Stalking Resources

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United States

American Self-Help Clearinghouse
Provides national listings and directories to help with finding or forming a support group in your area. 201.625.7101

Communities Against Violence Network (CAVNET) www.cavnet.org

Legal Help USA www.legal-help-usa.org

National Criminal Justice Reference Service www.ncjrs.org, P.O. Box 6000, Rockville, MD 20849-6000, 800.851.3420. Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice. Victims and others an order papers reporting various studies done under grants by the Institute on stalking, violence and domestic abuse.

National Domestic Violence Hotline, 3616 Far West Blvd., Suite 101-297, Austin, TX 87831, 800.799.7233. A free, 24-hour hotline that provides victims with referrals to agencies in their own areas.

National Self-Help Clearinghouse, 212.642.2944. Provides national listings and directories to help with finding or forming a support group in your area.

National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), 1757 Park Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20010. 800.879.6682 or 202.232.6682. A free, 24-hour hotline that provides information and referral for victims to resources in their own states.

National Center for Victims of Crime

2000 M Street, NW

Suite 480

Washington, DC 20036.

General phone number is: 202-467-8700.

NCVC is home to the Stalking Resource Center, a project funded by the Department of Justice (VAWO). You can get more info about the Stalking Resource Center (SRC) on their website: www.ncvc.org. The link directly to the SRC is: http://www.ncvc.org/src/index.html.

In addition, through the Victim Helpline (800) FYI-CALL, TTY (800)211-7996, website (www.ncvc.org) or email (gethelp@ncvc.org ), victims and others may obtain information and referral on victim and crime-related issues. Open M-F: 8:30 - 8:30 EST.

 

The San Diego County Stalking Strike Force

(619) 515-8900

Provides assistance to San Diego stalking victims.

 

www.stalkingassistance.com - The Stalking Assistance Site is a comprehensive, practical resource designed by women with over 20 years of combined experience in federal law enforcement and threat management. Step-by step detailed instruction is provided in a variety of relevant areas. Professional consulting services are donated at a reduced rate by a highly experienced threat assessment and management consultant and a 900 telephone number is additionally offered as another option for immediate support.

 

Survivors of Stalking (SOS)

P.O. Box 20762

Tampa, FL 33622

www.soshelp.org

Provides workshops on stalking. Victims and others can also order cassettes of these workshops that include information on stalking, laws, threat assessment, safety, and workplace violence. Keeps list of support groups for victims in various states and provides information, support, and referral for victims who call.

 

The Stalking Victims Sanctuary

www.stalkingvictims.com

 

Tricounty advocacy center in Rensselaer County New York; Victim Advocacy Program of the Capital District, 5 Broadway, Suite 201, Troy, NY 12180, E-mail: VACCD@aol.com

 

Victim-Assistance Online

http://www.vaonline.org

 

DOJ First Annual Stalking Report to Congress (1996)

http://ncjrs.org/txtfiles/stlkbook.txt

 

DOJ Second Annual Stalking Report to Congress (1997)

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ocpa/94Guides/DomViol

 

Model Antistalking Code

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawgo/reports.htm

 

Bureau of Justice Assistance Seminar on Stalking Law Implementation

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ocpa/94Guides/DomViol/appendb.htm

 

National Victim Center stalking law fact sheets

http://aspensys.aspensys.com:209/R0-185754-range/ncjrs/data/anticode.txt

and http://www.nvc.org/ddir/info71.htm

 

Stalking FAQ

http://www.state.ia.us/government/ag/stalker.htm

 

National Victim Center help guide for stalking victims

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/assist/nvaa/ch21-2st.htm

 

National Victim Center safety tips

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/help/stalk/info44.htm

 

Wired patrol http://www.wiredpatrol.org

 

Portland (OR) stalking information

http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/dcfs/dv/dvman/stalking.html

 

"The Message Relay Center" acts as a mediator between > parents when communication is either undesired or too dangerous to be > conducted. This is especially true where domestic violence or stalking is > involved. We can assist you in these type of situations to prevent the > aggressor in these situations from harming the other parties. Please feel > free to contact me MessageRelayCenter@msn.com

 

www.stopdv.com Provides information on domestic violence, stalking and stalking laws.

 

http://www.delphi.com/crimesurvivors/

 

Cyberstalking: A New Challenge For Law Enforcement and Industry: A Report from the Attorney General to the Vice President http://www.usdoj.gov/criminal/cybercrime/cyberstalking.htm

 

Privacy Rights Clearing House http://www.privacyrights.org

 

www.stalkingbehavior.com

 

The Epidemic of Cyberstalking

As technology advances, so does its seedy underbelly. Cyberstalkers have terrorized thousands, but law enforcement often is unable or unwilling to deal with it. Congress is studying a bill to address the growing problem. By Katie Dean.

 

Cyberstalked? Use Common Sense

You wouldn't give a stranger on the street your name, address, phone number, or pictures of yourself. Internet safety advocates say you shouldn't do it online, either. By Katie Dean.

 

The Stalked Need a Safety Net

Jayne Hitchcock couldn't get the help she needed when she was cyberstalked four years ago. Now she's helping others -- by training law enforcement. By Katie Dean.

 

 

Not Victims http://www.smalltime.com/notvictims/

 

Helpful guide for stalking victims http://www.nvc.org/ddir/info44.htm

 

Stalking: Questions and answers http://www.nvc.org/ddir/info43.htm

 

Are You Being Stalked? Tips for your protection http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs14-stk.html

 

 

Canada

Barbara Schilfer Commemorative Clinic

489 College Street, Suite 503

Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A5

(416) 323-9149

Provides free legal, counseling, cultural interpretation, and information and referral services to women who are survivors of violence.

 

Canadian Resource Center for Victims of Crime

141 Catherine Street, Suite 100

Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1C3

(613) 233-7614

Acts as a resource center for victims of crime and assists victims and their families in dealing with sentence administration, parole authorities, and securing legal counsel.

 

Victims for Justice

P.O. Box 22023

3079 Forestglade Drive

Windsor, Ontario N8R 2H5

(519) 972-0836

An organization that provides a research library of stalking incidents in Canada as well as handouts on "how to Survive a Stalker" and "How to Safeguard Yourself."

 

United Kingdom

Evonne von Heussen-Countryman, M.B.E

Director, N.A.S.H, U.K

P.O. Box 1309

Kenilworth

Warwickshire, CV8 2YJ

England, U.K.

Tel/Fax/ and (24hr voice mail): 011 44 1926 850089 or (01926 850089).

Mobile: 07944 244116.

Office hours: Tues to Thurs; 10:30am to 4:30pm.

Support line for distressed Victims only: Mondays 9:00am to 12:30pm and

Friday evenings 7:30pm to 10:00pm. We close on Bank Holidays, Statutory

holidays, and twice per year for a two-month periods to catch up with

backlog of work.

 

A site that deals with harassment law in the UK: www.harassment-law.co.uk

 

Allen law review article on United Kingdom stalking laws

http://www.uchastings.edu/womenslj/jordan.html and

http://webjcli.ncl.ac.uk/1996/issue4/allen4.html

 

Paper on the UK's Protection from Harassment Act, 1997 and its implementation and interpretation.

http://webjcli.ncl.ac.uk/2000/issue1/vonheussen1.html

 

 

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust

14 East Sheen Ave

London SW148AS, UK

tel. 0181 392 1839

www.suzylamplugh.org/advice/stalking.htm

 

 

Netherlands:

Stichting Anti-Stalking

(Anti-Stalking Foundation)

PO Box 11

9430 AA Westerbork

tel: +31 (0) 593-346476

 

 

 

My Sister Marquerite

http://marquerite_van_c.tripod.com

A tribute by the sister of a stalking victim who was stabbed and killed by her stalker.

 

Australia

Victoria

Victims Referral And Assistance Service

GPO Box 4356QQ

Melbourne Victoria 3001

tel (03) 9603 9797 or 1800 819 817

 

South Australia

Victim Support Service

11 Halifax Street

Adelaide South Austraila 5000

tel. (08) 8231 5626 or 1800 182 368

 

New South Wales

Victims of Crime Bureau

Level 6, 299 Elizabeth Street

Sydney New South Wales 2000

tel. (02) 9374 3000 or 1800 633 063

 

Victims of Crime Assistance League (VOCAL)

tel. (02) 9743 1636 (Sydney)

tel. (02) 9426 5826 (Newcastle)

 

Western Australia

Assisting Victims of Crime

6th Floor, 81 St. George's Terrace

Perth, Western Australia 6000

tel. (09) 322 3711 or 1 800 818 988

 

Queensland

Victims of Crime Association

5 Croydon Road

Woodridge Queensland 4114

tel. (07) 3290 2513 (brisbane Office)

tel. 1300 73 3777 (24 hour victim support)

 

Tasmania

Victims of Crime Service

160 New Town Road

New Town Tasmania 7008

tel. (03) 6228 7628

 

Australian Capital Territory

Victims of Crime Assistance League (VOCAL)

1 Iluka Street

Narrabundah ACT 2604

tel. (02) 6295 9600

 

Northern Territory

Victims of Crime Assistance League (VOCAL)

43 Mitchell Street

Darwin NT 0800http://www.antistalking.com

tel. 1800 672 242 (24 hour)

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