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Title: Programs Providing Services to Battered Women
Corporate Author: Ctr for the Study of Democratic Institutions
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 214
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr for the Study of Democratic Institutions
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
National Clearinghouse on Domestic Violence
Rockville, MD 20852
US Dept of Health and Human Services

US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 79-TA-AX-0024; 90-CW-2189(01)
Sale Source: National Clearinghouse on Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 2309
Rockville, MD 20852
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This national directory of programs that provide services to battered women is an update of the June 1979 directory of such programs.
Abstract: The revised materials were collected between July 1979 and January 1980. The programs are listed alphabetically by State and city or town within the State. There are approximately 850 listings in the directory. Where available, the information on each program addresses project title, address, city, State, zip code, telephone number, contact person, kinds of services, and funding sources. Services offered by the various programs include legal aid; counseling; referral; hotline; housing; child care; transportation; community education; peer support; nutrition services; advocacy; and liaison with police, medical, and legal services.
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Abused women; Battered wives; Battered wives treatment; Domestic assault; Shelters for Battered Women
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. From the Domestic Violence Information Series, Number 1, June 1980, third edition, second revision.
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