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Resources

Resource Links

New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline
800-572-SAFE (7233)
24-Hour Hotline
Linea Estatal de Violencia Domestica en New Jersey

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233
TTY 1-800-787-3224
Linea National de Violencia Domestica
800-799-7233

Bergen County Resources

Alternatives to Domestic Violence, Hackensack, NJ

Offers crisis intervention, counseling, legal advocacy and assistance, court appearance preparation, court accompaniment, individual, group, and family counseling, information and referral, community education, and professional training.  24-hour hotline 201-336-7575   www.co.bergen.nj.us/adv/

Bergen Family Center (BFC), Hackensack, NJ

Domestic violence counseling program in Spanish and Korean. BFC also has services that provides child care assistance, after school programs, adult day care, home care management , a Family Success Center and Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters.  www.bergenfamilycenter.org

healingSpace of YWCA  (formerly Rape Crisis Center of Bergen County), Hackensack, NJ

Provides crisis intervention, individual counseling, medical and legal accompaniments, community education and training, and support groups. 

24-hour hotline 201-487-2227.   www.ywcabergencounty.org/index.html

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services
Provides support and crisis information for Deaf battered women.
www.adwas.org

The Anti-Poverty Network (APN)
The Anti-Poverty Network (APN) is an information-oriented forum open to all concerned with ending or eliminating poverty. The network includes faith-based groups, people living in poverty, advocacy organizations, labor unions, and others.
www.antipovertynetwork.org

The Anti-stalking Web Site
This is a site for anyone interested in the crime of stalking. It is meant to be not only a resource for stalking victims , but for law enforcement, mental health professional, researchers, educators, legislators and security personnel.
www.antistalking.com

The Center for Women's Global Leadership
The Center for Women's Global Leadership (Global Center) develops and facilitates women's leadership for women's human rights and social justice worldwide.  www.cwgl.rutgers.edu

The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) is a research center that focuses on issues related to health, aging, civil rights, abuse, and independent living.   www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/about/about_crowd.htm

The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
is a National Non-Profit Organization with a Mission to Educate and Aid in the Prevention of Partner Violence.   www.caepv.org

End Violence Against Women
This web site developed by the John’s Hopkins University Center for Communications Program, provides comprehensive information on violence against women throughout the world; including research, publications, training materials and policy documents.  www.endvaw.org

FVPF (Family Violence Prevention Fund)
The FVPF is a national non-profit organization that focuses on domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform.   www.futureswithoutviolence.org

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
Provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and others concerned with family violence in the African American community can articulate their perspectives.  www.dvinstitute.org

Legal Services of New Jersey
Legal Services of New Jersey is an independent non-profit organization, which coordinates the statewide Legal Services system. LSNJ strives to ensure equal access to justice under law to all people of New Jersey, providing free legal assistance to low-income people in civil matters.  www.lsnj.org

Lesbian.org
Promoting lesbian visibility on the internet. www.lesbian.org

Manavi
Manavi is a non-profit organization for women who trace their cultural heritage to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Manavi's goal is to increase awareness of women's rights in society and encourage social change to end all violence against women.   www.manavi.org

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
This organization started by advocates Deborah D. Tucker and Sarah M. Buel provides training and consultation; police and military training; technical assistance; public policy advocacy, on domestic violence and sexual assault issues.
www.ncdsv.org

National Center on Elder Abuse
This site contains comprehensive information on elder abuse including state and national statistics, service referrals for victims’ friends and families and services offered by NCEA.  www.elderabusecenter.org

National Center for Victims of Crime
The NCVC purpose is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.   www.ncvc.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
NCADV is dedicated to the empowerment of battered women and their children and is therefore committed to the elimination of personal and societal violence in the lives of women and children.www.ncadv.org

National Women's Health Information Center

US Department on Health and Human Services  Office on Women's Health Data bases for statistics on demographics; mortality; maternal health; violence and abuse; prevention; reproductive health, etc. http://www.womenshealth.gov/quickhealthdata/

New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women

New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women is a statewide association that provides leadership, support and resources on the prevention of violence against women in New Jersey through advocacy, training, public awareness and research.  www.njcbw.org

New Jersey Mental HealthCares

New Jersey MentalHealthCares is the Mental Health Association in NJ's free, confidential statewide mental health information and referral helpline, available 24/7. Our staff of mental health professionals uses their expereinece and understanding of the state's mental health resources to connect you to the services you need. www.njmentalhealthcares.org

NJ Coalition Against Sexual Assault

NJCASA’s mission is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of survivors and their loved ones; foster collaborative relationships between community systems; and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes in society as we work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people.  www.njcasa.org

NJ Department of Law and Public Safety
This is the NJ State Police site where you can access domestic violence statistics from the Uniform Crime Reports.
www.njsp.org/front.html

NJ Task Force on Women and Addiction, Inc.
Is a non-profit voluntary organization working on behalf of women affected by alcoholism and other addictions.
www.njtfwa.org

One in Three Women

A global awareness campaign to raise awareness about violence against women.

www.oneinthreewomen.com/

Project Rainbow Net
Project Rainbow Net is a Domestic Violence Resources for the LGBT Community
www.projectrainbownet.org

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
The National Hotline for survivors of sexual assault.
www.rainn.org

The R.O.S.E. Fund
The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital R.O.S.E Partnership - the Reconstruction of Faces and Self- Esteem. The R.O.S.E. Fund was formed to help women heal the physical scars of abuse as well as the emotional ones.
www.rosefund.org

Safe Network
If you're a teen who's afraid of or being hurt by a boyfriend, girlfriend, or someone else you know, help is available.
www.safenetwork.net

Teen Dating Helpline: Love is Respect

Loveisrespect.org is the online home of the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline. We're a community where you can find support and information to understand dating abuse. You can talk one-on-one with a trained advocate 24/7 who can offer support and connect you to resources. Call toll free 1-866-331-9474 or TTY 1-866-331-8453. One-on-one live chat is also available from 4-midnight Central Standard Time, 7 days a week. No names. No judging. Only help — anytime you need it.

www.loveisrespect.org

VAWnet Library
An online resource for advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violence in the lives of women and their children.
www.vawnet.org

Violence Against Women
Online Resources site provides law, criminal justice, advocacy, and social service professionals with up to date information on interventions to stop violence against women.
www.vaw.umn.edu

Violence Against Women Act of 1994
http://www.ncdsv.org/images/historyofvawa.pdf

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