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Where can people get help for domestic violence?
American Domestic Violence Crisis Line 3300 N.W. 185th Street, Suite 133 Portland, OR 97229 Phone: 503-846-8748 Toll-free: 1-866-USWOMEN (International Crisis Line) http://www.866uswomen.org The American Domestic Violence Crisis Line provides safety planning, support services, and general information on domestic violence for American women living overseas who are victims of domestic violence.
Communities United Against Violence 160 14th Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: 415-777-5500 Support Line: 415-333-HELP http://www.cuav.org Communities United Against Violence offers crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, and support for gay men and lesbians in abusive relationships.
Domestic Violence Law Project 718-834-7430 x10
GLBT National Help Center 1-888-843-4564 http://www.glbtnationalhelpcenter.org
House of Ruth 5 Thomas Circle, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005 202-667-7001 http://www.houseofruth.org
Maitri 234 East Gish Road #200 San Jose, CA 95112 Phone: 408-436-8393 Toll-free hotline: 1-888-8-MAITRI http://www.maitri.org Maitri helps South Asian (Bengali, Indian, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan) women with domestic violence, emotional abuse, and family conflict.
National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs 212-714-1184
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (1-800-799-SAFE) http://www.ndvh.org The 24-hour, toll-free hotline provides crisis intervention, referrals to battered women's shelters and programs, social-service agencies, legal programs, and other groups and organizations willing to help, and resources for battered women and their friends and families.
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300 Harrisburg, PA 17112 1-800-537-2238 ext. 5 TTY: 1-800-553-2508 Fax: 717-545-9456
The Network La Red P.O. Box 6011 Boston, MA 02114 Phone: 617-695-0877 Hotline: 617-423-7233 http://www.thenetworklared.org The Network La Red offers bilingual (English and Spanish) information and resources for lesbian and bisexual women in violent relationships.
Reconstructive Surgery/Domestic Abuse Line Toll-free: 1-800-842-4546 Reconstructive Surgery/Domestic Abuse Line provides free reconstructive surgery for male and female victims of domestic violence.
Safe Horizon 800-621-HOPE (4673) http://www.safehorizon.org Provides case management, individual counseling, and support groups for domestic violence victims
Violence Project PMB 131 955 Mass Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone: 617-354-6056 Toll-free Crisis Line: 1-800-832-1901 http://www.gmdvp.org Violence Project offers information and resources for gay men in violent relationships.
The future of finding solutions to domestic violence includes continuing to improve the effectiveness of treatment and to strengthen legal protection for victims, as well as accountability and treatment for abusers. Those goals should expand effective treatment and legal protections to address cyber-stalking and to manage the unique issues faced by individuals who are in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender relationships.