Crime victim's rights, missing children, child
protection, domestic violence, gun violence,
vital services, publications, links, brochures, reports, national
and local help, state directory for assistance, legislative updates, lots
of helpful information:
One of the most exhaustive and
helpful sites we've found is The Zero, brimming
with victim resources -- from child advocacy, abuse and mental
health, to domestic violence, hate crimes, stalking and youth violence.
A wealth of information, international victim assistance, plus resources
On December 1, 1997, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), in conjunction with Senator Judd Gregg (New Hampshire), announced a new
CyberTipline to serve as a national resource for tips and leads regarding the sexual exploitation of children.
NCMEC encourages families to call this toll-free hotline (800-843-5678) to report incidents involving child sexual exploitation,
including online enticement of children for sexual acts.
The U.S. Department of Justice's Violence Against Women Office
not only has information for communities, states and localities to end
violence against women, they also offer
you help and information if you need it with lists of state
hotlines, coalitions, and advocacy groups.
Each year, an estimated 2 million to 4 million women in the U.S. are
abused by their male partners -- thousands are killed. The
most common is physical abuse, though there can be emotional, sexual,
and spiritual abuse as well. In addition to numerous helpful resources on
domestic violence and anger, Psych-Net Mental Health
offers this article from the Mayo Clinic on domestic violence.
Justice For All, a criminal justice reform and
victims’ rights organization, is committed to helping better protect the lives and
property of law abiding citizens; their information-packed site includes
links relating to missing children, gun violence, online petitions, etc.
Advocating for the Fair Treatment of
Crime Victims, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime
oversees diverse programs that offer assistance, publications, funding,
helpful links, and resources for crime victims.
The Justice Information Center’s
National Criminal Justice Reference Service offers extensive information
-- its Victims page covers vital issues including child protection, victims' rights and
services, domestic violence, juvenile victims, elderly victims
Center for Victims of Crime covers important current topics,
offers national and local links, lots of information, discussion forums,
legislative updates, special reports, and more.
The National Organization for
Victim Assistance is a member of the National Voluntary
Organizations Active in Disaster and their archives offer information
for both service providers and victims and survivors.
Here's a site which offers a state
directory for Offices of Victim Services of the U.S. Dept. of
Justice, together with info on prevention, passages of hope, and
Mothers Against Drunk Driving's MADD National Office of
Victim Services offers publications, brochures, links, victim
advocate services, and a host of vital resources to help victims pick up
disaster information for victims of federally declared disasters.
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