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Family Violence Resource List

(As mentioned in Christopher News Note #493: Shattered Love – Picking Up the Pieces After Domestic Violence)


15757 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Hotline: 800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453) / TDD: 800-2-A-CHILD
Fax: 480-922-7061
Runs residential treatment villages, group homes, foster family agencies, advocacy centers, community outreach and reeducation programs. List of state phone lines for reporting child abuse. Meets physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children in U.S., Canada, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Focus is on treatment, prevention, and research.

The Eldercare Locator 
927 15th Street, NW, 6th floor
Washington, DC 20005
Nationwide referral service for public and private services for people 60 and over. Includes elder abuse and domestic violence referrals. Service available for 150 languages.

Family Violence Prevention Fund 
383 Rhode Island St., Suite 304
San Francisco, CA 94103-5133
415-252-8900 / TTY: 800-595-4889
Fax: 415-252-8991
Domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform. Local, state and national work to prevent and intervene. Information to medical researchers and health care professionals. Reference library. Project: Battered Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Rights; Judicial Education; Workplace education. Publications for professionals. Semiannual newsletter, News from the Homefront. Domestic Violence prevention posters.

National Center On Elder Abuse 
1201 15th Street, NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
202-898-2586 / Fax: 202-898-2583
U. S. Administration on Aging funded consortium of six agencies, organizations and institutions which provide elder abuse information to professionals and the public. Technical assistance and training is provided to professionals and elder abuse agencies. Short-term research into elder abuse. Help develop elder abuse programs and policies.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 
1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 1603
Denver, CO 80203
303-839-1852 / TTY: 303-839-1681
Fax: 303-831-9251
Phone referral service, programs serving battered women in U.S. Canada, P.R. and V. I. Technical assistance and referrals on issues of domestic violence. Training personnel; offers child advocacy training. Speakers’ bureau. Compiles statistics. National public policy work. Reference library. Grassroots Connections, a newsletter, Guidelines for Mental Health Practitioners, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence — Voice, a quarterly. National Directory of Domestic Violence Programs. Teen Dating Violence Resource Manual, Rural Task Force Resource packet.

National Committee For The Prevention Of Elder Abuse 
1612 K. Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
202-682-4140 / Fax: 202-223-2009
Research, advocacy, public awareness and training services. Phone referral service. Publications, Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, quarterly.

National Domestic Violence Hotline 
Post Office Box 161810
Austin, TX 78716
Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233) / TTY: 800-787-3224
24-hour anonymous hotline available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 140 languages through interpreter services.

Parents Anonymous 
675 West Foothill Blvd., Suite 220
Claremont, CA 91711-3475
909-621-6184 / Fax: 909-625-6304
Regional, state and local groups. Non-membership. Works for the prevention and treatment of child abuse. Blends traditional support groups with self-help. Encourage peer leadership. Speakers’ bureau. Educational programs. Free newsletters, Innovations and The Parent Networker.

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