Domestic Violence Info & Resources

In this section you will find publications and resources created by ACESDV for advocates, survivors, and professionals. Most are available for free. Please check back frequently, as we continue to add to the resources we offer.

Below you will find our resources organized by topic.

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General Domestic Violence Resources

• Sojourner Center
• Community United Against Violence
• A New Leaf
• Chrysalis
• Family Violence Prevention Fund
• Northwest Network : For Gay, Lesbian, bisexual and transgender population
• National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
• FaithTrust Institute : Sexual Assault and DV, also has a focus on the religious response to DV
• Men Stopping Violence : A movement of men to stop violence against women.
• End Stalking in America  : End Stalking In America, Inc. (based in AZ)
• The Safety Zone : Alcohol Connection -The Safety Zone about DV and alcohol Arizona web sites for Domestic Violence.
• Community Information and Referral (Central and Northern AZ)
• Arizona Information and Referral Services (Southern AZ)
• American Bar Association : Has a good list of statistics and how to problem solve so that an abuser cannot find out your email or web activities.
• Men’s Anti-Violence Network
• Area Agency on Aging : Area Agency on Aging, Region One (they have a Late Life DV program)
• LAMBDA : gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender agency dedicated to reducing homophobia, inequality, hate crimes, and discrimination by encouraging self-acceptance, cooperation, and non-violence.
• New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project
• Domestic Violence Project of Silicon Valley
• About Gay Life
• Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
 Communities Against Violence Network : CAVNET  :  The Online Think Tank and Database of the Violence Against Women Movement
Government Websites & Resources

• U.S. Dept. of Justice : Office on Violence Against Women
• Department of Justice : Department of Justice Domestic Violence section.
• US DOJ Grant Office : Federal grant office for Violence Against Women.
• Bureau of Justice Statistics : Statistics from the Federal Government (Bureau of Justice Statistics)
• State of Arizona Crime Victims Services : AZ resources and information for victims of crime, including funding opportunities.
• Order of Protection Virtual Court Tour : AZ Supreme Court tour of how to get an Order of Protection.
• Arizona Supreme Court : Safety Planning
• AZ Supreme Court Benchbook (PDF document)  : AZ Supreme Court Benchbook including resources.
• Arizona Attorney General : Attorney General’s Website
• Arizona Department of Economic Security : Department of Economic Security
• Arizona State Legislature
• Superior Court, Maricopa County : Self Service Center
• MAG Regional Domestic Violence Council : Maricopa Association of Governments DV Council
• City of Phoenix Family Advocacy Center
• Superior Court, Maricopa County : Case Information
• Superior Court, Maricopa County : Self Service Center
• Social Security Administration
• Arizona State Bar : Search For Lawyers
• Maricopa County Bar Association
• Arizona 211 : Feeling the Economic Crunch
• Arizona Department of Economic Security Health-e-Arizona 
Teen Dating Violence

• See it and Stop It
• Love is Not Abuse : Excellent site about teen dating violence sponsored by Liz Claiborne, Inc.
• National Teen Dating Violence Helpline
• Web of Friends – Maricopa County Dating Violence website
• Choose Respect
• Kaity’s Way
Other Resources

• EMPACT-Suicide Prevention Center : Free therapy and group services to survivors of domestic violence, in addition to services provided for sexual abuse victims.
• Maricopa Integrated Health System : Provides educational resources, expertise and research support to the healthcare community and to ensure that support and services are provided to those affected by family violence. 2601 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, AZ 85008 Phone: 602-344-1545
• Bravey Project : Bravery is visual story telling about triumph over darkness. It’s a unique perspective about those who managed to break free from a life of suffering.
• Fix the Hurt Performing Arts Group : Linda and John started Fix The Hurt Performing Arts Group and they are dedicated to using the performing arts, education and training to prevent domestic violence.
• Center for Healthcare Against Domestic Violence : MIHS : Provides educational resources, expertise and research support to the healthcare community and to ensure that support and services are provided to those affected by family violence.
• Human Resource Essential : Stephanie Angelo : SPHR :  Award-winning specialist in working with companies to resolve domestic violence’s hidden costs to employers.
• Jesus Cares Ministries : Christian ambassadors Reaching Every Soul
• The RAVE Project : Religion and Violence e-Learning.
• Report Elder Abuse : Elder abuse issues.
• The Domestic Violence University : Aurora Behavioral Health System is Arizona’s largest free-standing psychiatric hospital system offering behavioral health inpatient treatment as well as robust outpatient services.
• Parent for Megan’s Law : Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center (PFML/CVC) provides national helpline community support and assistance on issues related to Megan’s Law, sex offender management and sexual assault prevention.
• The Lamplighters : Support for adult survivors of child sexual abuse, incest, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. 
Financial Resources for Survivors and Advocates

• A New Leaf’s has an IDA program for home ownership and education.
• Annual Credit Report is a site to access credit reports from Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. You may access a free credit report from each agency once a year.
• Arizona Address Confidentiality Program provides a confidential address for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.
• CNN Debt Calculator offers the ability to calculate different options to pay off debt. It can tell how long it will take to pay off a debt with minimum payments, provide an outline on how to pay off debt within a certain time, or tell how much interest will be paid on a debt.
• Newtown Community Development Corporation offers services and programs, including an IDA to Maricopa County residents.
• Social Security Administration offers Information for Women to assist women with social security changes.
• VAWNet offers special collections on topics that are specific to domestic violence survivors and may be helpful in supporting them. Below are links to the collections:
• Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other Tax Credits
• Asset Building and Individual Development Accounts
• Housing and Sexual Violence
• Poverty and Domestic Violence
• Credit and Domestic Violence
• Employment and Domestic Violence
• Housing and Domestic Violence
• Welfare and Domestic Violence
• Womenslaw.org, a project of NNEDV, provides legal information and support to victims of domestic
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