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Chapter 5: Community Resources


VII. Community Resources

There are many community resources available for victims of Spousal/Partner Abuse.Some of these resources are listed here.The healthcare professional should be familiar with local resources in order to link victims to them.

National Domestic Violence Hotlines

http://www.ndvh.org/helpstate.html

Administration for Children, Youth and Families
US Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Public Affairs
370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW
Washington, DC 20447
TEL – (202) 401-9215
http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/

Family Violence Prevention Fund
383 Rhode Island Avenue
Suite 304
San Francisco, CA 94103-51133
TEL – (415) 252-8900
FAX – (415) 252-8991 http://www.igc.org/fund/

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's
STOP Partner Abuse/Domestic Violence Program
1625 N. Schrader Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
1-323-860-5806
domesticviolence@laglc.org

The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information (NCCAN)
PO Box 1182
Washington, DC 20013-1182
TEL – (800) FYI-3366 [800-394-3366] http://www.calib.com/nccanch/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
PO Box 18749
Denver, CO 80218
TEL – (303) 839-1852

National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse (NCPCA)
332 South Michigan Avenue
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60604
TEL – (312) 663-3520
TEL – (800) 835-2671
FAX – (312) 939-8962

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA)
Medical Center of Central Massachusetts
Institute on Aging
119 Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605
TEL – (508) 793-6166
FAX – (508) 793-6906

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence
1155 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
TEL – (202) 429-6695
TEL – (800) 222-2000
FAX – (818) 914-3616
E-mail: NCCAFV@compuserve.com

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN)
G20 MVR
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4401
http://www.ndacan.cornell.edu/

National Domestic Violence Hotline
TEL – (800) 799-SAFE [800-799-7233]
TDD – (800) 787-3224

National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Family Violence Prevention Fund
383 Rhode Island Avenue
Suite 304
San Francisco, CA 94103-51133
TEL – (888) Rx-ABUSE [888-792-2873]

NIA (National Institute on Aging) Information Center
PO Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
TEL – (800) 222-2225
TTY – (800) 222-4225
E-mail: NIAINFO@access.digex.net

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)
1757 Park Road, NW
Washington, DC 20010
TEL – (202) 232-6682
FAX – (202) 462-2255

Partnership Against Violence Network
http://www.pavnet.org/

US Public Health Services’ Office on Women’s Health
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
TEL – (202) 690-7650
FAX – (202) 690-7172

Violence Against Women Office
US Department of Justice
810 Seventh Street, NW
Room 6201
Washington, DC 20001
TEL – (202) 307-6026
FAX – (202) 307-3911
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo/

WomanKind: Support System for Battered Women
Fairview Health System
6401 France Avenue, South
Minneapolis, MN 55435
TEL – (612) 924-5775

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The Author

Lance Parks, LCSW has a rich and diverse history of educational, clinical, training and administrative experience. Mr. Parks is a certified Group Home Administrator in the state of California and serves as an Associate Director and Licensed Clinical Social Worker at a residential placement facility for adolescents ages 13-18. Mr. Parks' counseling experience includes the following populations and settings: HIV positive inmates at CIM in Chino, California, outpatient Spanish speaking clinic, private psychiatric hospital, skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes), private family counseling clinic, and adolescent residential placement.

In addition, Mr. Parks has helped plan, develop and/or present training programs and conferences for the following personnel: group home staff, state certified group home administrators, probation officers, social workers, mental health personnel, LCSWs and MFTs. Since 1999 Mr. Parks has served on the continuing education committee, residential care committee and juvenile justice committee for a statewide association of private nonprofit child and family serving agencies.

Mr. Parks received his Bachelor of Science in Family Sciences with a minor in Spanish from Brigham Young University, and his Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California.
 
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