Quick Links to Arkansas Programs and Resources
- Arkansas Attorney General – Laura’s Card: “Laura’s Card” law ensures domestic violence survivors receive a card informing them of their victim’s rights and providing them with resources.
- Arkansas Crime Information Center – Crime Victim’s Guide: A Crime Victim’s Guide to the Justice System in Arkansas was written to assist victims of crime in better understanding the Arkansas criminal justice system so they are more able to exercise their rights. Note: Some of the agency information in the appendix was out of date when it was checked 7/2016.
- Act 1262 of 1997 – Arkansas Victims’ Rights Law(PDF)
- Basic Rights (PDF)
- Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence – 800-269-4668
- Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault – 501-246-3276
- Arkansas Victim Assistance Coordinators (PDF) – Prosecutor based
- Arkansas Crime Information Center – 501-682-2222
- Arkansas Crime Victim Reparations
- A Crime Victim’s Guide to the Justice System in Arkansas
Note: Some of the agency information in the appendix was out of date when it was checked 7/2016
- Domestic Violence Shelters and Programs
- Sex Offender Registry
- Sexual Assault Programs
Coping and Healing Resources
- 1in6: For men whose lives have been disrupted by unwanted or abusive sexual experiences.
- Becoming Safely Embodied: The work Deirdre promotes arises out of her life. It is grounded in her own healing as well as rigorous training as a psychotherapist looking for answers and ways to help others navigate the often difficult terrain of healing trauma and attachment wounds.
- The Dougy Center – Tip Sheets:The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The tip sheets provide guidance for talking with and supporting children and teens after a violent death or murder.
- Engaging Women in Trauma-Informed Peer Support: A Guidebook by Andrea Blanch, Beth Filson, and Darby Penney with contributions from Cathy Cave.
- Healing After Sexual Violence (PDF): This brochure was developed by Partners for Inclusive Communities for people who have experienced sexual violence.
heatherplatt.com: Heather Plett is trained as an Art of Hosting and The Circle Way facilitator, a narrative coach, and a leadership mentor. Basically holding space for deep connection and authentic growth in individuals and communities.
- Loving Kindness Meditation – GoZen: Loving-kindness is a meditation focused on nurturing compassion, kindness, goodwill, and love for oneself and others. While the loving-kindness meditation or LKM originates in Buddhist traditions, it’s now practiced widely across cultures and is the focus of extensive research by social scientists.