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Advocacy Organizations & Non-Profits

ADVOCATING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Organizations and non-profits dedicated to advocating for and helping victims of domestic violence.

Allstate Foundation
The Allstate Foundation is an independent charitable organization that provides resources and programs that support survivors of domestic abuse and their advocates – by addressing the issues of financial security and economic empowerment.

American Institute on Domestic Violence
The American Institute on Domestic Violence offers nationally-recognized training workshops that thoroughly address the often volatile situations that battered workers present.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
The NCADV is "a grassroots non-profit membership organization working since 1978 to end violence in the lives of women and children.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is the leading voice for domestic violence victims and their advocates. The NNEDV is a membership and advocacy organization representing the 56 U.S. state and territorial domestic coalitions.

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is an organization focused on the unique circumstances of African Americans as they face issues related to domestic violence.The IDVAAC was established as one of three domestic violence “ Cultural Institutes” to address the particular needs and concerns of communities of color experiencing family violence.

National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza)
National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) was established as one of three domestic violence “ Cultural Institutes” to address the particular needs and concerns of communities of color experiencing family violence. Alianza is part of a national effort to address the domestic violence needs and concerns of under-served populations. Alianza specifically addresses the needs of Latino/a families and communities.

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW)
The CSVANW's mission is to stop violence against Native women and children by advocating for social change in their communities.

FaithTrust Institute
FaithTrust Institute - FaithTrust Institute offers a wide range of services and resources, including training, consultation and educational materials, to provide communities and advocates with the tools and knowledge they need to address the religious and cultural issues related to abuse. An international, multifaith organization working with many communities, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Buddhist, Jewish, Latino/a, Muslim, Black, Anglo, Indigenous, Protestant and Roman Catholic.

Fix the Hurt
Fix the Hurt works to increase awareness of domestic and dating violence through their collaborative education and training programs, and through their interactive theater performances in order to significantly reduce the number of the abused.

Stalking Resource Center
The Stalking Resource Center′s primary purpose is to provide resources, training and technical assistance to victim service providers and professionals in an effort to promote a shared, national understanding of stalking and to support anti-stalking approaches and responses.

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence designs, provides and customizes training and consultation; influences policy, promotes collaboration; and enhances diversity with the goal of ending domestic and sexual violence.

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center
The Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center project offers information on the Internet for the benefit of those interested in providing effective workplace responses to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.