Domestic Violence Coalition: www.janedoe.org
Jane Doe Inc. brings together organizations and people committed to ending domestic violence and sexual assault.
A suicide prevention and education site based out of Minnesota.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Sexual Assault: http://www.ncdsv.org/ncd_linkssexviolence.html
Information about topics including sexual assault, date rape drugs, male victims, etc.
Rape Crisis: www.barcc.org
The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center provides information about sexual assault and how to get help.
Abuse and Religion: http://www.vawnet.org/domestic-violence/summary
The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women provides an educational resource for community members/faith leaders on abuse and religion as well as videos of religious leaders speaking out in support of survivors.
Elder Abuse: http://www.ncall.us
The National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Elder Services: https://www.wmeldercare.org/
WestMass Elder Care – Offers a variety of services for elders families and caregivers and persons with disabilities, so they can remain in their homes.
Office on Violence against women: http://www.justice.gov/ovw
U.S. Department of Justice website on violence against women.
United Way of Pioneer Valley: www.uwpv.org
An economic resource and volunteer organization created to provide economic support, resources, and references.
Housing Services: https://www.wayfindersma.org/
Way Finders lights pathways and opens doors to homes and communities where people thrive
Poverty alleviation: https://www.valleyopp.com/
The Valley Opportunity Council, Inc. is dedicated to eliminating poverty by providing the opportunity for our low – and moderate-income neighbors, families and friends in the Greater Hampden County area to achieve greater independence and a higher quality of life.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender
The Network/LaRed provides free and confidential support and services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This is a bilingual, grassroots, survivor-led organization working to end domestic violence in LGBQ/T, SM, and polyamorous communities.
The Women’s Health Network works to improve the health of cis women and trans men by developing and promoting a critical analysis of women’s health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making.
Smoking cessation tips for a healthier, longer life.
A bilingual health web site covering everything from sexual health, food, fitness to mental health, and body issues such as tattooing, hygiene and other teen health topics.
This website offers conversations about mental health with features on suicide prevention, coping with trauma, and resources in Spanish.
River Valley Counseling Center – Services include individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy. Medication therapy is available when necessary.
This U.S. Department of Labor website provides safety and health topics to inform the public on workplace violence.
Real Issues for Girls
Girls Inc. calls on all girls to be strong, smart and bold. If this sounds like you, you’ll like this web site.
Men and Fathers
The website focuses on promoting healthy images of masculinity and healthy relationships in order to promote gender equality, a great resource for young/adolescent boys and parents alike.
This group works to organize men in order to stop sexual violence.
SoundVision offers information and support to Muslim communities around many issues including domestic violence.