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Other State and National Resources

Below is a list of local, state and national resources for more information on domestic violence, actions being taken to protect women and victims, health issues, safety and how to help. Click the "read more" link to view the entire article.

Rhode Island Resources

National Resoures:

  • American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence 740 - 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005
    Phone 202-662-1000, Website www.abanet.org/domviol
  • American Institute on Domestic Violence
    2116 Rover Drive, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
    Phone 928-453-9015, Website www.aidv-usa.com
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
    450 Sutter St #600, San Francisco, CA 94108
    Phone 415-954-9988 ext. 315,
    Website www.apiahf.org/apidvinstitute
  • The Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute
    2740 Greenbriar Parkway #256, Atlanta, GA 30331
    Phone 770-909-0715, Website www.bcdvi.org
  • Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse
    810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531
    Phone 1-800-851-3420, Website www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
  • CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities
    2473 Valentine Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458
    Website www.caaav.org
  • Faith Trust Institute
    2400 N. 45th Street #10, Seattle, WA 98103
    Phone 206-634-1903, www.cpsdv.org
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund
    383 Rhode Island Street #304, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Phone 415-252-8900, TTY 1-800-595-4889,
    Website www.endabuse.org
  • Hate-Crime National Hotline, The Anti-Violence Project
    Phone 208-246-2292
  • Human Rights Watch
    350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor, New York, NY 10118
    Website www.hrw.org
  • The Humane Society of the United States, First Strike Campaign
    2100 "L" Street NW, Washington, DC 20037
    Phone 1-888-213-0956, Website www.hsus.org/firststrike
  • INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
    Website www.incite-national.org
  • Indigenous Women's Network
    13621 FM 78726, Austin, TX 78726
    Phone 512-258-3880, Website www.indigenouswomen.org
  • Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
    University of Minnesota School of Social Work, College of Human Ecology
    290 Peters Hall, 1404 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
    Phone 1-877-643-8222, Website www.dvinstitute.org
  • LAMBDA GLBT Community Services
    216 S. Ochoa Street, El Paso, TX 79901
    Phone 206-350-4283, Website www.lambda.org
  • The Miles Foundation (violence and the military)
    P.O. Box 423, Newton, CT 06470
    Phone 203-270-7861,
    Website members.aol.com/milesfdn/myhomepage
  • National Center for Elder Abuse
    1201 - 15th Street NW #350, Washington, DC 20005
    Phone 202-898-2586, Website www.elderabusecenter.org
  • National Center for Human Rights Education
    P.O. Box 311020, Atlanta, GA 31131
    Phone 404-344-9629
  • National Center for Victims of Crime
    2000 M Street, NW, Suite 480, Washington, DC
    Phone 202-467-8700, Website www.ncvc.org
  • National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
    7800 Shoal Creek #120-N, Austin, TX 78757
    Phone 512-407-9020, Website www.ncdsv.org
  • National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
    Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    307 S. Paterson Street #1, Madison, WI 53703
    Phone 608-255-0539, Website www.ncall.us
  • National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
    240 W. 35th Street #200, New York, NY 10001
    Phone 212-714-1184, Website www.ncavp.org
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    P.O. Box 161810, Austin, TX 78716
    Phone 1-800-799-7233, TTY 1-800-787-3224
    Website www.ndvh.org
  • National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
    Family Violence Prevention Fund

    383 Rhode Island Street #304, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Phone 1-888-792-2873, Website www.endabuse.org
  • National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (ALIANZA)
    P.O. Box 672, Triborough Station, New York, NY 10035
    Phone 646-672-1404, Website www.dvalianza.org
  • National Network to End Domestic Violence
    660 Pennsylvania Avenue SE #303, Washington, DC 20003
    Phone 202-543-5566, Website www.nnedv.org
  • National Organization for Victim Assistance
    1730 Park Road NW, Washington, DC 20010
    Phone 1-800-879-6682, Website www.try-nova.org
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    6400 Flank Drive #1300, Harrisburg, PA 17112
    Phone 1-800-537-2238, TTY 1-800-553-2508
    Website www.nrcdv.org
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center
    123 N. Enola Drive, Enola, PA 17025
    Phone 1-877-739-3895, TTY 717-909-0715
    Website www.nsvrc.org
  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
    635-B Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
    Phone 1-800-656-4673 ext. 3, Website www.rainn.org
  • Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection & Custody
    National Council on Juvenile & Family Court Judges

    P.O. Box 8970, Reno, NV 89507
    Phone 1-800-527-3223, Website www.nationalcouncilfvd.org
  • Sacred Circle
    National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women

    722 Saint Joseph Street, Rapid City, SD 57701
    Phone 1-877-733-7623
  • STOPDV, Inc.
    PO Box 1410, Poway, CA 92074
    Phone 858-679-2913, Website www.stopdv.com
  • Violence Against Women Office, U.S. Department of Justice
    10th and Constitution Avenue NW #5302, Washington, DC 20530 Phone 202-616-8994, Website www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo
  • Women's Independence Scholarship Program, The Sunshine Lady Foundation
    4900 Randall Parkway #H, Wilmington, NC 28403
    Phone 910-397-7742 / 1-866-255-7742
    Website www.sunshineladyfdn.org

    Sites with links for more information on domestic violence:

  • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • United States Department of Justice, Violence Against Women
    Office: USDOJ: Office on Violence Against Women
  • Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund
  • CAVNET - Communities Against Violence Network
  • Violence Against Women Online Resources
  • Feminist Majority Foundation
  • Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence
  • Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
  • TASC - Treatment Alternative for Safe Communities