JUSTICE for HOMICIDE VICTIMS

P.O. Box 4202
Cerritos, CA 90703-4202
Tel: (310) 457-0030

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Justice for Homicide Victims is a not-for-profit organization. We provide support and information to survivors of homicide about the grieving process, criminal justice system and all other issues pertaining to the survivors of a victim of murder.


JUSTICE for MURDERED CHILDREN

Berth 77, P-7B
San Pedro, CA 90731

Tel: (310) 457-JFMC (5362)

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JFMC's mission is to reduce the number homicides, reduce the number of unsolved homicides and to assist families that have lost loved-ones to homicide.


PARENTS of MURDERED CHILDREN

100 East Eight Street
Suite B-41
Cincinatti, OH 45202
Tel: (513) 721-5683

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Offers support for families as they work through the grief process and what to expect from the criminal justice system. Helps with practical information, referrals, telephone contact, legal ramifications of murder and any problems that may be faced by bereaved families of homicide victims.


VICTIMS of CRIME RESOURCE CENTER

University of the Pacific
McGeorge School of Law
3200 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817

Tel: (800) VICTIMS or (800) 842-8467

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The Victims of Crime Resource Center, located on the McGeorge School of Law campus in Sacramento, California, has operated the State of California's toll-free 1-800-VICTIMS line since 1984. McGeorge students, under attorney supervision, provide information and referral statewide to victims, their families, victim service providers, and other interested parties. The Center publishes and distributes thousands of free informational materials yearly concerning victims' rights. Center staff research legal issues related to victims, monitor legislation, publish a newsletter, and participate in outreach activities. The Center is mandated and funded by legislation and is operated in cooperation with the Office of Criminal Justice Planning.


CRIME SURVIVORS

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Crime Survivors vision is for victims of crime to recover from their experience mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially, by receiving the respect, support and protection from law enforcement, the judicial system, and the community.


FAMILIES & FRIENDS of MURDER VICTIMS, INC.

P.O. Box 11222
San Bernardino, CA 92323-1222
Tel: (909) 798-4802 ext: 2

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In addition to support group meetings, this organization also offers prevention as V.O.I.C.E. (Victim-Offender Impact of Crime Education).


LOS ANGELES CRIME STOPPERS

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY DA's VICTIM-WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

210 W. Temple Street, Room 12-514
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel: (213) 974-7499 or (800) 773-7574

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY DA's VICTIM/WITNESS PROGRAM

115 Civic Center Plaza,
Lompoc, CA 93436
Tel: (805) 737-7910

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CITIZENS AGAINST HOMICIDE

P.O. Box 2115
San Anselmo, CA 94979
Tel: (415) 455-5944
Fax: (415) 454-0298

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DOUGY CENTER

3903 Southeast 52nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97206
Tel: (503) 775-5683

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A resource center for children who are grieving, with 15 support groups in Oregon. Provides referrals to regional and national support groups, including grief-related programs specifically geared toward children.


THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS

P.O. Box 3696
Oak Brook, IL 60522
Tel: (708) 990-0010

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A nationwide self-help organization for parents and family members who have experienced the death of a child or sibling. Assists them in positive response to the grief experienced upon the death of a child. Provide referrals.


FAMILY SERVICES CENTER
Homicide Survivors Program

600 St. Clair Avenue
Bldg. 3 Huntsville, AL 35801
Tel: (256) 551-1610
Jill Garvin, Director of HSP

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The Homicide Survivors Program (HSP) supports families and friends who have lost their loved ones to murder and vehicular homicide. HSP's mission is to identify those survivors who are in need of practical intervention and support following the murder of a loved one and to provide assistance to them. Not only does HSP help survivors with their acute grief, but assistance is also provided regarding the operation of the criminal justice system.

Residents of Madison, Marshall, Morgan, Limestone, Jackson, Lawrence, Lauderdale, Colbert, DeKalb, Franklin, Marion, Winston and Cullman counties are eligible for HSP assistance. All services are provided free of charge.

For those who are interested in learning more about the survivors of homicide and the aftermath of murder, HSP provides training to professionals in such fields as law enforcement, mental health, social work, law, criminal justice, community services, medicine, education, religion and journalism.


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