Federal Assistance

U.S. Department of Justice -

• The Office of Violence Against Women -

• The Office for Victims of a Crime -

Federal Bureau of Investigation -

Public and Victim Assistance -

Information and Assistance with Rape and Sexual Assault

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network -

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

Rape Treatment Center at Santa Monica—UCLA Medical Center -

National Sexual Violence Resource Center -

Missing or Victimized Children

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children -

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

Domestic Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline -

• (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 -

Car and Highway Safety

California Highway Patrol -

Home Safety

Neighborhood Watch Program -

Firearms Training

American Defense Enterprises -

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) -

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 -

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) -

Prohibited items for air travel -

Gutsy Women Travel, Serious Safety Tips -

SafePlace Corporation -

Tests and certifies hotels for safety

Martial Arts, American Karate, and Self-Defense Information

Upland Martial Arts Center - Click on Articles

Not-Me! -

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 -

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

Devi Protective Offense -

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

Defense Weapons

Defending Women -


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