The following national organizations dedicate their efforts to preventing, ending, and providing support services for violence against women. Included is a brief description of the services provided by each organization, as well as important contact information.

National Center on Domestic & Sexual Violence

www.ncdsv.org

Austin, Texas

Phone: 512.407.9020

Fax: 512.407.9020

 

The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence provides training, consulting and advocacy. The National Center collaborates with law enforcement, legal system agencies, advocacy organizations, social service agencies, the military and other community entities to integrate their efforts to end domestic and sexual violence.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

635-B Pennsylvania Avenue SE

Washington, DC. 20003

Phone: 202.544.1034

Toll-Free: 800.656.HOPE

 

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) operates a 24-hour hotline for victims of sexual assault. Callers are connected automatically to their local rape crisis center for counseling. More than 890 centers participate in the network.

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

PO Box 1916
Sacramento, CA 95812
Phone: 916.446.2520 X. 306
Fax: 916.446.8166

 

The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, which began in September of 1995, is an organization that focuses on public policy and public education to end sexual violence. The Alliance is committed to advocating on behalf of sexual assault victims, and to supporting advocates and service providers working in the anti-sexual violence movement at the local, state, and national levels.

Speaking Out About Rape (SOAR)

817-A Virginia Drive
Orlando, FL. 32803
Phone: 407.898.0693
Fax: 407.836.0721

 

SOAR’s mission is to provide education and support regarding the totality of the crime of rape. This includes all aspects of the trauma to its survivors, significant others, as well as society as a whole. Our goal is to increase awareness and acceptance of its victims and to make a safe pathway through the medical and criminal justice communities and the healing process. We achieve this goal by providing presentations from the survivor’s perspective.

Men Stopping Violence

533 W. Howard Avenue, Suite C
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404.270.9894
Fax: 404.270.9895

 

Men Stopping Violence is a social change organization dedicated to ending men’s violence against women. Men Stopping Violence works locally, nationally, and internationally to dismantle belief systems, social structures, and institutional practices that oppress women and children and dehumanize men themselves.

Africana Voices Against Violence

Tufts Universtiy
Women’s Center
55 Talbot Ave.
Medford, MA. 02155
Phone: 617.627.5664

 

Africana Voices Against Violence is a project extension of work by the Africana Team on the Campus Violence Prevention Project at Tufts University. Africana Voices Against Violence involves undergraduate students of Farican descent at Tufts University to determine what is necessary to develop and sustain a safe campus environment for us to: (a) talk about intimate partner violence, (b) break the silence among black students about known incidences of intimate partner violence, (c) increase our skills for identifying potentially dangerous relationships, (d) proactively affect the enhancement of university policies and protocols to meet our specific needs, and (e) seek assistance from campus-based services when needed.

National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (ALIANZA)

P.O. Box 672, Triborough Station
New York, NY 10035
Phone: 646.672.1404 (Toll-Free: 1.800.342.9908)
Fax: 646.672.0360 (Toll-Free: 1.800.216.2404)

 

The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) is part of a national effort to address the domestic violence needs and concerns of under-served populations. It represents a growing network of Latina and Latino advocates, practitioners, researchers, community activists, and survivors of domestic violence. Alianza’s mission is to: promote understanding, initiate and sustain dialogue, and generate solutions that move toward the elimination of domestic violence affecting Lation communities, with an understanding of the sacredness of all relations and communities.

Community United Against Violence

160 14th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415.777.5500
Fax: 415.777.5565

 

Community United Against Violence (CUAV) founded in 1979, CUAV is the nation’s first LGBTQQ anti-violence organization. Our mission is to prevent and respond to violence against and within our diverse LGBTQQ communities. We accomplish this through peer-based counseling, emergency assistance, public education, and community organizing. CUAV offers a 24-hour confidential, multilingual crisis line, free counseling, legal advocacy, and emergency assistance (hotel, food, and transportation) to survivors of hate and domestic violence. CUAV uses education as a violence prevention tool through our speakers bureau, youth program, and domestic violence education program.

Men Can Stop Rape

P.O. Box 57144
Washington, DC. 20037
Phone: 202.265.6530
Fax: 202.285.4362

 

Men Can Stop Rape empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men’s violence. Through awareness-to-action education and community organizing, we promote gender equity and build young men’s capacity to be strong without being violent.