Domestic Violence Organizations
The following links are just a few of the organizations that provide ways for you to give or receive help due to an abusive relationship.
- Find an Organization in Your Area – http://www.ndvh.org/get-help/help-in-your-area
- The National Domestic Violence Hotline – www.ndvh.org
If you or someone you know is frightened about something in your relationship, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
- The National Network to End Domestic Violence – http://nnedv.org
NNEDV is the leading voice for domestic violence victims and their advocates.
- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence – http://ncadv.org
The national network organizing advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives.
- The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence – http://www.cpedv.org
The Partnership is rooted in the battered women’s movement and the values that define this movement, including working towards social justice, self-determination, and ending the oppression of women.
- Nicole Brown Charitable Foundation – www.nbcf.org
In 1994, Nicole Simpson’s sister Denise Brown established The Nicole Brown Charitable Foundation in Nicole’s memory, to assist victims of domestic violence
- The California Women’s Law Center – www.cwlc.org
The California Women’s Law Center (CWLC) works to ensure, through systemic change, that life opportunities for women and girls are free from unjust social, economic, and political constraints
- Free Battered Women – www.freebatteredwomen.org
Through public education, community organizing, advocacy for support groups (both peer-led and professionally facilitated), policy work, and legal action, Free Battered Women seeks to create sustainable change with and for incarcerated survivors of domestic violence
- Family Justice Center – www.familyjusticecenter.org
This organization seeks to provide a long-term positive impact on the community by compassionately providing effective, coordinated services and support to those whose lives have been touched by child abuse, domestic violence, elder/dependent adult abuse, or sexual assault.
- Human Options – www.humanoptions.org
Human Options has served over 45,000 individuals in direct services, and over 105,000 through the community education program agency for abused women and their children in Orange County, CA.
- Laura’s House – www.laurashouse.org
Laura’s House prevents and reduces the incidence of domestic and family violence through shelter and support programs, education and outreach.
- WINGS – www.ywcawings.org
Women in Need Growing Strong is a multi-purpose Domestic Violence program that provides services to victims of domestic violence with compassion, understanding, and cultural sensitivity. It is an integral part of the YWCA-WINGS mission to educate and empower women to be self-sufficient.
- The White Ribbon Campaign – www.whiteribbon.ca
The White Ribbon symbolizes a man’s pledge to never commit, condone, or remain silent about violence against women.
- 1736 Family Crisis Center – www.1736familycrisiscenter.org
The 1736 Family Crisis Center is dedicated to improving the safety and fostering the long-term survival and success of runaway and homeless youth, battered women and their children, and other individuals in need.
- Crossroads – www.crossroadswomen.org
The mission of Crossroads is to provide housing, education, support and counseling in a homelike environment for women who have been incarcerated.
- Action Committee for Women in Prison – www.acwip.net
This organization is for the humane treatment and release of incarcerated women behind bars.