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Equality NC – The latest on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues and state politics in North Carolina. - http://equalitync.org/

Equality Now – Equality Now works to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world through the mobilization of public pressure. Issues of concern to Equality Now include: rape, domestic violence, reproductive rights, trafficking, female genital mutilation, political participation, gender discrimination - https://www.equalitynow.org/

National Center for Victims of Crime - http://victimsofcrime.org/

North Carolina Council for Women/Domestic Violence Commission - https://ncadmin.nc.gov/about-doa/divisions/council-for-women

North Carolina Gay Advocacy Legal Alliance – A voluntary state-wide non-profit attorneys’ organization, providing visibility, support, and advocacy for LGBT communities. - http://www.ncgala.org/

North Carolina Statewide Automated Victim Assistance & Notification - https://www.ncdps.gov/DPS-Services/Victim-Services/Statewide-Automated-Victim-Assistance-and-Notification-SAVAN?a=000003%2C002144%2C001978

Prevent Child Abuse NC - https://www.preventchildabusenc.org/



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Child Advocacy Centers of North Carolina - https://cacnc.org/?v=7516fd43adaa

Courtney’s House – helping boys and girls who are survivors of domestic sex trafficking by providing services and resources. - http://www.courtneyshouse.org/

Human Trafficking Resource Center – the National Human Trafficking Resource Center and is operated by Polaris Project. It’s a national, 24/7 hotline that can be reached by calling (888)373-7888. The Resource Center provides callers with comprehensive services, including crisis intervention, urgent and non-urgent referrals for services, tip reporting, information on human trafficking and technical assistance for the anti-trafficking field. The Resource Center strives to connect callers with contacts, referrals and resources in their local area. To do this, the Center maintains an up-to-date national database of over 3000 referral sources and first responders. -

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/report-trafficking

Men Can Stop Rape - http://www.mencanstoprape.org/

National Alliance to End Sexual Violence - http://www.endsexualviolence.org/

North Carolina Sex Offender Registry - http://sexoffender.ncsbi.gov/

Stop Prison Rape - https://justdetention.org/

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NDAA/APRI (National District Attorneys Association) - http://www.ndaa.org/

North Carolina Health Info - Health & medical resources for North Carolinians - http://www.nchealthinfo.org/

North Carolina Legislators (find out who represents you) - http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/

Department of Social Services (DSS) - http://www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=182

Family Resources - http://www.familyresourcesofcherokeecounty.com/

Driver's License office - https://local.dmv.org/north-carolina/branch/andrews-driver-license-office

Tag Office (Murphy) - https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/

Cherokee County Schools - http://www.cherokee.k12.nc.us/

Cherokee County Sheriff's Office - http://www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=143

Cherokee County Courthouse - http://nccourts.org/county/cherokee/

Cherokee County Clerk's Office - http://www.nccourts.org/County/Cherokee/Directory.asp

Cherokee County Probation Department - http://www.countyoffice.org/nc-cherokee-county-probation-department/

Cherokee County Health Department - http://www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=102

Legal Aid - http://www.legalaidnc.org/Pages/Default.aspx

Murphy Police Department - http://www.murphypolice.com/index.php?page=contact-us

Andrews Police Department - http://www.andrewsnc.com/government/departments/police-department/

Hurlburt Johnson Friendship House (Homeless Shelter)- https://www.hurlburt-johnsonfriendshiphouse.org/

Meridian Behavioral Health Services - https://meridianbhs.org/

Appalachian Community Services - https://www.acswnc.com/

Vocational Rehabilitation Services - https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dvrs

Industrial Opportunities, Inc. (IOI) - http://www.industrialopportunities.com/

Social Security Office (Franklin, NC) - https://www.ssa.gov/

NC Works - https://www.ncworks.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx



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