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National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or (TTY) 1-800-787-3224

Where to Find Help

Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
Phone: (866) 879-6636
Web: http://www.866uswomen.org
Email: crisis@866uswomen.org
Serves Americans experiencing domestic violence in foreign countries, including: long term case management, danger to safety relocation, legal consultations for parents seeking divorce and custody, payment of initial legal retainers, housing assistance, funds to help with emergency needs, and information and referral. International toll-free crisis line available 24 hours a day (excluding holidays) by first dialing your country’s AT&T USADirect Access Number (available at http://www.business.att.com/bt/access.jsp ), and at the prompt, entering 866-USWOMEN (866-879-6636). Advocates are also available by email or by live chat feature on website.

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS)
200 McAllister Street
San Francisco CA, 94102
Phone: 415-565-4877
Fax: 415-581-8824
Web: http://cgrs.uchastings.edu/
Email: cgrs@uchastings.edu
Provides legal expertise and resources to attorneys representing women asylum-seekers fleeing gender related harm.

Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST)
5042 Wilshire Blvd
#586
Los Angeles CA, 90036
Phone: 213-365-1906
Fax: 213-365-5257
Web: http://www.castla.org/
Email: info@castla.org
CAST will provide shelter and legal services to persons trafficked for the purpose of forced labor and slavery-like practices.

Hot Peach Pages
Web: http://www.hotpeachpages.net
Hot Peach Pages is an on-line directory of world-wide abuse hotlines, crisis centers, refuges, shelters, and women's organizations. Information on abuse is available in more than sixty-five languages.

Immigration Equality
40 Exchange Place, 17th Floor
NY NY, 10005
Phone: 212.714.2904
Fax: 212.714.2973
Web: http://immigrationequality.org/index.php
Immigration Equality is a national organization that advocates for equality under the immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and HIV-positive individuals. We serve as an information clearinghouse, giving LGBT foreign nationals and their loved ones up-to-date information about immigration law via trainings, informational materials, and by answering email and telephone inquiries. We run a pro bono asylum project to assist LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers to find free or low-cost legal representation. Immigration Equality also maintains a list of LGBT/HIV-friendly private immigration attorneys to provide legal representation for those who contact us. We also provide technical assistance to attorneys who are working on sexual orientation, transgender identity, or HIV status-based asylum applications, or other immigration applications where the client’s LGBT or HIV-positive identity is at issue in the case.

International Child Abuse Network (Yes ICan)
Web: http://www.yesican.org
Working world-wide to end child abuse, the International Child Abuse Network website provides resources and information on child abuse and domestic violence. They offer facilitated chats (in Spanish and English) for victims and survivors of abuse of all ages and are an excellent source of online support.

International Sexual Assault Centers
Hotline: (800) 656-4673
Web: http://rainn.org/get-help/sexual-assault-and-rape-international-resources
The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) has a list of sexual assault and domestic violence centers in 19 countries. Click on the link above to see if one is listed for the country you are in.

National Human Trafficking Resource Center, a program of the Polaris Project
Hotline: 1-888-373-7888
Phone: text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733)
Web: http://nhtrc.polarisproject.org/
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is a national, toll-free hotline, available to answer calls from anywhere in the country, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. Through the hotline, you can report a tip, connect with anti-trafficking services in your area, or request training and technical assistance, general information, or specific anti-trafficking resources.

Polaris Project
P.O. Box 53315
Washington DC, 20009
Phone: 202-745-1001
Fax: 202-745-1119
Web: http://www.polarisproject.org
Email: info@polarisproject.org
A multicultural grassroots organization combating human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Based in the United States and Japan, they combine street-level experience and technical expertise, working everyday from morning to past midnight to provide victim services, conduct advocacy, and build the anti-trafficking movement. Polaris Project's national trafficking hotline can now be accessed by texting INFO or HELP to BeFree (233733), instantly connecting victims to services from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center.

StopVAW
Web: http://stopvaw.org/
STOPVAW is a site developed by Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights as a tool for the promotion of women's human rights in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

The Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition (BSCC)
San Diego (with partners in Mexico and Latin America) CA,
Hotline: 619-666-2757
Phone: 619-336-0770
Phone: 1.888.373.7888
Fax: 619-336-0791
Web: http://www.bsccoalition.org/
Prevent and intervene in the commercial and sexual exploitation of women and children while advocating for all exploited persons. The BSCC is an alliance of over 60 government and nonprofit agencies in the United States and Latin America that is convened in and along the U.S.-Mexico Border Region to combat slavery and human trafficking. Services: Advocacy for prostituted and trafficked girls and women. Assistance in providing a comprehensive, multifaceted network providing wrap-around services to women, men, and children who have been victimized by traffickers and held as slaves. Workshops provided for agencies offering services to victims of trafficking.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement, Anti-Trafficking in Persons
Aerospace Building
901 D Street, SW
Washington DC, 20447
Phone: (202) 401-5510
Fax: (202) 401-5487
Web: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/programs/anti-trafficking
Email: Trafficking@acf.hhs.gov
Through the Office of Refugee Resettlement's website, you can learn about federal programs, resources, and benefits available to refugees and victims of human trafficking. The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Program (ATIP) identifies and serves victims of human trafficking, assisting foreign trafficking victims in the United States to become eligible for public benefits and services to the same extent as refugees. The program also raises awareness of human trafficking through the HHS Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking campaign.

Violence Against Women Office, US Department of Justice
Phone: 212-789-2830
Web: http://www.usdoj.gov/ovw/
Information about relevant laws, including the Victim's of Trafficking Act

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