislative and systemic activity impacting victims and survivors of domestic violence; educate policy makers; conduct outreach and facilitate collaboration with community based organizations and stakeholders; lead advocacy efforts for funding for domestic violence programs and services; develop briefing papers, reports and other public materials, and; provide technical assistance and training on issues including confidentiality, domestic violence laws, barriers facing underserved populations including victims who are LGBT and victims with disabilities, and workplace policies and procedures.
  • End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

    608-225-0539
    TTY 608-255-3560
    The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a member organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence statewide.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers throughout the state, including shelter programs.
  • Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (800) 334-2836
    The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization of advocates for domestic violence victims throughout the state.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.
  • Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (808) 832-9316 (Helpline)
    The Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a member organization of victim advocates throughout the state.  Their website has referrals to support and service providers on each island, including shelter programs.
  • Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

    (208) 384-0419
    The mission of the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence is to provide education, assistance, and support to individuals, programs, and organizations dedicated to ending Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.
  • Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (877) 863-6338
    The Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ILCADV) is a non-profit membership organization of advocates for victims of domestic violence throughout Illinois.  Their website has referrals to local shelter services.
  • Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (800) 332-7385

    (800) 787-3224 (TTY Helpline)

    The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an organization of advocates for domestic violence and stalking victims throughout the state.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims, including shelter programs.
  • Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

    Kansas Statewide Hotline: 1-888-END-ABUSE
    (888-363-2287)

    The purpose of the Coalition is the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence through a statewide network of programs providing support and safety for all victims of sexual and domestic violence and stalking, with primary focus on women and their children; direct services; public awareness and education; advocacy for victims; comprehensive prevention; and, social change efforts.

  • Los Angeles LGBT Center: Domestic Violence Services

    323-860-5806
    Los Angeles LGBT Center Domestic Violence Services provides direct services to victims of domestic abuse.  Services include LGBTQ sensitive counselors, assistance in obtaining protective orders and legal services, safety planning, and referrals to other services.
  • Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence

    (866) 834-HELP
    MCEDV is a coalition of advocacy programs for victims of domestic violence and stalking.  Their website and 24-hour hotline, (866) 834-4357, provide referrals to local support services for victims throughout the state, including shelter programs.
  • Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (Jane Doe Inc.)

    (617) 248-0922
    SafeLink hotline: (877) 785-2020
    TTY: (877) 521-2601
    Jane Doe Inc. (JDI) is a coalition of rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs, and other victim advocates in Massachusetts.  Their website has referrals to local victim support providers statewide.
  • Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women

    (866) 223-1111
    The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women [MCBW] is a well-established, membership organization with over 80 member programs located throughout Minnesota with a strong history of effectively carrying out programming that advances women’s safety and security.
  • Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    MCADSV is a coalition of advocacy programs for victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and stalking in Missouri.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers throughout the state, including rape crisis center and shelter programs.
  • Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition

    (877)215-0167
    The Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition is a statewide advocacy organization committed to the prevention and elimination of sexual and domestic violence.  Their website has referrals to local victim support providers statewide.
  • Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence

    The Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence (NNADV) is a statewide organization that helps Nevada’s communities respond effectively to the needs of victims of domestic violence, stalking and trafficking. Their website has referrals to local shelter and support services throughout the state for victims.
  • New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women

    800-572-SAFE (7233)
    The New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women is a statewide association of victim advocacy programs.  Their website has referrals to local victim support services for victims of domestic violence and abuse throughout the state, including shelters.
  • New Mexico Victim Services

    (866) 627-3249
    The Victim Services Division is committed to offering resources and support to victims of crime and their families. The website provides links to services for victims of crime, domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    800-942-6906
    The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a non-profit membership organization of statewide victim advocates.  Their website has a directory of local support and service providers for victims of domestic violence, including shelters.
  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

    Western Washington office: (206) 587-4009 / (800) 445-5771
    Granger Office: (509) 854-2100 / (888) 756-3641
    Wenatchee Office: (509) 570-0054 / (866) 271-2084
    NWIRP provides legal services to low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
  • Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence

    (503) 230-1951
    The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV) is a non-profit organization made up victim advocates in Oregon.  Their website has referrals to local service and support providers for victims of sexual violence, domestic abuse, and stalking throughout the state, including rape crisis centers and shelters.
  • Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    (800) 494-8100
    The Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an member-program of advocates for victims of domestic violence and abuse statewide.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers, including shelters.
  • South Dakota Coalition Ending Domestic & Sexual Violence

    (605) 391-6402
    The South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault is a statewide organization of sexual violence programs with a special focus on native women.  Their website has referrals to victim crisis lines in South Dakota and local shelter services.
  • Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence

    (615) 386-9406
    Toll free: (800) 289-9018
    The Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence is a private, non-profit organization composed of diverse victim advocacy programs.  Their website has referrals to local support providers for victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse throughout the state, such as rape crisis centers and shelter programs.
  • The Custody Project

    850-682-3460
    The Custody Project assists mothers and their children with visitation and custody expenses. The organization assists with financial crises affecting care, custody and visitation. They are able to help families with expenses such as rent, utilities, legal fees, education costs and heath costs.
  • The Immigration Project

    (309) 829-8703
    The Immigration Project provides non-profit legal services to immigrant victims of crime, such as domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking in central and southern Illinois and bordering states.