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NCJ Number: 160049 Find in a Library
Title: National Directory of Domestic Violence Programs, 1994 (Revised January 1996)
Corporate Author: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 500
Sponsoring Agency: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Denver, CO 80218
Sale Source: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 18749
Denver, CO 80218
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory lists community shelters, safe homes, and service programs for victims of domestic assault throughout the United States.
Abstract: Programs are arranged alphabetically by city within each State or territory. The information listed for each program was taken from the survey forms submitted by each program to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The listing for each program gives its name, address, office telephone number, hotline number, toll-free number, and specific services in 16 categories. The categories include shelter, safe homes, 24-hour hotline, acceptance of collect calls, counseling and/or advocacy services, support group for non-residents, childrenĀ¦s counseling or programs, transportation, legal assistance, and counseling for batterers. Additional categories include wheelchair accessibility, capacity for speaking by telephone with people who are hearing impaired, foreign languages spoken, shelter capacity, maximum length of stay, and existence of an age limit for male children. Maps and addresses of national information and resource centers and State coalitions
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Abused children; Abused women; Battered husbands; Battered wives treatment; Criminology; Shelters for Battered Women; Victim assistance directories; Victim/Witness Advocates; Victims of violent crime
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