The Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch, is the state’s lead agency established to provide services to victims of violent crime.
The State of Connecticut Department of Public Health’s Sexual Violence Prevention Program aims to provide primary prevention, education, training to health care providers, schools and universities, law enforcement, social services providers, and the community regarding primary prevention of sexual violence.
Established by the State Legislature in 1973, twenty-one appointed volunteer commissioners join staff and volunteers to work to eliminate sex discrimination in Connecticut. They are to inform leaders about the nature and scope of discrimination, to serve as a liaison between government and private interest groups concerned with services for women.
The Office of the Victim Advocate (OVA) is an independent state agency charged with the responsibility of protecting and enforcing the rights of crime victim’s throughout the state of Connecticut.
Planned Parenthood is your trusted source for STD/STI testing, birth control, pregnancy tests and counseling, emergency contraception and more – all in a convenient, confidential and safe environment.
The council has a 30-year track record of developing, delivering, testing and disseminating culturally relevant direct service programs. Social justice is at the core of our direct service programs as are the council’s values of dignidad, respeto y confianza – dignity, respect and trust.
Since 1973 CWEALF has worked to advance women’s rights and opportunities in Connecticut. CWEALF initiates services to educate and empower women and girls to ensure they have the tools, knowledge and avenues to reach their goals.
CCADV is the state’s leading voice for victims of domestic violence and those agencies that serve them. They are a membership organization of Connecticut’s 18 domestic violence service agencies that provide critical support to victims.
Connecticut Legal Services is a private, non-profit, civil law firm dedicated to helping low-income families and individuals obtain justice. Their work consists of providing civil law representation and counseling to thousands of low-income families and individuals each year.
The National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, comprised of leaders from statewide organizations, prominent national advocates, and local rape crisis centers, works to be the voice in Washington for state coalitions and local programs working to end sexual violence and support survivors.
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
End Violence Against Women International works with professionals inside and outside the criminal justice system, seeking to improve outcomes for victims and pursue accountability for their assailants. The goal of EVAWI is to protect victims, prevent future attacks, and keep our communities safe.