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Violence and Abuse in Rural America Organizations

Emerge: Counseling and Education to Stop Domestic Violence
Works to eliminate violence in intimate relationships. Provides training on domestic violence offender treatment nationally.
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Home of The Duluth Model
Works towards the elimination of violence in the lives of women and their children. Provides national domestic abuse intervention training and offender treatment information.
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National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership
Supports the development of medical-legal partnerships, which focus on addressing health-harming civil legal problems for patients, such as concerns related to income, housing, education, employment, legal status, personal safety, and other social determinants of health.
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National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Resource center providing information on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including research, training, best practices, news, and resources. Part of the Administration on Aging.
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National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI)
Provides research, education, and training for the identification and prevention of elder abuse in Indigenous communities.
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National Indigenous Women's Resource Center (NIWRC)
Serves as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) addressing domestic violence and safety for Indian women and their children.
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National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
Membership and advocacy organization representing state domestic violence coalitions and organizations. Offers training and technical assistance, raises awareness of issues, and makes policy recommendations in support of programs assisting victims of violence.
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Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Addresses legal and policy issues regarding violence against women. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Last Reviewed: 5/16/2017