Men's Experiences with Partner Aggression Project
Resources -- Domestic Violence Agencies
Below are some resources that you may find useful for helping you or your male family member/friend find help for domestic violence victimization. Not all agencies will help, but they should at least be able to provide you a referral for an agency that can and will try to help. If you are ever treated disrespectfully by a domestic violence agency, we strongly urge you to contact your state and federal senators and representatives. Be as assertive as possible, and let them know what you experienced.
(Note: We have not personally called each of these agencies to make sure that they are friendly to men, but based on their webpages, we think they are worth a try. If you find that a service was helpful or not helpful, feel free to let us know.)
Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women: can be reached 24 hours a day at: 1-888-7HELPLINE
Stop Abuse for Everyone (SAFE): www.safe4all.org
Women Against the Abuse of Men: www.womenabusingmen.org
Family of Men Support Society: http://www.familyofmen.ca/
Valley Oasis Family Violence Shelter offers helps to ALL victims of domestic violence. They can be reached 24 hours a day at: (805) 945-6736.