State and National organizations & resources that can help
A group opposed to violence against women and children in any form, the NCADV website provides information regarding domestic violence, community action planning suggestions, and public policy updates.
Mobilizing the legal community to provide access to justice adn safety for victims of domestic violence, this site provides informational resources for attorneys as well as the general public on domestic violence.
A quick guide to domestic violence facts, the Violence Against Women Act, and Internet resources.
Not only used for its hotline services, this site offers domestic violence information, prevention strategies, and resource material.
This site gives history and information regarding the organization as well as useful resources about domestic violence.
Johns Hopkins University provides "this online resource of documents, reports, journal articles, policy documentation, training materials, posters, radio programs, novelty items and other important information."
This site provides a toll-free hotline number for gay, lesbian and transgendered individuals in need of information, referral and peer counseling.
"The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation."
"NCLR is a national legal resource center with a primary commitment to advancing the rights and safety of lesbians and their families through a program of litigation, public policy advocacy, free legal advice and counseling, and public education."
NGLTF is the national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, with the vision and commitment to building a powerful political movement.
Bill Summary and Committee reports for the U.S. Congress
Comprehensive site that incorporates assistance for victims, service providers, and policy makers with updated national stories of victims of crime.
NVCAN has been formed to assess the status of victims' state and federal rights and provide educational materials to enhance victims' access to rights and services.
OVC provides substantial funding to state victim assistance and compensation programs -- the lifeline services that help victims to heal. The agency supports trainings designed to educate criminal justice and allied professionals regarding the rights and needs of crime victims.
National Crime Victim Bar Associations Mission: “Providing technical support to attorneys representing crime victims in civil suits, referring crime victims to lawyers in their local area, and increasing general awareness about the availability of civil remedies for victims of crime.
The Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States.
Victim Assistance Online is an information, research and networking resource for victim assistance specialists, professionals in related disciplines and all interested in the field of victimology.
Part of the Department of Justice, the Violence Against Women Office has handled the Department's legal and policy issues regarding violence against women.
"This page is meant to be a place where men and women can discuss , chat, or simply browse to understand and honor the many different paths to heal strong emotions."
This site offers trainings to gain a "Grief Recovery Certification" which may be used to help others deal with grief and loss.
Part of the OVC website, this page offers government resources, national organizations and credit monitoring systems to prevent and react to identify theft.
Designed to stop violence against children, this site highlights Amber plans, Megan's law, and missing children's search assistance.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence
Working both on a state (Penn.) and national level, this site gives information on advocacy, public policy and other resources on sexual assault and violence.
This site provides scholarly knowledge and resources, in language and formats accessible to any interested and motivated person — young or old, highly educated or not in regards to sexual abuse.
This site focuses on sexual abuse and the lack of action within the community.
Sexual assault information geared toward both male and female teens.
Statistics, court cases and current laws make up this resource center for stalking information.
The expert on online stalking, this site lists prevention techniques, statistics and assistance to cyberstalking victims.
Promotes positive self-esteem and empowerment images in the media for girls and women.
The Girls, Women + Media Project is a 21st century, non-profit initiative and network working to increase awareness of how pop culture and media represent, affect, employ, and serve girls and women---and to advocate for improvement in those areas.
Lecturer dedicated to disseminating information regarding the media and its influence on images of women, drugs and alcohol and violence.
Mediawatch challenges the stereotypes presented through the media and presents the truth through educational videos and media literacy.
Inspires independent thinking and critical analysis of media messages
Aimed mainly at stopping the sales of WWF and like-developed toys.
The project's mission is to stop the marketing of violence toward children through media and toy sales.
Helping families and educators to maximize the benefits and minimize the harm of mass media on children through research, education and advocacy.
The television show's homepage which posts information about missing persons, crimes and captures.
Information regarding crimes related to the violence and exploitation of the gerontologic population.
News updates and information regarding civil liberties and rights under the U.S. Constitution.
Homepage with articles, most wanted lists and agency history.
Mother's Against Drunk Driving Homepage
Information on helping individuals who are struggling with alcohol
An information, research and networking resource for victim assistance specialists, professionals in related disciplines and all interested in the field of victimology.
List of all federal prisoners from 1982 to present.
Excellent info on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Overcoming Trauma
Services to support victims
Putnam County Resource Guide
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