Resources

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Domestic Violence:

Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) UK Hotline: 0808 2000 247 and the UK Women's Aid Homepage CANADA: Hotline: 1-800-363-9010 and Canada Abuse Directory Mosaic Threat Assessment--take this free, computerized diagnostic assessment to gauge the level of domestic violence threat you or a loved one is facing. National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. WomensHealth (US Dept of Human Services) Safety plan, courtesy of WCADV National Center for Victims of Crime Women's Law (legal support to victims of DV and sexual assault) Shelter From the Storm (Canada) Stop the Violence Amnesty International's Stop Violence Against Women Campaign

Child abuse and teen dating/violence/abuse:

NATIONAL TEEN DATING ABUSE HOTLINE: 1-866-331-9474

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4A-CHILD

National Youth Violence Prevention Center

Prevent Child Abuse America

Child Witness to Violence

Love is Respect

See It and Stop It!

Love is Not Abuse

A Thin Line

Choose Respect

Break the Cycle

[ Day One ] New York's only organization devoted solely to domestic violence among teens.

Sexual Abuse and Assault, Rape, and Incest:

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

Team Soar

Male survivors:

One in Six [dot] org

Survivors of sexual assault in the U.S. Military:

Safe Helpline Make the Connection

Human trafficking:

NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTLINE: 1-888-3737-888

Born2Fly International

Polaris Project

Not For Sale

E. Benjamin Skinner's book, A Crime So Monstrous

Additional websites and blogs related to domestic violence,

sexual abuse, and/or sexual assault

Lundy Bancroft: an author, workshop leader, and activist on trauma, abuse and healing. Culture of Abuse Magazine Article: Ten Myths about Domestic Violence Avon Foundation: Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Pledge a Safer Place End the Silence Campaign Domestic Violence Documentary and Power and Control Film Domestic Violence in the Workplace Thankfully Chewed Up and Spit Back Out Treating Trauma in Chicago Bag Lady Chat CatBox -- an online forum for victims of verbal abuse Survivor Arts--an etsy shop of handmade soaps and such, "dedicated to victims of domestic violence" and crafted by a VU contributor. This shop is in no way financially affiliated with Violence UnSilenced. Healing Place Home--a forum that uses journaling as a therapeutic form of art for victims and/or survivors of Domestic Violence.

U.S. resources By State:

(Additional domestic violence directory at WomensHealth.gov)

Alabama

Alabama Coalition Against Rape Montgomery, 334-264-0123

Alaska

Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (ANDVSA) Juneau, 907-586-3650

Arizona

Arizona Sexual Assault Network (AzSAN) -- Phoenix, 602-258-1195

Arkansas

Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault -- Fayetteville, 479-527-0900

California

CALCASA Rape Prevention Resource Center -- Sacramento, 916-446-2520 California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (800) 524-4765 or (916) 444-7163

Colorado

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault -- Denver, 303-861-7033

Connecticut

Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS) -- East Hartford, 860-282-9881

Delaware

Contact Delaware -- Wilmington, 302-761-9800 Domestic Violence-- 302-255-0405 Rape--(800) 672-2903

Washington, DC

DC Rape Crisis Center -- 202-232-0789 DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence -- 202-299 -1181 Men Can Stop Rape --202-265-6530

Florida

Florida Council Against Sexual Violence --Tallahassee, 850-297-2000 U.S. Florida Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-500-1119. U.S. National Teen Dating Violence Helpline: 1-866-331-9474

Georgia

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA) -- Atlanta, 404-815-5261

Hawaii

Coalition for the Prevention of Sexual Assault, Honolulu, 808-733-9038

Idaho

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence (ICASDV) --Boise, 208-384-0419

Illinois

Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA)--Springfield, 217-753-4117

Indiana

Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Indianapolis, 317-423-0233 Domestic Violence Hotline --1-800-332-7385

Iowa

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) --Des Moines, 515-244-7424 Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence -- 800.942.0333 Rape Victim Advocacy Program 800-284-7821, rvap@uiowa.edu

Kansas

Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence --Topeka, 785-232-9784 Kansas SAFEHOME -- 913.262.2868  Kansas City metro (on MO side) Hope House 816-461-HOPE (4673) / 816-HOTLINE (468-5463) Sexual assault hotlines MOCSA Kansas and Missouri (816)531.0233 or (913)642-0233

Kentucky

Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs --Frankfort, 502-226-2704

Louisiana

Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LAFASA) --Hammond, 985-345-5995

Maine

Maine Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Augusta, 207-626-0034 Statewide Domestic Violence hotline: 866.834.HELP (4357); Statewide Sexual Assault crisis and support hotline: 800.871.7741; TTY 888.458.5599

Maryland

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Arnold, 410-974-4507 Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence -- 301-352-4574 or 1-800-MD-HELPS County of Calvert Domestic Violence: Sexual Assault 24 Hour Hotline (410) 535-1121

Massachusetts

Jane Doe Inc. / MCASADV --Boston, 617-248-0922 Domestic Violence hotline: SafeLink 1-877-785-2020 Metro Boston Rape Hotline: (800) 841-8371

Michigan

Michigan Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence --Okemos, 517-347-7000 or general@mcadsv.org

Minnesota

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault --St. Paul, 651-209-9993 Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1-866-223-1111

Mississippi

Mississippi Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Jackson, 601-948-0555

Missouri

Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence --Jefferson City, 573-634-4161 Sexual assault hotlines MOCSA Kansas and Missouri (816)531.0233 (913)642-0233

Montana

Montana Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault --Helena, 406-443-7794

Nebraska

Nebraska Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Coalition --Lincoln, 402-476-6256

Nevada

Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence --Las Vegas, 702-990-3460

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence --Concord, 603-224-8893

New Jersey

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Trenton, 609-631-4450 or 1-800-601-7200 New Jersey Coalition For Battered Women--Trenton,  (800)572-7233

New Mexico

New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs --Albuquerque, 505-883-8020

New York

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Albany, 518-482-4222 New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault --New York, 212-229-0345 NYC domestic violence hotline (800) 621-4673

North Carolina

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Raleigh, 888-737-CASA (2272)

North Dakota

North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services/CASAND --Bismarck, 701-255-6240

Ohio

Domestic Violence Network Hotline: 800-934-9840 Sexual Assault: 800-884-7242 Cleveland--sexual assault: 216-619-6192 Columbus--sexual assault: 614-267-7020 Cincinnati--sexual assault: 513-872-9259 Awesome website in general for OH: aardvarc.org (Ohio sexual assault resources)

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault --Oklahoma City, 405-524-0700 Oklahoma Safeline - 1-800-522-7233 (SAFE)

Oregon

Oregon Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence --Portland, 503-365-9644

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) --Enola, 717-728-9740

Rhode Island

Day One --Providence, 401-421-4100

South Carolina

South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault --Columbia, 803-256-2900 Domestic Violence: Sister Care- 803-765-9428 Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands-- 803-771-RAPE (7273)

South Dakota

South Dakota Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault --Pierre, 605-945-0869

Tennessee

Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence --Nashville, 615-386-9406 Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 800-356-6767 Task Force Against Domestic Violence 800-289-9018 TENNESSEE

Texas

Texas Association Against Sexual Assault --Austin, 512-474-7190
National Domestic Violence Hotline Texas:  800-799-SAFE (7233)
Houston Area Women's Center Domestic Violence Hotline:  713-528-2121

Utah

Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Salt Lake City, 801-322-1500 Dove Center -- 1240 E. 100 South, St. George, Utah 84770 HOTLINE :  435-628-0458

Vermont

Vermont Network Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault --Montpelier, 802-223-1302

Virginia

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance Charlottesville, 434-979-9002 Richmond, 804-377-0335 (v/tty)

Washington

Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs --Olympia, 360-754-7583

West Virginia

West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services --Fairmont, 304-366-9500

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault --Madison, 608-257-1516 Domestic Abuse Intervention Services Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Unidos Against Domestic Violence Creating Better Tomorrows Men Stopping Rape

Wyoming

Wyoming Coalition Against Violence & Sexual Assault --Laramie, 307-755-5481
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