Webliography Domestic Violence

Webliography Domestic Violence

Webliography—Domestic Violence

National Hotlines:

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and information about shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers, and counseling

Toll free: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

TDD: 1-800-787-3224

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization.RAINN isa nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers providing victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.


National Organizations:

Family Violence Prevention Fund

The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, and to help those whose lives are devastated by violence, because everyone has the right to live free of violence.

Phone: 415-252-8900



National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

NCADV works towards eradicating social conditions that contribute to violence against women and children. They participate in coalition-building at the local, state, regional, and national levels; provide support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; offer public education and technical assistance; develop policy, and create innovative legislation.

Phone: 303 839 1852

TTY: (303) 839-8459


Safe Horizons

Provides support, prevents violence, and promotes justice for victims of crime and abuse with 65 programs located throughout the five boroughs of New York City

Crime Victims HOTLINE: 800-621-4673

Rape and Sexual Assault & Incest HOTLINE: 212-227-3000

TTY (for all HOTLINES) 866-604-5350


Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) is a private nonprofit organization working at the state and national levels to eliminate domestic violence, secure justice for victims, enhance safety for families and communities, and create lasting systems and social change. It runs the NRCDV.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)

The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence’s website features various publications and resources for organizations and individuals working to end domestic violence.

Phone: 800-537-2238

TTY: 888-Rx-ABUSE; 800- 595 -4889

Legal Office:

Phone: 717-545-6400

TOLL FREE: 800-932-4632

Battered Women's Justice Project

Minnesota Program Development, Inc

Phone: 800-903-0111, ext.1

Phone: 612-824-8768

Resource Center on Domestic Violence, Child Protection, and Custody

They are intended as a resource center for professionals and agencies.

Office: 775-784-6012

Phone: 800-527-3223


Battered Women's Justice Project

National Clearinghouse is a national resource and advocacy center providing assistance to female defendants, their defense attorneys, and other members of their defense teams in an effort to ensure justice for battered women charged with crimes.

TOLL-FREE: 800-903-0111 ext. 3

Phone: 215-351-0010

National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape

Phone: 510-524-1582

Faith Trust Institute

(Formerly the Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence)

Phone: 206-634-1903, ext. 10


National Network to End Domestic Violence

Phone: 202-543-5566

HOTLINE: 800-799-SAFE (7233)

TTY: 800-787-3224

Womenspace National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women

Phone: 609-394-0136

24 Hour Mercer County Hotline: 609-394-9000


Texas Organizations

Texas Council On Family Violence

Offers a service directory of family violence programs in Texas, facts on domestic abuse, training programs for advocates, and information of services (such as housing and childcare) that may be available to abuse victims

Phone: 512-794-1133

Other Web Links:

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

Offers facts, publications, links to outside resources, and well-chosen sources on topics like meeting planning and domestic violence in the workplace

Phone and Fax: 512-407-9020

National Runaway Switchboard
This site features blogs, data, helplines, and other information aimed at helping and preventing youth homelessness. It includes tools such as a bulletin board where teens and family can post and tips for parents of actual or potential runaways.

Phone: 773-880-9860

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Violence Against Women Site

Includes screening tools, fact sheets, links, advice on leaving a violent situation, and a variety of information targeted at service providers

(202) 638-5577

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

Targeted specifically at Asians in the New England area, this organization offers counseling and assistance that speak to the specific linguistic and cultural issues facing this group. The site offers information on their services, reports, and “help cards” in a variety of Asian languages.

Multilingual Helpline: 617-338-2355

Office Telephone: 617-338-2350

Jane Doe, Inc.

This is a Massachusetts-based program with a variety of national and local resources, much of it targeted to specific demographics, such as the elderly or immigrants. The site includes information on legal protection, the state address confidentiality program, and other steps victims can take to make themselves safer or remove themselves from an unsafe situation.

Phone: 617-248-0922
TTY/TTD: 617-263-2200

Safe At Home – CA Secretary of State

Confidential mailing address program—a national model


Best practices for shelters in a report; research, funding, education; resources for professionals; library of documents


TTY: 1-800-553-2508

Women’s Law Initiative

Legal information website, including referrals and detailed protective/restraining order information, state by state

The Family Violence Prevention Fund

The website provides materials which can be ordered, including “No Excuse for Abuse” materials and health care provider brochures.

Love is not Abuse

Liz Claiborne’s teen dating violence website has great information for both those living with violence and their friends and family.