National Domestic Violence Hotline
For free support from trained advocates please call the national domestic violence hotline at
1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) or TTY-1-800-787-3224
Dating Abuse Helpline
Love is Respect provides a helpline with trained peer advocates on healthy relationships online, via phone and text.
Domestic Shelter Resources
Domesticshelters.org provides a search engine that helps find domestic violence programs based on location, service and language needs. It has service listings, information about domestic violence, housing services, emergency services, legal and financial services, support groups for women, children and families.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free and confidential service provided by skilled, trained crisis worker who will listen to problems and provide information about mental health services in the caller’s area.
National Center for Victims of Crime
The National Center for Victims of Crime provides information on issues that victims may face. It advocates for stronger rights, protections, and services for crime victims. It also provides education, training, and evaluation.
Suicide and Depression Awareness for Students
People contemplating suicide or experiencing the depths of a severe depression need to know they are not alone. From teenagers to college students, LGBT to the elderly, people struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts need options, reassurance, hope and help.
Womenslaw.org provides excellent information on staying safe, understanding the law, and in preparing to take legal action. It also provides state-wise assistance in finding a lawyer and tips on how to prepare.
Battered Women’s Justice Project
Battered Women’s Justice Project offers training, technical assistance, and consults to evolve criminal and civil strategies in addressing domestic violence. Attorneys and advocates provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders
Legal Momentum works on women’s legal rights their targeted litigation, education, policy advocacy, and research help to shape the laws and policies that affect gender equality and ensure that they are properly implemented and enforced.
National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women provides provide customized technical assistance to battered women charged with crimes and to members of their defense teams.
American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence
The National Crime Victim Bar Association
The National Crime Victim Bar Association is a professional association of attorneys and expert witnesses dedicated to helping victims seek justice through the civil system.
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The Aspire News App functions like a regular news app, when you go to the “Help” section of the page it provides a list of local domestic violence resources and a “Go Button”, that, once pressed, alerts the user’s chosen contacts, local authorities and service providers about the violent or potentially violent situation. More information is available here.
One Love MyPlan App
The One Love MyPlan App is an anonymous, free application for smart phones and other electronic devices, to determine if a relationship is unsafe and helps to create the best action plan by weighing an individual’s unique characteristics and values. In partnership with LoveisRespect.org, the app provides access to trained advocate support 24/7 through an embedded live chat function. More information is available here.
Please contact us if you need assistance with technology as it pertains to domestic violence prevention.
Organizations that can help
State Coalitions and local resources
The Office of Violence against Women 6 from the Department of Justice provides an extensive list with contact details of a state coalition or a listing of local resources in each state on their website. The list is available here.
State wise information is also available on our website here.
Family Justice Center
The Family Justice Center houses a team of police officers, prosecutors, civil legal service providers, and community-based advocates, who work together, to provide coordinated services to victims of family violence. They can talk to an advocate and plan for their safety, interview with a police officer, meet with a prosecutor, receive medical assistance, receive information on shelter, and get help with transportation. More information is available here.
Sources: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, National Network to End Domestic Violence WomensLaw.Org