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Title: National Directory - Rape Prevention and Treatment Resources
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
National Ctr for the Prevention and Control of Rape
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 153
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Rockville, MD 20852
Publication Number: DHHS(ADM)81-1008
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory provides a nationwide inventory of rape prevention and treatment services and lists related resources in order to serve as a guide to available services in an effort to attain more complete care and concern for sexual assault victims.
Abstract: The 700 resources listed include rape crisis centers, community mental health centers, medical facilities, women's centers and commissions, Young Women's Christian Associations, police departments, district attorneys' offices, State and local organizations and government agencies, university women's centers, medical and legal associations, and individuals who have expertise in the problems resulting from sexual assault. The listings are arranged alphabetically by State and territory and by city and county within each State. The Canadian entries follow the last State listing and are arranged alphabetically by Provinces and cities within Provinces. Each entry contains the program title, address, telephone number, and hotline information where applicable. The services provided are described in terms of the populations served, types of counseling available, and other services offered, including training for counselors and other professionals, liaison with other service agencies, community education, childcare, and temporary shelters. (Author abstract modified)
Index Term(s): Rape; Rape prevention programs; Victim assistance directories; Victim medical assistance; Victim services
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