Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

  • Information, resources, referrals on child abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, and other family violence issues.
  • Resource, referral, and networking organization that seeks to help victims and survivors of exploitation by psychotherapists and other healthcare providers find the support and resources they will need to understand what has happened to them, take action, and heal.  Email for referrals, support, and other assistance; emails are generally answered within 72 hours by trained volunteers.
  • Online resources and support network for victims of stalking. Includes contact info for local organizations, links to online information about stalking, safety planning resources, discussion boards, other help.
  • Visit the National Teen Dating Abuse website to chat with a peer advocate 24/7.
  • AVP is dedicated to eliminating hate violence, sexual assault, stalking, and domestic violence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities through counseling, advocacy, organizing, and public education.
  • Crisis intervention, referrals, information about state laws, safety planning, and other resources for stalking victims available through hotline or on website.
  • Hotline is staffed by trained counselors 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Provides crisis intervention, safety planning, referral to shelters and other resources across the US, as well as PR and the US Virgin Islands. Help available in 140 languages.
  • Addresses domestic violence among lesbians, bisexual women, and in transgender communities.
  • A project of the Battered Women’s Justice Project. Provides customized, case-specific technical assistance to battered women charged with crimes and their defense teams (attorneys, advocates and expert witnesses). The Defense Center works on cases that involve women who have injured or killed their batterer in self-defense; battered women who have been coerced into criminal activity; women charged with "failing to protect" their children from their batterer’s violence; and women who are charged with parental kidnapping or custodial interference after fleeing with their child (or children) to protect themselves or their children from their batterer’s violence.
  • Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Provides referrals to community rape crisis centers, support resources, and other help. New online hotline allows people seeking help to confidentially confer with a trained counselor through instant messages. Website has database of rape crisis centers, and other information for victims and advocates.
  • A national network of advocates, professionals, and others working to end violence against women in Asian communities.
  • Community organizing, parole advocacy, public education, media campaigns, and policy work to achieve clemency and justice for battered women in California prisons.