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Children, Parents and Domestic Violence

Connect – An E-magazine for parents
http://www.connect-endabuse.org/index.php?page=current_issue

Teen Victim Project – YOVA
http://www.ncvc.org/tvp/main.aspx?dbID=dash_Home

The Future of Children -
journal publication of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and The Brookings Institution. This is a link to their Domestic Violence issue.
http://www.futureofchildren.org/pubs-info2825/pubs-info_show.htm?doc_id=70473

Effects of Domestic Violence on Children and Adolescents: An OverviewArticle from The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
http://www.aaets.org/article8.htm

Child Witness to Violence Project
http://www.childwitnesstoviolence.org/

Family Violence Prevention Fund
http://www.endabuse.org/


Education

Healthy Roads Media Short educational online video about domestic violence and families (multiple languages available)
http://www.healthyroadsmedia.org/english/Files/flv/engdomv.htm


Emotional Wellbeing and Support Networks

Gift from Within
http://www.giftfromwithin.org/


Faith, Religion and Domestic Violence

Faith Trust Institute
http://www.faithtrustinstitute.org/

Domestic Violence and Religion – from the Eastside Domestic Violence Program
http://www.edvp.org/AboutDV/religion_and_dv.htm

Jewish Women International
http://www.jewishwomen.org/


Federal Agencies

US Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women
http://www.usdoj.gov/ovw/

800 K Street, N.W., Suite 920
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 307-6026 phone
(202) 307-3911 fax
(202) 307-2277 TTY

Office for Victims of Crime
http://www.ovc.gov/help/dv.htm
U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime

810 7th Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531
1-866-OVC-TTAC (1-866-682-8822) or 703-385-3200
(TTY 1-866-682-8880)
Fax: 703-279-4673

USDHHS womenshealth.gov - Domestic Violence Information
http://www.4woman.gov/violence/
 


International Agencies

Peacewomen.org – A Project of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
http://www.peacewomen.org/wpsindex.html

Amnesty InternationalStop Violence Against Women
http://web.amnesty.org/actforwomen/index-eng

crime reduction.gov.uk – UK National Domestic Violence Hotline
http://www.crimereduction.gov.uk/domesticviolence40.htm

Women’s Aid Society (UK)
http://www.womensaid.org.uk/default.asp


Legal Resources

MidPenn Legal Services
http://www.midpenn.org/
Lebanon Office
(717) 274-2834

513 Chestnut Street
Lebanon, PA 17046
Fax (717) 274-0379

Victim-Witness Assistance Program
District Attorney's Office
Lebanon County Courthouse
400 South Eighth Street, Rm 402
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-274-2801 x2180
717-273-8846

Battered Women’s Justice Project
http://www.bwjp.org/
BWJP Criminal Justice Office

2104 4th Ave. South
Suite B

Minneapolis, MN 55404
1-800-903-0111, ext. 1
612-824-8768
fax 612-824-8965
crimjust@bwjp.org

Womenslaw.org
Website with legal information for women in English and Spanish)
http://www.womenslaw.org/

American Bar Association
Commission on Domestic Violence
http://www.abanet.org/domviol/

American Bar Association
Pro Bono Legal Services Locator
http://abanet.org/legalservices/probono/directory.html


Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Against Men Article on Male Victims by South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center
http://www.sltwc.org/dvandmen.htm

Male Survivor
http://www.malesurvivor.org/index.htm

Men Against Sexual Violence
http://www.menagainstsexualviolence.org/

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
http://www.gmdvp.org/


Military Personnel and Domestic Violence

Military Onesource Webpage – information on the Family Advocacy Program and Victim Advocates.
http://www.militaryonesource.com/skins/MOS/home.aspx

Military Homefront Website– Interpersonal Abuse Services (Click on Interpersonal Abuse Services/Family Advocacy Programs)
http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/

Domestic Violence in the MilitaryArticle on the Miles Foundation from Militarywomen.org
http://www.militarywoman.org/domestic.htm

US Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program
http://www.sexualassault.army.mil/


National Agencies and Domestic Violence Organizations

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE/1-800-799-7322

http://www.ndvh.org/

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence http://www.nrcdv.org/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
http://www.nrcdv.org/

National Network to End Domestic Violence
http://www.nnedv.org/

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/dvp/dvp.htm


Older Adults and Domestic Violence

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
http://www.preventelderabuse.org/elderabuse/domestic.html

National Center on Elder Abuse
http://www.elderabusecenter.org/

National Clearinghouse on Abuse Later in Life
http://www.ncall.us/


Same Sex Relationships and Domestic Violence

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs
http://www.ncavp.org/

Communities United Against Violence
http://www.cuav.org/services.php

Safe Schools CoalitionResource page of articles and organizations.
http://www.safeschoolscoalition.org/RG-datingviolence.html

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Harrisburg, Inc
http://www.askglsh.org/index.htm

Western Washington University’s CASAS – Myth and Fact about Same Sex Relationship Violence
http://www.wwu.edu/chw/preventionandwellness/casas/Same_Sex.html

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project
http://www.gmdvp.org/


Social Services

Lebanon County Public Assistance Office
625 South 8th Street
P.O. Box 870,
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone 1: (717)273-6721
Phone 2: (717)270-3600
Fax: (717)228-2589
Cash assistance, medical assistance, food stamps, energy assistance, nursing home care, SSI Advocate.

Days of the Week Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Call for availability.
Sunday Call for availability.


Health Care Services
* MA Application
* MA Waiver Application

Case Management Services
* General Case Management
* General Information/Referral

Financial Assistance Services
* General
* Emergency Assistence
* Housing
* Welfare

Pennsylvania Department of Health
http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/site/default.asp
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health and Welfare Building
7th & Forster Streets

Harrisburg, PA 17120
1-877-PA-HEALTH

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/
Compass Website (online services application)
https://www.humanservices.state.pa.us/compass/PGM/ASP/SC001.asp


Women of Color and Domestic Violence

The Women of Color Network
http://womenofcolornetwork.org/
6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300

Harrisburg, PA 17112
800-537-2238, ext 137
717-545-9456 (fax)
wocn@pcadv.org

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
http://www.dvinstitute.org/

The AlianzaNational Latino Alliance Against Domestic Violence
http://www.dvalianza.org/

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
http://www.apiahf.org/apidvinstitute/default.htm


Women’s Health and Domestic Violence

MedlinePlusDomestic Violence Facts
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/domesticviolence.html

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists - Domestic Violence Information Page
http://www.acog.org/departments/dept_web.cfm?recno=17


Women’s Organizations and Networking

Women’s Environment and Development Organization
http://www.wedo.org/


Workplace Violence

American Institute on Domestic Violence
http://www.aidv-usa.com/