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Victim Witness Assistance Program Resources

If you feel you are in immediate danger, we strongly urge you to call your local police department.


Crime Victims.gov (website)
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office of Victim Assistance (website)
National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards (website)

National Center for Victims of Crime (website)
      VictimConnect Resource Center

Phone & Text Helpline: 1-855-4-VICTIM (1-855-484-2846)
Chat: chat.victimconnect.org
Web: www.victimconnect.org

National Organization for Victim Assistance (website)
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) (website)
Victim Law (website)

WomensLaw.org (www.womenslaw.org


StopBullying.gov (www.stopbullying.gov )

Campus Safety

Center for Changing Our Campus Culture Changing our Campus.org

Dating Violence

Dating Violence:  www.loveisrespect.org

Elder Abuse

National Center on Elder Abuse, Administration on Aging (website)
     Toll Free: 1-800-677-1116

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline (website)
     Toll Free: 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233); 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) 
National Teen Dating Violence Hotline (website)
     Toll Free: 1-866-331-9474; 1-866-331-8453 (TTY)

Identity Theft & Cyber Crimes

Federal Trade Commission: 
      Deter, Detect, and Defend Against Identity Theft ( website)
      Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft Hotline: Toll Free: 1-877-ID-THEFT 
      National Cyber Security Alliance (website)


National Crime Victim Helpline, Stalking Resource Center (website):
VictimConnect Resource Center
Phone & Text Helpline: 1-855-4-VICTIM (1-855-484-2846)
Chat: chat.victimconnect.org
Web: www.victimconnect.org

Rape and Sexual Assault

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) (website)
     Toll Free: 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
National Sexual Assault Online Hotline:  https://ohl.rainn.org/online/
Jane Doe No More (website)
National Sexual Violence Resource Center, www.nsvrc.org

Human Trafficking

Blue Campaign, U.S. Department of Homeland Security:  www.dhs.gov/BlueCampaign   
Global Center for Women and Justice:  website
National Human Trafficking Resource Center:  http://traffickingresourcecenter.org/
   Toll Free Hotline:  1-888-373-7888 
Understanding and Addressing Trauma and Child Trafficking (2017)


International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program (website)
U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services, Victims of Crime:  https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/emergencies/victims.html

Child Victims

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline (website)
      Toll Free: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) 
Children and Family Futures, www.cffutures.com
Clergy as Mandated Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect (2017)
Drug Endangered Children Training and Advocacy Center (DEC-TAC) (website
Families Affected by Parental Substance Use  (2017)
Helping children and Adolescents Cope With Disasters How Community Can Help (2017)
National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (NADEC) (website)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) (website)
      Toll Free: 1-800-843-5678 
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare, https://ncsacw.samhsa.gov/
National Child Advocacy Center (website)
      Telephone:  256-533-KIDS (5437) 
National Children’s Alliance, www.nationalchildrensalliance.org 
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, www.nctsn.org 
National Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (website)
National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children, Inc. (website)
      Toll Free: 1-888-818-POMC 
Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents, https://www.theiacp.org/ 
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway (website)
The White House, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Drug Endangered Children (website)
West Virginia Center for Children’s Justice – Handle With Care:  http://www.handlewithcarewv.org/handle-with-care.php

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