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The following list includes websites referenced in past issues of The Michigan Advocate, as well as other sites of potential interest to agencies serving victims of crime. 


Action Without Borders - Nonprofit Directory 

Alliance for Justice 

American Humane Association 

American Psychological Association - Public Policy Office 

American Youth Policy Forum 

Annie E. Casey Foundation 

Center for Effective Government

Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest 

Children's Defense Fund 

Citizens Guide to the State of Michigan Legislature 

Independent Sector 

Michigan's Children 

Michigan Nonprofit Association 

National Children's Advocacy Center 

National League of Cities 

U.S. Representatives - Contact Information

U.S. Senators - Contact Information 

Violence Policy Center 

Child Abuse and Neglect

Administration for Children and Families - Children's Bureau 

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

Child Quest International 

Child Safety Network 

Child Welfare League of America 

Childhelp USA 

Children's Institute International 

Court Appointed Special Advocate Association 

International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect 

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Michigan Child Protective Services Manual 

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control - Child Maltreatment 

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome 

National Children's Alliance

National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association 

National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect 

Prevent Child Abuse America 

Safe Horizon 

Crime Victim Services

Arizona Voice for Crime Victims 

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime 

Connecticut: Office of the Victim Advocate

Department of Defense Victim and Witness Assistance Council

Resources for International Victims 

International Victimology 

Maryland Crime Victims Resource Center 

Michigan Crime Victim Services Commission

Minnesota: Crime Victim Justice Unit 

Missouri Victim Assistance Network 

National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards 

National Association of Victim Assistance Administrators 

National Crime Victims' Bar Association 

National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center 

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) 

National Victim's Rights Constitutional Amendment Passages 

Office for Victims of Crime 

Official Office for Victims of Crime Homepage 

South Carolina: Crime Victims' Ombudsman

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

World Society of Victimology 


ADA Title III Technical Assistance Manual 

e-Michigan Deaf and Hard of Hearing People 

Great Lakes ADA Center 

Michigan Disability Rights Coalition 

Michigan Relay Center 

Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf 

Domestic Violence

Alternatives to Domestic Aggression Program 

Arte Sana 

Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence 

Battered Women's Justice Project 

Casa de Esperanza 

Domestic Violence Benchbook 

Faith Trust Institute 

GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project 

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community 

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma 

Men Stopping Violence 

Michigan Batterer Intervention Services Coalition 

Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCEDSV) 

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National Center for the Prosecution of VAW

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence 

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Network to End Domestic Violence 

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence 

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project 

Safe Horizon 

State Domestic Violence Coalitions 


Violence Against Women Office 

Drugs & Alcohol

Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute

Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 

Mothers Against Drunk Driving 

National Association for Native American Children of Alcoholics

National Association of State Alcohol & Drug Abuse Directors 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 

National Institute on Drug Abuse 

Office of National Drug Control Policy 

Partnership for a Drug Free America 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

Elder Abuse

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Michigan Task Force on Elder Abuse 

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse 


American Evaluation Association 

Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University 

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations 

Innovation Network, Inc. 

Michigan Association for Evaluation 

Online Evaluation Research Library


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Evaluation Working Group 

General Reference 

Acronym Finder

Babel Fish Translator

Bartleby (Quotations, Encyclopedia, etc.) 

DNS Stuff 

Google Phone Search 

Information Please Almanac 



Time and Date  


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Congressional Hearings - Senate 

Council on State Governments 

Department of Health and Human Services 

Division of Violence Prevention, CDC 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 

Federal Grants 

Federal Register - Regulations Open for Comment 

FirstGov Reference Center 

Gateway to State and Local Government Information 

Government Accountability Office (GAO) 

Government Executive Magazine 

Governors Highway Safety Association 

Internal Revenue Service 

Michigan Government 

Michigan Legislature 

Michigan Secretary of State 

Military One Source 

National Association of Counties 

National Conference of State Legislatures 

National Highway Transportation Safety Administration 

Office for Victims of Crime 

Office on Violence Against Women 

State and Local Government on the Net 

United States Government


Compassionate Friends 

Concerns of Police Survivors 

National Organization of Parents of Murdered Children 

Human Trafficking

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women 

Department of State - Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons 

Federal Bureau of Investigation - Human Trafficking Units

Freedom Network 

Polaris Project

Identity Theft & Fraud

Department of Justice: Identity Theft and Fraud 

Federal Trade Commission - Information on ID Theft 


Internet Crime Complaint Center 

National Do Not Call Registry 

National Fraud Information Center 

National Insurance Crime Bureau 

Opt-Out of Preapproved Credit Offers 

Spokeo: Personal Information Locator 

Justice System

Alliance for Justice 

American Correctional Association 

American Correctional Health Services Administration 

American Jail Association 

American Probation and Parole Association 

Association for Conflict Resolution 

Association of Paroling Authorities International 

Association of State Correctional Administrators 


Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) 

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Center for Court Innovation

Center on Juvenile & Criminal Justice 

Coalition for Juvenile Justice 

Correctional Education Association 

Crime and Justice News

Danger Assessment 

Department of Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation 

Federal Judicial Center 

Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center 


Institute for Law and Justice 

International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators 

International Association of Chiefs of Police 


Justice for All 

Justice Research and Statistics Association 

Legal Momentum 

National Archive of Criminal Justice Data 

National Association for Community Mediation 

National Association of Drug Court Professionals 

National Association of Women Judges 

National Center for State Courts 

National Center for Women and Policing 

National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics 

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 

National Criminal Justice Association 

National District Attorneys Association 

National Governors Association 

National Indian Justice Center 

National Indian Law Library 

National Institute of Justice 

National Judicial College 

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center 

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives 

National Sheriffs' Association 

National White Collar Crime Center 

Office for Justice Programs (OJP) 

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 

Parole Commission 

Police Executive Research Forum 

Police Foundation 

Restorative Justice Online 

Southern Poverty Law Center 

State Justice Institute 

Supreme Court of the United States 

U.S. Courts 

University Law Review Project 

Washburn Legal Research on the Web 

Witness Justice 

Wynn Consulting 

Mental Health

American Psychiatric Association 

American Psychological Association 

American Mental Health Association

National Association of Social Workers 

National Institute of Mental Health 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 

Professional Development

Michigan Judicial Institute

National Multicultural Institute 

Office of Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Learning Management System

Sexual Assault

Center for Sex Offender Management 

Clery Center for Security on Campus

Darkness to Light 

Faces of Rape and Sexual Assault Survivors 

It Happened to Alexa Foundation 

Men Can Stop Rape 

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence 

National Organization against Male Sexual Victimization 

National Sex Offender Public Registry 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center 

Palo Alto Medical Foundation - Club and Date Rape Drugs 

Project GHB 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network 

Rape Victim Advocates 


Stop Prisoner Rape 


The Stalking Victim's Sanctuary 


AdAware Antivirus Software

Firefox Internet Browser 

Spybot, Search and Destroy


Academy of Traumatology Journal 

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress 

American Psychological Association: Disasters and Terrorism

American Trauma Society 

Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists 

Child Trauma Academy 

Department of Veterans Affairs National Center on PTSD 

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Peer Support Program 

Gateway to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Information

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network 

National Institute of Mental Health - Coping with Violence & Disasters 

National Institute of Mental Health - PTSD 

PBS Special on Brain Development 

Southwest Michigan Children's Trauma Assessment Center 

The Trauma Center 

Trauma Information Pages 

Trauma Intervention Programs 

Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of America 

Brain Injury Association of Michigan 

MDHHS Traumatic Brain Injury Project 

MDHHS web-based provider TBI Training 



Points of Light Foundation 

Other Resources

American Medical Association 

Boys & Girls Clubs of America 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Violence Prevention 

Lambda GLBT Anti-Violence Project 

National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise 

National School Safety Center 

Michigan Health Promotions Clearinghouse 

Wings of Light