Resources

Federal Assistance

U.S. Department of Justice - www.usdoj.gov

• The Office of Violence Against Women - http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/index.html

• The Office for Victims of a Crime - http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/

Federal Bureau of Investigation - http://www.fbi.gov/

Public and Victim Assistance - http://ncvc.org/ncvc/Main.aspx

Information and Assistance with Rape and Sexual Assault

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network - http://rainn.org/

• National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-hope

Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica—UCLA Medical Center - http://www.911rape.org/

National Sexual Violence Resource Center - http://nsvrc.org/

Missing or Victimized Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - http://www.ncmec.org/missingkids/servlet/PublicHomeServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US

• 24-hour Hotline: (800) THE-LOST (800-843-5678)

Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline - http://www.ndvh.org/

• (800) 779-SAFE (7233)

• TTY for the deaf: (800) 787-3224

Threat Assessment and Prevention

Gavin de Becker, security expert and author of the New York Times bestseller The Gift of Fear - http://gavindebecker.com

Car and Highway Safety

California Highway Patrol - http://www.chp.ca.gov/

Home Safety

Neighborhood Watch Program - http://usaonwatch.org/

Firearms Training

American Defense Enterprises - http://americandefenseenterprises.com/

Extensive firearms training for members of the military, law enforcement, and special forces, as well as ordinary civilians and women.

Airline, Travel, and Hotel Security

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) - http://www.faa.gov/

Call our 24-Hour Safety Hotline at (800) 255-1111 to report:

  • Maintenance improprieties
  • Aircraft Incidents
  • Suspected Unapproved Parts
  • Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) violations

Low Flying Aircraft - Contact Flight Standards District Office - http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/field_offices/fsdo/

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) - http://www.tsa.dhs.gov/

Prohibited items for air travel - http://www.tsa.dhs.gov/travelers/airtravel/prohibited/permitted-prohibited-items.shtm

Gutsy Women Travel, Serious Safety Tips - http://www.gutsywomentravel.com/safety-tips.asp

SafePlace Corporation - http://www.safeplace.com/index.shtml

Tests and certifies hotels for safety

Martial Arts, American Karate, and Self-Defense Information

Upland Martial Arts Center - http://uplandmacenter.com/ Click on Articles

Not-Me! - http://www.not-me.org/

A non-profit organization dedicated to providing instruction, conditioning, and training to individuals in at-risk populations.
Download the 5D's of Self-Defense

Impact Bay Area - http://www.impactbayarea.org/

This group trains by pounding on a man in fully padded armor

Devi Protective Offense - http://www.deviprotectiveoffense.com/

Self-defense by women for women and mothers of young children.

Defense Weapons

Defending Women - http://www.defendingwomen.com/

 



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