Partner Links

Links to Local, State and National Partner Organizations

Local Resources for People in Crisis

United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. – creates lasting change for those most in need, through strategic community philanthropy

Children & Family Services Center – A single location in uptown Charlotte where nonprofit organizations offer comprehensive assistance to strengthen families

Ada Jenkins – Health, education and human services for citizens of  Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, and South Iredell County

Crisis Assistance Ministry – provides assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency

Second Harvest Food Bank – Safe Alliance is a partner agency of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM). SHFBM partners and distributes food and essential grocery items to approximately 550 hunger feeding agencies in 19 counties in North and South Carolina. Agencies served include emergency pantires, soup kitchens, senior programs, shelters, and low-income daycares.

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline – national hotline for victims of domestic violence

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline – support and information to understand and find resources for dating abuse

Mecklenburg County Community Support Services Women’s Commission – employment services, training, domestic violence services, and advocacy

Cabarrus Victim Assistance Network– Cabbarus County domestic violence shelter and services

My Sister’s House -Iredell County domestic violence shelter and services

Turning Point -Union County domestic violence shelter and services

NC Council for Women – a women’s advocacy agency within the North Carolina Department of Administration

North Carolina Coalition against Domestic Violence – community of agencies and individuals who serve domestic violence survivors and their children

Project Rainbow Net – domestic violence resource for the gay, lesbian bisexual and transgender people

eNOugh Violence – a movement to create a statewide domestic violence public awareness campaign in North Carolina

National Network to End Domestic Violence – a social change organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists

Women’s Law– state-by-state legal information and resources for domestic violence survivors

Attorneys – is an online resource for finding an attorney

National Coalition against Domestic Violence – coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels

Futures without Violence – works to end violence around the world through legislation and education

V-Day– global movement to stop violence against women and girls

Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence – dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work – and eliminating it altogether

Legal Resource Center on Violence against Women – offers assistance to victims of domestic violence dealing with interstate custody issues

Domestic Abuse Intervention Program – works towards the elimination of violence in the lives of women and their children

US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women –  provides federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence – provides support to all organizations and individuals working to end violence in the lives of victims and their children through technical assistance, training and information on response to and prevention of domestic violence

National Violence against Women Prevention Center– helps to prevent violence against women by advancing knowledge about prevention research and fostering collaboration among advocates, practitioners, policy makers, and researchers

VAWNET – online resource for advocates working to end domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violence in the lives of women and their children

Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage – works with foundation grantees and community partners to bring the most effective and innovative domestic violence prevention programs to the public


Sexual Assault

North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault – working to end sexual violence through education, advocacy and legislation

RAINN – national information center and  hotline for survivors of sexual violence and their supporters

National Sexual Violence Resource Center – national information center for survivors of sexual violence

1 in 6 – For male survivors of sexual violence and their supporters

Male Survivor– For male survivors of sexual violence and their supporters


Child Abuse Prevention

Pat’s Place – child advocacy center serving Mecklenburg County children

Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital Children’s Advocacy Center – child advocacy center serving Cabarrus County children.

Children’s Advocacy Centers of NC – provides training and technical support to NC Children’s Advocacy Centers

Prevent Child Abuse NC – statewide organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect

NC Sex Offender Registry – a tool to help the general public track when offenders move into neighborhoods

Stop it Now – working to stop the sexual abuse of children

National Children’s Alliance – helps local communities respond to allegations of child abuse putting the needs of children first

National Children’s Advocacy Center – national resource for child abuse response and prevention

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – serves as the nation’s resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children


Internet Safety for Children

Cybersmart – directly addresses online safety and security issues while preparing students to achieve in today’s digital society

Cyber Tipline -clearinghouse for reporting child sexual exploitation

Netsmartz-resources for parents of children who utilize technology


Resources for Victims of Crime

Crime Victim’s Compensation in NC – Department of Public Safety Crime Victim compensation services

NC Department of Corrections, Victim Services – victim notification services and other crime victim resources

NC Victim Assistance Network – educates North Carolina’s citizens and public policy leaders about the impact of crime on NC

National Center for Victims of Crime – advocates and educates about national victim issues

National Organization for Victim Assistance – provides information and resources to crime victims

Victim Assistance Online – resource and networking tool for the international victim assistance community


Human Trafficking

Charlotte Human Trafficking Task Force  – local resources and  information on human trafficking

NC Stop Human Trafficking  -statewide resource on human trafficking

Polaris Project  -national resources and advocacy for trafficking victims

Rescue and Restore Campaign – resources through the US Dept. of Health and Human Services


Other Nonprofit Resources

NC Center for Nonprofits – an information and advocacy organization for NC nonprofits

Council on Accreditation – an international, independent, not-for-profit, child and family service and behavioral healthcare accrediting organization

GuideStar –  gathers and publicizes information about nonprofit organizations including copies of their IRS 990 forms

Volunteer Match – matches volunteers with nonprofit organizations