Listed below is information, such as descriptions, locations and contact numbers, for various domestic violence shelters and awareness organizations across the statecountry.
The services of abuse shelters and awareness organizations work to help survivors begin successful paths to life after abuse.
YWCA Central Alabama is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. YWCA Central Alabama’s vision is to create a more caring community. We work every day to make a positive change in the lives of individuals and in the community.
Their focus is on three main areas: affordable housing, quality child development programs for children of homeless and working poor families, domestic violence services, and social justice programming.
YWCA Central Alabama is headquartered in the heart of downtown Birmingham at 309 23rd Street North.
To schedule a tour or receive more information about how to get involved, call 322-9922.
Safeplace Inc., is one of many domestic violence shelters serving victims of abuse throughout the state of Alabama. As the only domestic violence program in Northwest Alabama, Safeplace serves the counties of Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion and Winston.
Programs include not only shelter and counseling for families homeless due to domestic violence, but also outreach programs such as court advocacy services, prevention education programs and batterers intervention programs. Safeplace also has a transitional housing program to serve victims in our most rural areas.
Most recently, staff and board members met the challenge to create a new vision and goal for the program. The new vision is to live in a world where family and intimate partner violence does not exist.
The NCADV’s mission is to lead, mobilize and raise our voices to support efforts that demand a change of conditions that lead to domestic violence such as patriarchy, privilege, racism, sexism, and classism. They are dedicated to supporting survivors and holding offenders accountable and supporting advocates.
The NCADV Public Policy Office collaborates with other national organizations to promote legislation and policies that serve and protect victims and survivors of domestic violence, and we work to change the narrative surrounding domestic violence.
They seek macro-level change in order to create a society in which domestic violence is never tolerated or minimized, in which victims and survivors are respected, and in which service providers have the resources to serve all victims and survivors.
CSVANW is an award-winning organization at the forefront to a dynamic approach to the tribal domestic and sexual violence fields that is demonstrating the most effective, creative and innovative ways to address and prevent the cycle of violence within tribal communities.
The approach CSVANW takes is informed by one fundamental value: work to engage tribal communities and community solutions organically through developing meaningful and authentic partnerships and relationships based on respect
CSVANW continues to be a resource for training, advocate support, technical assistance and policy advocacy. CSVANW has also aided in supportive collaborations with tribal leadership to further develop and promote tribal, federal, state and local legislation, and policies that cultivate best practices for responding to violent crimes against Native women and children.
The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The mission of ACADV is to create opportunities for freedom from domestic violence through advocacy, education and the promotion of social intolerance of abuse. ACADV provides training, technical assistance, public policy and development, and support to domestic violence center programs.
The ACADV serves domestic violence survivors statewide through shelters and a 24-hour crisis line.
Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV)
Phone: (334) 832-4842
Turning Point provides direct services to over 2,000 primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. In addition, Turning Point conducts community trainings, speaking engagements, and other events throughout the year. The mission of Turning Point is to provide comprehensive quality services to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and empower them to improve their lives.
Phone: (205) 758 - 0808
Facebook: Turning Point Alabama
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