To learn more about what you can do to meet the President▒s Challenge for a Healthier US and to help yourself, your family, friends, co-workers and employees enjoy a healthier lifestyle visit these websites:
- American Bar Association Commission on
740 15th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
This site offers a wealth of information and statistics on domestic violence. It provides resources and contact information for many national and local organizations that can provide attorney referrals, shelter referrals, advocacy programs and other information.
- National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street, N.W., Suite 480
Washington, D.C. 20036
This organization offers crime victims and concerned individuals with practical information on appropriate local services, counseling, advocacy, safety planning, shelters and other supportive services.
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
PO Box 18749
Denver, CO 80218
NCADV serves as a national information and referral center for the general public, media, battered women and their children. It also offers a list of state coalition offices and telephone numbers you can call to find support and a shelter nearest you.
- National Domestic Violence Hotline
PO Box 161810
Austin, Texas 78716
TDD Hearing Impaired: 800-787-3224
The hotline provides help for domestic violence victims nationwide, 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. The service is toll-free and operates throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The web site provides information on domestic violence, a suggested reading list, and additional domestic violence links.