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These organizations provide assistance, support, information and advocacy to individuals and providers involved in reentry services in your area. To find local, state and national organizations focusing on criminal justice, please browse the list below. You also can search our nationwide database of support groups at right.

An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection
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If you are a victim or a witness to a crime, there are statutes and programs designed to provide services and explain your rights while you are involved with the criminal justice system. There are also options and alternatives in the private and non-profit social service sectors that can assist you in a variety of ways.

An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection
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If you are a victim or a witness to a crime, there are statutes and programs designed to provide services and explain your rights while you are involved with the criminal justice system. There are also options and alternatives in the private and non-profit social service sectors that can assist you in a variety of ways.

Anti-Recidivism Coalition
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Serves more than 450 formerly incarcerated men and women, who commit to living crime-free, gang-free and drug-free; enrolling in school, working, or actively searching for work; and being of service to their community.

Anti-Recidivism Coalition
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Serves more than 450 formerly incarcerated men and women, who commit to living crime-free, gang-free and drug-free; enrolling in school, working, or actively searching for work; and being of service to their community.

California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies (CASRA)
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A statewide association of private, nonprofit community-based agencies providing rehabilitation and support services for adult clients coping with the disabling effects of serious and/or persistent mental illness.

California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies (CASRA)
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A statewide association of private, nonprofit community-based agencies providing rehabilitation and support services for adult clients coping with the disabling effects of serious and/or persistent mental illness.

California Coalition for Women Prisoners
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A grassroots social justice organization, with members inside and outside prison, that challenges the institutional violence imposed on women, transgender people, and communities of color by the prison industrial complex (PIC).

California Coalition for Women Prisoners
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A grassroots social justice organization, with members inside and outside prison, that challenges the institutional violence imposed on women, transgender people, and communities of color by the prison industrial complex (PIC).

California Courts Self-Help
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Provides information and resources for anyone involved on any level with the California legal system.

California Probation, Parole, and Correctional Association
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Represents the interest of adult and juvenile, state and local, field and institutional correctional personnel and those other citizens interested in the professionalism of corrections.

California Probation, Parole, and Correctional Association
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Represents the interest of adult and juvenile, state and local, field and institutional correctional personnel and those other citizens interested in the professionalism of corrections.

California State Public Defender
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The Office of the State Public Defender was created by the California Legislature in 1976 to represent indigent criminal defendants on appeal. The office was formed in response to the need of the state appellate courts, for consistent, high-quality representation for defendants. For the first 13 years of its existence OSPD's workload was predominantly complex non-capital felonies on appeal to the Courts of Appeal, with a handful of capital murder cases in the mix.

Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth
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Coleman has created a powerful and cost-effective model for promoting social change and facilitating the participation of community residents (particularly youth and parents) in the city's policymaking process. Our unique model combines policy advocacy, community organizing, and leadership development strategies.

Communities United Against Violence
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Founded in 1979, CUAV is the nation’s first LGBTQQ anti-violence organization. Our mission is to prevent and respond to violence against and within our diverse LGBTQQ communities. They accomplish this through peer-based counseling, direct assistance, education and outreach, grassroots organizing, and policy advocacy.

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California
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The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence.

Housing California (HCA)
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Acts as a voice for affordable homes for all and an end to homelessness, and works to increase the supply and variety of decent, safe and affordable homes for homeless and low-income families.

Housing California (HCA)
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Acts as a voice for affordable homes for all and an end to homelessness, and works to increase the supply and variety of decent, safe and affordable homes for homeless and low-income families.

Know the Signs
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A statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. The campaign is intended to educate Californians how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, how to find the words to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis and where to find professional help and resources.

Know the Signs
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A statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. The campaign is intended to educate Californians how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, how to find the words to have a direct conversation with someone in crisis and where to find professional help and resources.

NAMI California
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A grassroots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. It advocates for lives of quality and respect, without discrimination and stigma, for all of its constituents and provides leadership in advocacy, legislation, policy development, education and support throughout California.

NAMI California
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A grassroots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. It advocates for lives of quality and respect, without discrimination and stigma, for all of its constituents and provides leadership in advocacy, legislation, policy development, education and support throughout California.

Prevent Violence
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A web-based resource for advocates, policymakers and the media aimed at preventing crime and keeping the children of California safe.

Prisoner Advocacy Network
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A network of attorneys, law students, legal workers, formerly incarcerated people, family members of incarcerated people, and other volunteers working to support prisoners incarcerated throughout California state prisons.

Prisoner Advocacy Network
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A network of attorneys, law students, legal workers, formerly incarcerated people, family members of incarcerated people, and other volunteers working to support prisoners incarcerated throughout California state prisons.

Victim Witness Assistance Center
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Crime victims may experience problems and disruptions that require special attention and support. The Victim Witness Assistance Center was created to assure that every possible benefit, service and courtesy is made available to crime victims and witnesses.

Victim Witness Assistance Center
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Crime victims may experience problems and disruptions that require special attention and support. The Victim Witness Assistance Center was created to assure that every possible benefit, service and courtesy is made available to crime victims and witnesses.

Western Center on Law and Poverty
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Advances and enforces the rights of low-income Californians in health, housing and public assistance by working statewide for systemic change.

American Bar Association
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With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

    Center on Children and the Law
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    From modest origins as a small legal resource center focusing exclusively on child abuse and neglect issues, the Center has grown into a full-service technical assistance, training, and research program addressing a broad spectrum of law and court-related topics affecting children.

    Commission on Domestic Violence
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    Provides individualized support to attorneys representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking that includes research assistance, sample practice tools, model pleadings, and access to experts in the field. Commission members, Liaisons and Commission staff include national experts in many areas of domestic violence and the law.

    Commission on Law and Aging
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    Works to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of elders. It carries out this mission through research, policy development, technical assistance, advocacy, education, and training.

National Crime Victim Bar Association
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Provides technical support to attorneys representing crime victims in civil actions, refers crime victims to lawyers in their local area, and works to increase general awareness about the availability of civil remedies for victims of crime.

National Crime Victim Law Institute
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A non-profit research and educational organization at Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. NCVLI is the only national organization in the country working to assert victims’ rights in criminal trial courts.

National Legal Aid and Defender Association
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NLADA is the nation's leading advocate for front-line attorneys and other equal justice professionals – those who make a difference in the lives of low-income clients and their families and communities.

Network Of Victims Assistance
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Works to advance victims' rights through public policy efforts on the federal, state, and local levels. Through the promotion of education and awareness about the rights and needs of crime victims, the organization works to improve services for victims to assist in their emotional, financial, and physical recovery.

Recovery International
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Uses the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.

 
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