Court WATCH Programs

National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. *

U.S. PROGRAMS

ALASKA

CourtWatch

1057 W Fireweed Lane, Suite 101

Anchorage, Alaska 99503

(907) 278-0989

CourtWatch@victimsforjustice.org

http://www.victimsforjustice.org

ARIZONA

Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence*

301 East Bethany Home Road

Suite C194

Phoenix, AZ 85012

(602) 279-2900

acadv@azcadv.org

Organizing a state-wide monitoring initiative.

COLORADO

Crossroads Safehouse, Inc.*

P.O. Box 993

Fort Collins, CO 80522

(970) 482-3535

Court Watch, Project Safeguard

815 E. 22nd Ave.

Denver, CO 80205

(303) 863-7416

courtwatch@vs2000.org

http://www.projectsafegaurd.org

Alliance Against Domestic Abuse

P.O. Box 173

Salida, CO 81201

(719) 539-7347

Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley

(303) 772-0451 x107

http://www.safeshelterofstvrain.org National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

DELAWARE

Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence*

100 W. 10th Street, Suite 703

Wilmington, DE 19801

(302) 658-2958

http://www.dcadv.org

FLORIDA

CourtWatch Orlando & CourtWatch Sanford*

P.O. Box 5333

Winter Park, FL 32793-5333

(407) 325-3052

info@courtwatchflorida.org

http://www.courtwatchflorida.org

Check out their website—it’s a great example of the different things to include on a court monitoring website.

FACTS (Families Against Court Travesties) Court Watch

(561) 338-9280

FactsNow2000@yahoo.com

http://www.factscourtwatch.org

ILLINOIS

Jane Addams Hull House

1030 W. Van Buren Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 325-9175

http://www.hullhouse.org

info@hullhouse.org

National Council of Jewish Women

Chicago North Shore Section

1107 Central Street

Wilmette, IL 60091

(847) 853-8889

info@ncjwcns.org

There are other groups and individuals looking to start court monitoring in Illinois. Call WATCH for more information. National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

INDIANA

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence*

1915 W. 18th Street, Ste. B

Indianapolis, IN 46202 (317) 917-3685 or (800) 538-3393

http://www.violenceresource.org

YWCA Court Watch

YWCA of St. Joseph County

1102 S Fellow St

South Bend, IN 46601

(574) 233-9491

KENTUCKY

Court Watch Project, NCJW

Louisville Section

1250 Bardstown Road

Louisville, KY 40204-1333

(502) 458-5566

office@ncjwlou.org

Do you have information about this group? We are looking to update our resources and are not sure if they are still in existence.

LOUISIANA

Court Watch NOLA

P.O. Box 750633

New Orleans, LA 70175-0633

(504) 994-2694

http://www.courtwatchnola.org

Check out their website—it’s a great example of the different things to include on a court monitoring website.

MARYLAND

Cecil County Health Department

401 Bow Street

Elkton, MD 21921

(410) 996-5113

Do you have information about this group? In the past they have organized a monitoring project but we don’t know if they are still in existence. National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

MICHIGAN

S.A.F.E. Place*

Battle Creek, MI 49015 (269) 965-7233

http://www.safeplaceshelter.org

The National Family Court Watch Project

(248) 752-8623

chilidoll@aol.com

This organization has organized a five state court monitoring project looking at mothers who have lost custody of their children to abusive fathers.

MINNESOTA

WATCH*

Suite 465 Northstar East

608 2nd Ave South

Minneapolis, MN 55402

(612) 341-2747

watch@watchmn.org

http://www.watchmn.org

WATCH sponsors the National Association of Court Monitoring Programs and offers training and technical assistance to groups looking to start their own monitoring programs.

MONTANA

Montana Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

P.O. Box 818

Helena MT 59624 (406) 443-7794

mcadsv@mt.net

The coalition published the Courtwatch Training Manual in 2007.

NEBRASKA

DVCC Court Watch

8990 West Dodge Road, Suite 205

Omaha, NE 68114

(402) 398-9928 National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

NEVADA

Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence

220 S. Rock Blvd., Suite 7

Reno, Nevada 89502

(775) 828-1115

Organizing a state-wide monitoring initiative.

NEW JERSEY

Bergen County Commission on the Status of Women

Department of Human Services

21 Main Street, Room 115W

Hackensack, NJ 07601

(201) 336-7474

WATCH NJ

P.O. Box 5362

Somerset, NJ

(609) 397-3546

NEW MEXICO

Santa Fe Rape Crisis Center, Inc.

PO Box 6484

Santa Fe, NM 87502-6484

(505) 988-1951

KANSAS

There are groups and individuals looking to start court monitoring in Kansas. Call WATCH for more information.

NEW YORK

Unity House*

33 Second Street

Troy, NY 12180

Phone: (518) 274-2607

http://www.unityhouseny.orgNational Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

NEW YORK

Geneva Court Watching Task Force

Project of the League of Women Voters of Geneva

99 Slosson Lane

Geneva, NY 14456

(315) 789-7387

Task Force on Courts

Church Women United

644 Titus Avenue

Rochester, NY 14617

(585) 586-6363

Legal Momentum

Based in New York, published A Guide to Court Watching in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases. Contact them at (212) 925-6635 for more information.

NORTH CAROLINA

Guilford County Domestic Violence Court Watch Program

(336) 271-0840

NORTH DAKOTA

Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead

P.O. Box 2984

Fargo, ND 58108

(701) 293-7273

http://www.raccfm.com

OKLAHOMA

RSVP/DVIS Court Watch *

5756 East 31st

Tulsa, OK 74135

(918) 280-8656

http://www.rsvptulsa.org/court_watch.htm

This group uses seniors as monitors. National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

SOUTH DAKOTA

RDAC Court Watchers

401 East 8th Street, Suite 311

Sioux Falls, SD 57103

(605) 339-0116

TENNESEE

Community Coalition on Family Violence, Court Watch

PO Box 326

Knoxville, TN 37901-0326

(865) 675-3815

http://www.ccfv.org

TEXAS

Center Against Family Violence*

580 Giles Rd El Paso, TX 79915 (915) 593-7300

http://www.cafv.org

Court Watch, Justice for Children

2600 Southwest Freeway, Suite 806

Houston, TX 77098

(713) 225-4357

http://www.jfcadvocacy.org

P.E.A.C.E. Initiative Court Monitoring Program

1443 South St Mary’s Street

San Antonio, TX 78210

(210) 533-2729

Safe Place

P.O. Box 19454

Austin, TX 78760

(512) 356-1572

Williamson County Court Watch

Georgetown, TX

(512) 868-1553 National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

TEXAS

Fort Bend Women’s Center*

14141 Southwest Freeway, Suite 1300 Sugar Land, TX 77478

(281) 494-4545

mail@fortbendwomenscenter.org

http://www.fortbendwomenscenter.org

Texas Council on Family Violence

Published Court Monitoring: A Model Program for Family Violence Programs and Citizens Groups in 1999. Contact them at (512) 794-1133 for more information.

There are other individuals working on court monitoring in Texas. Call WATCH for more information.

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Virgin Islands Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council*

Bay 20, The Village Mall

Barren Spot

P.O. Box 10550

Kingshill, VI 00850-9604

(340) 719-0144

dvsac@viaccess.net

VIRGINIA

Avalon

2513 Fair Chase

Williamsburg, VA 23185

(757) 258.9362

http://www.avaloncenter.org

WASHINGTON (state)

Our Absolute Rights*

P.O. Box 481

Gig Harbor, WA 98335-0481

(253) 857-9114

support@ourabsoluterights.org

http://www.ourabsoluterights.org National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

WASHINGTON (state)

Pierce County Commission Against Domestic Violence*

1111Fawcett Street, Suite 100

Tacoma, WA

(253) 798-7660

http://communities.southsound.com/main.

WASHINGTON (state)

Family Resource Center of Lincoln County*

407 Morgan Street

Davenport, WA 99122

family@frcoflincolncountry.org

WASHINGTON, DC

DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Court Watch, SAFE Program

DC Superior Court 500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Rm. 4235

Washington, DC 20001

(202) 299-1191

Council for Court Excellence (CCE)

1111 14th Street, NW Suite 500

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 785-5917

office@courtexcellence.org

WISCONSIN

Women and Children’s Horizons

Court Watch

PO Box 792

Kenosha, WI 53141

(262) 656-3500

legalhorizons@netscape.net

http://www.wchkenosha.org/National Court WATCH Programs and Projects Please let us know if your program is not listed or the listing is inaccurate. Updated March 2008. * = National Association of Court Monitoring Programs member

PROGRAMS OUTSIDE THE U.S.

CANADA

Canada Court Watch Program

Box 30, Reimer Corporate Building 5500

North Service Rd.

Burlington, Ontario L7L 6W6

Toronto Area Prime Line: (416) 410-4115

info@canadacourtwatch.com

Court Watch Yukon

Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre

503 Hanson Street

Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1Y9

(867) 667-2693

vfwc@yt.sympatico.co

Women’s Court Watch

Woman Abuse Council of Toronto

1652 Keele Street, Suite 129

Toronto, Ontario M6N 3W3

(416) 944-9242

cwatch@womanabuse.ca

Bulgaria

Human Rights Step by Step Association

13, Maria Luiza Blvd, Fl.2

Varna, Bulgaria 9000

359 52 608 718

office@hrsbs.org

 

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