Links


Agencies Serving Refugee and Immigrant Families in Fort Wayne

A study has addressed a previously unexamined question whether immigrant victims have a more difficult time than other victims in dealing with the police and the courts because of differences in language, expectations, and treatment by officials….(read)

Lawyers have had challenges working with immigrants and refugees especially when they can’t even understand their language, culture, laws (if any), practices etc. How then should lawyers effectively serve immigrants and refugees? (read)

It is difficulty to imagine becoming a victim of crime in a culture where you don’t know the language, don’t understand the law enforcement system leave alone the criminal justice system. Thank goodness here is a resource for you and others whom you might know are victims in the community (read)

Arm yourself with knowledge, and know that help is a click away with your fingertips. Below are links that can help you.

 

Fort Wayne and Indiana

Indiana Victim Assistance Network – www.victimassistance.org

Indiana Legal Services/Indiana Justice Center – www.indianajustice.org

Allen County – www.co.allen.in.us

Allen County’s Sheff’s Department – www.allencountysheriff.com

Allen County’s Prosecutor’s Office – www.allencountyprosecutor.com

Allen County Bar Association – www.allencountybar.org

Volunteer Lawyer Program – (260) 407.0917; Monday through Friday 9 AM to 11:30 AM

Legal Line – (260) 423.2358; Tuesdays 5 PM to 7 PM

 

National-Level Companies and Organizations

ADT Aware Program – www.adtawareprogram.com

United Way – www.unitedway.org

Get Answers, Get Connected – www.211.org

First Call for Help – www.firstcallinfo.org

 

Woman Empowerment

Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau – www.womensbureau.com

Battered Mothers Custody Conference – www.batteredmotherscustodyconference.org

Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment & Appeals Project – www.dvleap.org

Violence Against Women – www.vawnet.org

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence – www.ncadv.org

 

Children and Family Aid

Megan’s Law – http://www.parentsformeganslaw.org

Family Violence Prevention Fund – www.endabuse.org

Liz Notes – www.thelizlibrary.org/

Justice for Children – www.justiceforchildren.org

Stop Family Violence – www.stopfamilyviolence.org

NOW Foundation Family Law Resources – www.nowfoundation.org/issues/family