Local Resources for People in Crisis
Family Justice Center -
With careful thought and planning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg is considering our first ever Family Justice Center, a centralized victim-centered and trauma informed facility which would address multiple types of abuse such as domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking and child and elder abuse.
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 - Feeding America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks. We are proud to be a partner agency of Second Harvest.
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 - Cabarrus 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 - Attorneys.com 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.
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.
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.