Domestic Violence Awareness Month Project*
  A coalition of five national Domestic Violence organizations united to promote local activities
around the country during Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October). Resources include:
a calendar of national Awareness Month activities; materials designed to help organize
Awareness Month (available in September of each year); information on Awareness Month
materials available from the five national sponsors; and the resource manual, Public Outreach
Tips & Tactics.


DVRN National Sponsors include:

Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF)

San Francisco, CA

Ph: 415-252-8900
Fax: 415-252-8991

National non-profit that focuses on domestic violence education, prevention and public policy reform, particularly in the areas of law enforcement, child protection, public education and health.

Nat’l Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)

Denver, CO

Ph: 303-839-1852
Fax: 303-831-9251

National information and referral center for the general public, the media, battered women, agencies and organizations.

National Domestic Violence Hotline


Austin, TX

Hotline: 800-799-SAFE
Admin: 512-453-8117
Fax: 512-453-8541

Provides 24-hour, toll-free crisis intervention line, referrals to domestic violence and other emergency shelters and programs, and information about assistance networks and other resources to learn more about domestic violence.

National Network to End Domestic Violence

Austin, TX

[c/o Texas Council on Family Violence]

Ph: 512-794-1133
Fax: 512-794-1199

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRC)

Harrisburg, PA

Ph: 800-537-2238
Fax: 717-545-9546

Provides comprehensive information and resources, policy development and technical assistance designed to enhance community response to and prevention of domestic violence.

* Contact the Domestic Violence Awareness Month Project c/o NRC, 6400 Flank Drive, Suite 1300, Harrisburg, PA 17112

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Domestic Violence Prevention Month 1999