Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services

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Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. AIRS FT-3000.1750

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Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
625 Silver SW, Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: 505-243-2333
Address:
625 Silver SW, Suite 200
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Phone: 505-243-2333
Services Provided:

The focus of the Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center will be to decrease victim trauma and intimidation while providing supportive services in respectful and culturally appropriate ways. They are a victim friendly and safe environment with reduction in the investigation time and the number of interviews from as many as five to one per case, while increasing the quality of investigations. Travel time is eliminated for victims and is significantly reduced for all service providers. Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center improves coordination of multi-disciplinary teams including medical evaluation, forensic, interviews, law enforcement, child/adult protective service investigations, crisis counseling and prosecution. They also makes it possible to eliminate language and cultural barriers to service across all service systems and increases the number of convictions, guilty pleas and plea bargains through the appropriate prosecutorial divisions.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/23/2022
625 Silver SW, Suite 190
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-248-3165
Address:
625 Silver SW, Suite 190
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-248-3165
Email: dvrc@dvrcnm.org
Services Provided:

The Domestic Violence Resource Center's main focus is to help victims of domestic violence break the cycle of abuse in their lives. Each department, Advocacy, Case Management & Counseling are all here to provide resources, help, guidance and support to help victims get safe, become independent and heal. Our goal is to help a victim break the cycle of violence and heal in order to have healthy relationships in their future. DVRC, Inc. is here to Empower Victims of Domestic Violence and Engage the Community to End the Cycle of Domestic Violence through Education and Prevention. We work with multiple community organizations to help provide resources, legal help, financial resources and help in order to get a victim safe & work with them to rebuild their life after domestic violence.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
Nationwide Provider
1801 Nicollet Avenue South, Suite 102
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-824-8768
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Battered Womens Justice Project (BWJP)
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Address:
1801 Nicollet Avenue South, Suite 102
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-824-8768
Email: technicalassistance@bwjp.org
Services Provided:

Legal Advocacy for victims from around the country. Advocates who answer these calls are familiar with a wide range of domestic-violence related issues, including criminal prosecution and custody-related matters.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/20/2022
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Nationwide Provider
11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Nationwide Provider
Address:
11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
Services Provided:

Provides information for victims of domestic violence by state.

Email Hotline provides basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support related to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

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Last Updated: 3/2/2022
Nationwide Provider
P.O. Box 101207
Arlington, VA 22210
Phone: 202-467-8700
Nationwide Provider
Address:
P.O. Box 101207
Arlington, VA 22210
Phone: 202-467-8700
Fax: 202-467-8701
Email: info@victimsofcrime.org
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Contact for specific information.

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The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, has worked with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims.

The mission of the National Center for Victims of Crime is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives. Dedicated to serving individuals, families, and communities harmed by crime.

Victim Services
While every crime experience is unique, it is important that crime victims know they are not alone. Every month, tens of thousands of people call our toll-free helpline, visit this website, or email us looking for resources that can help them. The National Center maintains a comprehensive collection of on-line resources in addition to our extensive database of service providers for referrals.

How National Center for Victims of Crime Helps Victims of Crime
Through collaboration with local, state, and federal partners:

  • Provides direct services and resources;
  • Advocates for passage of laws and public policies that create resources and secure rights and protections for crime victims;
  • Delivers training and technical assistance to victim service organizations, counselors, attorneys, criminal justice agencies, and allied professionals; and
  • Fosters cutting edge thinking about the impact of crime and the ways in which each of us can help victims regain control of their lives.
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Last Updated: 4/20/2022