You should enlist the assistance of a professional advocate to connect with domestic violence services or to explore other ways that you can help in the fight to end domestic violence.
Domestic violence advocates are trained to help you in a way that is best for your situation. Advocates can help you make safety plans, negotiate law enforcement issues, arrange for shelter, contact local resources, and set up counseling.
Advocates can also help you find volunteer opportunities or initiatives that help support victims of domestic violence.
NDVH 24-hour Hotline: 800-799-7233
National Domestic Violence Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Centre County Women’s Resource Center (CCWRC) provides free and confidential services for people who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual violence, and stalking. Counselor/advocates are available to help 24 hours a day.
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the National Network to End Domestic Violence is a leading voice for domestic violence victims and their allies. NNEDV represents and provides resources to the 56 statewide and territorial coalitions against domestic violence, which serve nearly 2,000 local domestic violence programs across the country.
New York 212-475-2026
The mission of the Joyful Heart Foundation is to heal, educate, and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and child abuse shed by shedding light into the darkness that surrounds these issues.
Administrative Office 651-646-5553
Partnership Opportunities 908-559-7512
The Verizon Wireless HopeLine program collects used wireless phones, batteries, and accessories from any wireless service provider. These unused wireless phones are then distributed to victims of domestic violence to not only help them feel safer and less isolated, but also provide them with a way to call emergency or support services, employers, family, and friends.
Everyone has the right to live free of violence. The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence.
The Family Justice Center Alliance aims to create a network of national and international Family Justice Centers and other models of co-located, multi-agency service centers for victims of family violence and their children with close working relationships, shared training and technical assistance, collaborative learning processes, and coordinated funding assistance.
The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work—and eliminating it altogether. From policies and programs to legal issues and legislation, CAEPV is a credible source of information, materials, and advice.
The mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence is to organize for collective power by advancing the transformative work and leadership of communities and individuals working to end domestic violence.
A Call to Men challenges men to reconsider their long-held beliefs about women, in an effort to create a more just society. They achieve this by encouraging men to change their behaviors through re-education and training that promote healthy manhood.
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is an organization focused on the unique circumstances of African Americans as they face issues related to domestic violence—including intimate partner violence, child abuse, elder maltreatment, and community violence. IDVAAC’s mission is to enhance society’s understanding of and ability to end violence in the African American community.