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Resource Guide for Serving U.S. Citizens Victimized Abroad
Publication Date:  April 2008
Victim Services: An International Outlook
Responding to Victimization Abroad
Coordinating Victim Services
If the Victim Remains Abroad
If the Victim Returns to the United States
International Terrorism
Crime Victim Compensation
Checklists for Assisting U.S. Citizens Victimized Abroad

Victim Assistance Checklists

Special Considerations for Domestic Violence


Safe Horizon International Domestic Violence Resources

Social Security Administration
Domestic Violence
(Information on how to apply for a new Social Security number)

U.S. Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women
(Contact information for state domestic violence coalitions)

U.S. Department of State
Office of Children's Issues
Toll Free: 888-407-4747 (8 a.m.–8 p.m. e.t.)
Phone: 202-736-9090
Fax: 202-736-9133