Organizations Helping Destitute Women
(Compiled by Mr. Sudhir Shah and Miss Sonam Bohra)
The following organizations in the state of North Dakota help destitute women:
The Mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives. NCADV's work includes coalition building at the local, state, regional and national levels; support for the provision of community-based, non-violent alternatives - such as safe home and shelter programs - for battered women and their children; public education and technical assistance; policy development and innovative legislation; focus on the leadership of NCADV's caucuses and task forces developed to represent the concerns of organizationally under represented groups; and efforts to eradicate social conditions which contribute to violence against women and children.
It serves families and individuals in distress throughout south central North Dakota. AARC programs, staff and volunteers have been widely recognized for their work in building a healthier, safer community. The Abused Adult Resource Center was founded to provide emergency support, crisis intervention, temporary shelter, food, counseling, and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and domestic assault.
PO Box 881
The mission of Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Inc. is to provide a full range of services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to reduce domestic violence by educating the public about its effects. The following services are offered by Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Inc. include:
PO Box 2984
701-293-7273 / 1-800-344-7273
The Rape and Abuse Crisis Center (RACC) of Fargo-Moorhead is a non-profit;agency whose mission is to provide crisis intervention, advocacy; and counseling services free of charge to all persons who have been victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse; and to provide education and prevention programs to end personal violence in society.