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Here are just some of the many sites related to

battered women and domestic violence:

Alliance 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.

Abuse 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 assault.

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services
Provides support and crisis information for Deaf battered women.

Administration 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.

Abuse of Power

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 development.

ALAS (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.

American 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.

American College of Emergency Physicians

American 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 issue.

American Medical Association
Diagnostic and Treatment Guidelines Available from the American Medical Association.

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.

Anti-Racist Alliance
This website is designed for individuals, educators, activists and trainers who are interested in being part of a national movement for racial justice.

The 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 security personnel.

The Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

Seeking 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.

Baitul Hemayah, Inc.'s

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 against women.

Battered Women’s Justice Project

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Information and statistics from the US Department of Justice.

Captive Daughters

A non-profit organization dedicated to prevention of sex trafficking of children through education.

United Nations Convention to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Announcements, reports and publications from the CDC.

The 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.

The 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 worldwide.

The 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.

The Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)

Alliance of nonprofit service providers grassroots advocacy groups and activists dedicated to providing human services and human rights advocacy to victims of modern-day slavery.

The 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.

CUAV (Community United Against Violence)
A nonprofit agency which addresses and prevents hate violence directed at lesbians, gaymen, bisexuals, and transgender persons.

The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
is a National Non-Profit Organization with a Mission to Educate and Aid in the Prevention of Partner Violence.

Cybergrrl (Voices of Women)
Informing, Inspiring, and celebrating women.

Darkness to Light
A resource site for parents and survivors of child sexual abuse.

Noticing an increased demand for resources led DatingAdvice.com to create their own directory of reputable domestic violence resources.

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.

Defense 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.

End Violence
On this 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.

End Violence Against Women
This web site developed by the John’s Hopkins University Center for Communications Program, provides comprehensive information on violence against women throughout the world; including research, publications, training materials and policy documents.

Equality Now
An International organization dedicated to taking action for the rights of women and girls in many areas.

FaithTrust Institute
An educational resource on abuse and religion.

Family Violence Studies
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 available.

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.

The 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.

The Foundation Center
Visit this site for an online short course on grant writing proposals. Also includes a nationwide list of libraries with funding information collections.

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.

Harry Belafonte

Ending Violence Against Women Demands That Men Take Responsibility

Hot Peach Pages
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.

In 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.

Institute 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.

Legal 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.

Legal 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.

Los 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.

Match International
A woman's organization guided by a feminist vision of sustainable development which recognizes the diverse realities of women and respects their efforts at self-determination.

Mending 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.

MENSTUFF (The National Men's Resource)

Millennium: 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 generated.

Minnesota 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.

National 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.

National 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.

National Center for Victims of Crime
The NCVC purpose is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

National 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.

National 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.

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
Database of state domestic violence laws.

National Crime Prevention Council
Teens working together to stop violence.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Database of publications, resources and events from the NCJRS.

National 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.

The 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.

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
Includes a domestic violence link as well a links to other immigration assistance.

National Lawyers Guild
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.

National 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.

National Sheriffs' Association
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.

National Woman’s Alliance
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
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.

Northwest Network

Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse web site.

NOW 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.

NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault

NJ 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.

The 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."

NY 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.

Pennsylvania 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.

The People's Institute

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 Politics Nationwide.com
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 States.

Population Reports (Ending Violence Against Women)

Increasingly, gender-based 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.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
The National Hotline for survivors of sexual assault.

RAWA (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.

Rhiannon3, Inc.
This site contain links to free eZine; discount bookstore; abuse and relationship information; Cops and Survivors message board.

The R.O.S.E. Fund
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 ones.

Rutgers' Domestic Violence Project
A student developed website that focuses on several key information outlets victims of domestic violence might find helpful.

Safe Network
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 needed to

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.

SAWNET (South Asian Women's Network)
SAWNET is a forum for those interested in South Asian women's issues.

Sexual Harassment
A selection of documents and resources allowing exploration of sexual harassment issues from a variety of perspectives, maintained by Professor Nancy Wyatt.

Sisterhood is Global Institute
Many statistics and links, publication lists, alerts and additional resources

South 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, USA.

Stirfry Seminars

Provides retreats, seminars and training on racism, organizational transformation, managing organizational conflict, and diversity as well as other topics. Films, books and essay information are available.

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.

Suppressed Histories
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.

Toolkit 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 Organization

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.

Transforming 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 women’s 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.

UPS Foundation
This foundation targets programs that help families and children address hunger, poverty and homelessness.

Urban Resource Institute
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.

VAWnet Library
An online resource for advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violence in the lives of women and their children.

Violence Against Women
Online Resources site provides law, criminal justice, advocacy, and social service professionals with up to date information on interventions to stop violence against women.

Volunteers 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.

Women Abuse Prevention
General information about domestic violence and information on programs to improve services for the Deaf and Disabled.

Women Action

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
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.

Woman’s 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

Women’s Law Initiative
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.



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