Services may vary from place to place, but most include: All of the service providers listed above—the hotlines, shelters, state coalitions, and tribal programs—work together and receive training, assistance, guidance, and support from several national resource center and culturally specific institutes.
These organizations make up the Domestic Violence Resource Network (DVRN), which is funded by the U. Department of Health and Human Services to inform and strengthen domestic violence intervention and prevention efforts at the individual, community, and societal levels.
The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women funds tribal domestic violence services.
There is a state domestic violence coalition for every State and United States Territory.
Advocates help victims and survivors of domestic violence and rape or sexual violence find support and assistance in their communities, even if you only need someone to talk to before making that first step.