Children, Parents and Domestic Violence

Connect – An E-magazine for parents

Teen Victim Project – YOVA

The Future of Children – Journal publication of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton Universityand The Brookings Institution. This is a link to their Domestic Violence issue.

Effects of Domestic Violence on Children and Adolescents: An Overview – Article from The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Child Witness to Violence Project

Family Violence Prevention Fund


Education

Healthy Roads Media – Short educational online video about domestic violence and families (multiple languages available)


Emotional Wellbeing and Support Networks

Gift from Within


Faith, Religion and Domestic Violence

Faith Trust Institute

Domestic Violence and Religion – from the Eastside Domestic Violence Program

Jewish Women International


Federal Agencies

US Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women
www.usdoj.gov/ovw
800 K Street, N.W., Suite 920
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 307-6026 phone
(202) 307-3911 fax
(202) 307-2277 TTY

Office for Victims of Crime
www.ovc.gov/help/dv.htm
U.S. Department of Justice
Office for Victims of Crime
810 7th Street NW.
Washington, DC 20531
1-866-OVC-TTAC (1-866-682-8822) or 703-385-3200
(TTY 1-866-682-8880)
Fax: 703-279-4673

USDHHS womenshealth.gov – Domestic Violence Information


International Agencies

Peacewomen.org – A Project of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Amnesty International – Stop Violence Against Women

crime reduction.gov.uk – UK National Domestic Violence Hotline

Women’s Aid Society (UK)


Legal Resources

MidPenn Legal Services
www.midpenn.org
Lebanon Office
(717) 274-2834
513 Chestnut Street
Lebanon, PA 17046
Fax (717) 274-0379

Victim-Witness Assistance Program
District Attorney’s Office
Lebanon County Courthouse
400 South Eighth Street, Rm 402
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-274-2801 x2180
717-273-8846

Battered Women’s Justice Project
www.bwjp.org
BWJP Criminal Justice Office
2104 4th Ave. South, Suite B
Minneapolis, MN 55404
1-800-903-0111, ext. 1
612-824-8768
fax 612-824-8965
crimjust@bwjp.org

Womenslaw.org – Website with legal information for women in English and Spanish)

American Bar Association – Commission on Domestic Violence

American Bar Association – Pro Bono Legal Services Locator


Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Against Men – Article on Male Victims by South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center

Male Survivor

Men Against Sexual Violence

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project


Military Personnel and Domestic Violence

Military Onesource Webpage – information on the Family Advocacy Program and Victim Advocates.

Military Homefront Website – Interpersonal Abuse Services (Click on Interpersonal Abuse Services/Family Advocacy Programs)

Domestic Violence in the Military – Article on the Miles Foundation from Militarywomen.org

US Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program


National Agencies and Domestic Violence Organizations

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE/1-800-799-7322

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

National Network to End Domestic Violence

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control


Older Adults and Domestic Violence

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

National Center on Elder Abuse

National Clearinghouse on Abuse Later in Life


Same Sex Relationships and Domestic Violence

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

Communities United Against Violence

Safe Schools Coalition – Resource page of articles and organizations.

Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Harrisburg, Inc

Western Washington University’s CASAS – Myth and Fact about Same Sex Relationship Violence

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project


Social Services

Lebanon County Public Assistance Office
625 South 8th Street
P.O. Box 870,
Lebanon, PA 17042
Phone 1: (717)273-6721
Phone 2: (717)270-3600
Fax: (717)228-2589
Cash assistance, medical assistance, food stamps, energy assistance, nursing home care, SSI Advocate.

Days of the Week Hours
Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday Call for availability.
Sunday Call for availability.

Health Care Services
* MA Application
* MA Waiver Application

Case Management Services
* General Case Management
* General Information/Referral

Financial Assistance Services
* General
* Emergency Assistence
* Housing
* Welfare

Pennsylvania Department of Health
www.dsf.health.state.pa.us
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Health and Welfare Building
7th & Forster Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17120
1-877-PA-HEALTH

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
www.dpw.state.pa.us
Compass Website (online services application)


Women of Color and Domestic Violence

The Women of Color Network
www.womenofcolornetwork.org
6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300
Harrisburg, PA 17112
800-537-2238, ext 137
717-545-9456 (fax)
wocn@pcadv.org

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community

The Alianza – National Latino Alliance Against Domestic Violence

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence


Women’s Health and Domestic Violence

MedlinePlus – Domestic Violence Facts

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists – Domestic Violence Information Page


Women’s Organizations and Networking

Women’s Environment and Development Organization


Workplace Violence

American Institute on Domestic Violence