Bullying, Hate, & Elderly Crime Resources

Stopbullying.gov – https://www.stopbullying.gov/

StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying iswhat cyberbullying iswho is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Stomp Out Bullying – https://www.stompoutbullying.org/

Stomp Out Bullying is dedicated to changing the culture for all students. It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying, and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred, and deters violence in schools, online and in communities across the country.

Erase The Hate – https://www.erasethehate.org/

Erase the Hate is a social impact campaign founded in 1994 to fight hate and discrimination in America. Today, with hate in the daily headlines, the campaign is relaunching to amplify and accelerate the work of people and organizations on the frontlines of anti-hate, pro-inclusivity efforts.

Anti-Defamation League – https://www.adl.org/

In 1913, ADL was founded on Jewish values that inform our work, how we operate and the changes we seek in the world. It has always meant stopping anti-Semitism and defending the Jewish people. Today, it also means fighting threats to our very democracy, including cyberhate, bullying, bias in schools and in the criminal justice system, terrorism, hate crimes, coercion of religious minorities, and contempt for anyone who is different.

National Center on Elder Abuse – https://ncea.acl.gov/

The goal of the NCEA is to improve the national response to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation by gathering, housing, disseminating, and stimulating innovative, validated methods of research, practice policy and education.

Elder Justice Initiative – https://www.justice.gov/elderjustice/financial-exploitation

The Department of Justice is striving to combat financial crimes against older Americans.  Learn about prevalent financial scams so you can guard against them, and get involved in making your community safer.  If you need help, there is a Elder Abuse Resource Roadmap that can guide you to the right agency for your particular situation.

National Adult Protective Services Association – http://www.napsa-now.org/policy-advocacy/exploitation/

The National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) is a national non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization with members in all fifty states.  Formed in 1989, the goal of NAPSA is to provide Adult Protective Services (APS) programs a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult mistreatment.  Its mission is to strengthen the capacity of APS at the national, state, and local levels, to effectively and efficiently recognize, report, and respond to the needs of elders and adults with disabilities who are the victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, and to prevent such abuse whenever possible.