North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV)
Mission: To create social change through the elimination of the institutional, cultural, and individual oppressions that contribute to domestic violence.
Note: Please call NCCADV at (919)956-9124 or Toll Free: 1-888-232-9124 if you have training needs not listed.
North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NCCASA)
Mission: To end sexual violence through education, advocacy, and legislation.
Training: http://www.nccasa.org/ Click on "Training Institute".
North Carolina Victim Assistance Network (NCVAN)
Mission: To provide support and information for crime victims across our state and to advocate for their fair treatment.
Training: For training information please call (800) 348-5068 Toll Free or (919) 831-2857 Local. You can locate general information at www.nc-van.org/
North Carolina Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission (CFW/DVC)
Mission: To advise the governor, the legislature and the principal state departments on the special needs of women in North Carolina by identifying and assessing needs; collecting and distributing information; acting as a resource for the county and region councils/commissions for women; offering services to women in crisis; cooperating with groups and individuals working on behalf of women and working toward expanding equal opportunities in employment and education for women.
Training: CFW provides training for CFW/DVC state grant funded non-profit Boards. Regional Directors can also provide some technical assistance to programs upon request. Please access their website and contact information at: http://www.nccfwdvc.com/
North Carolina Office on Disability and Health (NCODH)
Goals: The NC Office on Disability and Health (NCODH) works to promote the health and wellness of persons with disabilities in North Carolina through an integrated program of policy, practice and evaluation. The goals of the NCODH are:
- To increase awareness and understanding of the health related needs of individuals with disabilities
- Improve access and inclusion
- Develop health promotion programs and educational materials for consumers and professionals
- Conduct and report on research and data collection
- Affect disability policy related to these areas
North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
(a division of the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services - NCDHHS)
Mission: North Carolina will provide people with, or at risk of, mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse problems and their families the necessary, prevention, intervention, treatment, services and supports they need to live successfully in communities of their choice.
Training: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/divisioninfo.htm Click on the "Site Map" tab at the top of the page. Scroll down to the letter "T" and click on "Training".
Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to oversee diverse programs that benefit victims of crime. OVC provides substantial funding to state victim assistance and compensation programs-the lifeline services that help victims to heal. The agency supports trainings designed to educate criminal justice and allied professionals regarding the rights and needs of crime victims. OVC also sponsors an annual event in April to commemorate National Crime Victims Rights Week (NCVRW). OVC is one of five bureaus and four offices with grant-making authority within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.
Training: Go to http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/ Click on "Training and Technical Assistance".
Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Mission: The mission of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and to administer justice for and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This is accomplished by developing and supporting the capacity of state, local, tribal, and non-profit entities involved in responding to violence against women.
Training: There are two primary organizations that provide training for OVW. Those organizations are Praxis International and the Battered Women's Justice Project.
You can access training through Praxis International Click on the "Our Programs" tab at the top of the page. There will be three options to choose from and each will have a Training link to the left.
You can access training through the Battered Women's Justice Project Click on the "Services" tab at the top of the page. You can also click on the "For Arrest Grantees" tab at the top of the page.
Note: Trainings provided through both of these organizations are sponsored by OVW.