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StrongHearts is a National Native Helpline established in 2017.  Knowledgeable advocates with a strong understanding of American Indian and Alaska Native cultures, as well as issues of tribal sovereignty and law, are available by phone

Mon. - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CST at 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483)


National Domestic Violence Hotline 1−800−799−SAFE (7233) or

 TTY 1−800−787−3224
P.O. BOX 161810
Austin, TX  78716 

National Council for Aging Care's guide on Elder Abuse:



The Campaign to Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking


The Polaris Project to End Slavery (trafficking)
Hotline: 1-888-3737-888


Violence Against Women Office, U.S. Department of Justice

10th and Constitution Avenue NW #5302
Washington, DC 20530 
Phone 202-616-8994

The Battered Women's Justice Project (BWJP)
The BWJP Criminal Justice Office

2104 Fourth Ave S #B 
Minneapolis, MN 55404 
Phone 612-824-8768 / 1-800-903-0111 ext. 1
Battered Women's Justice Project | Home

The BWJP Civil Justice Office

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence 
6400 Flank Drive #1300
Harrisburg, PA 17112 
Phone 717-671-4767 / 1-800-903-0111 ext. 2

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
125 S. 9th Street, #302
Philadelphia, PA  19107
Phone 215-351-0010 / 1-800-903-0111 ext. 3

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Phone 1-800-537-2238, TTY 1-800-553-2508

Domestic Violence Evidence Project

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody - a Project of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89570
Phone 775-784-6012  

Fax 775-874-6628

Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund)
Main Office
100 Montgomery Street, The Presidip
San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone 415-678-5500
Fax 415-529-2930
TTY 1-800-595-4889

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
1120 Lincoln Street, Suite #1603
Denver, CO 80203

Phone: (303) 839-1852 TTY: (303) 839-8459 Fax: (303) 831-9251

NCADV’s Public Policy Office

1633 Q Street NW, Suite #210 
Washington, DC 20009 
Phone: (202) 745-1211 TTY: (202) 745-2042 Fax: (202) 745-0088

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

123 N. Enola Drive
Enola, PA 17025 
Phone 1-877-739-3895, TTY 717-909-0715

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
4612 Shoal Creek Boulevard
Austin, TX 78756
Phone/Fax 512-407-9029

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health
Phone 312-726-7020
TTY 312-726-4110
Fax 312-726-702

The National Network to End Domestic Violence
2001 S Street NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20009
Phone 202-543-5566
Fax 202-543-5626

NOMAS: National Organization for Men Against Sexism
3500 E. 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80206
Phone 720-581-1813

Domestic Violence Awareness Project


National Resource Center on Domestic Violence3605 Vartan Way, Suite 101
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 800­-537-2238 | TTY: 800­-553-2508
Fax: 717-545-9456
TA Team Email:


Safety and Accountability Audits, the Blueprint for Safety, and

Advocacy Learning Center Project

179 Robie St. E., Suite 260, St. Paul, Minnesota 55107

Phone 651-699-8000  Fax 651-699-8001

Email contact:

American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence
740 - 15 Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone 1-800-527-3223

National Council on Juvenile & Family Court Judges 
P.O. Box 8970
Reno, NV 89507 
Phone 1-800-527-3223

National Center for Youth Law

405 - 14th Street, 15th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612 
Phone 510-835-8098


National Organization for Victim Assistance

1730 Park Road NW
Washington, DC 20010 
Phone 1-800-879-6682


American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence
740 - 15th Street NW 
Washington, DC 20005
Phone 202-662-1000

National Center for Victims of Crime

2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 
Phone 202-467-8700



Praxis International   

179 Robie St. E., Suite 260
St. Paul, Minnesota 55107
Phone 651-699-8000

Email contact:  


Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

450 Sutter St #600
San Francisco, CA 94108 
Phone 415-954-9988 ext. 315

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities

2473 Valentine Avenue
Bronx, NY 10458

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community

Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@Network of Healthy Families and Communities

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

635-B Pennsylvania Avenue SE 
Washington, DC 20003 
Phone 1-800-656-4673 ext. 3


National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC  20005

Amnesty International USA, Women’s Human Rights Program

322 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10001 
Phone 212-633-4292

Human Rights Watch

350 Fifth Avenue
34th Floor, New York, NY 10118 

The Advocates for Human Rights

330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone 612-341-3302 

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

434 W. 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001 
Phone 212-541-7800


Native Youth Sexual Health Network

National Women's Health Network
1413 K Street NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC  20005
Phone 202-682-2640  Fax 202-682-2648

Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
PO Box 572
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone 605-487-7072   Fax 605-487-7964



Bullying by Amy Leeson


Bullying Awareness Guidebook
Parents for Megan's Law and The Crime Victim Center
1-888-ASK-PFML or 1-631-689-2672

Stop Bullying


Child Welfare League of America

440 First Street NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20001 
Phone 202-638-2952

Children’s Defense Fund

25 “E” Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 
Phone 202-628-8787


8902 Otis Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46216 
Phone 1-800-648-5478

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information

330 “C” Street SW
Washington, DC 20447 
Phone 1-800-394-3366

National Runaway Switchboard

3080 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657 
Phone 773-880-9860 / 1-800-621-4000

Love Is Not Abuse

Love Is Respect
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline 24/7

Break the Cycle


College Guide for LGBTQ Students

For prospective college students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ), it is extremely important to find a college that will provide a supportive environment where they can thrive.

PFLAG: Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays

PFLAG National Office
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 660
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: (202) 467-8180   Fax: (202) 349-0788

General e-mail:


The Trevor Project (Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention to LGBTQ)

Administrative Offices
8704 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 200
West Hollywood, CA 90069

HEAR MY VOICE, A Project from Break the Cycle
Peer advocates are available for assistance and support 24/7
1-866-331-9474 or 1-866-331-8453-TTY

Anti-Violence Project
240 West 35th Street, Suite 200
New York, NY  10001
Phone: 212-714-1184
TTY: 212-714-1134

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
Youth Talkline 1-800-246-PRIDE

NorthEast Two-Spirit Society

National Coalition for the Homeless

1012 Fourteenth Street NW #600
Washington, DC 20005 
Phone 202-737-6444

National Immigration Forum

50 “F” Street NW #300
Washington, DC 20001 
Phone 202-347-0040

National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

310 - 8th Street #303
Oakland, CA 94607 
Phone 510-465-1984

National Immigrant Women's Advocacy Project
PO Box 341455
West Bethesda
Maryland  20827
Phone 202-326-0044

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence 
307 S. Paterson Street #1
Madison, WI 53703 
Phone 608-255-0539


NOMAS, National Organization for Men Against Sexism
Pro-femisist, gay-affirmative, anti-racist, enhancing men's lives

3500 E. 17th Ave.

Denver, CO  80206
Phone: (720) 581-1813

bill's profeminist blog



Deaf Abused Women's Network
5321 first Place NE
Washington, DV 20011

National Women's History Project

National Women’s Political Caucus

1634 Eye St. NW #310
Washington, DC 20006 
Phone 202-785-1100

End Violence Against Women International
PO Box 33
Addy, WA 99101-0033
Phone: (509) 684-9800  Fax: (509) 684-9801

Ms. Foundation for Women

120 Wall Street, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10005 
Phone 212-742-1653

INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence


Jewish Women International

2000 “M” Street NW #720
Washington, DC 20036 
Phone 1-800-343-2823

Racism Review

Ms. Blog (women's issues - state, national, international)


U.S. Department of Defense – Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
(Formerly the American Domestic Violence Crisis Line)
International Toll-Free 888-USWOMEN



Save Wiyabi Project: 

 Wiyabi is Assiniboine for "Women". In addition to promoting awareness to the pandemic of interpersonal violence, the Save Wiyabi Project highlights legislation that is beneficial to reservations and empowers Native women. 

Contact or find them on Facebook and Twitter.


National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
515 Lame Deer Ave.
PO Box 99 (mailing)
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Phone 406-477-3896   Fax 406-477-3898  

Toll Free 1-855-649-7299


National Congress of American Indians

Embassy of Tribal Nations
1516 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 466-7767, Fax: (202) 466-7797
NCAI Staff Attorney, Derrick Beetso for VAWA information
202.466.7767, ext. 235 or

Mending the Sacred Hoop
202 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(888) 305-1650 • (218) 623-HOOP
Fax: (218) 722-5775

Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center
2300 15th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone  612-728-2000

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 650-5467 ~ Fax: (323) 650-8149

CAVENET - Communities Against Violence Network (Native communities) 



USDOJ: US Attorney's Office - District of South Dakota

Sioux Falls Main Phone: (605) 330-4400
Sioux Falls Hearing Impaired TTY Phone:(605) 330-4403

Pierre Main Phone: (605) 224-5402
Pierre Hearing Impaired TTY Phone:(605) 224-4573

Rapid City Main Phone: (605) 342-7822
Rapid City Hearing Impaired TTY Phone:(605) 341-6064

Aberdeen Main Phone: (605) 226-7264




Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

635-B Pennsylvania Avenue SE 
Washington, DC 20003 
Phone 1-800-656-4673 ext. 3


National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC  20005


Native Youth Sexual Health Network

Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
PO Box 572
Lake Andes, SD 57356
Phone 605-487-7072   Fax 605-487-7964



NorthEast Two-Spirit Society



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