Domestic Violence Services in Connecticut
There are 18 agencies in Connecticut whose purpose is to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic/dating violence and their families.
Children's Law Center of Connecticut
The Children’s Law Center provides indigent children with experienced lawyers who give them a voice in family court. They also provide information in legal matters involving children and advocates in support of legislative policies that advance the well being and best interest of children.
Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Working together with families and communities to improve child safety, ensure that more children have permanent families, and advance the overall well-being of children is the central focus of the Department of Children and Families (DCF).
Connecticut Department of Developmental Services
The Department of Developmental Services works with families and the public and private sector to provide services and support programs for Connecticut residents with mental retardation.
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services promotes and administers comprehensive, recovery-oriented services in the areas of mental health treatment and substance abuse prevention and treatment throughout Connecticut.
Connecticut Department of Social Services
The Department of Social Services works to meet the basic needs of food, shelter, economic support and health care. They promote and support the choice to live with dignity in one's own home and community. They also promote and support the achievement of economic viability in the workforce.
Connecticut Legal Services
Connecticut Legal Services is a private, non-profit civil law firm dedicated to helping low-income families and individuals obtain justice.
Connecticut Office of Protection and Advocacy
The Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (P&A or OPA) is an independent state agency established to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.
Connecticut Network for Legal Aid
Connecticut's Legal Aid programs worked together and created CTLawHelp.org to help people with very limited income find help for their legal problems. The website will try to answer your questions and give you legal information and tools to help you represent yourself.
Connecticut Safe at Home: A Confidential Address Program
The Safe at Home program is available for Connecticut residents who are or have been victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, or risk of injury to a minor. If you have moved or are planning to move and want to keep your new address private, Safe at Home can help. The program provides you with a substitute address to which all your first-class mail is sent.
Connecticut Office of the Victim Advocate
The Office of the Victim Advocate is an independent state agency to evaluate and monitor how victims are treated by the criminal justice system in Connecticut.
Connecticut Office of Victim Services
The Office of Victim Services (OVS), Connecticut Judicial Branch, is the state's lead agency established to provide services to victims of violent crime.
CT SAVIN (CT Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification)
CT SAVIN is a toll-free, automated notification service for criminal court-related events provided by the Connecticut Judicial Branch.
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS) is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs. CONNSACS works to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy.
Connecticut Statewide Legal Services
Statewide Legal Services is a telephone hotline helping callers with legal problems in Connecticut.
Governor’s Prevention Partnership
The Governor’s Prevention Partnership works to keep kids safe, successful and drug free today for a stronger workforce tomorrow.
Greater Hartford Legal Aid
Greater Hartford Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law firm whose staff provides clients living in poverty in the Hartford area with free representation for civil legal issues.
Infoline - United Way of Connecticut
Infoline (2-1-1) is a free service that can help you with many different kinds of problems, including substance abuse, domestic violence, suicide prevention, financial problems, and more. It is available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.
International Institute of Connecticut
The International Institute is a non-profit, non-sectarian social service agency dedicated to the needs of immigrants, refugees and their families.
John S. Martinez Fatherhood Initiative of Connecticut
Connecticut’s Fatherhood Initiative is a broad-based, statewide program led by the Department of Social Services that is focused on changing systems to improve fathers’ ability to be fully and positively involved in the lives of their children.
New Haven Legal Assistance Association, Inc.
New Haven Legal Assistance Assciation, Inc. (LAA) is a nonprofit organization that was incorporated on April 7, 1964 to "secure justice for and to protect the rights of those residents of New Haven County unable to engage legal counsel."
True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.