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  • February 11
    Legal Services for Crime Victims in Arizona (LSCVA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit legal charity founded in 2012. LSCVA’s mission is to provide free legal representation in criminal cases to victims of crime in Arizona, with priority to victims of domestic violence and sexual violence. LSCVA asserts and seeks enforcement of crime victims’ rights and provides social services to facilitate healing in the aftermath of crime.
  • March 27
    Arizona Crime Victim Rights Law Group (AZCVRLG) is an Arizona nonprofit corporation that provides legal services as counsel of record and access to social support services to victims of crime, including but not limited to domestic violence crime victims, white collar crime victims, victims of violent crimes, vehicular crimes, and property crimes at no cost to them. AZCVRLG believes crime victims deserve transparent and respectful communication as we balance a close working relationship with careful attention to victim service needs. Our holistic, client-centered philosophy includes always interacting with crime victims in a dignified and respectful way. 
  • March 21
    The Victim Rights Project is a joint project between Legal Action of WI and Judicare, which provides fee legal services to victims of crime. The Victim Rights Project works to ensure that a victim’s constitutional and statutory rights are not violated, and when a violation occurs, to seek remedy.
  • March 21
    The role of the United States Attorney is to prosecute cases fairly and justly. If you are identified as a victim under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act, we will make our best effort to ensure you are provided the rights and services you are entitled to.
  • November 9
    LOTUS Legal Clinic serves victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking through trauma informed legal advocacy, policy initiatives, education, and survivor empowerment. For purposes of our services, gender-based violence refers to crimes of sexual exploitation and violence, which includes rape, sexual assault, sexual harm, sexual abuse and sex trafficking. LOTUS Legal Clinic serves survivors of every sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, race, religion, ability, and socioeconomic status. we speak English and Spanish.
  • September 17
    Ayuda provides legal and social services to low-income immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking.
  • January 7
    The mission of the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is to prevent sexual violence and reduce the harm it causes through education, research and advocacy.
  • June 24
    The Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is a nonprofit 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.
  • May 25
    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.
  • October 18
    NCVLI was privileged to join our partner clinic, the Utah Crime Victims Law Clinic, and the Utah Domestic Violence Counsel as amici curiae in the case of State v. Marco Hermilio Diaz, Jr., proceeding in the Utah Court of Appeals. 
  • September 15
    NCVLI (with key partners and co-amici, the Oregon Law Center and the Oregon Crime Victims Law Center) helped secure a significant victory for stalking victims that advances their right to protection.
  • May 27
    Oregon Supreme Court: Victims have right to see sentencing; Beaverton man must be resentenced
  • April 26
    NCVLI and our partner clinic, the Oregon Crime Victims Law Center (OCVLC), are working together to aid an Oregon victim of stalking and protective order violations who was denied her constitutionally protected rights, among other things, to consult with prosecution prior to a plea.   NCVLI and OCVLC are seeking appellate review in the first case to use the new victims’ rights appeal statute passed into Oregon law in 2008.  
  • March 21
    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.
  • February 18
    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.
  • February 18
    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.
  • February 7
    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.
  • February 7
    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.
  • February 4
    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.
  • January 31
    WCADVSA is an organization of advocacy programs for victims sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.  Their website has referrals to local support and service providers for victims throughout the state, including rape crisis centers and shelter programs.
  • January 31
    The Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence is a coalition of advocacy programs for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking.  Their website has referrals to local support providers, including rape crisis centers and shelter programs, throughout the state.
  • January 31
    The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (OCADSV) is a nonprofit 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.
  • January 31
    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.
  • January 31
    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.
  • January 31
    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.
  • January 31
    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.
  • January 31
    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.
  • January 10
    In a recent Oregon Court of Appeals case, the court found that even when a victim has obtained a stalking protective order (SPO), if the stalker nonetheless makes verbal or written contact, the victim is still required to show an “unequivocal threat” was made under certain conditions in order to establish a violation of the SPO.  NCVLI will be participating as amicus curiae in the case, urging reversal of the appellate court’s decision.
  • January 5
    January is National Stalking Awareness Month, a time to mobilize against a dangerous crime.  This year’s theme is “Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.”  Stalking can happen to anyone, and it affects 3.4 million victims a year.  It’s a crime in all 50 states.  Stalkers may assault or murder their victims, and they are hard to stop.  For more information, contact the Stalking Resource Center
  • September 13
    The Utah Domestic Violence Coalition website provides referrals to shelter services and support programs for victims of domestic violence and stalking throughout the state.
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