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Attorneys for Victims in Civil Cases

  • FindLegalHelp.org

    The American Bar Association’s Findlegalhelp.org website will guide you to a list of resources in your state, including pro bono legal representation for victims in civil cases.
  • LawHelp

    LawHelp.org assists low and moderate income people in finding free legal aid programs in their communities and answers to questions about their legal rights.  LawHelp’s website has referrals to resources for each state, including a mix of self-help resources and links to pro bono attorneys.
  • VictimConnect

    1-855-4VICTIM (1-855-484-2846)

    Chat.VictimConnect.org
    The VictimConnect Resource Center is a place for crime victims to learn about their rights and options confidentially and compassionately. A program of the National Center for Victims of Crime, it combines a helpline, an online chat, and web-based information and service referrals.
  • How do I find an attorney?

    Victims often need attorneys to protect their rights during the civil cases.  Anytime a victim is seeking an attorney (s)he will want to interview that attorney to ensure it is a good fit.  Some questions to ask as you consider retaining an attorney can be found here.
  • The American Bar Association (ABA)

    The ABA’s website has links to many local and state bar associations which maintain lists of attorneys who may be able to represent victims in civil cases.

Child Victims

  • 1 in 6

    1 in 6 provides support for male victims of childhood sexual violence with general information, a national 24/7 online support line, and online therapy for residents of California.

  • Klaas Kids Foundation

    The Foundation’s mission is to stop crimes against children. The website contains links to each state’s “Megan’s Law” – a law that requires sex offender registration and community notification.  The website also provides educational information regarding child safety and missing children.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)

    NCMEC is a private, nonprofit organization which was created in 1984. NCMEC’s mission is to serve as the nation’s resource on issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The website contains resources and links for parents, children, advocates, and attorneys regarding issues of child safety, sex offenders, victimization, and recovery.
  • National Children’s Alliance Child Advocacy Centers

    Child Advocacy Centers emphasize the coordination of investigation and intervention services by bringing together professionals and agencies as a multidisciplinary team to create a child-focused approach to child abuse cases.  Use the “Find a local National Children’s Alliance Member Location” on their website for referrals to services.
  • Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)

    (888) 818-POMC
    (513) 721-5683
    Parents of Murdered Children (POMC®) provides ongoing emotional support to help parents and other survivors of homicide facilitate the reconstruction of a “new life” and to promote a healthy resolution. Not only does POMC® help survivors deal with their grief, but also helps with advocacy in the criminal justice system. There are POMC® Chapters across the country which hold monthly meetings and provide support, advocacy, and court accompaniment. POMC®’s website provides numerous educational and support materials, and contains links to a topic forum that allows survivors to communicate with other survivors.
  • Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)

    CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for abused and neglected children, and to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home.
  • Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation

    877-896-4702

    MVFR identifies, engages and mobilizes its members to build communities of support that educate the public on the harms of the death penalty, the true needs of the victim’s families and the transformative power of restorative justice to promote a more compassionate and just society.

  • National Children’s Advocacy Center

    (256) 533-KIDS (5437)
    The National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC), located in Huntsville, Alabama, revolutionized the United States’ response to child sexual abuse. Since its creation in 1985, the NCAC has served as a model for the 1000+ Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs) now operating in the United States and in more than 27 countries throughout the world. The site has resources for kids, parents and professionals.
  • Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victim Center (PFML/CVC)

    (888) 275-7365
    PFML/CVC provides a national helpline, community support, and assistance on issues related to Megan’s Law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention.  They are a New York State Certified Rape Crisis Center and are funded by the U.S. Justice Department to staff the National Megan’s Law Helpline to support the community when sex offender notifications are implemented and to provide appropriate law enforcement referrals when registrants are failing to comply with registration requirements.
  • Tahirih Justice Center

    Baltimore office: (410) 999-1900
    National and Greater Washington DC office: (571) 282-6161
    Houston office: (713)496-0100
    Serving Maryland, the greater Washington DC area, and the greater Houston area, the Tahirih Justice Center provides legal and social services to immigrants escaping or experiencing gender-based violence.  They can also provide specialized assistance to victims facing or fleeing forced marriages.

Compensation and Reparations

  • National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards

     
    The National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards is an organization that advocates for and supports the right of crime victims to compensation.  Their website provides links to each state’s victim compensation program.

Disability Rights

  • National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)

    (202) 408-9514
    Through training and technical assistance, legal support, and legislative advocacy, the NDRN works to create a society in which people with disabilities are afforded equality of opportunity and are able to fully participate by exercising choice and self-determination. NDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities. Collectively, the P&A/CAP network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States.  The website offers a map with member organizations in each state that provide legal assistance on a variety of disability rights issues.

Domestic Violence

  • 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.

Drunk Driving

  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

    (800) 438-6233
    The mission of MADD is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.  Their website offers resources to victims and survivors of drunk driving including a forum for victims to chat.  They also have a victim assistance hotline: 1-877-MADD-HELP (1-877-623-3435).

Elder Abuse

  • The National Center on Elder Abuse

    855-500-3537
    The National Center on Elder Abuse is a national resource for elder rights, law enforcement and legal professionals, public policy leaders, researchers, and the public. The Center provides referrals to direct services. The Center’s website contains links to other organizations that advocate for the elderly, and it provides links to toll-free reporting lines to report elder abuse.

Fraud

  • National Consumer League’s Fraud Center

    The National Consumer League is a non-profit advocacy group that aims to protect and promote social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States. The fraud.org website houses these two arms of the NCL and provides prevention and reporting information on telemarketing fraud, scams against businesses, internet fraud, scams against the elderly, and counterfeit drugs.

General Victims' Services and Information

  • Crime Victims’ Rights Ombudsman

    (877) 574-9302
    (202) 252-1010
    A crime victim may file a complaint against any employee of the Department of Justice who violated or failed to provide the rights established under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act of 2004.
  • National Center for Victims of Crime

    (202) 467-8700
    The National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC), founded in 1985, is a resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. NCVC’s mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. NCVC’s website contains numerous resources and links, including to some of its projects such as the Stalking Resource Center.

    NCVC has created VictimLaw, a comprehensive, user-friendly, on-line database of victims’ rights statutes, tribal laws, constitutional amendments, court rules, administrative code provisions, and case summaries of related court decisions that meets the needs of a wide variety of users with different levels of substantive and technological expertise.
  • National Disability Rights Network

    NDRN is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP). There is a P&A/CAP agency in every state and U.S. territory as well as one serving the Native American population in the four corners region.  Collectively, the P&A/CAP network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States.
  • Office for Victims of Crime

    The Office for Victims of Crime website provides a comprehensive database designed to help individuals locate non-emergency crime victim service agencies in the United States and abroad. Searchable by location, type of victimization, agency type and/or type of service needed, this resource is available for victims to guide their search for support.
  • VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

    This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email or TTY device when an offender’s custody status changes.
  • History of the Crime Victim Assistance Field

    The Victim Oral History Project seeks to capture the evolution of one of the nation’s most significant social rights movements–the Victims’ Rights Movement. This website contains audio and video file interviews with many pioneers of the movement and documents the history of the Victims’ Rights Movement.
  • National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI)

    NCVLI works to ensure that victims of crime are informed of their rights and can find resources to enforce their rights. We provide general information on our website about the rights of crime victims and also provide referral information to other agencies that may be able to provide direct assistance.
  • National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

    (800) 879-6682
    NOVA’s mission is to promote rights and services for victims of crime and crisis everywhere. NOVA’s website includes educational materials for victims and links to other victim service organizations.  They provide information and referrals through their toll-free hotline.
  • 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.

Hate Crimes

  • American Civil Liberties Union

    (212) 549-2500
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonpartisan non-profit organization whose stated mission is “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
  • Family Equality Council

    (617) 502-8700
    Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in this country and their six million children.
  • Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

    The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Their phone number is  212-727-0135.
  • LAMBDA GLBT Community Services

    (206) 350-HATE
    The LAMBDA GLBT Community Services provides information about hate crimes and safety tips for victims.
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights

    (800) 528-6257
    (415) 392-6257
    NCLR is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.
  • Office for Victims of Crime - Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

    Transgender victims, like all victims of sexual assault, want and deserve to be respected, heard, believed, served, and supported. This guide will help you do just that. Click here for the full guide. 
  • Transgender Law Center

    Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.
  • Community United Against Violence

    (415) 777-5500
    CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) communities to transform violence and oppression.
  • Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

    Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation. 
  • GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project

    Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 832-1901
    Sexual Assault Hotline: (617) 779-2127
    GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project works to assist and support victims and survivors of domestic violence, focusing on GLBTQ communities, to bring about responsive public policy, and to increase access to culturally competent services. 
  • Lambda Legal

    (866) 542-8336
    Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
  • National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

    (212) 714-1141
    The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) addresses the pervasive problem of violence committed against and within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and HIV-affected communities.
  • Southern Poverty Law Center

    (334) 956-8200
    Toll free: (888) 414-7752
    The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.  Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the Center works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.

Identity Theft

  • Federal Trade Commission I.D. Theft

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) I.D. Theft Website is a resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. The website provides detailed information to help protect against identity theft, and the steps to take if it occurs. The FTC’s website contains a comprehensive reference center with links to specific laws, contact information, and resources from state and federal government agencies.
  • Wired Safety

     
    Wired Safety is an online resource for cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying, online fraud, and identity theft. The website provides a great deal of information, and many self-help links for victims of online harassment, stalking, or fraud.
  • Identity Theft Resource Center

    (888) 400-5530
    Founded in 1999, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) is national nonprofit organization that focuses exclusively on identity theft. The ITRC serves as a resource and advisory center on identity theft, and its website contains information for consumers, victims, law enforcement, the business and financial sectors, legislators, media and governmental agencies.  Victim assistance can be accessed by calling their toll-free hotline.

Murder/Homicide

  • Murder Victims’ Families for Reconciliation

    877-896-4702

    MVFR identifies, engages and mobilizes its members to build communities of support that educate the public on the harms of the death penalty, the true needs of the victim’s families and the transformative power of restorative justice to promote a more compassionate and just society.

  • Parents of Murdered Children (POMC)

    (888) 818-POMC
    (513) 721-5683
    Parents of Murdered Children (POMC®) provides ongoing emotional support to help parents and other survivors of homicide facilitate the reconstruction of a “new life” and to promote a healthy resolution. Not only does POMC® help survivors deal with their grief, but also helps with advocacy in the criminal justice system. There are POMC® Chapters across the country which hold monthly meetings and provide support, advocacy, and court accompaniment. POMC®’s website provides numerous educational and support materials, and contains links to a topic forum that allows survivors to communicate with other survivors.

Native American/Tribal

  • National Indian Justice Center

    The National Indian Justice Center website provides links to native organizations and federal agencies that serve the Native American community, as well as links to resources providing information such as tribal laws and codes.
  • Tribal Law and Policy Institute

    The Tribal Law and Policy Institute website provides information about victimization issues and the native community, on topics such as sexual assault, domestic violence, alcohol and substance abuse, and tribal housing. 
  • Stronghearts Native Helpline

    1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)

    Through StrongHearts, Native callers can connect one-on-one with knowledgeable StrongHearts advocates who can provide immediate support, personalized safety planning, crisis intervention, and referrals to Native-centered resources. Advocates are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CST.  

Sexual Violence

  • 1 in 6

    1 in 6 provides support for male victims of childhood sexual violence with general information, a national 24/7 online support line, and online therapy for residents of California.

  • 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.
  • Clery Center for Security on Campus

    (484) 580-8754
    Clery Center for Security on Campus provides advocacy and referral services to victims of college and university campus community crime including homicide, sexual assault, and hazing.
  • Just Detention International

    (213) 384-1400
    Just Detention International is concerned about the safety and well-being of all detainees, including those held in adult prisons and jails, juvenile facilities, immigration detention centers, and police lock-ups, whether run by government agencies or by private corporations on behalf of the government.  The Resource Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse Behind Bars is a unique State-By-State guide to legal and psychological counseling resources for survivors who are still incarcerated, those who have been released, and loved ones on the outside who are searching for ways to help.
  • MaleSurvivor

    Male Survivor provides victims of sexual violence with information for finding local resources, therapists, and support groups, along with general information about male victimization and forums where victims can talk to and provide support for each other.

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline

    (800) 656-4673
    The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE(4673) in partnership with 1,100 rape crisis centers across the nation, providing free, confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  RAINN’s website also provides access to an online, instant messaging hotline, and referrals to many other resources for survivors.
  • Protect Our Defenders

    Protect Our Defenders honors, supports and gives voice to the brave women and men in uniform who have been raped or sexually assaulted by fellow service members. They seek to fix the military training, investigation and adjudication systems related to sexual violence and harassment — systems that often re-victimize assault survivors by blaming them while failing to prosecute perpetrators.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • It Happened to Alexa Foundation

    (716) 754-9105
    (877) 77-ALEXA (25392)

    The purpose of the “It Happened to Alexa Foundation” is to help support rape survivors through the trauma of the criminal trial, in the hopes that more survivors will go through with the prosecution in order to put these perpetrators behind bars. Established in 2003, the foundation assists rape victims’ families with travel expenses during the litigation process. 



    is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization that provides substantial support to survivors who testify against their sexual attackers, and thus encourages them to pursue justice. This organization was founded by the parents of a survivor and gives up to $3,000 to family members and support persons of survivors so that they may attend and support a survivor during their testimony.
  • 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. 
  • Men Surviving

    Men Surviving provides victims of sexual violence specialized resources to aid in their mental, physical and emotional recovery.
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

    (717) 909-0715
    Toll Free: (877) 739-3895
    TTY: (717) 909-0715
    The NSVRC does not provide direct services to sexual assault victims but rather supports those who do, such as coalitions and rape crisis centers.  A database of organizations that provide direct services is available on the NSVRC website.
  • 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.

Stalking

  • 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.
  • 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 Sexual Assault Hotline

    (800) 656-4673
    The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE(4673) in partnership with 1,100 rape crisis centers across the nation, providing free, confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  RAINN’s website also provides access to an online, instant messaging hotline, and referrals to many other resources for survivors.
  • 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.
  • Clery Center for Security on Campus

    (484) 580-8754
    Clery Center for Security on Campus provides advocacy and referral services to victims of college and university campus community crime including homicide, sexual assault, and hazing.
  • National Center for Victims of Crime: Stalking Publication Series

    The National Center for Victims of Crimes provides several publications with advice and self-help instructions for victims of stalking.  Information such as how to formulate a safety plan or collect evidence is available online at their website.
  • Stalking Resource Center

    (202) 467-8700
    The Stalking Resource Center is a program of the National Center for Victims of Crime. The Center’s dual mission is to raise national awareness of stalking and to encourage the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country. The Center’s website provides statistics, educational materials, and links to resources.
  • Wired Safety

     
    Wired Safety is an online resource for cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying, online fraud, and identity theft. The website provides a great deal of information, and many self-help links for victims of online harassment, stalking, or fraud.

Trafficking

  • 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.
  • East Coast: Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program

    The Safe Horizon Anti-Trafficking Program provides intensive case management to women, men, and children who have been victims of labor and sex trafficking on the East Coast. Case managers provide social and legal services, as well as referrals for other support.
  • Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)

    (888) 539-2373
    CAST operates a toll free hotline for victims of human trafficking interested in receiving supportive services at (888) 539-2373.  Available resources through CAST include social services, such as counseling, shelter, and legal services.
  • National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

    (888) 373-7888
    NHTRC is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.  Call the hotline at 1-888-373-7888 to connect with local resources for trafficking victims.