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Places that Help: Federal
Updated: November 14, 2019
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Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services
ADWAS partners with National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) to provide this valuable service for Deaf callers nationwide; they answer videophone calls and emails 24/7. ADWAS can listen, provide information and referrals, do domestic violence and sexual assault education and brainstorm with callers different ways to keep safe and do formal safety planning.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) is a national law and policy center dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities.
National Adult Protective Services Association
The National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) is a national organization with members in all fifty states. Formed in 1989, the goal of NAPSA is to provide Adult Protective Services (APS) programs a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult mistreatment. Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of APS at the national, state, and local levels, to effectively and efficiently recognize, report, and respond to the needs of elders and adults with disabilities who are the victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, and to prevent such abuse whenever possible. To get help in your area, click here.
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