National. 1300 activist teams in 40 states. Founded 1978. Activists can perform court monitoring, serve as information centers for local victims, keep the national headquarters apprised of DWI issues and hold local victim impact panels. Citizens' project organized to advocate against drunk driving, educate the public, reform legislation and aid victims of drunk driving. Newsletter. Chapter information kit ($20). To receive descriptive pamphlet, send self-addressed stamped envelope. Write: Remove Intoxicated Drivers P.O. Box 520 Schenectady, NY 12301 Voice: 1-888-283-5144 or 518-372-0034 Fax: 518-370-4917 Website: http://www.rid-usa.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 9/2/2011
National. Founded 1980. Mission is to stop drunk driving, support victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking. Write: MADD 511 E.J. Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700 Irving, TX 75062-8187 Voice: 1-800-438-6233 (victim/survivor hotline) Fax: 972-869-2206 Website: http://www.madd.org Verified: 10/24/2011
National. 2,300 members. Founded 1975. Support and advocacy for victims and survivors of violent crimes and disasters. Newsletter, information, referrals, phone help, conferences, crisis response training and group development guidelines. Referrals to local self-help groups. Dues $50 (individual); $200 (organization). Write: National Organization for Victim Assistance 510 King St., Suite 424 Alexandria, VA 22314 Voice: 1-800-879-6682 or 703-535-6682 Fax: 703-535-5500 Website: http://www.trynova.org Verified: 3/29/2012
International. 230 chapters in the US, Canada and Costa Rica. Founded 1978. Provides support for persons who survived the violent death of someone close. Newsletter and guidelines for starting local chapters. Court accompaniment also provided in many areas. Parole Block Program and Second Opinion Service also available. Write: Parents of Murdered Children 100 E. 8th St., Ste. 202 Cincinnati, OH 45202 Voice: 1-888-818-7662 or 513-721-5683 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm EST) Fax: 513-345-4489 Website: http://www.pomc.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 2/1/2012
Online. Support for families of inmates. Also offers support to the incarcerated. Offers mutual support, education and advocacy. Website: http://www.prisontalk.com/forums Verified: 9/20/2011
National Center for Missing Adults (NCMA) * National. Operates as the national clearinghouse for missing adults, providing services and coordination between various government agencies, law enforcement, media and most importantly - the families of missing adults. Write: LBTH/NCMA P.O. Box 19 Bentonville, AR 72712 Voice: 1-800-690-3463 Website: http://www.missingadults.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 4/5/2012
National. 2582 members. Support and information for people who have fallen victim to individuals who have obsessively focused on them. Online support group provides the opportunity to share and gain invaluable information from others. Offers resources for identifying stalking, suggestions for dealing with it and regaining control. Write: Stalking Victims Sanctuary P.O. Box 400 Angels Camp, CA 95222 Website: http://www.stalkingvictims.com Verified: 3/28/2012
National. Founded 1985. Provides support with anonymity and confidentiality for men who molest children. Use of 'thought stoppage' technique and buddy system. Groups are initiated by a professional but become member-run. Group development manual ($9.95). Write: M.A. c/o Dr. Jerry Goffman 1040 S. Mt. Vernon Ave., G-306 Colton, CA 92324 Voice: Dr. Jerry Goffman 951-312-1041 (leave message and return address) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 3/29/2012
12-Step. Telephone support for compulsive shoplifters, stealers, thieves and kleptomaniacs. Conference call meetings Tues. and Thurs., 7-8:30pm (EST). Voice: 712-432-3900 and use conference I.D. 3639492 followed by the # sign. (Long distance chages may be applied - 712 is an Iowa exchange). Verified: 2/7/2012
Model. 12-Step. Addiction recovery program for compulsive shoplifters, stealers, thieves and kleptomaniacs. Write: Shoplifters Anonymous 303 W. 42nd., Ste 404 New York, NY 10036-6908 Voice: 212-673-0392 Website: http://home.earthlink.net/"sa514/index.html E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 2/7/2012
Online. Support for victims of fraud. bankruptcy, foreclosure, mortgage scamsm credit card fraud, identity theft and more. Message boards, discussion, resources and more. Website: http://www.wjfa.net/forum/index.php Verified: 4/11/2012
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