Domestic violence shelters offer temporary help and shelter for women and children victims of domestic violence in the United States.
Along with Shower, Food and Clothing, other services that can be offered are: Self-Sufficiency Program with Financial Assistance, Support Groups, Restraining Orders, Transitional Housing, Life Skills, Job Training, Substance Abuse Treatment, Case Management, Health Care, Child Care, Headstart Program, GED Preparation, Adult Education and in some cases Legal Help and Assistance.
Directory of hotlines, shelters, crisis centers and women's organizations, plus index of domestic violence resources.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence Policy Office P.O. Box 34103 Washington, DC 20043-4103Phone: 703-765-0339 FAX: 202-628-4899
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS AND RESOURCES
Victim Services - Domestic Violence Shelter Tour 2 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10007Phone: 212-577-7700 Fax: 212-385-0331 24-hour hotline: 800-621-HOPE (4673)
Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence 936 North 34th Street, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98103Phone: 206-634-1903 FAX: 206-634-0115
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678)
Battered Women's Justice Project - Minnesota Program Development, Inc. 4032 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407TOLL-FREE: 800-903-0111 Ext: 1Phone: 612-824-8768 FAX: 612-824-8965
National Battered Women's Law Project 275 7th Avenue, Suite 1206 New York, NY 10001Phone: 212-741-9480 FAX: 212-741-6438
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence P.O. Box 18749 Denver, CO 80218Phone: 303-839-1852 FAX: 303-831-9251
Child and Adult Abuse Hotline 800/352-66513 - to confidentially report suspected incidences of child and adult abuse.
Battered Women's Justice Project c/o National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women125 South 9th Street, Suite 302 Philadelphia, PA 19107TOLL-FREE: 800-903-0111 ext. 3Phone: 215-351-0010 FAX: 215-351-0779
Office of Maternal & Child Health 1-800-642-8522
Women, Infants & Children (WIC) 1-800-445-5818 Ask for WIC
Women's Health Center 1-800-642-8670
West Virginia Child/Adult/Domestic Violence Abuse Hotline 1-800-352-6513
Immunization Program General Information on vaccines/childhood diseases and referrals 1-800-642-3634 (in state WV) 1-304-558-2188 (out of state)
National RUNAWAY Hotline 1-800-621-4000
National Runaway Switchboard, "Youth Crisis Hotline" 1-800-448-4663
National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800422-4453
National Institute on Drug Abuse and Referral line 1-800-662-4357
Alcoholics Anonymous 1-800-333-5051
Covenant House Homeless, Runaway youth & family crisis center Youth 20 and under shelter referrals, job training 1-800-999-9999
National Resource Center On DV - Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence 6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300 Harrisburg, PA 17112Phone: 800-537-2238 FAX: 717-545-9456
Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence - Family Violence Prevention Fund 383 Rhode Island Street, Suite 304 San Francisco, CA 94103-5133Phone: 800-313-1310 FAX: 415-252-8991
National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape 2325 Oak Street Berkeley, CA 94708Phone: 510-524-1582 National Clearinghouse is a national resource and advocacy center providing assistance to women defendants, their defense attorneys, and other members of their defense teams in an effort to insure justice for battered women charged with crimes.
Rape Abuse and Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) Toll free, confidential, 24 hrs.
AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention 1-800-642-8244
AIDS Surveillance & Reportable Disease Information 1-800-423-1271
National Center for Victims of Crime and National Stalking Resource Center 1-800- FYI-CALL (1-800-394-2255) M-F, 8:30 am- 8:30 pm EST
Miles Foundation (for victims of Interpersonal Violence in the Military) 203-270-7861 Confidential, ESTmilesfdn@aol.com
Darkness To Light Hotline (for victims of child sexual abuse) 1-866-FOR-LIGHT (367-5444) Toll free, confidential, 24 hoursChildhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4- A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) Toll free, confidential, 24 hrs. This hotline is for advice, information and to clarify options. It is not the same as reporting the abuse. You don’t need to give your name or name of the abuser to talk.
Stop It Now! offers a national helpline (1-888-PREVENT) for adults who are concerned about inappropriate sexualized behavior in themselves or people they know. Toll free, confidential M-F 9am-6pm ET.
National Center on Elder Abuse Eldercare Locator at 1 (800) 677-1116 – this is not a helpline, but rather will direct you to the state hotline number.
American Domestic Violence Crisis Line - For American women and children living abroad. International toll free domestic violence crisis line from 10:00pm to 6:00am, Pacific Standard Time, Monday night through Friday morning and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. (these are daytime hours for people living overseas) To call from overseas, contact your local AT&T operator and ask to be connected to 866-USWOMEN. From within the USA, dial 1-866-USWOMEN. If you have a safe email, email them anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org All communication is confidential.
Family Violence Prevention Fund 383 Rhode Island Street, Suite 304 San Francisco, CA 94103-5133Phone: 415-252-8900 FAX: 415-252-8991
National Network to End Domestic Violence - Administrative Office c/o Texas Council on Family Violence P.O. Box 161810 Austin, TX 78716Phone: 512-794-1133 FAX: 512-794-1199
National Network to End Domestic Violence 666 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Suite 303 Washington, DC 20003Phone: 202-543-5566 FAX: 202-543-5626
Resource Center on Domestic Violence Shelters, Child Protection, and Custody NCJFCJ P.O. Box 8970 Reno, NV 89507Phone: 800-527-3223 FAX: 775-784-6160They are only a resource center for professionals and agencies.
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