National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES

 

United States Departments

Tribal Technical Assistance Providers

Financial Resources

Housing

Professional Groups

Protection Orders and Injunctions

Sex Offenders

Stalking

State and Territorial Sexual Violence Codes

Tribal Law and Policy

Victim Rights

Other Sexual Assault Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENTS
CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
810 Seventh Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20531
Phone: 202-307-2942

www.cdc.gov
The NSVRC staff collects and disseminates resources on sexual violence, including statistics, research, statutes, and training material. NSVRC also assists coalitions, advocates, and individuals interested in understanding and eliminating sexual violence.
     
NIJ

National Institute for Justice
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20531
Phone: 202-307-2942

www.nij.gov
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. NIJ is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote justice, particularly at the state and local levels.
     

DOJ

 

Office of Justice Programs - The US Department of Justice 
810 Seventh Street, NW 
Washington, D.C. 20531
Phone: 202-504-2000

www.ojp.usdoj.gov
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) provides innovative leadership to federal, state, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across American, and providing grants for the implementation of these crime fighting strategies
OVW

Office on Violence Against Women - The

United States Department of Justice
145 N. St., NE, Suite 10W.121 Washington, D.C. 20530
Phone: 202-307-6026
Fax: 202-305-2589

www.ovw.usdoj.gov/sexassault
The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
     
OWH

Office on Women's Health - The US Department of Health and Human Services 
200 Independence Ave., SW Room 712E
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-690-7650
Fax: 202-205-2631

www.womenshealth.gov
The Office on Women’s Health provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and model programs. Goals include: Inform and advance policies, Education the public, Educate professionals, and Support model programs.
     
TRIBAL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS
INJ

American Indian Resource Center, Inc. 
Institute for Native Justice
110 W. Choctaw
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: 918-708-1708

www.institutefornativejustice.org
The institute for Native Justice balances the scales of justice through innovative training and technical assistance services specifically for tribal and rural communities.
     
First Nations

First Nations Development Institute 
2432 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Longmont, CO 80501
Phone: 303-774-7836
Fax: 303-774-7841
Email: info@firstnations.org

www.firstnations.org
Improves economic conditions for Native Americans through technical assistance & training, advocacy & policy, and direct financial grants in five key areas: Financial & Investor Education, Combating Predatory Lending, Native American Business & Asset Development, Strengthening Native American Nonprofits, and Native Foods & Health.
     
MTSH

Mending the Sacred Hoop 
202 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802
Phone: 218-623-4667
Toll Free: 1-888-305-1650
Fax: 218-722-5775

www.mshoop.org
Provides training and technical assistance nationally to Office on Violence Against Women Tribal grantees to strengthen Tribal and Native community responses to these crimes. Services include: Violence Against Native Women Training Topics, technical assistance to OVW tribal grantees through their website, referrals, phone consultations, and culturally relevant on-site training and workshops.
     
NIWRC

National Indigenous Women's Resource

Center, Inc. 
515 Lame Deer Ave.
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Phone: 406-477-3896 
Fax: 406-477-3898

www.niwrc.org
NIWRC, Inc. is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. The NIWRC seeks to enhance the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, Native Hawaiians, and Tribal and Native Hawaiian organizations to respond to domestic violence.
     
Red Wind

Red Wind Consulting, Inc. 
5350 Tomah Drive, Suite 2300
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Toll Free: 866-599-9650
Fax: 866-804-6305

www.red-wind.net
Provides specialized training and technical assistance to OVW Tribal Government Program grantees on the implementation of effective transitional housing assistance and supporting a victim-centered sexual assault response.
     
Southwest Center for Law and Policy

Southwest Center for Law and Policy
National Tribal Trial College (NTTC)
SAFESTAR
National Indian Country Clearinghouse on

Sexual Assault (NICCSA)
475 S. Stone Ave./ Tucson AZ 85701
Phone: 520-623-8192
Fax: 520-623-8246

www.swclap.org
The Southwest Center for Law and Policy is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization providing legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities, organizations and agencies serving Native people. SAFESTAR provides Culturally appropriate response systems to Sexual Assault. NTTC provides free legal training. And NICCSA offers a one-stop, comprehensive source for information on sexual violence in Indian Country.
 
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
My Money

My Money - Financial Literacy & Education

Commission 
Phone: 1-888-MYMONEY
Email: ofe@do.treas.gov

www.mymoney.gov
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Throughout the site, you will find important information from more than 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.
     
Practical Money Skills

Practical Money Skills For Life
P.O. Box 194607 
San Francisco, CA 94119-4607
Email: info@practicalmoneyskills.com

www.practicalmoneyskills.com
Practical Money Skills For Life provides educators, parents, students and policymakers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.
     

Student Loans

 

Student Loans - Federal Student Aid

www.studentloans.gov
Your source for information from the U.S. Department of Education about how to manage your student loans.
     

HOUSING

Housing Resources Inc.

Housing Resources, Inc. 
7830 W. Burleigh St. 
Milwaukee, WI 53222
Phone: 414-461-6330
Fax: 414-461-6320

www.hri-wi.org
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.
     
National Housing Law Project

National Housing Law Project (NHLP)
703 Market St., Suite 2000
San Francisco, Ca 94103
Phone: 415-546-7000
Fax: 415-546-7007

www.nhlp.org
The mission of NHLP is to advance housing justice for poor people by: Increasing and preserving the supply of decent, affordable housing; Improving existing housing conditions, including physical conditions and management practices; Expanding and enforcing low-income tenants' and homeowners' rights, and; Increasing housing opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities.
     
HUD

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
451 7th Street S.W.
Washington, DC 20410
Phone: 202-708-1112

www.hud.gov
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.
 
PROFESSIONAL GROUPS
AEQUTAS

AEQUITAS: The Prosecutor's Resource On

Violence Against Women
1100 H Street NW, Suite 310 
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-558-0040 
Fax: 202-393-1918

www.aequitasresource.org
Provides a variety of resources for prosecutors to succeed in court. Services include: 24/7 technical assistance, case consultation, national conferences, webinars, state specific or specialized training events for prosecutors and allied professionals, publications, statutory compilations, abstracts, and other resources relevant to the prosecution of violence against women.
     
IAFN

International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN)
6755 Business Parkway Suite 303 
Elkridge, MD 21075
Phone: 410-626-7805
Fax: 410-626-7804
Email: info@iafn.org

www.forensicnurse.org
International membership organization comprised of forensic nurses working around the world and other professionals who support and compliment the work of forensic nursing. IAFN provides leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science.
     
IACP

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
515 North Washington St.
Alexandria, VA, 22314 USA 
Phone: 703-836-6767
Fax: 703-836-4543

www.theiacp.org
IACP is a dynamic organization that serves as the professional voice of law enforcement. IACP addresses cutting edge issues confronting law enforcement through advocacy, programs and research, training, and other professional services. IACP is a comprehensive professional organization that supports the law enforcement leaders of today and develops the leaders of tomorrow.
     
PROTECTION ORDERS AND INJUNCTIONS
Full Faith and Credit

National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit 
1901 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 1011 
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 703-312-7922
Fax: 703-312-7966
Email: ncffc@bwjp.org

www.fullfaithandcredit.org
The National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC) is a project of the Battered Women’s Justice Project. NCPOFFC’s mission is to facilitate implementation of the Full Faith and Credit clause of the Violence Against Women Act in all states, tribes, and territories by raising public awareness of the statute’s requirements and by providing problem-solving technical assistance and support to individuals and jurisdictions.
     
SEX OFFENDERS
CSOM

Center for Sex Offender Management
Phone 301-589-9383, ext. 123
Email: lgilligan@cepp.com

www.csom.org
The Center for Sex Offender Management (CSOM) is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that supports state and local jurisdictions in the effective management of sex offenders. CSOM aims to provide those responsible for managing sex offenders with ready access to the most current knowledge.
     
Dru Sjodin

Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website

The U.S. Department of Justice.

www.nsopw.gov
NSOPW is the only U.S. government Website that links public state, territorial, and tribal sex offender registries from one national search site. Individuals can utilize the Website’s search tool to identify location information on sex offenders residing, working, and attending school not only in their own neighborhoods but in other nearby states and communities.
     
SMART

Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART)
810 7th Street, NW 
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: 202-514-4689
Fax: 202-616-2906

www.ojp.usdoj.gov/smart
The SMART Office provides jurisdictions with guidance regarding the implementation of the Adam Walsh Act, and providing technical assistance to the states, territories, Indian tribes, local governments, and to public and private organizations. The SMART Office also tracks important legislative and legal developments related to sex offenders.
     
FBI Sex Offender Registry

The FBI Sex Offender Registry Websites
FBI Headquarters
935 Pennsylvania Ave. NW 
Washington, D.C. 20535-0001
Phone: 202-324-3000

www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/registry
As an intelligence-driven and a threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
     
STALKING
National Stalking Awareness Month

National Stalking Awareness Monthwww.stalkingawarenessmonth.org

The Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime offers an interactive quiz; downloadable videos, fact sheets, guides, posters, artwork for buttons and magnets, events ideas, and media tools to build your knowledge; and start planning your outreach for National Stalking Awareness Month.
     
Stalking Resource Center

Stalking Resource Center
2000 M. Street NW, Suite 480 
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-8700
Fax: 202-467-8701

www.victimsofcrime.org/our-programs/stalking-resource-center
The Stalking Resource Center aims to enhance the ability of professionals, organizations, and systems to effectively respond to stalking.
     
Stalking Victims Sanctuary

Stalking Victim's Sanctuary & Solutions 
P.O. Box 400 
Angels Camp, CA 95222

www.stalkingvictims.com
The Stalking Survivors’ Sanctuary & Solutions mission is to educate people about stalking and how to cope with it, and to further understanding about the problem’s dynamics and possible solutions.
     
National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW Suite 480 
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-8700
Fax: 202-467-8701

www.victimsofcrime.org
The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues.
     
STATE AND TERRITORIAL SEXUAL VIOLENCE CODES
NCVLI www.law.lclark.edu NCVLI is a national nonprofit legal education and advocacy organization whose mission is to actively promote balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing.
TRIBAL LAW AND POLICY
AIDA

American Indian Development Associates, LLC
2401 12th St. N.W., Suite 212
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone: 505-842-1122
Fax: 505-842-9652
Email: info@aidainc.net

www.aidainc.net
`A Comprehensive resource for tribal, state, and federal agencies, service providers, and community members seeking information related to tribal justice, victimization, health/wellness, and community development issues in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
     
National Indian Law Library

National Indian Law Library – The University of Oklahoma Law Library
1522 Broadway 
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-447-8760

www.narf.org/nill/
The National Indian Law Library (NILL) of the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) is a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law. NILL serves the public by developing and making accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and assisting people with their Indian law-related information needs.
     
TLPI

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 211 
West Hollywood, CA
Phone: 323-650-5467
Fax: 323-650-8149

www.tribal-institute.org
The Tribal Court Clearinghouse is a comprehensive website established in June 1997 to serve as a resource for American Indian and Alaska Native Nations, American Indian and Alaska Native people, tribal justice systems, victims services providers, tribal service providers, and others involved in the improvement of justice in Indian country.
 
VICTIM RIGHTS
NCVC

The National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW Suite 480 
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-467-8700
Fax: 202-467-8701

www.victimsofcrime.org
The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims' rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues.
     
NOVA

The National Organization for Victim Assistance
510 King Street, Suite 424 
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-6682
Fax: 703-535-5500

www.trynova.org
Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States as the recognized leader in this noble cause. NOVA is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
     
Victim Rights Law

Victim Rights Law Center
115 Broad Street 3rd Floor 
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-399-6720
Fax: 617-399-6722

www.victimrights.org
The Victim Rights Law Center is Leading a New Response to Sexual Violence. Founded as the first law center in the nation dedicated solely to serving the legal needs of sexual assault victims. The Victim Rights Law Center is the leader in representing sexual assault victims’ legal rights within the civil context.
     
OTHER SEXUAL ASSAULT RESOURCES

Clan Star

Clan Star, Inc.
732 Tsali Blvd. Cherokee, NC 28719
P.O. Box 1630 Cherokee, NC 28719
Phone: 828-497-5507
Toll Free: 888-636-4748
Fax: 828-497-5688

www.clanstar.org
Provides training and technical assist Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition Grant Program grantees with developing and enhancing skills and understanding of legal and public policy issues to address the safety of Native American and Alaska Native women at the tribal, state, and national levels.
     
EVAWI

End Violence Against Women International
PO Box 33                                                                 Addy, WA 99101-0033
Phone: 509-684-9800 
Fax: 509-684-9801

www.evawintl.org
We inspire and educate those who respond to gender-based violence, equipping them with the knowledge and tools they need to support victims and hold perpetrators accountable. We promote victim-centered, multidisciplinary collaboration, which strengthens the response of the criminal justice system, other professionals, allies, and the general public – making communities safer.
     
National Alliance to End Sexual Violence

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence
1130 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 300 
Washington, DC 20036
Email: info@endsexualviolence.org

www.endsexualviolence.org
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence educates the policy community about federal laws, legislation and appropriations impacting the fight to end sexual violence. Its team of experts and advocates, donating time away from their state and local groups, publish written analysis, track legislation, provide media reviews, and adviser members of Congress and the Executive Branch.
     
SCESA

National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA)
P.O. Box 625
Canton, CT 06109
Phone: 860-693-2031

www.sisterslead.org
SCESA is an advocacy organization of Women of Color dedicated to working with our communities to create a just society in which all Women of Color are able to live healthy lives free of violence.
     
National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
123 North Enola Drive
Enola, PA 17025
Phone: 717-909 -0710 
Fax: 717-909-0714

www.nsvrc.org
The NSVRC staff collects and disseminates resources on sexual violence, including statistics, research, statutes, and training material. NSVRC also assists coalitions, advocates, and individuals interested in understanding and eliminating sexual violence.
     
PRAXIS

Praxis International Rural Technical Assistance Project
206 West 4th Street, Suite 202 
Duluth, MN 55806
Phone: 218-525-0487
Fax: 218-525-0445
Email: info@praxisinternational.org

www.praxisinternational.org
Praxis International, Inc. is a nonprofit research and training organization that works toward the elimination of violence in the lives of women and children. We work with local, statewide, and national reform initiatives to bridge the gap between what people need and what institutions provide.
     
RAINN

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
220 L Street NW, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-544-1034
Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
Email: info@rainn.org

www.rainn.org
RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline, and carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
     
Sexual Assault Resource Agency

The Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA)
P.O. Box 1565
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: 434-295-7273
Fax: 434-220-4791

www.sexualassaultresources.org
The mission of SARA is to eliminate sexual violence and its impact by providing education, advocacy and support to men, women, and children. Our vision is a community free from sexual violence.
     

Sex Trafficking Resources
Tribal Law and Policy Institute
8235 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: 323-650-5467
www.tribalcoalitions.org

Provides quick access to information for Tribal advocates regarding legal resources, victim service directories, training calendars, technical assistance, and more.
     
National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault, a project by the Southwest Center for Law and Policy © 2017

This project was supported by  Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K045 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessary represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. All rights reserved. | Privacy policy   Login