Spouse Abuse / Domestic Violence

Self Help Clearinghouse

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Batterers Anonymous

International. Founded 1980. Community-based self-help program for men who wish to control their anger and eliminate their abusive behavior toward women. Anonymous, confidential and not affiliated with any governmental agency. Group development manual ($9.95). BA also offers free group counseling on the internet. Online support group conducted on Tues. at 7:00pm PST. Detailed information regarding attendance can be obtained from Website.
Write:
c/o Jerry Goffman
1040 S. Mt. Vernon Ave., G-306
Colton, CA 92324
Website: http://www.mutual-support-services.org
E-mail: jerrygoffman@hotmail.com
Verified: 7/25/2012

Pathways To Peace, Inc.

International. 11 groups. Founded 1998. Self-help group program for anger management. Also offers education and assistance with starting groups.
Write:
Pathways to Peace, Inc.
P.O. Box 259
Cassadaga, NY 14718
Voice: 1-800-775-4212
Fax: 716-595-3886
Website: http://www.pathwaystopeaceinc.com
E-mail: transfrm@netsync.net
Verified: 8/22/2012

Abused Guys

Online. Provides support for male victims of domestic violence. Offers online chatroom and message forum. Must join the group to post.
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/abusedguys
E-mail: abusedguy@yahoo.com
Verified: 6/29/2012

The Lamplighter Movement

International. 92 chapters in 14 countries. Provides for individuals who are recovering from any kind of sexual abuse, incest, child sexual abuse, rape, domestic violence and sexual assault. Help in starting new local support groups called chapters. To find an existing group in ones area click on 'Chapter Locations'. For starting new groups click on 'Start a Group in Your Area' (both on the Navigation section on the upper left).
Website: http://www.thelamplighters.org
E-mail: margie@thelamplighters.org
Verified: 8/1/2012

Online Domestic Violence Support Group

Professionally-run. Groups for men and women regarding domestic violence. Meets Tues., 7:30-8:30pm and Sun., 6:00-7:30pm (EST).
Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/safe_nh (Join the support group and then click on 'chat'.)
Verified: 8/15/2012

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