HOTLINES & OTHER RESOURCES

 

Domestic Violence Hotlines 

 

Essex County

Elder Abuse: 800-792-8820

Rachel Coalition: 973-740-1233

Rape Care Center: 973-746-0800

Safe House: 973-759-2154

Teen Dating Abuse: 866-331-9474
 

State

New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV): 800-572-7223 

 

National

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233 OR 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network: 800-656-4673
National Center for Victims of Crime Hotline: 800-394-2255

 

Additional Resources

Alliance for Hope

Provides technical assistance through various projects, including the National Family Justice Center Alliance.

 

Childhood Domestic Violence Association

Provides tools and resources to elevate awareness about the impact of domestic violence on children and to help those who grow up living with domestic violence reach their full potential.

 

Corporate Alliance to End Domestic Violence
Dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work - and eliminating it altogether- CAEPV is a credible source for information, materials and advice on policies, programs, legal issues, and legislation.

Futures Without Violence
Dedicated to ending violence against women and children around the world, Futures Without Violence offers webinars, fact sheets, PSAs, free downloadable educational materials, and tools for advocacy.

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project
Provides legal services, advocacy, and other resources to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
A comprehensive source of information for those wanting to educate themselves and help others on the many issues related to domestic violence.

No More
Launched in 2013, No More is a unifying symbol and campaign to raise public awareness and engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault.  The website contains PSAs, educational information, and downloadable campaign materials.

 

Safe at Work Coalition
Provides guidance to companies wishing to develop and implement programs and policies around employee and workplace safety, including guidelines for assisting employee victims of domestic violence and injured workers, and for protecting your place of business.

 

See the Signs & Speak Out: Become an Upstander

A series of employer training programs to educate employees on how to recognize and respond to domestic violence, dating abuse, and sexual assault.

 

U.S. Department of Justice: Office on Violence Against Women
Offers information on federal legislation, regulations, grant programs, and research, as well as a domestic violence manual for federal employees.

Women’s Health: Violence Against Women
A federal government website with links to national legislation regarding violence against women and references to state and local laws.

GET HELP

ESSEX COUNTY FAMILY JUSTICE CENTER  Leroy F. Smith Jr. Public Safety Building, 60 Nelson Place, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102, 973-230-7229

Services available Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

Easily accessible via public transportation. Click here for directions to the center.

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If you are in danger, call 911 or the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 TTY 1-800-787-3224

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