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Places that Help: Mississippi
Included in this list are programs that can offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence (MCADV) assists victims with referrals to local domestic violence shelters and maintains information on domestic violence programs and services within Mississippi and provides statistics, resources and information free upon request. MCADV also has a Legal Services Program that provides legal services to victims of interpersonal violence associated with their local shelter programs, such as family law matters (including restraining or protective orders; emergency custody/visitation rights) and other civil matters (including housing matters; intervention with creditors, law enforcement, and other entities on behalf of victim’s identity theft or financial theft; intervention with administrative agencies, schools/colleges and any other organizations; and motion to vacate, expunge a conviction or a similar action as a result of victimization).
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