Domestic Violence Resources

YogaG is one voice in domestic violence advocacy. The women and children we are privileged to serve are living in domestic violence shelters across the country. YogaG is simply a "matchmaker" between yoga instructors and shelters... We have partnered with social service agencies and experts in the field to deliver yoga instruction in the best manner possible. In addition to the information provided on our site, we hope the following resources will help you become more familiar with the issues surrounding domestic violence in the United States.

Domestic Violence Statistics

Thank you for standing up for battered women and children!

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The Mission of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is to organize for collective power by advancing transformative work, thinking and leadership of communities and individuals working to end the violence in our lives.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

 Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services. If you or someone you know is frightened about something in your relationship, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−SAFE(7233) or TTY 1−800−787−3224.

American Medical Association - Violence Prevention

The American Medical Association is advised by the National Advisory Council on Violence and Abuse (NACVA)and other member organizations on effective strategies and programs to eliminate family violence in our society.

United States Department of Justice - Office on Violence Against Women

The DOJ Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides national leadership in developing the nation's capacity to reduce violence against women through the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Created in 1995, OVW administers financial and technical assistance to communities across the country that are developing programs, policies, and practices aimed at ending domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.