AL Crime Victim & Domestic Violence Resources

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    christine2448 Retired WS Staff

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    Links to advocates and Crime Victim Resources in the State of AL. Also includes help for Domestic and Family Violence.
     


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    christine2448 Retired WS Staff

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    Alabama Dept. of Public Safety
    The Alabama Center for Missing and Exploited Children functions within the Criminal Investigation Support Group as the state's central repository for information on children and other persons missing in Alabama and other states. CISG personnel work with national and state agencies to provide resources to locate and recover missing children and assist in identifying unidentified living and deceased persons.
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    Alabama Attorney General
    Office of Victim Assistance [AGOVA]

    Victim Assistance Hotline: 1-800-626-7676

    Created on January 11,1988, the Attorney General's Office of Victim Assistance (AGOVA) was established to provide statewide assistance to victims of violent crime. The journey through the justice system can be traumatic, especially for victims of violent crime. AGOVA offers victims and victims' families a place they can turn to after their offender is sentenced.

    AGOVA provides direct victim assistance as well as referrals to victims through its toll-free Hotline, listed above. Some of the services provided are listed below. If you click on any of these topics, you will find some of the information our office regularly provides to victims. Let us know if there is other information you would like to see on our website.
     
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    Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence is physical, mental, sexual or emotional abuse in an intimate relationship. It occurs when one person uses abusive tactics to gain power and control over a partner or former partner.
    Domestic violence hits homes in every community. It has a devastating effect on victims, children, families and communities.
    If you are a victim you can get help. The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to serving you. Call our toll-free 24-hour crisis line. Safe shelters across the state will open their doors for you and your children. Many other services are available. There is no excuse for domestic violence.
     
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    Resources by state on violence against women


    Below is a list of resources for women who have experienced abuse.
    If you do not find your state in this list, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) for assistance in locating programs in your area. You can reach the NDVH at 800-799-SAFE (7233) or TDD 800-787-3224.

    Organizations are listed by state. The District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands are also included. Click on any state name to jump to its organizations. Click any organization name for program and contact information.
     
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