DV Counts Census Data - On September 15, 2010, 27 out of 27, or 100%, of identified local domestic violence programs in Iowa participated in the 2010 National Census of Domestic Violence Services.
The Family Violence Prevention Fund - FVPF continues to break new ground by reaching new audiences including men and youth, promoting leadership within communities to ensure that violence prevention efforts become self-sustaining, and transforming the way health care providers, police, judges, employers and others address violence.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse - The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence - Helps professionals who work with victims and perpetrators; law enforcement; criminal justice professionals such as prosecutors, judges and probation officers; health care professionals including emergency response teams, nurses and doctors; domestic violence and sexual assault advocates and service providers; and counselors and social workers. In addition to these professionals, NCDSV also works with local, state and federal agencies; state and national organizations; educators, researchers, faith community leaders, media, community leaders, elected officials, policymakers, and all branches of the military.
National Domestic Violence Hotline - Until the violence stops, the hotline will continue to answer…One Call at a Time. Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 140 languages through interpreter services.
National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAWnet) - VAWnet is an easily accessible and comprehensive collection of full-text, searchable electronic resources on domestic violence, sexual violence and related issues.
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence - It is the NRCDV’s mission to improve societal and community responses to domestic violence and, ultimately, prevent its occurrence. We provide a wide range of free, comprehensive, and individualized technical assistance, training, and specialized resource materials and projects designed to enhance current intervention and prevention strategies.
National Stalking Resource Center - Provides training, technical assistance, information and support to professionals and victims dealing with issues related to stalking.
Office on Violence Against Women - (OVW) The Violence Against Women Office, now the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) handles legal and policy issues regarding violence against women, coordinated Departmental efforts, provides national and international leadership, receives international visitors interested in learning about the federal government’s role in addressing violence against women, and responds to requests for information regarding violence against women
Praxis International - Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. We work with local, statewide, and national reform initiatives to bridge the gap between what people need and what institutions provide. Since 1996, we have worked with advocacy organizations, intervention agencies, and inter-agency collaborations to create a clear and cooperative agenda for social change in their communities.Violence Against Women Online Resources (VAWOR) - Violence Against Women Online Resources provides materials on domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking for criminal justice professionals, sexual assault and domestic violence victim advocates, and other multi-disciplinary professionals and community partners who respond to these crimes.
American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence - The mission of the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence is to mobilize the legal profession to provide access to justice and safety for victims of domestic violence.
ASISTA - ASISTA is a collaboration between four nationally-recognized legal experts who work to provide comprehensive and cutting-edge technical assistance on the intersection between immigration and domestic violence law. Their purpose is to centralize, enhance and expand immigration assistance to frontline advocates and attorneys who provide legal assistance to immigrant victims.
Battered Women's Justice Project - Offers training, technical assistance, and consultation on the most promising practices of the criminal and civil justice systems in addressing domestic violence. Staff attorneys and advocates can provide information and analyses on effective policing, prosecuting, sentencing, and monitoring of domestic violence offenders.
The Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System (formerly the London Family Court Clinic)
The Greenbook Initiative - A major new initiative, popularly known as the "Greenbook," is helping child welfare and domestic violence agencies and family courts work together more effectively to help families experiencing violence. Since the "Greenbook" was released in 1999, dozens of sites around the country have used it to improve their policies and practices. The "Greenbook" project is helping communities from coast to coast improve coordination among courts and social service agencies to better serve families in need.
National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit(NCPOFFC) - NCPOFFC’s mission is to facilitate implementation of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Violence Against Women Act in all states, tribes, and territories by raising public awareness of the statute’s requirements and by providing problem-solving technical assistance and support to individuals and jurisdictions.
VAWnet-This is a clearinghouse of research related to violence against women. They recently
Prevention Connection-A national project to support prevention work through free webinars,
That’s Not Cool.com-A fun, interactive site and campaign that addresses teen dating violence
MADE- Moms And Dads for Education to Stop Teen Dating Abuse- is a branch off of the Love is Not
Break the Cycle-Lots of great resources. Model school policies, state report cards, and more.
Dating Matters-This free online tutorial explains the dynamics of teen dating violence and
Lessons from Literature- free downloadable lesson plans for English teachers.
Coaching Boys Into Men-free downloadable activities and curriculum to help coaches and mentors to
talk with kids about healthy relationships.
MADE- Moms And Dads for Education to Stop Teen Dating Abuse- is a branch off of the Love is Not
Love is Not Abuse-this site has a free curriculum and downloadable brochures. It provides a lot of
Faith Trust Institute - FaithTrust Institute is a national, multifaith, multicultural training and education organization with global reach working to end sexual and domestic violence. They offer training, consulting and educational materials to address the religious and cultural issues related to abuse. They work with many communities, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Buddhist, Jewish, Latino/a, Muslim, Black, Anglo, Indigenous, Protestant and Roman Catholic.
Responding to Domestic Violence: Guidelines for Pastors and Rabbis
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services (ADWAS) - ADWAS provides comprehensive services to Deaf and Deaf-Blind victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. ADWAS believes that violence is a learned behavior and envisions a world where violence is not tolerated.
Alianza - National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) was established as one of three domestic violence “Cultural Institutes” to address the particular needs and concerns of communities of color experiencing family violence. Alianza specifically addresses the needs of Latino/a families and communities, although its work helps to inform the domestic violence field in general. Alianza’s work has been in four main areas: community education, policy advocacy, research, and training and technical assistance. It has grown into a national network of Latina and Latino advocates, practitioners, researchers, activists, and survivors of domestic violence.
FaithTrust Institute - FaithTrust Institute offers a wide range of services and resources, including training, consultation and educational materials, to provide communities and advocates with the tools and knowledge they need to address the religious and cultural issues related to abuse. An international, multifaith organization working with many communities, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Buddhist, Jewish, Latino/a, Muslim, Black, Anglo, Indigenous, Protestant and Roman Catholic.
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community - The Institute's Mission is to provide an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community will have the continual opportunity to articulate their perspectives on family violence through research findings, the examination of service delivery and intervention mechanisms, and the identification of appropriate and effective responses to prevent/reduce family violence in the African American community.
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)- NCALL's mission is to eliminate abuse in later life by challenging beliefs, policies, practices and systems that allow abuse to occur and continue and to improve safety, services and support to victims through advocacy and education.
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