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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Information

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Local Help

Atlantic County Women's Center - Rape/Sexual Abuse Program & Domestic Violence Program
(609) 646-6767
(800) 286-4184

Coalition against Rape and Abuse (CARA)
Rape crisis and emergency shelter from abuse. A non-profit organization providing the Cape May County Community with the following services: 24 hour crisis response, sheltering, emergency assistance for basic needs, emergency shelter and court transportation, information and referral, community educational awareness on issues of abuse, support groups for both men and women. Legal representation in certain domestic violence cases.
(609) 522-6489
(877) 294-2272
TTY (609) 463-0818
Fax# 463-0967

Important Numbers + Websites

Child Sex Abuse

The mission is to heighten awareness of the hidden epidemic of child sexual abuse.

Joyful Heart Foundation

The mission is to heal, educate and empower survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233) ; TTY 800-787-3224
Services and education about violence in the home.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)

Office on Violence Against Women

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-572-SAFE (7233)

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault - Get Help Now

1-800-601-7200 (24-Hour Statewide Hotline)

New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women

Hotlines and other services, such as shelters.

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
1-866-331-8453 TTY

You can also chat live on-line with a trained Peer Advocate from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. (CST) daily.

Stalking Resource Center (Victimsofcrime.org)

Recommended Videos

Crime after crime [videorecording] Sausalito, CA : Ro'co Films, c2010. Call # DVD 345.365 CRI

Twist of faith [videorecording] New York, NY : Home Box Office, c2006. Call # DVD 362.76 TWI

Print Resources

Bancroft, Lundy  When dad hurts mom : helping your children heal the wounds of witnessing abuse New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2004. Call # 362.82 BA

Bancroft, Lundy Why does he do that? : inside the minds of angry and controlling men New York, NY : Putnam's Sons, c2002.  Call # 362.82 BA

Berry, Dawn Bradley The domestic violence sourcebook Lincolnwood, IL : Lowell House, c2000. Call # 362.82 BE

Cook, Philip W. Abused men : the hidden side of domestic violence Westport, CT : Praeger, c2009. Call # 362.82 CO

Domestic violence sourcebook : basic consumer health information about the causes and consequences of abusive relationships, including physical violence, sexual assault, battery, stalking, and emotional abuse / Dawn D. Matthews, editor Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2004. Call # 362.82 DO

McCue, Margi Laird Domestic violence : a reference handbook Santa Barbara, CA : ABC - CLIO, c2008. Call # 362.82 MCC

Schneider, Elizabeth M. Battered women & feminist lawmaking New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c2000. Call # 362.82 SC

The truth about rape / Mark J. Kittleson, general editor ; Kathryn Hilgenkamp, Judith Harper, Laura Kittross, contributing authors New York, NY : Facts on File, c2005. Call # 362.883 TR

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