Domestic Violence Organizations and Resources
There are local, state and national support systems available to help victims of domestic violence. They can help with housing, legal information, welfare, treatment and counseling. For a list of local and state domestic violence shelters and programs, look in the area phone book.
Information concerning domestic violence, support and programs also can be attained through the following national resources:
— National Domestic Violence Hotline
— TDD for the hearing impaired
— National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
— Division of Violence Prevention Center for Disease Control and Prevention
— National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
— National Institute for Violence Prevention
— Resource Center on Child Protection and Custody
- LAMBDA same-sex violence pages
- American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence [email protected]
- Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
Crisis Line: (800) 832-1901
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- Stop Abuse for Everyone
- Woman Abuse Prevention
“Abuse and Religion: When Praying Isn’t Enough” by Anne L. Horton and Judith A. Williamson (Eds.), Lexington Books, 1988.
“Abused Men” by Philip W. Cook, Praeger Publishers Trade, 1997. Buy this book.
“The Battered Woman” by Lenore Walker, Harper and Row, 1979.
“The Battered Woman Syndrome” by Lenore Walker, Springer, 1984.
“Breaking Free From Domestic Violence” by Jerry L. Brinigar, Hazelden, 1992.