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Sexual Harassment State Hotlines L-N

These groups and agencies deal with sexual harassment on the job or in school settings. Click on the letter that corresponds to the first letter of your state. A - F | G - K | L - N | O - S | T - Z

 

LOUISIANA

LOUISIANA FOUNDATION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT
1250 SW Railroad Av Ste.170
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: (985) 345-5995
-LaFASA is a private nonprofit organization of the state's sexual assault crisis centers, as well as other agencies and individuals concerned about sexual violence.


MAINE

SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS & SUPPORT CENTER
PO Box 41/ Winthrop Maine, O4364
Office:(207) 377-1010
Hotline: (207) 626-0660
-Sexual Assault Crisis & Support Center provides free, confidential services to Kennebec, Somerset, Knox & Waldo Counties.

MAINE COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT - RAPE CRISIS ASSISTANCE
83 Western Ave. Suite 2,
Augusta, ME 04330
24-hour statewide sexual assault crisis and support line: (800) 871 7741
Office: (207) 626 0034
-MECASA represents and serves Maine's ten sexual assault support centers. MECASA works toward ending sexual violence by providing public policy advocacy, assistance to Maine's sexual assault support centers, public awareness and prevention activities, and statewide training.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT SERVICES OF MIDCOAST MAINE
P.O. Box 990
Brunswick, ME 04011
Office: (207) 725-2181
Hotline: (800) 822-5999
-SASSMM offers services to improve awareness and response by providing prevention, education and risk reduction programs throughout Eastern Cumberland, Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties. Most of SASSMM's services are offered free of charge.

RAPE RESPONSE SERVICES
262 Harlow Street
Bangor, ME 04402
Office: (207) 941-2980
Hotline: (800) 310-0000 (statewide number)
Hotline: (207) 989-5678 (local Bongor area number)
-Rape Response Services offers the following free and confidential services for individuals of all ages, genders, races, ability levels, etc. in Penobscot and Piscataquis counties: Crisis intervention, support groups, community education, professional trainings, school-based education, and community sex offender notification.

RAPE EDUCATION AND CRISIS HOTLINE
One East Main Street, Suite Two
P.O. Box 300, S. Paris, ME 04281
Office: (207)743-9777
Hotline: (800) 622-2365
Providing support and services for victims and survivors of all forms of sexual assault/abuse including rape, incest, child sexual abuse, acquaintance rape, and sexual harassment.

SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS EMERGENCY SERVICES
P.O. Box 349
Farmington, ME 04938
Office: (207) 778-9522
Hotline: (800) 221-9191
For Franklin County services, call 1-866-740-9516
-Sexual assault and incest survivors' support groups; sexual harassment victims should feel comfortable attending too
-Legal advocacy
-Legal referrals
-Training program for businesses

SEXUAL ASSAULT HELP LINE
2 Airport Drive
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Office: (207) 762-4851
Hotline: (800) 550-3304
-couseling
-provide information
-referrals

AROOSTOOK MENTAL HEALTH CENTER SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICES
P. O. Box 1018 Caribou, ME 04736
Office: (207) 498-6431
24 hour Hotline: (800) 313-9900
-Provides free sexual assault and/or sexual abuse crisis intervention and support services, recruits community volunteers, educates the community, conducts school-based education, maintains a Sexual Assault Victim's Fund

SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE SERVICES OF SOUTHERN MAINE
P.O. Box 1371
Portland, ME 04104
24-hour, toll-free, confidential Crisis and Support Line: 1-800-313-9900
-Hotline, support groups, sexual assault response team, school-based education, community training and speaking, sexual assault forensic examiner, sex offender notification panel


MARYLAND

TURNAROUND, INC.
330 N. Charles St. Ste. 330
Baltimore MD 21201
Office: (410) 377-8111
24 hour Hotline: (410) 828-6390
-Community Anti-Violence Project, "Safe Homes, Safe Pets" project, teen empowerment program, support groups


MASSACHUSETTS

BOSTON BAR ASSOCIATION
16 Beacon Street Boston MA 02108
Office: (617)742-0615
Referral: (617) 742-0625
-Attorney referrals

CAMBRIDGE WOMEN'S CENTER
46 Pleasant Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: (617) 354-6394
Helpline: (617) 354-8807
-The Women's Center provides crisis intervention and peer support counseling for women in crisis though our Helpline and in person at the Center for women dealing with a number of issues including battering, homelessness, the aftermath of sexual assault, coming out, and suicidal thoughts and feelings. The Women's Center also provides assistance to women in finding the programs and resources that they need locally. They offer an extensive information, resource, and referral system, as well as the one to one assistance of thier volunteer staffers.

LOUISE BONAR & ASSOCIATESWOMEN'S EQUITY ACTION LEAGUE
24 Brayton Road
Brighton, MA 02135-3015
(617) 254-1729
-Sexual harassment advocate
-Gives out information
-Management consultant for businesses

JEANNE GEIGER CRISIS CENTER INC.
2 Harris Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
Phone: (978) 465-0999 5 Market Square
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 834-9710
(508) 465-2155
-Their services and programs include:24 Hour Crisis Hotline, Support Groups, Community Assistance, Crisis Intervention, Child & Family Programs, Girls Inc. of the Seacoast Area, Emergency Shelter, Legal Assistance Programs, Economic Independence Programs and High Risk Case Response Teams.


MICHIGAN

BIG RAPIDS WOMEN'S INFORMATION SERVICE
PO Box 1249
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: (231) 796-6692
-Serves Oceola, Mecosta, and Newaygo counties
-Sexual assault program where sexual harassment addressed with Limited lawyer referral capabilities.

DIVORCE ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN'S NEEDS (DAWN)
Oakland County
31700 Telegraph Road
Suite 120
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

Macomb County
49 Macomb Place
Mt. Clemens, Michigan 48043

Wayne, Livingston, Washtenaw
550 Forest Avenue
Suite 16B
Plymouth, Michigan 48170

Phone: (888) 772-DAWN (3296)

-Takes only women's legal cases
-Litigate sexual harassment cases; contingency fee possible

TURNING POINT (shelter)
P.O. Box 1123
Mt. Clemens, MI 48046
Phone: (586) 463-4430
HOTLINE: (586) 463 - 6990
-Sexual assault survivors support group (for 13 years+)
-Court advocacy, if requested; more work with sexual assault than with sexual harassment

LEGAL AID AND DEFENDER ASSOCIATION, INC.
1240 Third Street
Detroit,MI 48226
Phone 313.967.5800
-The Legal Aid and Defender Association is the largest provider of free legal services to the indigent in Michigan and one of the largest in the United States. They are a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive, aggressive legal advocacy and representation for residents of metropolitan Detroit.


MINNESOTA

SEXUAL VIOLENCE CENTER (SVC)
3757 Fremont Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55412-2013
HOTLINE: 612-871-5111
Office: (612) 871-5100
TTY: (612) 871-1550
-SVC advocates assist victim/survivors by informing them of their victim rights, and assisting them as they navigate the legal system. Because there are many legal remedies and resources, SVC partners with the Volunteer Lawyers Network to offer free legal clinics.

CHRYSALIS
4432 Chicago Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 871-0118
- Chrysalis' mission is to empower women and their families to initiate person and/or social change. Our services include: Resource and Referral, Mental & Chemical health, Legal Services, Educaiton and Support Services, Divorce Education, and licensed Child Care.

CRISIS CONNECTION
Crisis Connection
PO Box 23090
Richfield, MN 55423
24 hour Hotline: (612) 379-6363
Toll Free: (866) 379- 6363
-7 A.M.-midnight a one woman-one man team is available to provide on-site counseling to hotline callers, as hotline staff deems necessary
-Individual phone counseling
-Legal referrals

RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE CENTER
2431 Hennepin Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Office: (612) 374-9077
24 hour Hotline: (612) 825-4357
TTY: (612) 377-4163
-The primary mission of the Rape and Sexual Abuse Center is to provide caring, competent and affordable services to female and male survivors of sexual abuse and assault. Services include: Walk-in crisis counseling, ndividual psychotherapy, Support, therapy, and educational groups, Legal advocacy and Community education

SEXUAL OFFENSE SERVICES (S.O.S.)
1619 Dayton Ave., Suite 201
St. Paul, MN 55104
Phone: (651) 643-3022
HOTLINR: (651) 643-3006
-Individual counseling
-Legal referrals
-Legal advocacy


MISSISSIPPI

RAPE CRISIS LINE
PO Box 2248
Jackson, MS 39225
Office: (601) 366-3880
24 hour Hotline: (601) 982-RAPE
-individual counseling
-support groups
-legal advocacy
-legal referrals

GULF COAST WOMEN'S CENTER
PO Box 333
Biloxi, MS 39533
24 hr Hotline: (601) 435-1968
-Counseling (mainly sexual assault issues)


MISSOURI

YWCA WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER
3820 West Pine Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 531-1115
-Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) helps rape survivors at emergency room, then provide follow-up counseling
-Support group for survivors of sexual assault
-Individual counseling
-Legal referrals


MONTANA

MONTANA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
1625 11th Avenue
P.O. Box 1728
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: 406-444-2884
Toll Free: 1-800-542-0807
-Files, investigates, and mediates complaint at the state level
-Co-files at federal level if applicable


NEBRASKA

YWCA
222 South 29th Street
Omaha, NE 68105
(402) 345-6555
-attorney referrals


NEVADA

CRISIS CALL CENTER
P.O. Box 8016
Reno, NV 89507
Office: 775-784-8085
24 hour Hotlines: (775) 784-8090
Toll Free: (800) 273-8255
-"Rape Crisis Center"--not really for sexual harassment
-short-term counseling
-legal referrals


NEW HAMPSHIRE

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND RAPE PREVENTION (SHARP)
6 Garrison Avenue
Verrette House
Durham, NH 03824
Office: 603-862-3494
TTY: 1-800-735-2964
HOTLINE: 603-862-SAFE (7233))
Toll-Free: 1-888-271-7233
-The mission of the Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program is to eliminate sexual and intimate partner violence. SHARPP's mission is accomplished in two parts: by providing free and confidential advocacy and direct services to all survivors and their allies; and by offering culturally competent awareness and prevention programs to the University of New Hampshire community.

SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT SERVICES
7 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801
24 hour Hotline: (603) 436-4107
-crisis interventions
-Legal referrals
-Referrals to other agencies
-Education and workshops
-Support group for sexual harassment in the future


NEW JERSEY

National Organization for Women (NOW) -- NEW JERSEY
114 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
(609) 393-0156
-NOW stands for the National Organization for Women. NOW is dedicated to making legal, political, social and economic change in our society in order to achieve our goal, which is to eliminate sexism and end all oppression.

NEW JERSEY COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL ASSAULT
2333 Whitehorse Mercerville Road, Suite J
Trenton, New Jersey 08619
Offices: (609) 631 4450
HOTLINE:(800) 601 7110
-Twenty-four hour hotline and crisis intervention
-Information and referral services
-Short-term crisis counseling
-Advocacy
-Accompaniment to the hospital, police department and/or court
-Support groups
-Emergency client needs

WOMANSPACE, INC
1212 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
Office: (609) 394-0136
24-hr Hotline: (609) 394-9000

WOMEN'S RIGHTS LITIGATION CLINIC
RUTGER'S LAW SCHOOL
15 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 353-5561
-Provides information
-Litigation for sexual harassment, esp. sexual harassment in housing

YWCA
140 East Hanover Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
Office: (609) 396-8291
Hotline: (609) 989-9332
-"Rape Crisis Program"--focus is on helping women who have been raped
-Crisis intervention and individual counseling
-Group counseling
-Information and resources
-Advocacy; accompaniment to court
-Referrals


NEW MEXICO

RAPE CRISIS CENTER
1025 Hermosa Dr SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108
Phone: 505-266-7711
Office and 24 hour Hotline: (505)266-7711
-counseling
-crisis services
-community education


NEW YORK

Victims Assistance
120 Arcade Street
Watertown, NY
Phone: (315) 782-1855
-sexual assault/rape crisis help
-sexual harassment counseling
-women's and men's support groups
-public education on sexual harassment for schools and businesses

NEW YORK ASIAN WOMEN'S CENTER
39 Bowery, Box 375
New York, NY 10002
Offices: (212)732-0054
HOTLINE: (888) 888-7702
-Founded in 1982 as the first domestic violence organization on the East Coast to serve the Asian communities, the New York Asian Women's Center (NYAWC) helps battered women overcome violence and govern their own lives, free of abuse. The Center also works to raise public awareness about domestic violence, advocate for the rights of battered women, and create an agenda for social change.

NEW YORK DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
New York State Division of Human Rights
One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor
Bronx, New York 10458
Tel No. (718) 741-8400
- New York has the proud distinction of being the first state in the nation to enact a Human Rights Law, which affords every citizen “an equal opportunity to enjoy a full and productive life.” This law prohibits discrimination in employment, housing, credit, places of public accommodations, and non-sectarian educational institutions, based on age, race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military status, and other specified classes.

THE RETREAT, INC
13 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 329-4398
-24 hour hotline
-18-bed residential shelter
-Legal advocacy
-Counseling
-Education programs


Women's Rights At Work
Citizen Action of New York Statewide Office
94 Central Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 465-4600


NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH CAROLINA COUNCIL FOR WOMEN
1320 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1320
Phone: 919-733-2455
Toll-Free 1-877-502-9898
- The mission of the N.C. Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission is to advise the governor, North Carolina legislature and the state departments on the special needs of women in North Carolina by collecting and distributing information about the status of women, acting as a resource for local Councils/Commissions for women and assuring that necessary services, policies and programs are provided to those in need and strengthening existing programs.

MECKLENBURG COUNTY WOMEN'S COMMISSION
700 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 33609
(704) 336-3210
-Adult Individual & Group Counseling / Case Management / Information & Referral
- Community Awareness & Advocacy
-Professional Training & Seminars
-Legal Informational Services


NORTH DAKOTA

WEST CENTRAL HUMAN SERVICES CENTER
1237 West Divide Avenue, Suite 5
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 328-8888
Toll Free: (888) 328-2662
TTY: (800) 366-6888
24-Hour Crisis Line:(701) 328-8899
Toll Free: (888) 328-2112
-Provides services that help vulnerable North Dakotans of all ages to maintain or enhance their quality of life, which may be threatened by lack of financial resources, emotional crises, disabling conditions, or an inability to protect themselves.

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