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Other groups that fight domestic abuse

By Monitor Editors / December 12, 2011

Web of Benefit is one of many organizations providing resources to combat domestic violence in the United States. Others include:

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• The National Domestic Violence Hotline (, 800-799-SAFE [7233]) provides crisis intervention and information to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends, and families, including referrals to more than 4,000 shelters and domestic violence programs nationwide.

• The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence ( works to eliminate domestic violence, empower battered women and children, and educate the public.

• The Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women ( provides crisis intervention and support services to victims of intimate partner violence.

Safe Horizon ( provides 57 shelters in New York City and support for victims outside that area.


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