Important Links

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE — 1.800.799.SAFE To find help in your state, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline. To find out more information about domestic violence in your state, call or write to one of the following state coalitions. http://www.thehotline.org/

BRIGHTER –The mission of Brighter Tomorrows is to empower victims of domestic violence and sexual violence by providing safe shelter, support services, and to reduce violence in our communities. http://www.brightertomorrows.net/

SAFEHAVEN OF TARRANT COUNTY SHTC offers numerous opportunities for volunteers, including answering our 24-Hour Hotline, organizing donation drives, assisting adults and children with computer skills, staffing resource fairs, helping with seasonal programs such as Santa’s Sack and more. http://www.safehaventc.org/

TEXAS COUNCIL ON FAMILY VIOLENCE— Our policy team works to change legislature to better serve Texas victims. Our support to service providers team collaborates with shelters, law enforcement and judicial servants to ensure that the needs of victims are met. http://www.tcfv.org/

NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE— The Mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives. http://www.ncadv.org/

RAPE, ABUSE & INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. http://www.rainn.org/

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ELDER ABUSE–The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families. http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/

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