Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center

We work with abused American women and children in foreign countries to provide domestic violence, child abuse advocacy and sexual assault advocacy, resources and tools so that they can navigate the complicated jurisdictional, legal & social international landscapes, to be able to live free of abuse either in the foreign country or back in the United States via an international toll free crisis line, 866-USWOMEN, accessible from 175 countries, serving a population estimated at 7 million American civilians living overseas, 1.1 million military personnel and their dependents and the 68 million Americans that travel overseas every year.
May 22, 2013

Thank you for helping Stacy!

Stacy finally arrived back in the USA last month. The trial of her abuser was postponed several times. We were able to find a place for her to stay during the extended period of time. Thanks to you Stacy received the necessary medicines for one of those months.

Here is a note from Stacy: "I can't thank you enough. This is the worst thing I have ever been through. I am home safe and (name withheld) has been convicted. While it brings me peace to know he will not be able to hurt anyone else for a long time, I have my own healing to do. You have made it possible for me to begin my journey. Thank you again."

We would like to thank you so much for believing in our mission. Best. Paula

Mar 28, 2013

You helped 6 pets come home in 2012!

Because of your generosity, six families arrived back home to the USA with their beloved pets. Four dogs and two cats.

Pets are a lifeline to donestic violence victims and especially to children who are abused. A pet gives them unconditional love in a violent home and can make all of the difference in a child's resilience and long term affects of abuse.

Here is a quote from someone you helped: "We can't believe we made it home with Bugsy. The children would not leave without him and you made it possible. We can't thank you enough for all you have done for us. Bugsy is happy with a backyard to play in and every day he is full of love, not cowering in a corner afraid.."

Thank you for protecting pets!

Mar 28, 2013

Your donations helped 547 women in 2012!

Because of your generosity, we were able to help 547 American women, plus their children,  in 57 countries suffering with domestic violence. That is a record number. While we wish there was no need for our services, we are honored that you find our mission of value and donate to help American women and children in crisis overseas.

Here is a quote from someone you helped: "I can't believe how wonderful Christmas was! For the first time, the children were able to have a real Christmas and not be screamed at or hit by their father. We had a small tree and the church you connected us with donated new toys and clothes. They even went grocery shopping and got us a turkey! I have tears of happiness and thankfulness as I write this to you..."

Thank you so much for supporting our mission!

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