are just some of the many sites related to
battered women and domestic
for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities (ABCD)
The Alliance for the Betterment of Citizens with Disabilities (ABCD)
is a New Jersey-based non-partisan organization dedicated to improving
the lives of people with multiple physical and developmental disabilities.
Counseling and Treatment, Inc.
Within these pages we hope to provide our visitors with information
of value with respect to the issues of domestic violence and sexual
Deaf Womens Advocacy Services
Provides support and crisis information for Deaf battered women.
on Aging (AoA)
Welcome to the Administration on Aging (AoA) web site. It includes information
designed for Older Americans and their families as well as those concerned
about providing the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of
older persons and support their independence.
For and by women who have been abused by intimate partners
who are police officers or firefighters.
Alianza is a national organization that works in the areas of research, public
policy, training and technical assistance, and community education and
(Alianza Latina en contra la Agresión Sexual)
Alianza Latina en contra la Agresión Sexual is alisting of recommended
Spanish language websites and web pages in commemoration of Domestic
Violence Awareness Month that might serve as resources for victim rights
advocates wanting to expand their outreach efforts.
Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence
Provides valuable information about a wide range of domestic violence
issues and extensive links to other resources and websites.
American Domestic Violence Crisis Line
It is the mission of The American Domestic Violence Crisis Line to serve Americans being abused in foreign countries.Our crisis line number is toll free internationally by calling the local AT&T operator from the country you are living in and asking to be connected to 866-USWOMEN. The crisis line is toll free nationally to serve families who have loved ones being abused overseas by dialing 1-866-USWOMEN.
College of Emergency Physicians
Institute on Domestic Violence
The mission of the American Institute on Domestic Violence is to assist
the business community in recognizing domestic violence as a workplace
Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines Available from the American Medical
The Anti-Poverty Network (APN)
The Anti-Poverty Network (APN) is an information-oriented
forum open to all concerned with ending or eliminating poverty. The
network includes faith-based groups, people living in poverty, advocacy
organizations, labor unions, and others.
This website is designed for individuals, educators, activists and trainers
who are interested in being part of a national movement for racial justice.
Antistalking Web Site
This is a site for anyone interested in the crime of stalking. It is
meant to be not only a resource for stalking victims , but for law enforcement,
mental health professional, researchers, educators, legislators and
Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
to eliminate domestic violence in Asian & Pacific Islander communities
by increasing awareness about the extent and depth of the problem; making
culturally specific issues visible; strengthening community models of
prevention and intervention; identifying and expanding resources; informing
and promoting research and policy; and deepening our understanding and
analyses of the issues surrounding violence against women.
Our mission is to empower the women of our community
in order to confront the cycles of domestic violence, abuse, exploitation,
and ignorance. We strive to build a movement that works to end violence
Womens Justice Project
of Justice Statistics
Information and statistics from the US Department of Justice.
A non-profit organization dedicated to prevention of sex trafficking
of children through education.
United Nations Convention to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women.
for Disease Control and Prevention
reports and publications from the CDC.
Center for Non-Profits
Founded in 1982, the Center for Non-Profit Corporations is a charitable
umbrella organization serving New Jersey's non-profits through advocacy,
education, legal and management assistance and cost saving programs.
Our mission is to build the power of New Jersey's non-profit sector
to improve the quality of life for the people of our state. The Center
has six hundred member organizations worldwide.
Center for Women's Global Leadership
The Center for Women's Global Leadership (Global Center) develops and
facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice
Center for Women Policy Studies
Since its founding in 1972 as the nation’s first feminist policy
research organization, the Center for Women Policy Studies has been
on the front lines of efforts to promote justice and equality for women.
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)
of nonprofit service providers grassroots advocacy groups and activists
dedicated to providing human services and human rights advocacy to victims
of modern-day slavery.
Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
A research center that focuses on issues related to health, aging, civil
rights, abuse, and independent living.
(Community United Against Violence)
agency which addresses and prevents hate violence directed at lesbians,
gaymen, bisexuals, and transgender persons.
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
is a National Non-Profit
Organization with a Mission to Educate and Aid in the Prevention of
(Voices of Women)
Informing, Inspiring, and celebrating women.
Darkness to Light
A resource site for parents and survivors of child sexual abuse.
Dating Violence Resource Center
The Dating Violence Resource Center, a program of the National Center
for Victims of Crime, is dedicated to improving our nation's response
to dating violence.
Domestic Violence Task Force
View information on domestic violence in the military at this site created
by the Department of Defense.
The Division on Civil Rights (DCR)
The Division on Civil Rights (DCR) is part of the New Jersey Department
of Law and Public Safety (L&PS) and is the agency responsible for
investigating discrimination complaints and eradicating illegal discrimination
in New Jersey. We've fought discrimination for more than 50 years.
web site, you will find information and updates about the work of the
Non-Violence Alliance, the Domestic Violence Intervention Training Institute
and issues related to work with batterers.
Violence Against Women
This web site developed by the Johns Hopkins University Center
for Communications Program, provides comprehensive information on violence
against women throughout the world; including research, publications,
training materials and policy documents.
An International organization dedicated to taking action for the rights
of women and girls in many areas.
An educational resource on abuse and religion.
The endowed Institute for Family Violence Studies has been established
within the School of Social Work to: research family violence as it
occurs in all age groups, including children, adults, and the elderly;
distribute the findings of this research at the local, state, national,
and international levels; evaluate the effectiveness of family violence
interventions, such as programs for batterers and family preservation
programs; develop innovative programs for reducing family violence;
as well as other endeavors. Domestic Violence on line tutorials are
Family and Youth Services Bureau
Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services to Victoms of Human Trafficking in the United States: Commitments from the Family Youth Services Bureau
Futures Without Violence
(Formerly the Family Violence Prevention Fund)
A national non-profit organization that focuses on domestic
violence education, prevention and public policy reform.
At Feminist.com you will find news, original articles, activism alerts, anti-violence resources, recommended links, women-owned business listings, and much more.
Feminist Majority Foundation
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), which was founded in 1987, is a cutting edge organization dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health,and non-violence. In all spheres, FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially, and politically. Our organization believes that feminists - both women and men, girls and boys - are the majority, but this majority must be empowered. A daily source for the feminist perspective on national and global events.
Visit this site for an online short course on grant writing proposals.
Also includes a nationwide list of libraries with funding information
GovLoans.gov is your gateway to Federal loan information, brought
to you through a partnership between Federal agencies and GovBenefits.gov;
the official government benefits web site.
GovBenefits.gov helps citizens access government benefit eligibility
information through a free, confidential, and easy-to-use online screening
tool. After answering some basic questions, the user receives a customized
report listing the benefit programs for which the user, or person for
whom he or she is entering information, may be eligible.
Ending Violence Against Women Demands That Men Take Responsibility
International by CaNetiq: Global inventory of abuse hotlines, shelters,
refuges, crisis centres and women's organizations, plus index of domestic
violence resources in over 60 languages.
the Line of Duty
Great site for police. Up to date information on "The Blotter".
A national activist organization of radical feminists of color advancing
a movement to end violence against women of color and their communities.
on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
Provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners,
and others concerned with family violence in the African American community
can articulate their perspectives.
International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement
The IIAV is the source, the intermediary and the supplier of information and documentation for all those who occupy themselves with the position of women, whether it concerns books, periodicals, data, addresses, archives, visual materials, current or historical, national or international.
The International Women's Tribune Centre (IWTC)
An international non-governmental organization established in l976 following the United Nations International Women's Year World Conference in Mexico City. IWTC provides communication, information, education, and organizing support services to women's organizations and community groups working to improve the lives of women.
Services of New Jersey
Legal Services of New Jersey is an independent non-profit organization,
which coordinates the statewide Legal Services system. LSNJ strives
to ensure equal access to justice under law to all people of New Jersey,
providing free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters.
Services of New Jersey (LSNJ)
This site offers resources meant to address the civil legal needs of
low-income people, however people of all income levels will find it
useful. The site provides information on the law and law-related topics,
publications, self-help forms and instructions from the state court
system, resource directories, and links to other sources of information
and help, including eligibility calculators.
Promoting lesbian visibility on the internet.
Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women
In Touch with Teens Youth Violence Prevention Program.
An international human rights organization working in partnership with
community based groups to address human rights.
Manavi is a non-profit organization for women who trace their cultural
heritage to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Manavi's
goal is to increase awareness of women's rights in society and encourage
social change to end all violence against women.
A woman's organization guided by a feminist vision of sustainable development
which recognizes the diverse realities of women and respects their efforts
the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project
A Native American program that works towards the elimination of violence
in the lives of women and their children by providing training and technical
assistance to Alaskan Native and Tribal Nations. www.msh-ta.org/Mending
the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project Is an Native American program
that works towards the elimination of violence in the lives of women
and their children by providing training and technical assistance to
Alaskan Native and Tribal Nations.
(The National Men's Resource)
Ending Domestic Violence
As a follow-up to the 1999 conference, we are discussing several smaller
events designed to continue the spirit and momentum the August conference
Center Against Violence and Abuse
The mission of the Minnesota Coalition Against Violence and Abuse is
to support research, education and access to violence related resources.
Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
This organization started by advocates Deborah D. Tucker and Sarah M.
Buel provides training and consultation; police and military training;
technical assistance; public policy advocacy, on domestic violence and
sexual assault issues.
Center on Elder Abuse
This site contains comprehensive information on elder abuse including
state and national statistics, service referrals for victims friends
and families and services offered by NCEA.
Center for Victims of Crime
The NCVC purpose is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime
rebuild their lives.
Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse have been consolidated and expanded to create Child Welfare Information Gateway.
Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children
and is therefore committed to the elimination of personal and societal
violence in the lives of women and children.
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Database of state domestic violence laws.
Crime Prevention Council
Teens working together to stop violence.
Criminal Justice Reference Service
Database of publications, resources and events from the NCJRS.
Immigration Law Center
The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is a national support center
whose mission is to protect and promote the rights of low-income immigrants
and their family members.
National Immigration Project
Network of immigration lawyers,
law students, jailhouse lawyers, and legal workers who work to end unlawful
immigration practices, to recognize the contributions of immigrants
in this country, to promote fair immigration practices, and to expand
the civil and human rights of all immigrants, regardless of their status
in the United States.
Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Includes a domestic violence link as well a links to other immigration
An association dedicated to the need for basic change in the structure
of our political and economic system. The guild posts information about
their immigration project.
Organization for Victim Assistance
National Organization for Women
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The National Sheriffs' Association, now in its sixty-second year of
serving the law enforcement/criminal justice professionals of the nation,
is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism
among those in the criminal justice field. Through the years, NSA has
been involved in numerous programs to enable sheriffs, their deputies,
chiefs of police, and others in the field of criminal justice to perform
their jobs in the best possible manner and to better serve the people
of their city/counties or jurisdictions.
An organization working to improve the lives of women and girls of color
with resources on violence against women, choice and many other issues.
National Women's Health Information Center
US Depatment on Health and Human Services Office on Women's Heath Data bases for statistics on demographics; mortality; maternal health; violence and abuse; prevention;reproductive health, etc.
NIJ Research Review is prepared quarterly by the National Institute
of Justice (NIJ), the research, development, and evaluation agency of
the U.S. Department of Justice. It contains short summaries of significant
research findings from recently funded reports and lists titles of other
recently completed projects. Web addresses are provided for easy electronic
access to the full abstract of each project.
New Jersey Mental HealthCares
New Jersey MentalHealthCares is the Mental Health Association in NJ's free, confidential statewide mental health information and referral helpline, available 24/7. Our staff of mental health professionals uses their expereinece and understanding of the state's mental health resources to connect you to the services you need.
Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse web site.
Legal Defense and Education Fund
For 30 years NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund has used the power
of the law to define and defend women's rights. Working in Congress,
the courts and through the media, we act strategically to secure equality
and justice for all women across the country.
Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Department of Law and Public Safety
This is the NJ State Police site where you can access domestic violence
statistics from the Uniform Crime Reports.
New Jersey Immigration Policy Network, Inc.
(NJIPN/the Network) is a broad-based statewide non-profit
coalition established in 1984 and dedicated to a "fair and humane
immigration policy which ensures respect, dignity, and justice for all
newcomers to the United States and which betters the life of the community
as a whole."
Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
The project works to change public attitudes that tolerate, insulate
or instigate hate motivated violence.
One in Three Women
A global awareness campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.
Coalition Against Domestic Violence
PA Coalition Against DV, a private non-profit organization, is proud
to have been the first state domestic violence coalition in the country.
Has been dedicated to examining history,
culture, internal dynamics of leadership and networking to help others
face the issue of Racism and learn to educate others for 23 years.
The PoliticsNationwide.com network of websites is being built to enable
all Americans who have access to the Internet to find elected officials,
candidates, persons, groups, organizations, interests, causes, associations,
parties, entities, agencies and departments that are directly or indirectly
involved in politics, public policy and government throughout the United
Reports (Ending Violence Against Women)
violence is recognized as a major public health concern and a violation
of human rights.
Project Rainbow Net
Project Rainbow Net is a Domestic Violence Resources for the LGBT Community.
(Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
The National Hotline for survivors of sexual assault.
(Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan)
If you are freedom loving and anti-fundamentalist, you are with RAWA.
Red Rover (Bringing Animals From Crisis To Care)
RedRover offers financial assistance for victims of domestic violence and their pets through our Safe Escape grant program. The goal of the program is to enable victims to leave their batterers without having to leave their pets behind. Grants may be provided for temporary boarding and veterinary care.
This site contain links to free eZine; discount bookstore; abuse and
relationship information; Cops and Survivors message board.
The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital R.O.S.E Partnership - the
Reconstruction of Faces and Self- Esteem. The R.O.S.E. Fund was formed
to help women heal the physical scars of abuse as well as the emotional
Domestic Violence Project
A student developed website that focuses on several key information
outlets victims of domestic violence might find helpful.
If you're a teen who's afraid of or being hurt by a boyfriend, girlfriend,
or someone else you know, help is available.
Sakhi, meaning "woman friend", was established to fill a critical
need - - survivors needed to be served and supported, and the community
be mobilized and organized. Our mission is to empower South
Asian women, particularly survivors of domestic violence, and to build
a society where women can live without fear and abuse.
(South Asian Women's Network)
SAWNET is a forum for those interested in South Asian women's issues.
A selection of documents and resources allowing exploration of sexual
harassment issues from a variety of perspectives, maintained by Professor
is Global Institute
Many statistics and links, publication lists, alerts and additional
Asian Women's Empowerment and Resource Alliance, SAWERA Provides
free and confidential culturally sensitive services to South Asian women
and children victims of domestic violence in Greater Portland, Oregon,
Provides retreats, seminars and training on racism,
organizational transformation, managing organizational conflict, and
diversity as well as other topics. Films, books and essay information
Stop It Now!
A nonprofit organization
founded on the belief and experience that we as individuals and as a
society can challenge and change the way we act.
This site contains articles and slide show presentation information
about the global suppression of the history of women in many realms
including religion, the arts and politics.
Teen Dating Helpline: Love is Respect
Loveisrespect.org is the online home of the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline. We're a community where you can find support and information to understand dating abuse.You can talk one-on-one with a trained advocate 24/7 who can offer support and connect you to resources. Call toll free 1-866-331-9474 or TTY 1-866-331-8453. One-on-one live chat is also available from 4-midnight Central Standard Time, 7 days a week.No names. No judging. Only help — anytime you need it.
To End Violence Against Women
To provide concrete guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals
engaged in activities to end violence against women developed by the
National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women.
TraJa is committed to raising awareness in our country on the dramatic affects Domestic Violence has on EVERY community. They do that by speaking nationally at fundraisers for shelters, law enforcement trainings, legislation debates and other community events. TraJa also holds many events throughout the year to raise much needed funds for Domestic Violence Shelters and other organizations. TraJa's Heart:
the only memory granting organization for children left behind from domestic violence homicides.
Communities: Creating Safety and Justice for Women and Girls (TC)
Transforming Communities: Creating Safety and Justice for Women and
Girls (TC) was created by Marin Abused Women's Services (MAWS) in 1992
as a learning center for the advancement of new thinking, practices
and strategies to prevent violence against women and girls.
The United National Development Fund for Women, promoting womens
rights and gender equality.
United Nations Population Fund
UNFPA also helps governments in the world's poorest countries, and in other countries in need, to formulate population policies and strategies in support of sustainable development. All UNFPA-funded programmes promote women's equality.
This foundation targets programs that help families and children address
hunger, poverty and homelessness.
Urban Resource Institute 's Lewis E. Bingham National Domestic Violence
Library and Clearinghouse web site includes links to other online information sources pertaining to domestic violence and access to URI's own research and
publications on domestic violence.
An online resource for advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual
assault, and other violence in the lives of women and their children.
Online Resources site provides law, criminal justice, advocacy, and
social service professionals with up to date information on interventions
to stop violence against women.
of America Delaware Valley
Volunteers of America Delaware Valley operates 29 programs and services
in the southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware area to assist
those in need. Our programs provide community-based assistance to needy
children, the elderly, the homeless, those with chronic mental health
issues and ex-offenders returning to society.
General information about domestic violence and information on programs
to improve services for the Deaf and Disabled.
To be a global information, communication and media network that enables NGOs to actively engage in the Beijing+5 review process with the long term goal of women's empowerment, with a special focus on women and media.
Women Helping Women is a non-profit, community-based
organization committed to providing financially accessible therapy and
support services to enhance the quality of women's lives.
Human Rights Net
Up to date information from all over the work with resources and links.
Women's Justice Center
The Liberation of Women's Energy Will Change the World.
La Liberacion de la Energia de la Mujer Cambiará el Mundo
This site provides domestic violence legal information for every state.
A central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system, including the United Nations Secretariat, regional commissions, funds, programmes, specialized agencies and academic and research institutions.
We have provided the links as a service but are not responsible for
the content of those sites; when we posted the addresses, the sites
contained appropriate content that may be valuable to those seeking
domestic violence or related information.